Site5 Review

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Site5 is a leading web hosting provider whose service cover shared web hosting, VPS hosting, Cloud hosting and reseller hosting. To guarantee on performance, they leverage the world leading datacenter from Softlayer and their servers are 50% less fat compared with their competitors. As their customers, you could choose your server location from one of their 15 data centers. Site5 offer 45 days money back period on shared hosting, and 15 days for VPS hosting.

Site5 has already made big improvements in these years, and now, the company has more than 30,000 domains and websites under its management.

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Site5 review in below is written based on our experience with Site5 company as well as some collected customer reviews towards the web host. The review is divided into 5 parts, including reviewing Site5 web hosting features, pricing, uptime & speed, technical support and control panel.

Since it was founded in 1999, Site5 has been an eco-friendly company, which is not easy for a web host, because of huger power consumption on servers, computers, offices, etc. Site5 also makes a deep impression on customers by 30-day free trial, 45 day money back guarantee and over 99.9% uptime guarantee.

Site 5 Web Hosting Price Review

Site5 web hosting is affordable and it offers various promotions, through which people will save big. We also take Site5 shared hosting as an example. Its hostBasic plan is $8.95/mo, coming with a 12-month term. If people signup a 2-year term, then they will pay $6.95/mo only, which is almost 22% off than $8.95/mo.

As to Site5 fully managed VPS hosting, it starts from $72/mo regularly, and Site5 allows monthly and 12-month payment lengths. For customers who sign up with the longer billing term, they can save 10% off to reduce to price to $64.8/mo. Meanwhile, Site5 sets the starter price of its reseller hosting at $25.95/mo regardless of whether they purchase a monthly or yearly plan.

Site5 accepts optional payment methods, including both PayPal and Credit Card. 

Site 5 Web Hosting Feature Review

If people take a look at Site5, they will know that there are actually many hosting options for them, from basic to advanced, such as shared hosting, reseller hosting and virtual servers.

Site 5 Price-Valued Shared Hosting

Site5 provides customers with full range of hosting services, which come with multiple packages and different amounts of guaranteed resources & features. Based on their own specific demands, customers can choose one to create websites and achieve successful presences, by using the offered great features and supports.

We take its web hosting as an example. Site5 web hosting has unlimited disk space, unlimited bandwidth, 1 to unlimited websites allowed, free site migration, unlimited POP/IMAP email accounts, webmail, mailing lists, FTP & SFTP, cron jobs, shared SSL certificate, and SSH/shell access.

Site5 supports PHP 5.2, 5.3 & 5.4, Python 2.3, 2.4, 2.6 & 3.0, Perl 5.8, Server Side Includes, and Ruby on Rails. Also, customers are also allowed to create unlimited number of MySQL databases to meet the needs of their data storage. If customers’ websites grow and they require more resources and high-level uptime, they could upgrade to cloud hosting or VPS hosting.

Site5 online control panel is designed and developed to be quite easy to use. With it, customers can control and make management of their database, email, domain and website. Meanwhile, customers can also install tons of popular applications and software by using the Softaculous tool with few simple clicks. Site5 allows customers to try a demo to get used to the control panel, and it makes constantly adjustments to enhance the usability as well.

Site 5 Fully-Managed VPS Hosting

In order to meet customers’ different demands, Site5 offers fully managed VPS. This solution comes with multiple plans and 100% dedicated features & resources.

Site5 fully managed VPS hosting is based on 2*Intel E5-2630v4 processors, which is considered as the most stable and reliable server-side technologies. With it, the space & bandwidth resources will be properly allocated to customers via the host server. 

Its entry-level fully managed VPS has 2 cores, 2GB RAM, 50GB SSD RAID 10 storage, cPanel/WHM, 1 IP address, and customers can configure the virtual server and choose the operating system templates from CentOS 6 cPanel,  CentOS 6 LAMP,  CentOS LEMP, CentOS WordPress LEMP, CentOS Minimal, and CentOS 7 Minimal, based on their specific requirements.

Moreover, if customers’ needs change or grow, they could upgrade to a larger Site5 fully managed VPS easily.

Site 5 Premium Reseller Hosting

Site5 reseller hosting is based on minimum Dual E5-2630 Sandy Bridge processors with 8 cores, RAID-10 protected hard space and 64 GB of RAM, and offers resellers the latest server-side technologies and software like PHP5.3-5.6, MySQL 5.5, Ruby on Rails, Perl 5.10, Python2.6-3.0., Server Side Includes, FTP/sFTP access, SSH access, and shared SSL Certificate, etc.

There are three reseller hosting plans available to sign up with, all of which contain rich features so that resellers can use to succeed in web hosting business. The Starter plan allows resellers to build unlimited resold accounts, and allocate 50GB disk space, 500GB bandwidth, plus 3 IP addresses. They can create as many email accounts as they need, have unlimited MySQL databases, and install any third-party scripts with a single click by using Softaculous. For more privacy purpose, Site5 allows resellers to use their own custom DNS nameservers rather than its generic nameservers. And there is domain reseller access so that resellers can resell their web hosting and register their own client domain name as well. Besides, the web host promises to help resellers with migrating their websites from old web hosting accounts to Site5 for free.

Every reseller of Site5 can receive cPanel/WHM to easily manage multiple web sites. Site5 also packages the popular RVSkin cPanel skin management tool for free. When it comes to billing software and support, Site5 provides resellers with ClientExec and Blesta free of charge to manage the billing of their hosted clients. If needed, resellers can also choose the paid WHMCS license to manage the web hosting environment for clients.

In the help of Site5 malware protection and cleanup service, resellers never need to worry about their websites safety. Other more, Site5 protects resellers from data loss by providing nightly backups.

From this part, we can see that Site5 reseller hosting offers rich reseller-friendly features so that they can start with their web hosting businesses easily and professionally. Though the price is not the cheapest one especially when compared to other reputable providers like InMotion Hosting and ResellerClub, Site5 reseller hosting remains relatively high price value.

Site 5 Uptime and Speed Review

Site5 is proud to be green while at the same time, its hosting performance is outstanding as well. The uptime guarantee the company gives to shared hosting, reseller hosting and VPS hosting is 99.9%. Furthermore, there is 99.99% uptime guarantee for Site5 cloud hosting customers. Once the company fails to meet the guarantee, it will refund to customers according to its established standard.

On top of that, every server is high configured and the lowest configuration is dual 5530 Gainstown processors, 8 cores, 8 GB RAM and RAID-10 disk space. Moreover, the company still upgrades its hardware unceasingly. The hosting account number on each server is also strictly controlled by Site5 to make sure guaranteed performance.

What’s more, there are over 20 server locations for people to choose one closest to them. The server locations contain United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Except default Dallas data center, people have to pay extra money on selecting other server locations.

Site 5 Money Back Guarantee

To ensure customers higher price value and customer satisfaction, Site5 provides customers with 45 Days Money Back Guarantee for shared web hosting and reseller hosting, and 15 Days Money Back Guarantee for fully managed VPS hosting. 

Site 5 Customer Support Review

Site5 is not a young web host and it knows how to satisfy customer really. The searchable Wiki is for people to look out for solutions and articles they are interested in. The community forum is designed to offer a place to communicate and publish notices.

If people want to talk about their problems to Site5 support representatives, there are also ways for them, in which live chat and ticket are available around the clock. The company also supports its customers via phone that is only from Monday to Friday.

In addition to technical support, Site5 has money back guarantee to protect its customers from losing. The shared and reseller hosting customers will receive 45 day money back guarantee while Site5 virtual server package is loaded with 15 day money back guarantee.

Summary

Site5 web hosting is feature-rich, and can meet customers’ different and increasing demands. Moreover, it guarantees 99.9% uptime, multiple server location options, 24/7 friendly & effective assistance, free hosting trial and affordable prices. It allows customers to upgrade to cloud, VPS or fully managed platform easily. No matter for any use, Site5 is considered as one of the best web hosts that people can trust.

To gain more Site5 details, please visit www.site5.com.

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