Fasthosts vs. WP Engine - Jul 2020

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Fasthosts (fasthosts.co.uk) has been added on Jun 01, 2005 and last updated on Mar 14, 2020. Trusted and verified by WHTOP on 2016.
WP Engine (wpengine.com) has been added on Jan 29, 2015 and last updated on Jun 21, 2020. Trusted and verified by WHTOP on 2016.

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fasthosts.co.uk logo

Total Reviews: 7
Average Rating: 1 / 10
Good Reviews: 0
Bad Reviews: 7
Official Responses: 0
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7 user reviews
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Discovery House, 154 Southgate Street
Gloucester gl1 2ex
UK
Part of United Internet
Irongate House, 22-30 Duke's Place
London EC3A 7LP
UK
Emailsales@f...billing@w...
Phone0808 1686 777, 0333 0142 700, Fax: +44 1452 304242+1-512-273-3906
RanksAlexa Rating41,836▲8,148 (lower is better)
Domains327,112▲265 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in US 27,739
Alexa Rating5,230▼-3,958 (lower is better)
Alexa Rank in US 1,685
Coupons-
Languages en-GB en-US
InfoEver since it was established in 1999, Fasthosts has never stopped growing and developing. The company has always respected their customers’ needs and priorities. Because they have always cared about the customer’s experience, they became accredited from the Institute of Customer Service. As they invest a lot of time in the great operation of their web hosting services, Fasthosts has quickly become a top company. Fasthosts comes with a great variety of solutions that offer the possibility for [...] Read full reviewWP Engine is a hosting platform that is rather new in the hosting industry. They claim to offer powerful hardware architecture and high speed. They are partners with Google, New Relic, Amazon, BigCommerce and Cloudflare.

They specialize in WordPress hosting and their plans are dedicated for both beginners and enterprises that need customized plans. Backups are made automatically, security is guaranteed with Cloudflare and speed is improved by CDN and their multiple data centers. Site [...]
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EstablishedJanuary, 19992010
Site speedAverage, load time 2.0 seconds 46% sites are slower
SEO Links count 628
Average, load time 2.3 seconds 39% sites are slower
SEO Links count 21,165
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Social Media

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fasthosts.co.uk Iconfasthosts
Started from: July, 2008
  • Tweets: 16,910
  • Followers: 7,656
  • Friends: 3,737
  • Last activity: Jul 8, 2020

wpengine.com Iconwpengine
Started from: March, 2010
  • Tweets: 26,097
  • Followers: 42,292
  • Friends: 18
  • Last activity: Jul 9, 2020

fasthosts.co.uk IconFasthosts Internet
  • Likes: 5,354
  • People talking about them: 35
  • Last activity: Sep 30, 2019

wpengine.com IconWP Engine
  • Likes: 40,142
  • People talking about them: 3,720
  • Last activity: Sep 27, 2019

Fasthosts Internet Ltd
  • Followers: 1,055
  • Entity type: Privately Held
  • Founded: 1999
  • Employee Count: 201-500
  • Industry: Internet

WP Engine
  • Followers: 1,901
  • Entity type: Privately Held
  • Founded: 2010
  • Employee Count: 201-500
  • Industry: Information Technology & Services

Fasthosts Blog
  • Blog Posts: 184
  • Software Ghost 3.21
  • Blog added on: Dec, 2011
  • Last written post: Jul 9, 2020

WP Engine Blog
  • Blog Posts: 951
  • Software Wordpress version 5.4.2
  • Blog added on: Jan, 2015
  • Language: en-US
  • Last written post: Jul 7, 2020

Shared Hosting - 3/0
Plan NameIgnite [Linux/Windows]-
Price£ 2.50/mo. VAT 20% exc
(£ 5.00 after 12 mo.)
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Disk Space10 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domains1-
Free Domain1-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)24/7 tech support
Free domain for 1 year .com .co.uk .uk .london
2 x 1GB databases
Basic SEO tools
5 x Mail Extra (2GB) mailboxes
Windows Server 2012 R2, IIS 8.5, ASP.NET 4.6, MVC 5, LINQ and AJAX (Windows only)
PHP 7.3 available
Content management systems: WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and more [...]
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Date PlanMar 2020-
Plan NameMomentum [Linux/Windows]-
Price£ 5.00/mo. VAT 20% exc
(£ 10.00 after 12 mo.)
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Disk Space20 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domains3-
Free Domain1-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel, [In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)24/7 tech support
20 x 1GB databases
Advanced SEO tools
100 x Mail Extra (2GB) mailboxes
Windows Server 2012 R2, IIS 8.5, ASP.NET 4.6, MVC 5, LINQ and AJAX (Windows only)
PHP 7.2 available
Content management systems: WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and more (Linux only)
Clustered architecture
Free [...]
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Date PlanMar 2020-
Plan NameUltimate [Linux/Windows]-
Price£ 10.00/mo. VAT 20% exc
(£ 20.00 after 12 mo.)
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Disk Space120 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domains100-
Free Domain1-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel, [In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)24/7 UK tech support
120 x 1GB databases
Advanced SEO tools
1090 x Mail Extra (2GB) mailboxes
Windows Server 2012 R2, IIS 8.5, ASP.NET 4.6, MVC 5, LINQ and AJAX (Windows only)
PHP 7.2 available
Content management systems: WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and more (Linux only)
Clustered architecture
Free [...]
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Date PlanMar 2020-
Dedicated Hosting - 3/0
Plan NameDS1-HDD16 [Linux/Windows]-
Price£ 30.00/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Space1000 GB-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPUIntel Xeon E3-1230 v6 4 cores x 3.5GHz-
Dedicated IPs1-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Unleashed performance with dedicated hardware including Intel Xeon processors and NVMe SSDs. Rely on UK data centres and unlimited bandwidth, plus 24/7 UK support.-
Date PlanMar 2020-
Plan NameDS1-SSD32 [Linux/Windows]-
Price£ 40.00/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Space480 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPUIntel Xeon E3-1230 v6 4 cores x 3.5GHz-
Dedicated IPs1-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionSame as previous plans-
Date PlanMar 2020-
Plan NameDS4-HDD Gold + [Linux/Windows]-
Price£ 140.00/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Space4000 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPUIntel Xeon Gold 6210U 20 cores x 2.5GHz-
Dedicated IPs1-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)2 x 4TB HDD
Hardware RAID 1

Unleashed performance with dedicated hardware including Intel Xeon processors and NVMe SSDs. Rely on UK data centres and unlimited bandwidth, plus 24/7 UK support.
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Date PlanMar 2020-
Reseller Hosting - 1/0
Plan NameReseller Platform [Linux/Windows]-
Price£ 19.99/mo. VAT 20% exc
(£ 49.99 after 12 mo.)
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Disk Spaceunlimited SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Our Reseller Platform provides you with:

Unlimited UK web space
500 customisable web & email packages
Now earn up to 20% discount off Value Servers
Reseller API – enables you to integrate web hosting into your own website

Reseller package [...]
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Date PlanMar 2020-
Exchange Hosting - 2/0
Plan Name50GB Exchange Email [Linux/Windows]-
Price£ 4.99/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Space50 GB-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)50GB mailbox
Outlook on the web
ActiveSync
Shared Calendar
Shared Contacts
Public Folders
24/7 support
Eco-friendly data centres
Trusted by over 250,000 customers
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Date PlanMar 2020-
Plan NameExchange Pro [Linux/Windows]-
Price£ 9.99/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Space100 GB-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Outlook on the web & client
ActiveSync
Shared Calendar
Shared Contacts
Public Folders
24/7 support
Trusted by over 250,000 customers
Eco-friendly data centres
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Date PlanMar 2020-
VPS - 2/0
Plan Name5 / month [Cloud]-
Price£ 5.00/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Space40 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU1 CPU-
Dedicated IPs1-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)With no automatic throttling, you never need to worry about exceeding bandwidth limits or incurring excess fees.

With 99.999% uptime you always get reliable, consistent performance levels, with no impact from other users.

Our data centres are ISO 27001 certified, keeping your data safe and [...]
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Date PlanMar 2020-
Plan NameVPS 120 [Cloud]-
Price£ 20.00/mo. VAT 20% exc
(£ 40.00 after 3 mo.)
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Disk Space120 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU4 vCPU-
Dedicated IPs1-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionSame as previous plans-
Date PlanMar 2020-
Cloud - 10/4
Plan Name332/X [Linux/Windows]Custom [Linux]
Price£ 70.00/mo. VAT 20% excon request
Disk Space1000 GB100 GB
Data Transferunmetered400 GB
Hosted domainsunlimited30
Free Domain00
Dedicated IPs00
Control PanelCPanel
Server LocationUnited KingdomUnited States
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)1TB HDD
Software RAID 1

Flexible usage
Spin it up and take it back down when you’re done with it. With a Bare Metal Server you only pay for resources you use.

Spin up a server in eight minutes
Traditional dedicated servers can take hours to spin up, but a Bare Metal Server can be ready to use in [...]
INFO (mouse over)For large businesses and mission-critical sites. This dedicated environment delivers high performance, with managed onboarding and our fastest support response.

Call +1-512-201-4819
to talk to a sales specialist

Local storage: 100 GB – 1 TB
Bandwidth / month: 400 GB+
Visits / month: Millions

[...]
Date PlanMar 2020Jun 2020
Plan Name996/X [Linux/Windows]Startup [Linux]
Price£ 180.00/mo. VAT 20% exc€ 23.33/mo.
Disk Space4000 GB10 GB
Data Transferunmetered50 GB
Hosted domainsunlimited1
Free Domain00
Dedicated IPs00
Control PanelCPanel
Server LocationUnited KingdomUnited States
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)4TB HDD
Hardware RAID 1

Flexible usage
Spin it up and take it back down when you’re done with it. With a Bare Metal Server you only pay for resources you use.

Spin up a server in eight minutes
Traditional dedicated servers can take hours to spin up, but a Bare Metal Server can be ready to use in [...]
INFO (mouse over)All the basics for starting a small website or blog.
Risk-free for 60 days.
Visits / month 25,000

Genesis Framework
35+ StudioPress Themes
24/7 chat support
Dev, Stage, Prod Environments
Transferable Sites
PHP 7.2 ready
LargeFS
Global CDN
Page Performance
[...]
Date PlanMar 2020Jun 2020
Plan Name12192/X-NVMe [Linux/Windows]Growth [Linux]
Price£ 280.00/mo. VAT 20% exc€ 89.17/mo.
Disk Space1000 GB20 GB
Data Transferunmetered200 GB
Hosted domainsunlimited10
Free Domain00
Dedicated IPs00
Control PanelCPanel
Server LocationUnited KingdomUnited States
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)1TB NVMe
Hardware RAID 1

Flexible usage
Spin it up and take it back down when you’re done with it. With a Bare Metal Server you only pay for resources you use.

Spin up a server in eight minutes
Traditional dedicated servers can take hours to spin up, but a Bare Metal Server can be ready to use [...]
INFO (mouse over)Features you need for a growing business.
Risk-free for 60 days.
Visits / month 100,000

Genesis Framework
35+ StudioPress Themes
24/7 chat support
Dev, Stage, Prod Environments
Transferable Sites
PHP 7.2 ready
LargeFS
Global CDN
Page Performance
[...]
Date PlanMar 2020Jun 2020
Plan Name15 / month [Cloud]Scale [Linux]
Price£ 15.00/mo. VAT 20% exc€ 225.00/mo.
Disk Space40 GB SSD50 GB
Data Transferunmetered500 GB
Hosted domainsunlimited30
Free Domain00
Dedicated IPs00
Control Panel[In-house]
Server LocationUnited KingdomUnited States
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Launch your cloud server on CloudNX in just a few clicks
Enter your contact details
Enter your payment details
Customise your server

Windows Server 2012 and 2008

For Windows Server users, CloudNX offers Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2008 R2, both 64-bit, with web or standard options [...]
INFO (mouse over)Higher capacity and site limits to scale your experiences.
Risk-free for 60 days.
Visits / month 400,000

Genesis Framework
35+ StudioPress Themes
24/7 chat support
Dev, Stage, Prod Environments
Transferable Sites
PHP 7.2 ready
LargeFS
Global CDN
Page [...]
Date PlanMar 2020Jun 2020
Plan Name30 / month [Cloud]-
Price£ 30.00/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Space80 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU2 CPU-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control Panel -
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionSame as previous plans-
Date PlanMar 2020-
Plan Name90 / month [Cloud]-
Price£ 90.00/mo. VAT 20% inc-
Disk Space240 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU4 CPU-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Launch your cloud server on CloudNX in just a few clicks
Enter your contact details
Enter your payment details
Customise your server

CloudNX Pricing

Daily: You can always see server usage and charges for the previous day, and change your current configuration as you wish.

Monthly: A summary of [...]
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Date PlanMar 2020-
Plan Name165 / month [Cloud]-
Price£ 165.00/mo. VAT 20% inc-
Disk Space280 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU8 CPU-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionSame as previous plans-
Date PlanMar 2020-
Plan Name270 / month [Cloud]-
Price£ 270.00/mo. VAT 20% inc-
Disk Space400 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU8 CPU-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionSame as previous plans-
Date PlanMar 2020-
Plan Name390 / month [Cloud]-
Price£ 390.00/mo. VAT 20% inc-
Disk Space400 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU12 CPU-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionSame as previous plans-
Date PlanMar 2020-
Plan Name510 / month [Cloud]-
Price£ 510.00/mo. VAT 20% inc-
Disk Space400 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU16 CPU-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionSame as previous plans-
Date PlanMar 2020-
Website Builder - 1/0
Plan NameComplete-
Price£ 0.00/mo.
(£ 9.99 after 3 mo.)
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Disk Spaceunlimited-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domains -
Free Domain1-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control Panel[In-house]-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Email included Mobile email, calendar, tasks & contacts
Themes available 100
Number of pages Unlimited
Free stock imagery
30 day money back guarantee*
SEO tools
Secure PayPal/credit card shopping with unlimited products

30 day money back guarantee*
If in [...]
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Date PlanMar 2020-
Emails - 1/0
Plan NameStandard Email [Linux]-
Price£ 0.99/mo. VAT 20% exc
(£ 1.99 after 3 mo.)
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Disk Spaceunlimited-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domains -
Free Domain -
Control PanelCPanel-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Features
2GB Mail Extra mailboxes 2
100MB Mail Lite mailboxes 5
Webmail Webmail
Antivirus
POP/IMAP
24/7 expert support

All prices exclude VAT charged at 20%. VAT may be subject to change depending on your country of residence.

Ideal for desk-based users

Ideal for small email volumes

Support a [...]
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Date PlanMar 2020-
Supported Operating Systems
  • Linux/Windows
  • Cloud
  • Linux
  • Linux
List of products
  • Shared Hosting
  • Dedicated Hosting
  • Reseller Hosting
  • Exchange Hosting
  • VPS
  • Cloud
  • Domains
  • Website Builder
  • Emails
  • Cloud
Support Options
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Live Chat
  • Available 24/7
  • 0 WHTop support responses
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Forum
  • Live Chat
  • Available 24/7
  • 0 WHTop support responses
Payment Options
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
  • PayPal
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
Last positive / negative customers review
 
George (owenmcd.spam@g...)
on Jul 13, 2010
- Terrible control panel with very limited access to settings and features- Terrible support for .net applications due to shared hosting restrictions- Service was NOT what was advertisedend

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