Hostrocket Review

hostrocket review

Hostrocket Introduction

Hostrocket is a privately owned, multi-million dollar corporation located in Upstate New York that was founded in 1999. Headquartered in Clifton Park, NY, which is in a region known as New York’s Tech Valley, HostRocket conducts business from one of the country’s leading regions in the high-tech sector. With over 10 years' experience in hosting industry, hostrocket is trusted by thousands of webmasters on the planet, if you're looking for reliable and standard linux hosting packages, hostrocket be able to offer you side by side support.

Hostrocket Hosting Features

Hostrocket is a standard cpanel + WHMCS hosting provider with shared, VPS, dedicated server and cloud hosting plans. If you are going to migrate to this company from other service provider, you won't have any trouble to be familiar with it. The standard system comes with standard features such as auto installer script, log analytics, email options, database options etc. Here we check the exact hosting features offered by hostrocket.

  • Enough Diskspace — Unlike other hosting companies who announced to offer a generous unlimited space, hostrocket has around 1000GB limitation which is absolutely sufficient to most people. How could they offer so many space? Before the cloud hosting technology appears, they used "server farm" and RAID system, multiple servers or I should say many servers are centralized to work together, the server space can be increased on the fly.
  • Unlimited stuff — By offerring outstanding services, hostrocket hosting plan offeres everything unlimited such as mysql database, email accounts, number of domain hosting and everything you can imagine of.
  • SSH Access — this is absolutely the lightspot of hostrocket service, It's really hard to find someone who can offer ssh via a shared hosting environment but hostrocket did it, so they're rock!
  • Pricing — Hostrocket service can be paid monthly, quarterly or yearly. if you pay a year service in advance you can get half price comparing to monthly payment. Since you can get so many great offers, it's recommended to pay one year in advance to save your money. You don't have to worry about the payment because they have money back guarantee policy, you can always cancel the service in case you're not satisfied and they will refund you.

What makes hostrocket outstanding is their cloud reseller hosting plans. All reseller hosting plans include unmetered bandwidth, SSD storage, 3 GB RAM and a 3 GHz processor. Till today, it's hard to find any hosting provider with SSD support, especially for reseller hosting service.

HostRocket guarantee 99.5% uptime for all web hosting plans, you can get credits if your websites are down for longer than this. Comparing to all other 99.99% uptime guarantee, they might be more honest if they have monitored their server/networking.

With their own data centre in New York state, connections are offered through Time Warner’s fibre network, Cisco routers and cat 5e ethernet cabling. The facility is air conditioned and offer full UPS battery backup power and diesel generators. All equipments are monitored by professionals around the clock.

hostrocket cloud

More about HostRocket Cloud Hosting?

If we only focus on what they can offer in cloud hosting plan, it's absolutely the best we can think of. Since it's a newly announced service, you can try out the service risk free with $1 for 30 days! What's more, you can choose from over 40 server OS and switch as you like! There's no other service provider who has such great offer. Till today, HostRocket is providing web hosting to around 50,000 customers, with plenty of scope for expansion.

However, please note the Cloud hosting is not offered direcly by HostRocket website, it's offered by DotBlock (A sister hosting brand of HostRocket which is dedicated in offering cloud services)

How about HostRocket Hosting Support?

If you read the web search about hostrocket support, it's quite old and there're many negative comments. We don't know why there is but when I personally try it today i can get instant response in good manner. I'm sure it's not for luck but they do improve themselves all the time and trying to serve people well. Since they have long history in the industry, they definitely know how to keep their business and offer reasonable services.

How do we think of HostRocket?

Generally speaking, hostrocket is a good hosting company who can offer qualifying services to webmasters who have different requirements. If you don't feel good to pay one or more years service, hostrocket can be paid monthly or quarterly. The disadvantage of this company should be the negative comments on the web, although they're quite old. They might encourage their clients to comment more up to date reviews.

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