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I've hosted with hostmysite.com since 2004. They used to be a great company. There was a buyout a few years back and they have been a mess ever since. The control panel doesn't work well anymore. The ticketing system takes forever. When you call support it's a crap shoot whether you will get someone who knows what they are doing. Hosting error messages are resolved then they start happening again. So frustrating especially since they used to be so great.
HostMySite used to be a pretty decent company to work for up until about 16-18 months ago. Initially, their customer service started to go down hill. Then, they switched over to a new platform which broke their control panel and caused an array of problems. Now, I have to put in a ticket for just about everything (file permissions, creating databases, redirects, dsn configuration, etc...). Sometimes, a task that is simple as changing permissions on a file can take up to a week or more which is unacceptable. If the control panel worked, I could perform all of these tasks in under 5 minutes myself. These issues with the control panel have been going on for over 8 months and HostMySite keeps stating that they plan to have it resolved within the next 3-4 months. I'd stay away from this company at all costs.
Since 1997, over 100,000 customers have entrusted HostMySite with their web presence for one simple reason: our unmatched quality of service. Our team of professional system administrators and engineers have a passion for helping people succeed on the web, and that drives everything else we do.
Why We Are Different
At HostMySite, all customers have direct, instantaneous access to our highly skilled and experienced system administrators. We don't have a support line, we have a HOTLINE. There is no maze of phone tree options to solve to get to the right person, because there is no phone tree. You call, and in three rings or less, you are immediately connected with one of our experts.
HostMySite is a division of Hosting.com, a leader in enterprise hosting solutions such as Cloud Hosting, Dedicated Hosting, Disaster Recovery, and Business Continuity Services. Hosting.com owns and operates its own datacenters and networks, employs more than 325 employees, and has been financially stable and profitable since its inception in 1997. Our passion for customer service and our carrier-class resources and facilities are what enable us to offer enterprise class service at affordable small business prices on HostMySite.
Windows Web Hosting
* Windows 2008 R2
* ASP.NET 4.0 with AJAX
* ColdFusion 9 Available
* MS SQL Server 2005 or 2008
Linux Web Hosting
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux
- PHP 5.3
- Perl, Python, and CGI Support
- MySQL 5 Database
Customer Service Features
* Friendly, helpful 24x7x365 customer service and support!
* Contact us via toll-free phone, email, and live chat!
* Same-day account setup (average 1 hour or less)
* 30 day money-back satisfaction guarantee
* Web-based interface for email account management
* Read email through built-in web interface or your favorite email client
* Unlimited user aliases and email forwarding
* CGI capable accounts that support Perl, Python, and PHP scripting
* Preinstalled with the most popular PHP and Perl extensions
* Local SSH access available on all Linux plans
* Dell PowerEdge R series chassis
* Dual hyper-threaded quad core Intel Xeon processors
* 36GB of RAM
* Hot swappable 15K SAS drive in a fault-tolerant RAID 10 setup
* HostMySite.com owned and operated facilities
* SAS-70 Compliant
* Core routing and switching utilizes best-in-class Juniper and Cisco hardware
* Daily data backups
* N+1 reduntant diesel generators and UPS battery backup
* Redundant data center cooling and climate control systems
* 99.9+% network uptime track record since 1997
Control Panel Features
* Edit account details such as payment method, personal information, and user access
* Manage website functionality with site administration, statistics, and email settings
* Conveniently make changes 24x7x365 without contacting support
* MIVA Merchant Storefront Software
* Create Your Own eCommerce Website
* Integrate Product Catalog, Shopping Cart
* Ordering & Credit Card Processing
Premium Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
* SSL Certificates from Trustwave
* Protect Your Customer's Privacy
* 40-bit to 256-bit Encryption
* 3-year Certificate Discount - $198
All Plans Include
24x7 Customer Support - Expert technical support at any hour via phone, email, and live chat
Google Adwords Credit - You receive a credit towards Google Adwords simply by signing up for a HostMySite hosting plan.
SmarterStats - Track and monitor your websites traffic and activity
Programming Features - Advanced programming and scripting support for developers
Free Domain Name - Get a free .com, .net, .org, .biz, .info, or .us domain free with every annual hosting plan
30 Day Money Back Guarantee - 100% satisfaction guaranteed or your money back
Control Panel - Manage your hosting account and website settings easily
SmarterMail - 500 email accounts with powerful spam filtering features
Infrastructure Features - Resilient network infrastructure built to eliminate any single point of failure
HostMySite offers Dedicated Server Hosting through our Cloud Hosting brand, Hosting.com. Same company, same awesome support team, same focus on excellence in customer service, but with a focus on the unique needs of Enterprise customers and complex, highly scalable applications.
Customize your dedicated server with additional features that increase your server's security and performance:
* Custom Firewall Configuration
* VPN (Virtual Private Network)
* Security Patches: Monthly
* Custom Server Load Balancing
* Choose Plesk, cPanel, or Helm
* Managed Backups: Daily
* RAID Arrays
* Choose from Windows, Linux, or Unix
* Add MySQL, MS SQL, and Access
Strengthen Your Brand Name and Simplify Your Business!
Through HostMySite's reseller program you can offer feature-rich hosting plans and scalable solutions at your own prices! There are no fees to participate and account setup and management is easy. As a reseller, you can sell HostMySite's hosting plans for 30% less than the list price with reduced setup fees. Become a reseller today and increase your profits by taking advantage of HostMySite's exceptional service and 24x7x365 support!
* No participation fees
* 30% plan discount and reduced setup fees
* Set up unlimited accounts easily
* Instant access to site settings
* 24x7x365 live customer service and support
The Top 8 Reasons to be a HostMySite Reseller
You are our priority.
HostMySite understands the importance of happy customers. Your customers rely on you for a high quality website with high quality service. We're always there when you need us, so you can be there for your customers. Call us 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year.
Our door is always open.
Customers rarely see the technology their hosting company uses. HostMySite personally invites you to tour your website's home. Give us a call to set up a time to tour our datacenter or explore our datacenter technology online.
HostMySite hires experienced experts to ensure your website stays up and running. With a skilled infrastructure to monitor your server partnered with highly knowledgeable support staff, HostMySite keeps you and your customers happy.
Freedom is important.
Reseller hosting gives you the ability to offer your customers the hosting plans they need at the prices you choose. HostMySite takes care of the technical details with 24 hour server monitoring by both automated systems and experienced professionals.
We know hosting.
Lou Honick and Neil Heuer created HostMySite in 1997, making it an experienced leader in the hosting industry. HostMySite has extensive experience with web sites, but we also know that the most important thing is customer satisfaction.
Technology is our thing.
What can we say? We love hosting. HostMySite is filled with employees who love both computers and people, a rare combination in the Web hosting industry. HostMySite keeps your servers online, your mind at ease, and a smile on your face.
At HostMySite, the number 8 is a big number. The average time our customers wait on the telephone to speak with a live technical support representative-8 seconds. Give us a call, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year to find out.
HostMySite has won many industry and business awards for providing and setting an exceptional level of service. Some are chosen by consumer responses and others are recognition for the technology and service we provide. HostMySite is constantly working to serve our customers.
Hosting your website with HostMySite means having a team of dedicated professionals working around the clock to make sure you have 100% network availability for your server.
Your server is connected through 6 different Tier 1 connectivity providers on a multi-homed, redundant network featuring Gigabit and OCx Internet connections ensuring that your website will still remain online and accessible.
HostMySite's fiber optic connections enter the datacenter through physically separate conduits in order to maintain your site's connectivity in the unlikely event of a fiber cut.
We utilize a redundant routing architecture including hardware failover and Cisco HSRP (Hot Spare Router Protocol) to guarantee 100% uptime.
HostMySite.com employs advanced power systems to insure the continuous operation of your servers. Our entire power distribution system is designed for maximum redundancy including diesel power generators, central Powerware UPS, and K-Rated transformers.
HostMySite keeps the datacenters at the ideal temperature and humidity level with redundant Liebert HVAC and climate control systems.
FE-25 gas fire suppression protects your data from fire damage and allows us to avoid water damage from a sprinkler system discharge.
HostMySite technicians build and deploy your server with high quality brand name components within hours of placing an order. At HostMySite, we understand what it takes to guarantee 100% uptime, and all components are kept in stock to ensure fast upgrades and a guaranteed 2 hour service level agreement on failed hardware replacement.
* Electronic Key Entry System
* N+1 Redundant UPS Power Supply
* Redundant Core Routing
* FE-25 Gas Fire Suppression
* Physically Diverse Fiber Conduits
* Multiple Tier 1 Connectivity Providers
* Diesel Generators
* N+1 Redundant HVAC
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I've been with hostmysite.com since 2000. I was satisfied and recommended them to friends for so many years. The last two years have been rough. The service has declined and my recent experience has been horrible.
I cannot currently order a working hosting account. Since hostmysite.com switched over to CF9 not a single account I have set up works. I've spent 7 days troubleshooting the latest CF9 box with the tech support team just to get the DNS set up. None of the control panel items works on CF9 and they make no apologies for that.
This is my second shared CF9 hosting account and the first experience was worse. After the account was set up it took 5 days to get it actually working. Then it crashed the first day it was live.
It sad to see a good company go bad. Maybe this is just growing pains, but I don't want to waste hours of my time troubleshooting when it should just work
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