Media Temple Review

Media Temple Review
by: Steven Johnson
Last Updated: October 23, 2019     Posted: October 13, 2011

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Media Temple was started in 1998 by Demian Sellfors. They are known for their high quality customizable plans. Each of their servers has the best quality in the industry with some of the fastest speeds. Media Temple is great for those who want a standard server as well as people who want to customize a server from scratch. Learn More.

Pros and Cons


Media Temple offers premium hosting with stable servers with an established name.


Server speed and performance is lacking

Media Temple Customer Support

Ticket Support: Yes
Phone Support: Yes
Support Forums: No
Live Chat: Yes
Knowledge Base: Yes
Video Tutorials: Not Sure
  • 24/7 Phone Support: (877) 578-4000
  • Email via contact form on website (response promised in 24hrs)
  • Skype: ‘contact-mt’
  • Knowledge base: Yes
  • Community Wiki: Yes
  • System Status: Yes

Hosting Features

Control Panel: Custom
Domain Registration: $5/year
Edit DNS Zone Files: Yes
PHP MyAdmin: No
Mysql Databases: 100
ionCube Support: No

WordPress Specific Features

One-click Installers: Yes
Fantastico: No

Media Temple Company Details

Company Headquarters: Culver City, CA
First Year In Business: 1998
Number of Employees: 180

Media Temple is a web hosting company that focuses highly on quality technology and solid hosting service. Since 1998 they have grown to host over 100,000 customers and 1 million websites are hosted with them. They offer products ranging from small new websites to heavy traffic websites. Some of their clients include, Sony, Toyota, Starbucks, etc...

Media Temple Facts:

  • Demian Sellfors Co-founded the company in 1998
  • They have over 100,000 customers and 1 million websites
  • 180 employees
  • Server over 60 countries
  • They promise to answer the phone when called
  • They have award winning working environments

Data Center Details

Data Center Locations: United States

Refund Policy

Refund Policy: 30 Day

Media Temple is a company that delivers high quality technology and hosting to every people. Their strengths are in how they design their machines. Their servers are top notch with great speeds, and the option to scale and customize them easily.

Media Temple Features and Plans:

(gs) Grid-Service - $20/mo. 100GB storage, 1TB network transfer, 100 Domains and 1000 emails in a “Clustered” architecture. (dv) Dedicated-Virtual - $50/mo. $30GB storage, 1TB network transfer, scalable levels of operation, 64-bit operating system, virtual servers with RAID 10 configuration. (ve) Server - $30/mo. 20GB storage, 350GB network transfer, Choose different Linux install options, Premium hardware, Full Root Access, Server Status. (dpv) Nitro - $2500/mo. ~2400GB storage, RAID 10, 32GB memory, 3 TB network transfer, Install anything, 16-core processing, (cx) Complex-Hosting - Custom projects that need special attention. ProCDN - $20/mo. 200GB transfers a month (Plus $.15/GB up to 10TB and $.10/GB over 10TB).


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