Reviews and expert opinion Serve The World
Serve The World has been in the web hosting industry for over 20 years. It is among the leading hosting vendors in Norway. It has its own datacenter located in Oslo, Norway, in which its over 4000 servers are hosted. It specializes in offering a wide range of internet services including VPS servers, dedicated servers, web hosting, domain name registration services, and colocation services. It boasts of over 30,000 customers in Norway and beyond. It adheres to strict Norwegian policy to safeguard its clients’ data. The Serve The World website is available in both Norwegian and English.
Features and Ease of Use
The following are some standard features you can expect to find in Serve The World’s hosting packages:
- SSD disks
- Plesk cPanel
- Apache servers
- Linux, Windows OS
- Acronis backup
- Unlimited bandwidth
- Money-back guarantee
- Unlimited email addresses
- Load balancing
- MySQL databases
- WordPress, Joomla
- 1 click install
- 100% uptime guarantee
Serve The World hosts all its servers in its own datacenter located in Oslo, Norway. The data center operates on full redundancy including power, lines, and UPS. It is also protected against fire, theft and power failure.
The hosting provider uses high-end hardware for its hosting infrastructure from top manufacturers including Cisco, Odin, Microsoft, Atomia, among others. Its servers run on SSD disks storage which ensures its clients’ websites record a lightning loading speed.
The firm provides clustered web hosting which provides redundancy in email and web services. It uses the Windows and Linux operating system to power its hosting packages. For its VPS and dedicated servers’ customers, the hosting provider offers Acronis backup services. The backups also come with Restore VMs in seconds, AES-256 Encryption, BareMetal recovery, as well as Image backups.
Serve The World customers have access to a user-friendly cPanel control panel which enables them to perform several functions such as creating email addresses and publishing web pages. For CMS webmasters, these firm offers WordPress, Joomla among others, installations of more than 100 scripts with just a single click.
If you need an SSL certificate, you will have to purchase it since the firm provides it only as a purchase option. The available certificates include SSL Domain,(Domain Validated), SSL Extended Validation (EV), and SSL WildCard.
Pricing and Support
Serve The Word’s hosting packages are pretty cheap. Its customers can commit to its monthly payment subscriptions through the vendor’s flexible billing cycle. Its prices are all listed in the Norwegian krone are exclusive of VAT.
The firm provides a 90-day money-back guarantee which is way higher than the 30-day guarantee offered in the industry. In addition, it offers a 100% network uptime guarantee.
To communicate with its technical support team, the firm has provided: telephone, live chat and email support. Unfortunately, it does not offer ticketing system support. I did not find any information on this vendor’s website that indicates that it offers 24/7 support.
The hosting provider has offered an FAQ section to tackle the majority of the issues that may face its users.