123 Reg vs. CWCS - Feb 2020

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123 Reg (123-reg.co.uk) has been added on Nov 29, 2005 and last updated on May 15, 2019. Trusted and verified by WHTOP on 2019.
CWCS (cwcs.co.uk) has been added on May 08, 2007 and last updated on Oct 15, 2012.

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123-reg.co.uk logo
Total Reviews: 134
Average Rating: 1 / 10
Good Reviews: 15
Bad Reviews: 119
Official Responses: 0
1 / 10VISIT WEBSITE
134 user reviews
cwcs.co.uk logo
Total Reviews: 16
Average Rating: 6 / 10
Good Reviews: 11
Bad Reviews: 5
Official Responses: 0
6 / 10VISIT WEBSITE
16 user reviews
 
The Shipping Building, Old Vinyl Factory, 252 – 254 Blyth Road
Hayes UB3 1HA
UK
Part of HEG
Portland Street, Beeston,
Nottingham ng9 2lp
UK
Emailsales@1...info@c...
Phone0345 450 23100800 1 777 000
RanksAlexa Rating19,555▲558 (lower is better)
Domains694,576▼-606 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in IN 7,797
Alexa Rating745,722▼-783,304 (lower is better)
Alexa Rank in GB 48,772
Coupons-
Languages en-GBen-GB
Info123-Reg was established in 2000 and it is an eco-friendly hosting company that uses the latest hardware, latest Dell and HP servers and the latest Intel processors in order to provide reliability and speed. They use low-energy systems for their data centers. They have registered more than 3.5 million domain names and they are currently hosting over a million websites. 123-Reg claims that their products are easy to use and that they are the largest hosting provider in UK now.

123-reg was [...]
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CWCS Managed Hosting is a high quality cloud hosting (private, public and hybrid clouds), dedicated server and web hosting specialist. With its own state-of-the-art UK data centres, 24/7/365 support and powerful and efficient web server control panels, CWCS is committed to and recognized for quality, reliability and excellent customer service in Web hosting. CWCS technical staff are based on-site within the data centres, and the company also has data centre facilities in the US and Canada. Read full review
EstablishedMay, 2000March, 1999
Site speedFast, load time 1.4 seconds 66% sites are slower
SEO Links count 4,632
Average, load time 2.9 seconds 24% sites are slower
SEO Links count 107
Social Media
Social Media
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123-reg.co.uk Icon123reg
Started from: January, 2009
  • Tweets: 20,597
  • Followers: 15,865
  • Friends: 1,219
  • Last activity: Feb 21, 2020
cwcs.co.uk IconCWCS_Hosting
Started from: August, 2009
  • Tweets: 4,753
  • Followers: 4,545
  • Friends: 3,057
  • Last activity: Feb 19, 2020
123-reg.co.uk Icon123 Reg
  • Likes:19,582
  • People talking about them: 770
  • Last activity: Sep 29, 2019
cwcs.co.uk IconCWCS Managed Hosting
  • Likes:1,577
  • People talking about them: 4
  • Last activity: Jul 22, 2019
123-reg
  • Followers:317
  • Entity type: Privately Held
  • Founded: 2001
  • Employee Count: 51-200
  • Industry: Internet
CWCS Managed Hosting
  • Followers:192
  • Entity type: Privately Held
  • Founded: 1999
  • Employee Count: 11-50
  • Industry: Internet
123 Reg Blog
  • Blog Posts:492
  • Software Wordpress version 4.9.13
  • Blog added on: Feb, 2012
  • Language: en-US
  • Last written post: Feb 20, 2020
http://www.cwcs.co.uk/blog/
  • Blog Posts:362
  • Blog added on: Oct, 2012
  • Language: en-US
  • Last written post: Dec 3, 2019
Shared Hosting - 4/1
Plan NameEssentials [Linux]Starter [Linux]
Price£ 3.49/mo. VAT 20% exc$ 2.00/mo.
Disk Space10 GB1 GB
Data Transferunmetered10 GB
Hosted domains1 
Free Domain1 
Control Panel[In-house]
Server LocationUnited Kingdom
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)The features you need to make your first personal or community website a success.

Free domains 1
Websites 1
Web space 10GB
MySQL 1
Database size 500MB
Included SSL
2GB Dedicated RAM
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Bandwidth Unlimited
FTP Accounts 1
Website Backup [...]
N/A
Date PlanMar 2019Dec 2014
Plan NameBusiness [Linux]-
Price£ 5.49/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Space100 GB-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domains5-
Free Domain2-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)The flexibility, power, and support your business needs to host a brochure based website.

Free domains 2
Websites 5
Web space 100GB
MySQL 5
Database size 1GB
Included SSL
2GB Dedicated RAM
Less features

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Bandwidth Unlimited
FTP Accounts 1
Website Backup [...]
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Date PlanMar 2019-
Plan NameUnlimited [Linux]-
Price£ 8.99/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Spaceunlimited-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domains10-
Free Domain3-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Unlimited power for even the most demanding e-commerce sites and applications.

Free domains 3
Websites 10
Web space Unlimited
MySQL Unlimited
Database size 1GB
Included SSL
2GB Dedicated RAM
Less features

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Bandwidth Unlimited
FTP Accounts Unlimited
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Date PlanMar 2019-
Plan NamePremium [Linux]-
Price£ 14.99/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Space100 GB-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain1-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Server level performance, without the admin. Includes 99.99% uptime SLA.

Free domains 1
Websites Unlimited
Web space 100GB
MySQL Unlimited
Database size 1GB
Included SSL
2GB Dedicated RAM
Less features

Access features
Bandwidth Unlimited
FTP Accounts Unlimited
Website [...]
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Date PlanMar 2019-
Virtual Dedicated Hosting - 1/0
Plan NameXL [Linux]-
Price£ 119.99/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Spaceunlimited-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain1-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Powerful server hosting for multiple high traffic & mission critical websites.

RAM 16GB
Storage Unlimited
MySQL Databases 1GB each, Unlimited
Sites Unlimited
Traffic Unmetered
CPU Power 8 out of 8
Estimated monthly visits 1,500,000

Our Premium service combines the capacity and performance [...]
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Date PlanMar 2019-
VPS - 1/0
Plan NameXXL [Linux/Windows]-
Price£ 44.99/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Space150 GB-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU3 Cores-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel, Plesk, [In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Price ex. VAT 20%
Processors (CPU) 3 cores
Memory 3GB RAM
Storage (Hard drive) 150GB
Data transfer Unmetered
Operating System Linux or Windows
Control Panel Plesk or cPanel

123-reg VPS are available with the following amazing features that ensure maximum performance and reliability. With a [...]
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Date PlanMar 2019-
Supported Operating Systems
  • Linux
  • Linux/Windows
  • Linux
List of products
  • Shared Hosting
  • Virtual Dedicated Hosting
  • VPS
  • Domains
  • SSL Certificates
  • Shared Hosting
Last positive / negative customers review
 
Dave Shuts (dave.shuts@b...)
on Sep 19, 2007
I've been with 123 for some years & never had a problem - until now!The thing that has really p'd me off, is that when you host a site with them, or even it seems just register a site, they *give* you 10 *free* pop3 mailboxes per site. No [...]

-anonymous- (whtop.3.stevegs@s...)
on Dec 19, 2019
They started life as "Supanames", who were competitive and provided good service at the time. While 123-Reg remains competitive for domain registration, I'll keep with them for that: but they're useless for hosting. After several months of getting [...]
puddiesm (trishkennedy03@h...)
on Nov 06, 2013
CWCS is excellent.
CWCS is effieicent and good value for money. Staff are helpful, taking time to explain matters in detail. The support received is extremely reassuring.I would not hesitate to recomment CWCS.

Janne (exilexx@g...)
on Apr 15, 2015
CWCS are simply crooks
We ordered a server with a certain operating system and no commitments. We got a server with a different operating system than the one we asked for, and when we tried cancelling they cited a hidden clause in their contract that states we are [...]
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