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An assessment of IcaHost.com

We, at itotalfind.com, have selected 'IcaHost.com' to be our current domain name and hosting vendor. This is why we imagine that this succinct review of 'IcaHost.com' is maybe going to be quite helpful for other individuals from all over the World who need domain name and web hosting services. We say individuals from all over the Globe, since the simple truth is that 'IcaHost.com' presently supplies domain and hosting services in several data center facility locations: in the United States (Chicago, IL), in the United Kingdom (Maidenhead, 20 miles outside London), in Sweden (Stockholm) and in Australia (Sydney). Thus, encompassing almost the entire Globe. At least from the point of view of the World Wide Web. So, here is what you could anticipate from 'IcaHost.com' in a few words:

Shared Webspace Hosting Services

The first thing we, at itotalfind.com, have discerned is the low prices of the shared web site hosting services provided by 'IcaHost.com'. 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 plans delivered by 'IcaHost.com' are driven by an in-house invented, futuristic cloud web hosting solution (each hosting service, like mail, databases, webspace hosting Control Panel, disk storage, DNS, stats, etc., is being handled by a separate set of hosting servers in a cluster). This is something EVERY cPanel web hosting corporation on the Globe will have big problems with, because cPanel is a one single server based web page hosting environment (each hosting service, like mail, databases, website hosting CP, data storage, DNS, stats, and so on, is being tackled by one single web server), cPanel is not open source (hence the cPanel web page hosting companies are not able to add additional functionality and handle it the way they need it) and there is no open source file system (they have to develop their own file platform), which is at the bottom of any cloud web hosting service. Let's return to the shared web site hosting plans, which are driven by a genuine cloud hosting platform. With a shared web site hosting plan, each customer pays solely for his/her account, thus keeping the web site hosting price amazingly low (because many clients are hosted on the same server). To cut a long story short, a shared hosting account, which is being served by a clustered webspace hosting system, permits you to pay only for the resources that you actually require, evading a situation where you pay for a high-end web hosting account that you cannot actually use, or for a basic website hosting plan that cannot shelter your web page. The option to upgrade your account from one package to another with only two clicks gives you the flexibility to begin with a tiny plan and upgrade as your web page grows. That way, you spare money that you can invest in advertising the site while it is still novel. Every site hosting package furnished by 'IcaHost.com' sports an online web site builder and more than 40 widely used script-driven platforms including WordPress, Joomla, Zen Cart and Moodle that will spare you hundreds of dollars for website design solutions. 'IcaHost.com' provides shared website hosting packages in a number of different regions around the Globe. There is one data center facility in Chicago encompassing the USA and Canada; two European datacenters - in the United Kingdom and in Scandinavia; and another one in Australia, which encompasses the Asia-Pacific. Thus, nearly the entire planet is encompassed to supply you and your site's visitors with a stable and dependable web hosting service at a nearby place. On the whole, the shared hosting plans offered 'IcaHost.com' are really well furnished and are available at a very affordable price (starting from $7.99 for the Business package).

Dedicated Hosting Servers

According to itotalfind.com, big web pages such as social networks, community and business portals or popular web stores with 1000s of clients need a much more powerful webspace hosting solution. It seems that the folks from 'IcaHost.com' have arrived at the same conclusion as well. To meet its customers' requirements, 'IcaHost.com' supplies a selection of dedicated hosting servers that can tackle millions of daily visits. That evaluation stands on the hardware configurations the dedicated servers sport: many-core processors, up to 4 GB of RAM, two thousand gigabytes of disk space and Gigabit NICs will beyond doubt guarantee the quick and steady performance of any type of site. In 'IcaHost.com's opinion, the primary hardware specifications can be upgraded for more system resource-requiring sites. We, from itotalfind.com, think that all dedicated server configurations provided by 'IcaHost.com' are also suitable for beginning a hosting reseller business as each and every web server offers free-of-cost invoicing transaction software platform and a free-of-charge domain reseller account. Sadly, the dedicated hosting servers supplied by 'IcaHost.com' are all unmanaged. We, at itotalfind.com, think of this as a tiny weak point, which can be corrected by paying a monthly tax of $32.00 USD. So, if you are in need of backing, the Managed Services upgrade includes a selection of extra services such as a regular backup, software installation, dedicated hosting server surveillance and troubleshooting procedures. A bouquet of web page hosting CP (CP) GUIs are offered with each of the hosting servers - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Our (itotalfind.com's) forecast is that the superb drag and drop File Manager added in the Hepsia webspace hosting CP will possibly make the use of any File Transfer Protocol client pointless. Our (itotalfind.com's) inference is that the dedicated servers provided by 'IcaHost.com' don't appear to be very cheap (yet the Hepsia hosting CP and the unlimited hosted domain quotas will definitely make you smile), commencing from $210.00 for the Xeon Scalable 16c plan.