PublicNic is a Turkish web hosting company with its head office located in Istanbul, Turkey. Established in 2001, the firm has grown substantially and today, boasts of a client base of over 90,000 customers in Turkey and beyond. The hosting company is listed in the top 30 largest hosting companies in Turkey with a market share of 0.17%.
Its offerings range from web hosting solutions to cloud servers, SSL certificates, website building, and domain name registration services. The PublicNic website is available in two languages: English and Turkish.
Features and Ease of Use
Some of the common features included in PublicNic web hosting solutions are:
- Unlimited domain names
- Free SSL certificates
- Unlimited monthly traffic
- MySQL databases
- Softaculous with 300+ applications
- cPanel/Plesk control panels
- Free weekly backups
- DDoS protection
- IP addresses
PublicNic’s cloud platform is developed on VMware technology, one of the most popular virtualization technology options today. VMware server makes it possible for users to partition a single physical server into multiple virtual machines, thus providing high security and efficient running of the servers. Its cloud-based servers are hosted in a high-end data center located in Turkey.
For enhanced performance, PublicNic offers flexible solutions, thanks to its powerful infrastructure that includes fast SSD storage servers and LiteSpeed web servers that embrace cutting-edge technologies. This way, the vendor can provide one-stop web-acceleration solutions with lightning speed page loading time for its user’s websites.
With PublicNic’s hosting solutions, customers get to choose the solution that suits them best; whether you want Linux-based or Windows-based hosting services. If you would like to create web projects with your own IP addresses, the vendor’s VDS servers come with resources that are optimized for performance and the capacity to fit your business requirements.
Besides offering free SSL certificates, PublicNic has gone a step further to guarantee its customer’s website security with extra SSL certificate packages. Powered by industry-leading manufacturers such as Comodo, RapisSSL, and GeoTrust, users can choose SSL certificates that best match their business enterprises to help them achieve the appropriate level of protection for their websites.
Pricing and Support
Listed in U.S. dollars, PublicNic hosting plans are affordably priced. They also come with a free installation fee and a lot of freebies such as free SSL certificates, one year free DNS management, and one year ID (Whois credentials) protection as well as free email forwarding. Moreover, the plans come with flexible monthly billing cycles.
PublicNic promises to keep your website running and provides an uptime guarantee of 99.99%. Additionally, the vendor provides its customers with a 30-day money-back guarantee policy.
The PublicNic 24/7 technical support team is reachable via telephone or contact form. Alternatively, users can contact their sales support team via email, however, the vendor has yet to put up live chat support or a ticketing system.
PublicNic’s knowledge base is quite limited with less than 10 articles. However, the vendor has availed an FAQ section at the bottom of its page.