Features and Ease of Use
By design, SGIS Hosting has structured its plans to have enough features to ensure the smooth hosting and running of a website without the runaway costs. Some of the basic features that the vendor includes in all its hosting plans include:
- 500MB+ web space
- 5,000MB+ bandwidth
- Website password protection
- IP address blocking
- 1+ mailboxes
- Website redirect
Some of the common features in SGIS Hosting that makes it the ideal hosting solution for small businesses in the U.K. include:
- 1-click installation of scripts – SGIS Hosting includes in all its hosting packages numerous scripts like WordPress and Joomla, as well as a straightforward installation tool. This allows you to install your preferred scripts and do the SQL database set up in a few minutes.
- Price freeze guarantee – SGIS Hosting understands that many vendors lure customers into their hosting services, only to increase their pricing sometime later as businesses scale. However, this vendor has a price freeze guarantee that assures its customers that it will never increase its hosting prices from the initial hosting price.
- Cancel anytime – SGIS Hosting lets its customers cancel their subscription at any time, without the need to enter into long-term contracts that could bind them longer than desired. The company relies on its excellent service offerings to retain its customers, particularly small businesses.
Pricing and Support
SGIS Hosting is, unquestionably one of the cheapest hosting solutions providers anywhere in the world. Indeed, the company’s claim to have come in as a solution to small businesses who want a significant online presence via a website, their low prices are a true reflection of that endeavor. In fact, some of its hosting plans charge annually the same cost that other hosting providers charge their users for just one month.
What’s more, the company backs its service with a 30-day money-back guarantee and the option to cancel any time. This makes SGIS Hosting a true hosting solution for small businesses on tight budgets. That said, SGIS Hosting requires its customers to pay more for other features not included in the basic plans. Features like daily website backups, premium 2GB mailbox, StopTheHacker security protocol, and personalized SSL will cost you extra.
SGIS Hosting’s support team helps small businesses move their websites from their former hosting vendors and into their servers. This vendor’s quality support is designed to help beginners and non-technical users with the whole set-up process. This is especially important for a website hosting vendor that targets small businesses, whose customers are often creating a business website for the very first time. In my experience, this technical support team is easy to get in touch with, whether you are reaching out over the phone, or even via their social media profiles. I found them polite, friendly, and resourceful.