Reviews and expert opinion MAXER

Ranked 2142nd from 2641 Web Hosting
4.1
Ease of Use
4.1
Features
4.2
Pricing
4.0
Support
4.2
Mark Holden
Mark Holden
Web Hosting Expert
Hungarian hosting provider MAXER offers many feature-packed hosting plans plus domain registration, email hosting, SSL certificates, and site protection.

Overview

MAXER

MAXER capitalizes on sixteen years of industry experience to offer a wide variety of shared hosting, reseller hosting, and VPS hosting plans to suit everyone from Hungarian hobbyists to large enterprises.

At the time of writing, MAXER takes care of 228 managed servers and virtual machines and provides more than 30,000 client email accounts. It has a total of almost 135,000 GB of hosted storage on servers located at the BIX Internet Center in Budapest.

MAXER’s website is in Hungarian.

Features and Ease of Use

MAXER offers four shared hosting packages: Hobby, Business, Business Plus, and Business 100G. The entry-level Hobby Hosting package comes with one free domain, 200 MB storage, 3 email addresses, and free Let’s Encrypt SSL. It uses RAID 10 SSDs and supports MySQL, PHP 7, and the usual email protocols.

MAXER’s hosting plans also include:

  • Automated daily, weekly, and monthly backups
  • SSH access
  • DDoS protection

In addition to the standard hosting plans, MAXER also offers email hosting, reseller hosting, SSD VPS, cloud VPS plans, and CMS hosting for WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal.

Although the individual hosting plan pages specify a low 99.9% uptime, another page on the MAXER website states “Our availability results from previous years: around 99.99%” which is not bad at all.

Pricing and Support

MAXER’s shared hosting plans are payable yearly in Hungarian forint. Although they’re not the cheapest plans, the prices are competitive, but you have to factor in an additional 27% VAT.

You can reach out to MAXER’s customer support staff by telephone (during business hours on weekdays) or by email. There is an online form to report errors, and existing customers can also log in to the control center. Although MAXER claims to offer non-stop customer service via email, I found that my exploratory email went unanswered. Admittedly, I’m not a fully signed-up customer.

To help you support yourself, MAXER provides a knowledge base and a not-recently-updated blog:

MAXER

Pricing

4.0

Web Hosting

Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
Number of Sites
Price
199.99 MB
Unlimited
Unlimited
$3.37
9.77 GB
Unlimited
Unlimited
$4.24
11.72 GB
Unlimited
Unlimited
$5.68
Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
Number of Sites
Price
199.99 MB
Unlimited
Unlimited
$3.37
9.77 GB
Unlimited
Unlimited
$4.24
11.72 GB
Unlimited
Unlimited
$5.68
More Details

VPS Hosting

Plan Name
Storage
CPU
RAM
Price
30 GB
1 x 2.00GHz
1 GB
$13.50
50 GB
1 x 2.00GHz
2 GB
$18.69
100 GB
2 x 1.50GHz
2 GB
$34.27
100 GB
2 x 2.00GHz
2 GB
$40.50
200 GB
4 x 2.00GHz
4 GB
$68.19
500 GB
6 x 2.00GHz
12 GB
$172.72
Plan Name
Storage
CPU
RAM
Price
30 GB
1 x 2.00GHz
1 GB
$13.50
50 GB
1 x 2.00GHz
2 GB
$18.69
100 GB
2 x 1.50GHz
2 GB
$34.27
100 GB
2 x 2.00GHz
2 GB
$40.50
200 GB
4 x 2.00GHz
4 GB
$68.19
500 GB
6 x 2.00GHz
12 GB
$172.72
More Details

Dedicated Server

Plan Name
Storage
CPU
RAM
Price
256 GB
4 x 3.40GHz
32 GB
$122.53
Plan Name
Storage
CPU
RAM
Price
256 GB
4 x 3.40GHz
32 GB
$122.53
More Details

Web Hosting

A Free Domain is included when purchasing any hosting service from MAXER

Bottom line on MAXER

Summary

MAXER seems like a solid provider of feature-packed hosting plans with something for everyone.

Pros

  • 16 years of industry experience
  • Servers connected to a high-speed backbone network
  • Feature-packed plans
  • DDoS protection

Cons

  • Possibly low (but unclear) 99.9% server uptime
  • Unresponsive customer services

If you’re hungry for Hungarian hosting, make your way to  MAXER .

Mark Holden
Mark Holden
Mark is a full stack web developer specializing in HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, MySQL, and PHP. When he's not busy building websites or geeking out over the latest addition to his ever-growing gadget collection, he enjoys playing drums for his progressive rock band. He can also make a mean Spanish omelet.

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