Reviews and expert opinion IISNet-Networks

Ranked 1454th from 3234 Web Hosting
4.2
Features
4.2
Ease of Use
4.2
Support
4.1
Pricing
4.0
Server locations
USA
European Union
Canada
Gwen Rodgers
Gwen Rodgers
Web Hosting Expert
IISNet-Networks has been around for a while, and its website shows it. While its hosting plans look perfectly plausible, the high prices and limited support options don't compare well with more modern competitors.

Overview

IISNet-Networks

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Website hosting company IISNet-Networks was founded in 2003. It has offices in the U.S.A. and the U.K. as well as operations in multiple worldwide data centers. This host’s old-fashioned website is available in English. 

Features and Ease of Use

IISNet-Networks offers domain name services and a wide range of hosting plans that include the following features:

  • 99.95% uptime guarantee
  • Weekly automatic backups (with daily available as an optional extra)
  • Free domain registration with some plans
  • Up to five add-on domains
  • Free SSL certificates with some plans 
  • Up to 50,000 MB disk space
  • Up to 20 GB monthly bandwidth
  • cPanel control panel

You can choose to have your website hosted in one of many worldwide data centers: in Europe, the United States, or Canada. You might, for example, choose the location closest to your customer base.

While this company offers to build you a three-page website for free, this will likely be a loss leader (to get you hooked in), and I do wonder if the end result will be as old-fashioned as the vendor’s own website.

These days, you would expect your web host to assure uptime of greater than 99.9%, so its good to see that IISNet-Networks provides a higher 99.95% uptime guarantee.

Pricing and Support

IISNet-Networks’ hosting prices are pretty high, even for the free SLL, free domain name, and (don’t forget) the three-page website you get. There are plenty of competitors these days that will undercut this company.

At the checkout, you can choose to be billed on one-month or one-year terms. It’s good that there is a discount for an annual commitment, and — even better — the 30-day money-back guarantee should get you out early if you change your mind.

More support resources may be available to logged-in customers, but as a pre-sales prospect customer, my options were limited to email and a knowledge base. My exploratory email was never answered, but the knowledge base is surprisingly well populated:

IISNet-Networks

Pricing

4.0

Web Hosting

Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
Free SSL
Number of Sites
Price
5000 MB
20 GB
+
5
$11.95
10 000 MB
40 GB
+
10
$19.95
50 000 MB
100 GB
+
Unlimited
$29.95
Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
Free SSL
Number of Sites
Price
5000 MB
20 GB
+
5
$11.95
10 000 MB
40 GB
+
10
$19.95
50 000 MB
100 GB
+
Unlimited
$29.95
More Details
A Free Domain is included when purchasing any hosting service from IISNet-Networks

Bottom line on IISNet-Networks

IISNet-Networks sells some feature-packed plans from an old-fashioned website. Its prices also seem stuck in the past, since there are many more competitive hosts these days. While the knowledge base looks promising, I couldn’t summon any pre-sales support.

Before you make a decision, we highly recommend you check out some alternative hosting companies, which we highly recommend.

Pros

  • Seasoned provider
  • Plans include a free three-page website
  • Several server locations
  • cPanel control panel and one-click installer

Cons

  • Expensive plans
  • No pre-sales support response
Gwen Rodgers
Gwen Rodgers
Gwen is a web developer and software engineer who loves to get lost in JavaScript (and a good book). She spends her free time teaching girls how to be coders, and doing yoga on her balcony in the sunshine.

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