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An evaluation of Web Hosting Indy

We, at, have picked 'Web Hosting Indy' to be our current domain and hosting provider. Therefore we deem that this succinct assessment of 'Web Hosting Indy' is maybe going to be very useful for other people from all around the Globe in need of domain name and web hosting services. We state individuals from all around the World, since the simple truth is that 'Web Hosting Indy' presently offers domain and hosting services in several datacenter facility sites: in the United States of America (Chicago, IL), in the UK (Maidenhead, 20 miles outside London), in Scandinavia (Stockholm) and in Australia (Sydney). Thus, encompassing nearly the whole planet. At least as far as the Internet is concerned. So, here is what you could anticipate from 'Web Hosting Indy' in a nutshell:

Shared Web Page Hosting Services

The first thing we, at, have perceived is the affordable prices of the shared web site hosting accounts furnished by 'Web Hosting Indy'. Shared doesn't seem very good, does it? Well, that's what it is referred to as: shared hosting. The good news here is that the web space hosting packages provided by 'Web Hosting Indy' are powered by an in-house devised, innovative cloud web hosting platform (each web hosting service, like email, databases, web space hosting Control Panel, storage space, DNS, statistics, etc., is being dealt with by a separate pack of web servers in a cluster). This is a circumstance ANY cPanel web hosting corporation in the World will have mammoth predicaments with, because cPanel is a one single server based web site hosting platform (each hosting service, like email, databases, site hosting Control Panel, storage space, DNS, stats, and so on, runs on a single web server), cPanel is not open source (hence the cPanel-based web space hosting distributors are not able to add extra functionality and handle it the way they need it) and there is no open source file platform (they need to concoct their own file system), which is the foundation of any cloud web hosting service. Let's go back to the shared hosting accounts, which are powered by an actual clustered web hosting platform. With a shared webspace hosting plan, each client pays solely for his/her account, thus preserving the hosting price amazingly low (since a lot of users share one and the same hosting server). To cut a long story short, a shared hosting account, which runs on a cloud web site hosting solution, permits you to pay just for the reserves that you really need, precluding a situation where you pay for a feature-rich website hosting account that you cannot really use, or for a tiny website hosting package that cannot host your web page. The ability to upgrade your account from one plan to another with only 2 mouse clicks grants you the flexibility to begin with a low-end plan and upgrade as your web presence grows. That way, you economize money that you can expend on publicizing the website while it is still brand new. Every webspace hosting plan offered by 'Web Hosting Indy' ships with an online web site builder and more than forty popular script software applications such as WordPress, Joomla, Zen Cart and Moodle that will economize you 100s of dollars for web design services. 'Web Hosting Indy' provides shared web page hosting solutions in a number of different geographical regions around the Globe. There is one data center in Chicago encompassing the USA and Canada; two European datacenter facilities - in Great Britain and in Scandinavia; and another one in Australia, which covers the Asia Pacific region. Thus, nearly the whole World is encompassed to supply you and your website's visitors with a steady and fast website hosting service at a preferred place. As a whole, the shared hosting packages provided 'Web Hosting Indy' are quite well equipped and come at a very inexpensive price (beginning from $3.50 for the Starter package).

Semi-dedicated Web Servers

To customers with little or no experience, a private virtual server may appear difficult to handle. That's perhaps why 'Web Hosting Indy' also houses semi-dedicated servers in its principal US data center in Chicago. Handling these plans is similar to handling a regular shared package via a Control Panel user interface. They have all the specs of a shared webspace hosting plan such as a free web site builder and a web application installation tool, but the system resource quota provided by a semi-dedicated server plan is many times greater than that of a shared web page hosting plan. For instance, the central processing unit power that can be utilized is almost 5 times as much as compared with the shared site hosting packages. When compared with a shared web site hosting plan, the quota of database queries included within the semi-dedicated hosting packages is great: 90 000 / hour. An unlimited hosted top-level domain name allowance is a trend too. The semi-dedicated web hosting accounts do not arrive with complete root-level access (we, at, consider this a minor defect), but the good point is that they are managed via the same hosting CP interface as the shared web hosting plans. This goes to say that a well-known graphical interface is accessible by all users who do not have enough self-condifence to manage a VPS web hosting server, but at the same time need more power and system resources than a VPS web server can deliver. This is so owing to the fact that the semi-dedicated servers share the reserves of the same powerful avant-garde hosting servers as the ones which accommodate the Virtual Private Server hosting accounts, still, the number of the semi-dedicated web servers is quite low (somewhere between 20 to 30 per physical server), while the VPS servers can reach a much bigger number (eighty to one hundred and twenty per physical server). Having that info in mind, the semi-dedicated servers supplied by 'Web Hosting Indy' can be categorized as being quite cheap (as far as price is concerned), commencing from $18.00 for the Semi Dedicated 1 package.

Dedicated Web Servers

According to, huge web pages such as social networks, community and business web portals or famous online shops with 1000s of clients need a much more powerful web hosting environment. It seems that the folks from 'Web Hosting Indy' have drawn the same conclusion as well. To answer its users' expectations, 'Web Hosting Indy' provides a collection of dedicated web servers that can handle millions of daily hits. That estimate rests on the hardware specs the dedicated hosting servers sport: multi-core processors, up to four gigabytes of RAM, 2000 gigabytes of web space and Gigabit network interface cards will undoubtedly guarantee the fast and stable work of any sort of website. According to 'Web Hosting Indy', the original hardware specs can be upgraded for more resource-requiring sites. We, from, consider that all dedicated server specifications furnished by 'Web Hosting Indy' are also appropriate for kickstarting a hosting reseller business as every dedicated server arrives with free billing software and a bonus domain reseller account. Unlickily, the dedicated web servers furnished by 'Web Hosting Indy' are all unmanaged. We, at, count this as a small weakness, which can be amended by paying a monthly tax which amounts to $31.00 USD. So, if you need backing, the Managed Services upgrade provides a bouquet of supplementary services such as a routine backup, software installation, hosting server monitoring and troubleshooting operations. A selection of web page hosting Control Panel (CP) tools are offered with each of the web servers - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Our ('s) prognosis is that the superb drag and drop File Manager added in the Hepsia webspace hosting CP will probably render the recourse to any File Transfer Protocol client futile. Our ('s) conclusion is that the dedicated servers supplied by 'Web Hosting Indy' don't appear to be very low priced (still the Hepsia CP and the unmetered hosted domain quotas will definitely make you smile), starting from $40.00 for the Atom 2c plan.