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need4host is a web hosting company based in Lithuania. Currently, the hosting firm owns a world-class greenhouse data center in Europe locations which is the backbone from where it offers reliable hosting services to customers worldwide. Some of its offerings include, VPS, shared web hosting, reseller hosting, dedicated servers, and domain name registration services.
Features and Ease of Use
need4host web hosting solutions come with the following standard features:
- Free IPv6 and IPv4 included
- 99.9% uptime guarantee
- 100 Mbps speed ports
- cPanel + WHM control panel
- SSH Access available
- Malware scans
- SSH access
- External backups
All need4host web hosting servers are hosted in the greenhouse ecological data center distributed in the Netherlands. The data center is Tier III certified with redundant and duo-powered servers, storage systems as well as network links.
What’s more, the data centers are equipped with enterprise-grade hardware components powered by Dell manufacturers to provide the highest levels of quality hosting services.
For great performance, the hosting company uses pure SSD storage systems in RAID-10 disk levels that provide high website uploading times ideal for heavy databases, CMS, and WordPress. Its servers use the latest Intel Xeon E5 v3 CPUs with DDR4 modules for guaranteed reliability.
cPanel web hosting is this vendor’s shared hosting plan and is divided into five packages: Basic, Economy, Webmaster, Deluxe, and Reseller. Basic is the starter package and includes 2GB disk storage, 1Tb monthly bandwidth, 3 databases, and it can host up to 5 websites.
On the other hand, the Reseller plan is the most advanced shared hosting package that includes 80GB disk storage, 4Tb monthly bandwidth, cPanel + WHM control panels, unlimited databases and an unlimited number of websites.
At all account levels, customers get access to external backup services. Also, VPS customers get a full VPS weekly backup option and a “QuickBackup feature”.
However, the hosting company does not offer SSL certificates. And its website’s URL has a red alert warning visitors that the website is not secure for their browsers.
Pricing and Support
need4host web hosting services start with very affordable prices and they include a list of advanced hosting features to cater to the requirements of all businesses. The hosting plans come with flexible monthly billing cycles. Prices are listed in euros.
need4host boasts of providing excellent data center facilities with an uptime guarantee of 99.99%. However, for some reason, its VPS and shared packages are offered with a 99.9% uptime guarantee. At its web services come with a 30 days money-back guarantee.
The support service is available 24/7 to help clients solve some of the critical issues they are facing. You can call them using their telephone. However, the telephone number is not advertised on its website; I had to dig it into its Facebook account. Customers can also contact the vendor via email, ticketing system, and live chat.
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