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A review of VekHosting

We, at, have chosen 'VekHosting' to be our present domain and web hosting distributor. This is why we deem that this concise review of 'VekHosting' is maybe going to be very helpful for other folks from all around the World who are searching for domain name and web hosting services. We say folks from all around the Globe, since the mere fact is that 'VekHosting' presently delivers domain and hosting services in several datacenter sites: in the USA (Chicago, IL), in England (Maidenhead, 20 miles outside London), in Sweden (Stockholm) and in Australia (Sydney). Thus, embracing virtually the whole planet. At least as far as the Internet is concerned. So, here is what you could anticipate from 'VekHosting' in a nutshell:

Shared Site Hosting Plans

The initial detail we, at, have detected is the low-cost prices of the shared website hosting solutions provided by 'VekHosting'. Shared doesn't seem very good, does it? Well, that's what it is called: shared web hosting. The good thing here is that the site hosting accounts offered by 'VekHosting' are driven by an in-house devised, advanced cloud web hosting platform (each web hosting service, like email, databases, web space hosting Control Panel, web space, DNS, stats, and so on, is being dealt with by a different stack of servers in a cluster). This is a circumstance EVERY cPanel web hosting distributor on the Globe will have great difficulties with, since cPanel is a single server based webspace hosting platform (each hosting service, like mail, databases, web hosting CP, disk space, DNS, stats, etc., is being dealt with by one single server), cPanel is not open source (hence the cPanel-based web space hosting providers are unable to add new functionality and handle it the way they need it) and there is no open source file system (they have to make their own file system), which is the prerequisite of any cloud web hosting service. Let's go back to the shared website hosting accounts, which are driven by a real cloud webspace hosting solution. With a shared web space hosting package, each client pays only for his/her package, thus keeping the web site hosting price amazingly low (because numerous clients share one and the same web hosting server). In brief, a shared hosting package, which runs on a clustered web hosting system, allows you to pay solely for the resources that you indeed require, escaping a scenario where you pay for a powerful website hosting plan that you cannot actually use, or for a small site hosting package that cannot accommodate your web page. The ability to upgrade your account from one plan to another with just two mouse clicks gives you the flexibility to kick off with a small package and upgrade as your website expands. Hence, you economize cash that you can expend on advertising the website while it is still new. Every website hosting package offered by 'VekHosting' ships with an online website building tool and over forty popular script software platforms including WordPress, Joomla, Zen Cart and Moodle that will economize you 100s of dollars for web design solutions. 'VekHosting' furnishes shared hosting plans in a number of different geographical regions around the World. There is one data center in Chicago covering the US and Canada; two European server farm facilities - in the United Kingdom and in Scandinavia; and another one in Australia, which encompasses the Asia Pacific. Thus, practically the entire Globe is encompassed to present you and your visitors with a stable and dependable web space hosting solution at a preferred location. On the whole, the shared hosting plans offered 'VekHosting' are very well equipped and are available at a very attractive price (starting from $2.92 for the Beginner package).

Semi-dedicated Web Hosting Servers

To people with little or no experience, a private virtual web hosting server may appear troublesome to administer. That's perhaps why 'VekHosting' also houses semi-dedicated web servers in its principal US server farm facility in Chicago. Handling these accounts is similar to managing a regular shared hosting account through a web site hosting CP tool. They have all the specs of a shared website hosting plan such as a fee-free website builder and a PHP script installation tool, but the system resource quota typical of a semi-dedicated web server account is many times bigger than that of a shared web space hosting account. For example, the CPU power that can be used is almost FIVE times as much as compared to the shared site hosting plans. When compared with a shared package, the quota of database queries added within the semi-dedicated hosting plans is big: 90 000 / hour. An unmetered hosted Top-Level Domain allowance is a standard as well. The semi-dedicated server web hosting packages do not ship with server root access (we, at, count this as a tiny minus), but the advantage is that they are administered through the same website hosting Control Panel GUI as the shared hosting packages. This indicates that a familiar graphical environment is accessible by all customers who are not confident enough to manage a virtual web hosting server, yet need more power and features than a private virtual server can bestow on them. This is like that because of the fact that the semi-dedicated web servers share the resources of the very same powerful top-class servers as the ones which accommodate the VPS web hosting accounts, however, the number of the semi-dedicated servers is very low (somewhere between 20 to 30 per physical server), whereas the private virtual hosting servers can reach a much greater number (eighty to a hundred and twenty per physical machine). Having that information in mind, the semi-dedicated servers furnished by 'VekHosting' can be categorized as being amazingly cheap (as far as price is concerned), commencing from $20.00 for the Fast plan.

Dedicated Web Servers

In's opinion, large sites such as social networks, community and business web portals or famous web shops with 1000s of customers call for a much more powerful web hosting platform. It seems that the chaps from 'VekHosting' have reached the same conclusion as well. To meet its clients' anticipations, 'VekHosting' supplies a bouquet of dedicated servers that can manage millions of daily hits. That estimate stands on the hardware specifications the dedicated web hosting servers boast: many-core processors, up to four gigabytes of RAM, two thousand GB of disk storage and Gigabit network cards will definitely ensure the fast and steady work of any sort of website. In 'VekHosting's opinion, the original hardware configurations can be upgraded for more resource-requiring sites. We, from, consider that all dedicated server solutions supplied by 'VekHosting' are also appropriate for starting a hosting reseller business as every web hosting server offers free invoicing software and a free domain reseller account. Unfortunately, the dedicated web servers offered by 'VekHosting' are all unmanaged. We, at, consider this a little disadvantage, which can be corrected by paying a monthly tax of $32.00 USD. So, if you need backing, the Managed Services upgrade offers several additional services such as a routine backup, software installation, hosting server monitoring and troubleshooting operations. A handful of web page hosting Control Panel (CP) user interfaces are available with each of the dedicated web hosting servers - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Our ('s) prediction is that the exceptional drag and drop File Manager included in the Hepsia web page hosting Control Panel will perhaps render the utilization of any FTP client futile. Our ('s) inference is that the dedicated servers supplied by 'VekHosting' don't seem to be very inexpensive (still the Hepsia web space hosting CP and the unlimited hosted domain quotas will beyond doubt make you smile), starting from $65.00 for the Atom 1 package.