Paul Mahony. Chief Editor
A2 hosting sure had its ups and downs. Transparent pricing, good plans, friendly customer service and a simple-to-use interface gave me a great first impression. However, the performance of the medium-tier Linux plan could have been better.
It wasn’t bad but needs improvements to be ahead of the competition. On top of that, the password retrieval was quite simple. In theory, one person pretending to be a friend could get your password away with relative ease. To sum it up, I believe multiple positive A2 hosting reviews to be completely correct – It is a decent solution for many people. The host is only a couple minor changes away from being a genuine contender.
I appreciate that you took a simple, how to article by explaining the process step by step and how to build momentum. I have been using A2Hosting over the years and not found any issues so far. A2Hosting has been in the web hosting industry for many years. A2Hosting has cleared all the customers' issues in the past and improved users expectation.
I like oranges. Small and big, any size really. A small orange should be more user friendly than a large one but, well, here we are
Fastcomet is by far one of the most disingenuous hosting company I have had the displeasure to work with. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is and BOY, is that the case with FastComet. Promises of super speed and top of the line specs...Only to find that my 6 year old server with 16gb RAM and 2012 AMD Processors was 4 times faster! See the attached for a Pingdom speed test comparison of the same site, same location: my old server vs. FastComet 32gbs RAM dedicated Server with 8 Xeon processors!
http://i64.tinypic.com/ncxfv7.jpg And they promise yes to everything and then deliver nothing. The sales during the chat was "yes" to everything but the technical team was "no"...they would not even let me use my own DNS nameservers. The final nail in the coffin was when I tried to take advantage of their 7 day money back guarantee only to find out there is no refund for the $49.95 incomplete performance enhancement and another $19.95 for their setup. All in all, about $68 for 24 hours of a server that never went live and was so slow that it was painful!