Dot5 Hosting review17 user reviews, 0 support responses, 0 testimonials, 4 products, 0 promotions, 2 social accounts, 11889 domains, 11060 hosted, Alexa #255194, listed 2005 (#2618)
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It seems clear to me that they simply are not in control of their operations.
No uptime problems, and site response is OK.
Email services are very weak. No IMAP (at least on their basic plan) and worse, if I issue multiple email addresses, the users cannot set/reset their own passwords.
I've also used 1and1.com and there is no comparison. I'm pulling my two remaining accounts from Dot5 by the end of the year, and moving them to 1and1, and I'm willing to do this even though it means losing money.
Dot5Hosting (est. 1996) has built hosting packages that meets the needs of all potential customers, from home user to the commerce business user.
Dot5Hosting.com is still an industry top provider, although was recently acquired by EIG.
Their affordable packages, cheap domains are one of the reasons that Dot 5 Hosting has become one of the most popular web hosting packages in the past
With Dot5Hosting you can rely on:
- High level of customer service
- Guaranteed uptime
- Functional tools for management of your products
- Secure and reliable backups
- Money-Back Guarantee
- 24x7 Support
Dot5Hosting (same as EasyCGI) uses the same two data centers in the Boston, USA
Their secure and solid network infrastructure gives virtually any server on their network the ability to access webfiles when a request occurs
Site data is parsed by a dual Big Iron load balancers and is controlled by DELL servers, which are split into application pools like FTP, Web, incoming mail.
Their network of over 1000 servers processes an estimated 7.5 gigabits of storage per second and is powered by N+1 power.
They use vDeck 4 which offers a highly customized and intuitive user experience. Check the full list of control panels, for more details..
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The limited offer will run until December 21, 2004 and is available with all of 1&1's Web hosting packages. Existing customers are eligible to receive the price and there is no limit to the number of domains a customer can register.
"The .name promotion is intended to help our customers make a distinctive mark on the Web," says Andreas Gauger, chairman of the board for 1&1 Internet. "It opens new possibilities for users who want to personalize their Web presence with a particular name that may not be available on another top level domain. It's an additional way for us to ensure that we're giving our customers all they need to be successful."
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Its been a week and they keep feeding me this garbage saying you'll recieve an e-mail 6-8 hours i checked every day and nothing yet every day i ask them they keep saying the same crap...
I advise you not to use this service, it is a waste of money their customer service is horrible.
1) I have never had any news from them after buying my domain
2) I had to go chat with the guys online (at least 3 times) to finally have them to sent me an e-mail to ask me to send copies of my credit card
3) They asked me to send pictures of my credit card throught regular (not crypted) mail. When I told them this was an unsafe practice, they said it was for my own security !!!!! Seriously.... How professionnal is this ???????
4) After taking maybe an hour to explain them that I wanted to send them an encrypted file with all the information included, I sent them the e-mail and they just could not RECEIVE IT !!! I AM 100% my e-mail services work [read more...]
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