Reviews and expert opinion Sparkstation
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 addon domain
- 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 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 a 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 a 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 hosting prices are pretty low, especially given that most of its offerings are cloud-based. The prices are listed in Singaporean dollars. The vendor’s basic hosting offerings do not have monthly billing cycles; the least period of time a user can commit is three months. All the same, its VPS and dedicated servers include monthly billing cycles.
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, converse and chat with them live on WhatsApp and Skype, or send a message via their contact form. Existing customers can use their ticketing system. I sent them an email and got a response in less than 10 minutes.
The Sparkstation website has a knowledge base section but it has no articles or tutorials.