Weipu is an internet solutions provider with headquarters in Taichung City, Taiwan. Established in 2008, they provide shared hosting, virtual servers, dedicated servers, reseller hosting, domain name registration, and web design solutions to businesses in Taiwan. It’s one of the top ten biggest hosting companies in Taiwan by market share. The Weipu website is only available in Chinese.
Features and Ease of Use
The Weipu complete line of web hosting services features some of the following specifications:
- 10M guaranteed bandwidth
- Automatic backup
- Free Cpanel / WHM
- Rvskin multinational Language interface
- Installatron 50 sets of automatic installer systems
In order to meet the needs of their customers, Weipu has invested heavily in its data center facilities located in Taiwan and the United States. The Taiwan data center adopts a 22 Gbps network bandwidth which is connected to multiple ISPs such as Chunghwa Telecom and Taiwan fixed network guaranteeing both speed and quality connections. Their U.S. data centers use the popular global crossing Tier 1 line connected to 1Gbps fiber-optic cables and major network backbones. In addition, they only use industry leading HP/DELL/SuperMicro brand servers with four-core CPU and 8GB of memory.
Their services come with free Installatron automated installer where you can install more than 50 scripts including Drupal, WordPress, Joomla, Xoops, and OSCommerce with just a few clicks. Weipu offers free website migrations for simple websites. For complex, larger websites, the vendor can review the complexity and give the user a quote based on the difficulty of the relocation.
Pricing and Support
Weipu hosting plans are reasonably priced. The prices are offered in both Chinese Yuan and U.S. dollars, and their billing cycles include monthly, quarterly, annually, and biennially. They offer two months of free hosting to users who subscribe to a two or three-year hosting contract. For clients who are not satisfied with their services, Weipu also has a 30-day money-back guarantee, however does not have any uptime network guarantee.
They offer SSL certificates as an add-on feature to their hosting solutions, which is paid for separately. The SSL certificates the vendor offers include Rapid SSL and GeoTrust QuickSSL, both of which they offer at notably high prices.
To contact Weipu support, webmasters can use the vendor’s support phone number, email, or ticketing system. The technical support team is available 24/7. They come across as quite knowledgeable in the majority of issues for which most users would typically seek help. I also found them warm and polite. Unfortunately, the knowledge base on this hosting provider’s website has no hosting information; there are no hosting tutorials or articles.