Reviews and expert opinion XSServer

Gwen Rodgers
Gwen Rodgers
Web Hosting Expert

German web hosting provider XSServer offers a range of hosting types, including colocation. Its shared hosting plans are competitively priced, and they’re backed by efficient customer support (even for pre-sales prospect customers).


Overview

XSServerGerman host XSServer GmbH has been in the hosting business for six years, in which time it has rented multiple halls in the Netherlands and rebuilt them as a data center that pays particular attention to redundancy and safety.

Today, this host offers shared hosting, VPS, dedicated servers, colocation services, domain services, and an internet exchange (IX) point. XSServer’s website is in English.

Features and Ease of Use

XSServer offers six shared hosting plans, four colocation plans, eight VPS plans, and 19 dedicated servers. The shared hosting plans provide you with:

  • 10 GB to 1,000 GB storage space
  • Flat 100 MBit traffic
  • 1,000 to 5,000 email addresses
  • 25 to 100 databases
  • 25 to 100 FTP users
  • Cron jobs
  • Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate
  • Webmail
  • IMAP/IMAPS, POP3/POP3S, and SMTP/SMTPS
  • Spam filter and virus filter

An online file manager allows secure sharing of documents, and a PHP switcher makes it easy to change the PHP version.

The VPS virtualization is based on Linux Containers, and both virtual and dedicated servers come with DDoS protection.

You get a 99.9% server uptime guarantee, which is around the average for the industry.

Pricing and Support

XSServer’s shared hosting plans are priced competitively. You can pay in euros by bank transfer, PayPal, credit card, or CoinGate, on billing cycles from monthly to annual. There is no money-back guarantee, as far as I can see.

Aside from a server status page, there are no self-support resources as far as I know. However, you should be able to summon one-to-one support by telephone, ticket, email, or live chat. I got quick answers to my questions via the live chat channel:

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Pricing

4.2

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Raxp Jasic
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August 09, 2020
scam, not recommended

I had all my servers that I had set up for my private project suspended due to using most up-link port which was not mentioned when I bought the servers, not recommended, not friendly support, servers were cheap yet not stable I had to restart them often to work!

Bottom line on XSServer

XSServer is worth checking out for competitively priced German shared hosting, and it should be easy to get started thanks to the efficient pre-sales support. Although you can terminate the services at the end of any billing period, you won’t get a refund for any credit balance.

Pros

  • 6+ years of industry experience
  • Competitive pricing
  • 99.9% server uptime guarantee
  • Multiple payment methods and billing periods

Cons

  • No money-back guarantee
  • Only accepts euros

Find competitively priced German shared hosting plans at XSServer.

Gwen Rodgers
Gwen Rodgers
Gwen is a web developer and software engineer who loves to get lost in JavaScript (and a good book). She spends her free time teaching girls how to be coders, and doing yoga on her balcony in the sunshine.

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