Pros and Cons
ProsThey are still in business and have sever levels of hosting plans
ConsNot that innovative or ground breaking.
Data Center Details
HostRocket is a famous hosting provider based in New York, USA.
Although the company was founded as a very small enterprise, it now runs over two hundred servers and hosts nearly a hundred thousand domains.
They also have many full-time engineers employed in their datacenters to make sure their infrastructure is always running at it's highest efficiency.
HostRocket is a famous hosting provider based in New York, USA. Although the company was founded as a very small enterprise, it now runs over two hundred servers and hosts nearly a hundred thousand domains. They also have many full-time engineers employed in their datacenters to make sure their infrastructure is always running at optimum level.
HostRocket is unique in that it has always been a self-sufficient company, running entirely on profits since the day it began. Folks at the company have accredited their fame to their excellent service and customer care over the years.
Plans and Features
HostRocket’s basic shared hosting comes at $4.99 per month paid two years in advance. You can also pay a monthly fee of $12.99 if you don’t require a long-term contract. Note that there is a one-time $29.95 set-up fee involved with any purchase.
The hosting package brings 1000 GB of storage space with completely unmetered monthly bandwidth. Subdomains and email accounts are unlimited as well, along with 10 add-ons, subdomains and MySQL databases. The ’10 add-ons’ limit is automatically incremented by one extra slot every month.
A great array of free scripts is also provided to you, including Wordpress, b2evolution, Drupal, Joomla, phpBB 2 and OSCommerce among others. Popular programming platforms like PHP, Perl, Python, CGI-BIN etc are supported by HostRocket. If you require the use of PERL modules, you can have them installed at no extra fee.
A 30-day money back guarantee is offered with every purchase.
Account management at HostRocket is done through standard cPanel. A demo login is also provided on the website for you to evaluate its features: http://www.hostrocket.com/cpdemo.html. The control panel lets you change account settings, manage files, email, FTP account, databases etc. For MySQL databases, there is the standard phpMyAdmin found within your account.
Wordpress is included as part of the ‘free-scripts’ pack and can be installed on your domain at the click of a button.
Technical support at HostRocket can be availed through email, toll-free telephone and their helpdesk where support tickets can be opened. RocketSupport.com is a dedicated knowledgebase, designed exclusively for HostRocket members. This site features hundreds of excellent articles with answers to the most common technical issues.
Forums are also available from the HostRocket website where you can meet with other members and get help with any issues.