Sparkstation markets itself as a leader in hosting solutions for businesses across the Asia pacific. It has been in business since 2007 and its clientele cuts across a number of countries in this region, including Malaysia, Singapore, India, Indonesia, China, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Switzerland, the U.K., the U.S., and the Netherlands.
This hosting firm is a Singaporean vendor and is one of the top twenty hosting firms in that country with a market share of 0.46%. The Sparkstation website is only available in English.
Features and Ease of Use
Sparkstation hosting solutions include the following standard features:
- Shared IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
- Unmetered data transfer
- Unlimited add-on domains
- Unlimited subdomains
- Unlimited email mailboxes
- Unlimited MySQL databases
- Daily automatic backups
- Web statistics
- CPanel control panel
This vendor’s main server location is a modern data center located at 10 Science Park in Singapore but it has other diversely located servers that all but guarantee that your site will never fail on account of the servers in use. The data center is designed for optimal redundancy, reduced downtime, improved security, and better protection.
It has 24/7 multi-level security control access, a fire suppression and protection system, and uses modern safety protocols that include a water leakage detection system. What’s more, the data center is connected to a Tier-1 Backbone.
This vendor’s most basic hosting plan is the CPANEL S2000L package that comes with 2GB disk space. The vendor’s most advanced shared Linux hosting plan is the CPANEL S20000L package that comes with 20GB disk space and dedicated IPv4 and IPv6 addresses.
Sparkstation performs daily automatic backups using the latest R1Soft backup system.
Pricing and Support
Sparkstation offers pretty low hosting prices, especially considering that most of its offerings are cloud-based. The prices are listed in Singaporean dollars. The basic hosting plans don’t have monthly billing cycles; the shortest commitment period is three months. However, for VPS and dedicated servers, monthly billing cycles are included.
Sparkstation offers a 99.9% network uptime guarantee and a 30-day money-back guarantee.
To contact this hosting provider, potential customers can send emails to its support and sales teams, call them, chat with them live on WhatsApp and Skype, or send a message via their contact form. Existing customers can use their ticketing system, as well. I sent an email and got a response in less than 10 minutes.
The Sparkstation website has a knowledge base section but strangely, it has no articles or tutorials.