Reviews and expert opinion Pro Hosting
Pro Hosting Internet Service Ltd, commonly referred to as Pro Hosting, is a web hosting company based in South Africa. The hosting firm boasts of many years of hosting experience serving global businesses of all sizes. Some of its offerings include shared web hosting (cPanel and Plesk hosting), cPanel and Plesk reseller hosting, business hosting, dedicated hosting, dedicated root servers, and exchange 2016 services.
Features and Ease of Use
Pro Hosting web hosting solutions include the following standard features:
- Free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates
- 99.99% uptime guarantee
- Plesk, WHM, cPanel control panel
- 24/7 support service
- Emails included
- Dedicated IP addresses
Pro Hosting web hosting solutions use business class servers with SSD storage drives, providing super fast access to your website. It uses cutting-edge data centers that are equipped with redundant SAN networking devices guaranteeing maximum uptime of its client’s websites. Customers also get a chance to host their websites on their own dedicated IP address.
Except for the cPanel web hosting services, Pro Hosting website platforms are mostly run and managed using the Plesk control panel. Designed for superior hosting solutions, the Plesk control panel is built by some of the best developers in the industry, allowing users to perform a handful of tasks all on one interface, thus letting you focus on your business and not so much on infrastructure management.
Pro Hosting provides its customers with daily automatic backups powered by CodeGuard website backup. This ensures that user’s website files are protected from loss through virus attacks, hackers or even in cases where customers lose website data accidentally.
With every hosting plan users purchase at Pro Hosting, they get to receive a free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate for their domain. While free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates are only valid for 90 days (but commercial SSL certificates ideally expire after two years), auto-renewal of the certificates are made available to ensure that user’s websites aren’t temporarily left without HTTPS.
Pricing and Support
Pro Hosting web hosting solutions are standard priced but they all come with a setup fee. The hosting solutions are offered with monthly payments and their prices are listed in South African rands.
With SAN powered devices, Pro Hosting is able to provide a high uptime guarantee of 99.99%. Moreover, the hosting company offers first-time customers with a 14 days money-back guarantee.
Potential customers can contact the hosting company via the following support channels: ticketing system or through a contact form. The technical staff is available 24/7 to offer round the clock support to its customers. You could also leave them a message on their social media channels.
All the same, Pro Hosting does not have a telephone, email or live chat support. Besides, this vendor has a scanty knowledgebase section.