Dot Block review4 user reviews, 0 support responses, 0 testimonials, 1 product, 0 promotions, 5 social accounts, Alexa #604345, listed 2011 (#17086)
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I was actually pretty happy with their services for almost a year, then I had hardware malfunctions and DOS attacks with seemingly happen about every 6 months or so that take the server down for extended amounts of time. This last time was unacceptable though. Their response is extremely lackluster and not what I expect to be paying month in and out for.
My site was down for 17hrs and they were telling me no one could fix my problem until Monday morning - that's an additional 20+hrs before a tech looks at the problem, let along fixes the issue and brings my server live.
If you have a site or many that need to be up, rethink dotblock until they get serious about their service support
I have been a customer of DotBlock since 2010. They have expanded a lot the last 3 years. They have added new powerful hardware, several new VPS lines, including pure SSD VPS plans and also they have changed XEN with KVM. I have tested most of their new servers and DotBlock gets high results, and currently they are number one on my top 10 list.
Their customer service is really good, they helped me a lot to learn more how to use my VPS when I bought it. I had absolutely no problem in the last year with DDoS attacks or similar things.
Their network seems very good, fast speeds and my server have 100% uptime. I love the fact they offer unmetered bandwidth. It can’t be any better.
All in all, DotBlock has got new servers, new technology (KVM) and SSD Plans. You get allot for your money.
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About Dot BlockDotblock is a privately owned, multi-million dollar corporation located in Upstate New York. Our company has been providing web hosting services to approximately 50,000 websites since 1999. By focusing on service while maintaining affordability, the company provides service that meets the unique needs of each client and exceeds their wildest performance expectations. Customers and vendors across the globe can agree that Dotblock is truly the future of web hosting.
A keen focus on customer service is immensely apparent at Dotblock. You will encounter helpful sales representatives who help you evaluate your needs, detail-oriented billing agents who try to save you money, and knowledgeable customer service professionals who help you understand web hosting. In addition, working behind the scenes, many other professionals including network engineers, quality assurance agents, and business analysts keep operations running smoothly. Each Dotblock employee is dedicated to making sure your hosting experience is one that echoes satisfaction.
Headquartered in Clifton Park, NY, which is a region known as New York’s Tech Valley, Dotblock conducts business from one of the country’s leading regions in the high-tech sector. The Tech Valley is home to over 1,000 major technology-oriented companies who together have a combined annual payroll which exceeds 2 billion dollars. Forbes magazine calls the Tech Valley one of the “Top 20 Places to do Business in America” while Sperling's BestPlaces refers to the region as “The Least Stressful Region in the Country”. Additionally, the region is not prone to major disasters and is known to have one of the highest concentrations of skilled workers in America. When you combine these very unique factors, you can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that Dotblock’s strategically chosen location gives the company a competitive advantage and enhances the overall stability of the company.
Redundant Cloud VPS Hosting
Hardware redundancy on every level, from network connectivity to disk storage, gives you the peace of mind of knowing that in the event of a failure, your service will be seamlessly and automatically migrated to failover equipment. Both your site’s data and connectivity are backed by our 99.99% uptime guarantee!
Scalable Cloud VPS Hosting
Our scalable cloud allows you to instantly expand and contract your resource allotment based upon your sites changing needs. Whether your growth patterns are consistent, or vary greatly, our scalable system allows you the peace of mind of knowing that the necessary computing power will be available for you on demand.
Dynamic Cloud VPS Hosting
Our advanced infrastructure is designed to be platform independent, and can host a wide variety of operating systems including CentOS VPS Hosting, Debian VPS Hosting, Fedora VPS Hosting, Gentoo VPS Hosting, Slackware VPS Hosting, Ubuntu VPS Hosting, Windows 2008 VPS Hosting and Windows 2003 VPS Hosting.
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About: We are a VPS/Cloud hosting provider that specializes in providing pre-configured installations of various web applications to our users. Website: DotBlockCustomizationOne of the best features that DotBlock offers is the level of customization with cloud VPS. DotBlock uses KVM-based virtualization technology, which allows for some really amazing features such as redundancy, on-the-fly scaling and the option of creating custom stacks. After all, you just cannot go wrong with 99.99% uptime guarantee and full hardware-based redundancy. DotBlock offers all of these features and that too with a reasonable pricing policy.Unmetered BandwidthWith no metering of bandwidth, you enjoy premium speeds on any plan that you purchase at DotBlock.com.Operating SystemsDotBlock offers a choice of more [...]
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For over a year I was with dotBlock, and it seemed at least once every 2 weeks the server would go down and not come back up. Sometimes if I logged into their account management area, I could reboot the server. Other times, that didn’t work and I had to file a ticket.
Here is my experience with dotBlock, and why I believe you should…
AVOID dotBlock like the PLAGUE!
December 24th, 2010
- $10 late fee improperly imposed on my account. Ticket #933545 opened and a refund was given.
January 3rd, 2011
- My IP is blacklisted from accessing cp.dotblock.com. I could no longer manage my account, they unblocked my IP after submitting ticket #194120.
January 4th, 2011
- My server is down and I’m unable to bring it back up. Ticket #962443 is opened, problem is fixed.
January 27th, 2011
- I notice they’re offering “double memory”, would have been nice to find out I was paying the same price as others but only getting half the memory. Ticket #901370 created, and my memory was doubled [read more...]
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