Gandi vs. 1&1 IONOS France vs. LWS - May 2019

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Gandi (gandi.net) has been added on Jul 20, 2007 and last updated on Feb 02, 2019.
1&1 IONOS France (ionos.fr) has been added on May 24, 2007 and last updated on Nov 06, 2018.
LWS (lws.fr) has been added on May 23, 2008 and last updated on Nov 10, 2016.

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gandi.net logo!
Total Reviews: 13
Average Rating: 3 of 10
Good Reviews: 3
Bad Reviews: 10
Official Responses: 0
3 / 10VISIT WEBSITE
13 user reviews
ionos.fr logo!
Total Reviews: 1
Average Rating: 1 of 10
Good Reviews: 0
Bad Reviews: 1
Official Responses: 0
1 / 10VISIT WEBSITE
1 user reviews
lws.fr logo!
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63-65 boulevard Masséna
Paris 75013
FR
7 place de la Gare
Sarreguemines 57200
FR
Part of United Internet
4 Rue Galvani
Paris 75838
FR
Emailnoc@g...support@i...contact@l...
Phone+33.(0) 1 70.37.76.61, Fax: +33.(0) 1 43 73 18 510970 808 911+33 177 62 30 03
RanksAlexa Rating18,324▼-500 (lower is better)
Domains615,955▼-75 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in FR 972
Alexa Rating12,832▼-384 (lower is better)
Domains6,844▼-37 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in FR 505
Alexa Rating27,196▼-7726 (lower is better)
Domains26,201▼-109 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in FR 3,008
Languages zh-CHS zh-CHT en-US fr-FR es-ES fr-FR fr-FR
InfoGANDI SAS was founded in 1999 by three individuals who were highly regarded in the French internet world (Pierre Beyssac, Laurent Chemla, and Valentin Lacambre). In 2005, Gandi was bought by an experienced European management team within the same field, in order to create an alternative and independent line of Internet services based around domain names. Gandi has offices in Paris (France), San Francisco (United States), Bissen (Luxembourg) and Taipei (Taiwan).

GANDI.net was one of the [...]
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Qui nous sommes

1&1 IONOS est le partenaire de choix des petites et moyennes entreprises pour les solutions d'hébergement Web et les infrastructures Cloud. Nous offrons non seulement un portefeuille de produits et de services-clés qui permettent aux entreprises de démarrer et de développer leur activité sur Internet, mais aussi notre expertise en matière d'infrastructure (IaaS). Leader de l'hébergement en Europe, nous gérons plus de 8 millions de contrats et hébergeons plus de 12 millions [...]
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LWS is one of the best web host in France, with over 500,000 domains and 180,000 web hosting open in 15 years. We offer the best technology, our front-end servers that calculate the sites have a life cycle of 2 years for this always bring you what is best. We know perfectly well your site will always ask for more and more resources (memory, computation, network ..) we will not wait for your site to be slow to react, our mission is to always provide the best web hosting, so reliable , secure, [...] Read full review.
EstablishedMay, 199920001999
Site speedAverage, load 2.1 sec. 45% sites are slower
SEO Links count 2,790
Fast, load 1.6 sec. 59% sites are slower
SEO Links count 9,139
Fast, load 1.7 sec. 57% sites are slower
SEO Links count 1,289
Socials Info
Social Media
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gandi.net Icongandibar
Started from: May, 2009
  • Tweets: 7,813
  • Followers: 8,136
  • Friends: 499
  • Last activity: May 08, 2019
ionos.fr Iconionos_fr
Started from: November, 2009
  • Tweets: 3,515
  • Followers: 2,347
  • Friends: 458
  • Language: fr
  • Last activity: May 13, 2019
lws.fr IconLwshosting
Started from: June, 2010
  • Tweets: 3,378
  • Followers: 1,430
  • Friends: 233
  • Last activity: May 09, 2019
gandi.net IconGandi.net US
  • Likes:1
  • Talking peoples about them: 0
  • Last activity: Mar 27, 2019
ionos.fr Icon1&1 IONOS
  • Likes:1
  • Talking peoples about them: 22
  • Last activity: Feb 28, 2019
lws.fr IconLWS
  • Likes:1
  • Talking peoples about them: 521
  • Last activity: Feb 25, 2019
Gandi
  • Followers:667
  • Entity type: Privately Held
  • Founded: 1999
  • Employee Count: 51-200
  • Industry: Internet
company/ionosLWS - Ligne Web Services
  • Followers:12
  • Entity type: Privately Held
  • Founded: 1999
  • Employee Count: 11-50
  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
Gandi Blog
  • Blog Posts:137
  • First post from: Mar, 2015
  • Language: en-US
  • Last written post: May 17, 2019
1&1 IONOS France Blog
  • Blog Posts:0
  • Blog added on: 2018 Oct
LWS Blog
  • Blog Posts:347
  • Software Wordpress version 5.2.1
  • Blog added on: 2016 Nov
  • Language: fr-FR
  • Last written post: May 15, 2019
Shared Hosting - 6/6/8
Plan NameSmall [Linux]Hébergement WordPress Essential
[Linux]
LWS Character [Linux]
Price€ 4.76/mo. VAT 19% inc.€ 1.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(€ 7 after 6 mo.)
€ 1.49/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(€ 1.99 after 12 mo.)
Disk Space20 GB25 GB SSD100 GB
Data Transfer60 GBunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domains51unlimited
Free Domain011
Dedicated IPs000
Control Panel[In-house][In-house][In-house]
Server LocationFranceLuxembourgFranceFrance
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Simple dynamic or static websites with little traffic
Snapshots
Caching
Extra storage Starting at €0.21 per GB
300,000 estimated monthly pageviews
60GB estimated monthly traffic

For Gandi customers €2.38 ( 50% discount on the purchase of the first Simple Hosting instance of any size for [...]
INFO (mouse over)Domaine inclus la 1ère année
Certificat SSL
Assistance 24/7
INFO (mouse over)Ideal for : Individuals and beginners. Solution to host medium-sized projects.
email addresses 10
Pre-installed software
PHP 5 (ZendFramework, Ioncube, Mail, Gd, Curl ..)
MySQL 5 database 1

Our INCLUDED software
Over 15 reference applications to be installed in one click, and more
100 certified [...]
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019Nov 2016
Plan NameSmall+SSL [Linux]Hébergement WordPress Pro
[Linux]
LWS Starter [Linux]
Price€ 7.14/mo. VAT 19% inc.€ 1.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(€ 11 after 12 mo.)
€ 3.49/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(€ 3.99 after 12 mo.)
Disk Space20 GB100 GB SSD250 GB
Data Transfer60 GBunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domains52unlimited
Free Domain012
Dedicated IPs000
Control Panel[In-house][In-house][In-house]
Server LocationFranceLuxembourgFranceFrance
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Unlimited free SSL certificates
Simple dynamic or static websites with little traffic
Snapshots
Caching
Extra storage Starting at €0.21 per GB
For Gandi customers* €3.57
300,000 estimated monthly pageviews
60GB estimated monthly traffic

Try your first instance of any size for free for [...]
Same as previous plans!INFO (mouse over)Ideal for : Associations, clubs, artisans, pme, pmi companies. Solution for pros sites dynamic content.
email addresses 150
Pre-installed software
PHP 5 (ZendFramework, Ioncube, Mail, Gd, Curl ..)
MySQL 5 database 5

Our INCLUDED software
Over 15 reference applications to be installed in one [...]
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019Nov 2016
Plan NameMedium [Linux]Hébergement WordPress Expert
[Linux]
LWS Standard [Linux]
Price€ 9.52/mo. VAT 19% inc.€ 1.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(€ 13 after 6 mo.)
€ 6.49/mo. VAT 20% exc.
Disk Space20 GB200 GB SSDunlimited
Data Transfer120 GBunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domains105unlimited
Free Domain012
Dedicated IPs000
Control Panel[In-house][In-house][In-house]
Server LocationFranceLuxembourgFranceFrance
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)CMS, blogs, and applications with little traffic
Snapshots
Caching
Extra storage Starting at €0.21 per GB
CMS, blogs, and apps with little traffic
For Gandi customers* €4.76
600,000 estimated monthly pageviews
120GB estimated monthly traffic
SSL support

Try your first instance of [...]
Same as previous plans!INFO (mouse over)Ideal for : Companies, institutions, municipalities, cms, e-commerce sites .. enhanced power for large dynamic sites.
email addresses 800
Pre-installed software
PHP 5 (ZendFramework, Ioncube, Mail, Gd, Curl ..)
MySQL 5 database 15

Our INCLUDED software
Over 15 reference applications to be [...]
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019Nov 2016
Plan NameLarge [Linux]Essential [Linux/Windows]LWS Performance [Linux]
Price€ 19.04/mo. VAT 19% inc.€ 1.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(€ 3 after 6 mo.)
€ 9.49/mo. VAT 20% exc.
Disk Space20 GB100 GB SSDunlimited
Data Transfer120 GBunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domains101unlimited
Free Domain013
Dedicated IPs000
Control Panel[In-house][In-house][In-house]
Server LocationFranceLuxembourgFranceFrance
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)CMS, blogs, e-commerce websites and applications with moderate traffic
Unlimited free SSL certificates
Snapshots
Caching
Extra storage Starting at €0.21 per GB
CMS, blogs, and apps with little traffic
For Gandi customers* €9.52

1,200,000 estimated monthly pageviews
250GB estimated [...]
INFO (mouse over)Un domaine gratuit la première année
Certificat SSL Wildcard inclus
Assistance 24/7
INFO (mouse over)Ideal for : Companies, experts, institutions, sites that require WARRANTIES performance. big size Sites E-commerce ..
email addresses unlimited
Pre-installed software
PHP 5 (ZendFramework, Ioncube, Mail, Gd, Curl ..)
MySQL 5 database unlimited

Our INCLUDED software
Over 15 reference applications [...]
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019Nov 2016
Plan NameX-Large [Linux]Pro [Linux/Windows]ASP Character [Windows]
Price€ 28.56/mo. VAT 19% inc.€ 1.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(€ 8 after 12 mo.)
€ 2.49/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(€ 2.99 after 12 mo.)
Disk Space20 GB250 GB SSD25 GB
Data Transfer500 GBunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domains402unlimited
Free Domain011
Dedicated IPs000
Control Panel[In-house][In-house]Plesk
Server LocationFranceLuxembourgFranceFrance
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)CMS, blogs, e-commerce websites and applications with moderate traffic
Unlimited free SSL certificates
Snapshots
Caching
Extra storage Starting at €0.21 per GB
CMS, blogs, and apps with little traffic
For Gandi customers* €14.28
> 5,000,000 estimated monthly pageviews
500GB [...]
Same as previous plans!INFO (mouse over)Ideal for : individuals and beginners.
email addresses 10
80 pre-installed software
SqlServer base 1
MySQL 5 database 1
Asp, Asp.net, Ajax, Silverlight, Php
SSL certificate


Included with each Windows web hosting
FREE Domain Name
Your domain name is your identity on the Web. Your domain name is [...]
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019Nov 2016
Plan NameXX-Large [Linux]Expert [Linux/Windows]ASP Starter [Windows]
Price€ 38.08/mo. VAT 19% inc.€ 1.00/mo. VAT exc.
(€ 10 after 6 mo.)
€ 4.49/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(€ 5.49 after 12 mo.)
Disk Space20 GB500 GB SSD100 GB
Data Transfer1 TBunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domains30050unlimited
Free Domain012
Dedicated IPs000
Control Panel[In-house][In-house]Plesk
Server LocationFranceLuxembourgFranceFrance
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)E-commerce, CMS, blogs, and applications with intensive traffic
Unlimited free SSL certificates
Snapshots
Caching
Extra storage Starting at €0.21 per GB
CMS, blogs, and apps with little traffic

For Gandi customers* €19.04
> 5,000,000 estimated monthly pageviews
1TB estimated monthly [...]
Same as previous plans!INFO (mouse over)Ideal for : associations, clubs, artisans, pme, pmi companies.
email addresses 150
80 pre-installed software
SqlServer base 2
MySQL 5 database 5
Asp, Asp.net, Ajax, Silverlight, Php
SSL certificate


Included with each Windows web hosting
FREE Domain Name
Your domain name is your identity on the [...]
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019Nov 2016
Plan Name--ASP Standard [Windows]
Price--€ 10.49/mo. VAT 20% exc.
Disk Space--250 GB
Data Transfer--unmetered
Hosted domains--unlimited
Free Domain--3
Dedicated IPs--0
Control Panel--Plesk
Server Location--France
Description--INFO (mouse over)Ideal for : Companies, institutions, town halls
email addresses 800
80 pre-installed software
SqlServer base 5
MySQL 5 database 15
Asp, Asp.net, Ajax, Silverlight, Php
SSL certificate


Included with each Windows web hosting
FREE Domain Name
Your domain name is your identity on the Web. Your [...]
Date Plan--Nov 2016
Plan Name--ASP Performance [Windows]
Price--€ 20.49/mo. VAT 20% exc.
Disk Space--500 GB
Data Transfer--unmetered
Hosted domains--unlimited
Free Domain--5
Dedicated IPs--0
Control Panel--Plesk
Server Location--France
Description--INFO (mouse over)Ideal for : Companies, experts, institutions, sites that require optimal performance and data security.
email addresses unlimited
80 pre-installed software
SqlServer base 10
MySQL 5 database 25
Asp, Asp.net, Ajax, Silverlight, Php
SSL certificate


Included with each Windows web hosting
FREE [...]
Date Plan--Nov 2016
Cloud - 6/0/0
Plan NameSmall - IPv6 [Linux]--
Price€ 10.92/mo. VAT 19% inc.--
Disk Space20 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domainsunlimited--
Free Domain0--
CPU1 Cores--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control PanelCPanel, [In-house]--
Server LocationFrance--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)IP address (v4)
IP address (v6)

* Monthly price based on a 30-day usage. Server consumption is billed hourly.

Create servers in a minute.
Setup new servers in a minute on our Cloud platform.

Virtual servers, real power
Enjoy the power of dedicated machines without having to worry about the [...]
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Date PlanJan 2019--
Plan NameSmall [Linux]--
Price€ 15.76/mo. VAT 19% inc.--
Disk Space20 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domainsunlimited--
Free Domain0--
CPU1 Cores--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control PanelCPanel, [In-house]--
Server LocationFrance--
DescriptionSame as previous plans!--
Date PlanJan 2019--
Plan NameMedium [Linux]--
Price€ 27.37/mo. VAT 19% inc.--
Disk Space50 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domainsunlimited--
Free Domain0--
CPU2 Cores--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control PanelCPanel, [In-house]--
Server LocationFrance--
DescriptionSame as previous plans!--
Date PlanJan 2019--
Plan NameLarge [Linux]--
Price€ 49.91/mo. VAT 19% inc.--
Disk Space100 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domainsunlimited--
Free Domain0--
CPU4 Cores--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control PanelCPanel, [In-house]--
Server LocationFrance--
DescriptionSame as previous plans!--
Date PlanJan 2019--
Plan NameX-Large [Linux]--
Price€ 121.51/mo. VAT 19% inc.--
Disk Space200 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domainsunlimited--
Free Domain0--
CPU8 Cores--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control PanelCPanel, [In-house]--
Server LocationFrance--
DescriptionSame as previous plans!--
Date PlanJan 2019--
Plan NameKick Ass [Linux]--
Price€ 237.71/mo. VAT 19% inc.--
Disk Space1000 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domainsunlimited--
Free Domain0--
CPU16 Cores--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control PanelCPanel, [In-house]--
Server LocationFrance--
DescriptionSame as previous plans!--
Date PlanJan 2019--
Website Builder - 0/1/0
Plan Name-Expert-
Price-€ 1.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(€ 20 after 6 mo.)
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Disk Space-unlimited-
Data Transfer-unmetered-
Hosted domains- -
Free Domain-1-
Dedicated IPs-0-
Control Panel-[In-house]-
Server Location-France-
Description-INFO (mouse over)Optimisé pour tous les appareils
Tout l'espace Web dont vous avez besoin
Assistance 24/7
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Date Plan-Mar 2019-
Supported Operating Systems
  • Linux
  • Linux
  • Linux/Windows
  • Linux
  • Windows
List of products
  • Shared Hosting
  • Cloud
  • Domains
  • SSL Certificates
  • Emails
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  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Forum
  • Live Chat
  • Available 24/7
  • Email
  • Help Desk
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  • Live Chat
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  • Wire Transfer
  • Bitcoin
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  • PayPal
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  • PayPal
Last positive / negative customer reviews
 
-anonymous- (timo.p.saarinen@g...)
on Nov 22, 2018
Solid hosting for 4 years
I have had a personal vps on Gandi and have been very happy with their customer service, service availability and the management UI.

-anonymous- (mucea1551@g...)
on Apr 15, 2019
SCAMMERSThey say that will return my money but it did not happendNO DOMAINS NO RESPONSE NO REFUND!!!AVOID/ SCAMMERS

john c (-no email-)
on Sep 3, 2011
useless company
used 1&1 for hosting basic site during three years. Eventually closed it down. Used 1&1 for domain name registration for .fr domains. Useless. Unable to communicate in French or in English. Lost both my .fr domains due to their incompetence (one [...]
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