A2 Hosting Review

a2 hosting review

Introduction

Recommended by top organizations such as CMS Made Simple and the Drupal Association, A2 Hosting commits to providing customers with turbo speeds. Multiple awards from ncmOnline in 2015, such as Fastest US Web Host, 100% Uptime Award and Top 10 Web Hosts, prove that A2 is a superior choice for your hosting needs.

Hosting Plans

A2 Hosting offers a variety of plan types including Web, Reseller, VPS, Managed VPS, Cloud and Dedicated hosting plans. The Web, Reseller and Managed VPS plans are available in three options to meet specific data needs. VPS plans have server or cloud-based options to choose from. Cloud hosting is fully customizable with plans starting at $15.00 a month. Dedicated hosting plans are available for servers you can configure or a managed plan with servers already configured for you.

Unlimited email addresses, databases, domains, subdomains, parked and add-on domains are included with all packages except lite plans. Free CloudFare CDN, site transfers, DNS management and shared SSL certificates are also included with all plans.

High speed Web hosting plans start at $3.29 a month and include unlimited RAID-10 storage and data transfer. Dedicated IP addresses are available for an additional $4.00 a month.

Reseller plans start at $13.19 a month and include unlimited client accounts with 60 GB, 130 GB or 200 GB of RAID-10 storage and 600, 1000 or 2000 GB of data transfer per month. All Reseller plans include one dedicated IP address and free server rewind backups and SSH Access and Rsync.

VPS plans start at $9.89 a month for server based and $15.00 a month for Cloud based. Both options include ultra-reliable hosting, full root access and your choice of operating systems. Cloud based plans are only available in the United States with server locations in Michigan, Amsterdam and Singapore.

Managed VPS plans start at $32.99 a month and include 4 GB, 6 GB or 8 GB of RAM, 75, 100 or 150 GB of RAID-10 storage and 2000, 3000 or 4000 GB of data transfer a month. All options include two dedicated IP addresses and free SwiftServer Hosting Platform, server rewind file backups and SSH Access.

Cloud hosting starts at $15.00 a month. Servers can be fully customized for memory, CPU cores, CPU speeds, RAID-10 HDD or SSD, operating systems and outbound and inbound data. High availability failover, one IP address and SSH access are all provided at no charge.

Dedicated servers are available in Flex and Managed Flex plans. The Flex plan allows you to configure your own server and choose your own Linux operating system. The Managed Flex plan comes with an already configured server with free cPanel control panel and comprehensive server management through HostGuard.

Uptime & Downtime

A2 Hosting boasts 99.9% uptime. In the event your website is down for more than 0.1% of the month, A2 will refund 5% of the monthly fee paid for every hour the system is down.

Support

A2 Hosting offers a community forum for quick answers to questions and an opportunity to build network relationships with other business owners. Technical support is also available 24/7 via online chat, email and toll-free phone. Support tickets can be submitted through an online support system as well.

In the News

PR Newswire recognized A2 Hosting as a forerunner in the hosting industry. Known for being the first hosting company to support PHP 5 in 2004, “history repeats itself” as A2 Hosting reviewed recent changes and is one of the first to support PHP 7 hosting, keeping the company an elite choice for hosting.

Control Panel

All plans include cPanel with a free demo. WHM is supported in the Reseller plans. VPS and Dedicated server plans also support Softaculous, ISPconfig, Ajenti and ZPanel control panels.

Extras

In addition to excellent and affordable hosting plans, A2 Hosting reviewed what clients and their customers want and need to offer the most up-to-date services. Additional hosting services include blog, CMS, CRM, ecommerce, forum, social network and wiki hosting.

Money Back Guarantee & Cancellation Policy

A2 Hosting offers a hassle-free money back guarantee at any time during service. A full refund with no questions asked is available during the first 30 days of service. After the 31st day, refunds are prorated and may exclude certain fees.

Summary

For super-fast speeds, nearly perfect uptimes and excellent customer support, A2 Hosting is a superb choice for businesses and individuals who want to take their web presence to the next level.

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