LCN vs. zen.co.uk - May 2020

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LCN (lcn.com) has been added on May 18, 2008 and last updated on May 14, 2020. Trusted and verified by WHTOP on 2018.
zen.co.uk (zen.co.uk) has been added on May 18, 2010 and last updated on Apr 17, 2020. Trusted and verified by WHTOP on 2018.

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lcn.com logo
Total Reviews: 6
Average Rating: 3 / 10
Good Reviews: 2
Bad Reviews: 4
Official Responses: 0
3 / 10VISIT WEBSITE
6 user reviews
zen.co.uk logo
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Acton House, Perdiswell Park
Worcester wr3 7gd
UK
Part of REGISTER
Sandbrook Park
Rochdale ol11 1ry
UK
Emailsales_web_hosting_top@l...customerservices@z...
Phone01438 532 0000845 058 9000, Fax: 0845 058 9005
RanksAlexa Rating47,451▲8,232 (lower is better)
Domains83,508▼-201 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in GB 2,319
Alexa Rating112,496▲19,653 (lower is better)
Domains16,426▲1 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in GB 6,443
Languages en-GB en-GB
InfoHelping small businesses get online is at the heart of everything we do here at LCN. Our goal is to cut the jargon and make creating and publishing a website a realistic prospect for everyone. We don’t think you should have to rely on a third-party designer just to have an online presence.

One of the things that really bothered us in those days was the lack of quality hosting and domain name providers around to house our clients’ websites. Tired of expensive domain prices and servers with [...]
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Founded in 1995, Zen provides customers with hosting solutions for their online business.

Zen offers services, such as: Shared hosting; Reseller hosting; Domain Registration; SSL Certificates;
Their four shared hosting packages come with cPanel dashboard and these are equipped with standard features: databases, FTP accounts or mailboxes. You can choose the content management system you prefer (PHP-Nuke, Joomla, Drupal, Mambo). Zen also includes content and e-commerce features to [...]
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Established20001995
Site speedFast, load time 1.3 seconds 69% sites are slower
SEO Links count 157
Very fast, load time 0.9 seconds 83% sites are slower
SEO Links count 3,111
Social Media
Social Media
User Shares
lcn.com Iconlcndotcom
Started from: November, 2008
  • Tweets: 16,292
  • Followers: 7,976
  • Friends: 169
  • Last activity: May 26, 2020
zen.co.uk Iconzeninternet
Started from: March, 2009
  • Tweets: 7,265
  • Followers: 6,591
  • Friends: 1,291
  • Last activity: May 27, 2020
lcn.com IconLCN.com
  • Likes:10,330
  • People talking about them: 4
  • Last activity: Aug 29, 2019
zen.co.uk IconZen Internet
  • Likes:2,379
  • People talking about them: 42
  • Last activity: Sep 29, 2019
LCN.com
  • Followers:134
  • Entity type: Privately Held
  • Founded: 2000
  • Employee Count: 11-50
  • Industry: Internet
Zen Internet Limited
  • Followers:2,221
  • Entity type: Privately Held
  • Founded: 1995
  • Employee Count: 201-500
  • Industry: Telecommunications
LCN Blog
  • Blog Posts:54
  • Software Wordpress version 5.4.1
  • Blog added on: Mar, 2015
  • Language: en-GB
  • Last written post: Mar 4, 2020
zen.co.uk Blog
  • Blog Posts:266
  • Blog added on: Feb, 2014
  • Language: en-US
  • Last written post: May 30, 2018
Shared Hosting - 5/2
Plan NameStart-Up [Linux]Bronze [Linux]
Price€ 5.94/mo. VAT 20% inc£ 4.49/mo. VAT 20% exc
Disk Space10 GB50 GB
Data Transferunmetered100 GB
Hosted domains11
Free Domain00
Dedicated IPs00
Control PanelCPanelCPanel
Server LocationUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Host 1 website
10GB webspace
Unlimited monthly traffic / data
10 x 100MB email accounts
Free scheduled backups
Spam and virus protected mailboxes
1 FTP account
One-click apps
PHP 7 & Perl Scripting
INFO (mouse over)Bronze CPanel Hosting
3 Databases
1GB per Database
mySQL Version 5
10 FTP Accounts
10 Mailboxes
1 month contract
E-mail support (POP and IMAP)
State of the art UK Data Centres
UK support
Upgradable to meet your needs
Domain names available with privacy [...]
Date PlanMay 2020Apr 2020
Plan NameBusiness [Linux]Gold [Linux]
Price€ 9.54/mo. VAT 20% inc£ 11.69/mo. VAT 20% exc
Disk Space150 GB150 GB
Data Transferunmetered500 GB
Hosted domains310
Free Domain00
Dedicated IPs00
Control PanelCPanelCPanel
Server LocationUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Host 3 websites
150GB webspace
Unlimited monthly traffic / data
100 x 1GB email accounts
Free scheduled backups
Spam and virus protected mailboxes
Unlimited FTP accounts
One-click apps
PHP 7 & Perl Scripting
10 MySQL Databases
INFO (mouse over)Gold CPanel Hosting

25 Databases
5GB per Database
mySQL Version 5
300 FTP Accounts
50 Mailboxes
Features:
10 Websites
25 Databases
Date PlanMay 2020Apr 2020
Plan NameWordPress Hosting Personal
[Linux]
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Price€ 10.74/mo. VAT 20% inc-
Disk Space30 GB-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domains1-
Free Domain0-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)1 WordPress site
30GB webspace
Unlimited Monthly traffic / data
25 x 2GB email accounts
Spam and virus protected mailboxes
10 FTP accounts
5 MySQL Databases
Optimised for WordPress
Premium themes
Hand-picked plugins
Daily Backups
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Date PlanMay 2020-
Plan NameWordPress Hosting Pro [Linux]-
Price€ 15.54/mo. VAT 20% inc-
Disk Space300 GB-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domains3-
Free Domain0-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)3 WordPress sites
300GB webspace
Unlimited Monthly traffic / data
100 x 2GB email accounts
Spam and virus protected mailboxes
Unlimited FTP accounts
10 MySQL databases
Optimised for WordPress
Premium themes
Hand-picked plugins
Daily Backups
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Date PlanMay 2020-
Plan NameMultisite [Linux]-
Price€ 19.67/mo. VAT 20% inc-
Disk Spaceunlimited-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domains10-
Free Domain0-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Host 10 websites
Unlimited webspace
Unlimited monthly traffic / data
Unlimited x 2GB email accounts
Free scheduled backups
Spam and virus protected mailboxes
Unlimited FTP accounts
One-click apps
PHP 7 & Perl Scripting
Unlimited MySQL Databases
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Date PlanMay 2020-
Cloud - 5/0
Plan NameExtra Small [Linux/Windows]-
Price€ 13.07/mo. VAT 20% inc-
Disk Space20 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU1-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel, Plesk, CentOS Web Panel-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Firewall as standard
To help keep your cloud server secure we give you an easy-to-use firewall. And even better still, we throw it in for free.

99.9% uptime guarantee
We’ve built our UK cloud hosting platform to be super resilient and it’s hosted in our own purpose-built data centres.

Choose [...]
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Date PlanMay 2020-
Plan NameSmall [Linux/Windows]-
Price€ 26.27/mo. VAT 20% inc-
Disk Space50 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU2-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel, Plesk, CentOS Web Panel-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionSame as previous plans-
Date PlanMay 2020-
Plan NameMedium [Linux/Windows]-
Price€ 59.14/mo. VAT 20% inc-
Disk Space100 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU4-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel, Plesk, CentOS Web Panel-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionSame as previous plans-
Date PlanMay 2020-
Plan NameLarge [Linux/Windows]-
Price€ 78.94/mo. VAT 20% inc-
Disk Space150 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU6-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel, Plesk, CentOS Web Panel-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionSame as previous plans-
Date PlanMay 2020-
Plan NameExtra Large [Linux/Windows]-
Price€ 111.94/mo. VAT 20% inc-
Disk Space200 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU8-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel, Plesk, CentOS Web Panel-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionSame as previous plans-
Date PlanMay 2020-
SSL Certificates - 3/3
Plan NameDomain validatedSSL
Price€ 3.20/mo. VAT 20% inc£ 49.99/yr. VAT 20% inc
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Quick and easy installation
Displays padlock icon in browser
Helps improve Google ranking
Encrypts all page views
Up to 256-bit SSL encryption
Up to £318,000 warranty

1 Year - €32.87
2 Years - €59.27

Protect and secure your website with an SSL certificate
Secure your site in minutes with [...]
INFO (mouse over)Secures a single domain
Offers a high level of security to visitor
Best for
Those who want to give customers confidence that their site is secure
What will visitors see?
Site secured via https and the secure padlock logo
1 Year: £49.99
2 Year: £94.99
3 Year: £134.99
Prices exclude VAT. *When a 3 [...]
Date PlanMay 2020Apr 2020
Plan NameWild cardSSL Wildcard
Price€ 9.97/mo. VAT 20% inc£ 179.99/yr. VAT 20% inc
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Quick and easy installation
Displays padlock icon in browser
Adds SSL protection to subdomains
Helps improve Google ranking
Encrypts all page views
Up to 256-bit SSL encryption
Up to £795,000 warranty

1 Year - €131.87
2 Years - €211.07

Protect and secure your website with an SSL [...]
INFO (mouse over)For businesses wanting to protect their main site and any subdomains linked to it.

Secures a single domain and multiple subdomains

Visitors will see 'Site secured via https' and the secure padlock logo.
Date PlanMay 2020Apr 2020
Plan NameExtended validationExtended SSL
Price€ 15.40/mo. VAT 20% inc£ 249.99/yr. VAT 20% inc
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Validates your business
Highest level of customer trust
Displays padlock icon in browser
Helps improve Google ranking
Encrypts all page views
Up to 256-bit SSL encryption
Up to £795,000 warranty

1 Year - €263.87
2 Years - €395.87

Protect and secure your website with an SSL certificate
Secure [...]
INFO (mouse over)Secures a single domain
Offers our highest level of security to visitors
Best for
Businesses who want to provide ultimate peace of mind to customers
What will visitors see?
Green bar showing validation by Comodo
1 Year: £249.99
2 Year: £474.99
3 Year: £699.99
Date PlanMay 2020Apr 2020
Website Builder - 1/0
Plan NameInstantSite-
Price€ 8.24/mo. VAT 20% inc-
Disk Spaceunlimited-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domains -
Free Domain0-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control Panel -
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Fully customisable templates
Mobile-optimised out the box
Drag and drop website builder
500 free hand-picked images
10 x 2GB email accounts
Expert UK support
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Date PlanMay 2020-
Emails - 2/0
Plan NameStarter [Linux]-
Price€ 1.32/mo. VAT 20% inc-
Disk Space10 GB-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domains -
Free Domain -
Control PanelCPanel-
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)5 x 2GB mailboxes
5 email forwards
Spam and virus protected mailboxes
Unlimited webmail access
Auto responders
TLS encryption
Auto configure enabled


Fast, reliable, secure business email hosting you can access on any device - includes spam protection and UK support.

Reliable UK email [...]
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Date PlanMay 2020-
Plan NamePro [Linux]-
Price€ 13.14/mo. VAT 20% inc-
Disk Space250 GB-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domains -
Free Domain -
Control Panel -
Server LocationUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)25 x 10GB mailboxes
25 email forwards
Spam and virus protected mailboxes
Unlimited webmail access
Auto responders
TLS encryption
Auto configure enabled
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Date PlanMay 2020-
Reseller Hosting - 0/1
Plan Name-Reseller [Linux]
Price-£ 39.99/mo. VAT 20% exc
Disk Space-250 GB
Data Transfer-10 TB
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-CPanel
Server Location-United Kingdom
Description-INFO (mouse over)Reseller CPanel Hosting

Increase available resources with Zen Powerpacks

You can now easily and cheaply increase the amount of CPU and RAM available to provide an extra power boost at peak business times, with the option to downgrade during quieter business periods. Our Powerpacks are offered [...]
Date Plan-Apr 2020
Supported Operating Systems
  • Linux
  • Linux/Windows
  • Linux
List of products
  • Shared Hosting
  • Cloud
  • Domains
  • SSL Certificates
  • Website Builder
  • Web Design
  • Emails
  • Shared Hosting
  • Domains
  • SSL Certificates
  • Reseller Hosting
Support Options
  • Email
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Live Chat
  • Available 24/7
  • 0 WHTop support responses
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Available 24/7
  • Online: Skype, Whatsapp ...
  • 0 WHTop support responses
Payment Options
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
  • Wire Transfer
  • Check Payments
Last positive / negative customers review
 
Lara French (darkeyedangel@l...)
on May 21, 2008
Hey!I bought a 'blog package' with lcn about 2 months ago. I struggled a bit at first with it as i had never used a blog before but their support staff were really helpful (and patient!). The package does everything i want it to and after a bit [...]

-anonymous- (viipan98@g...)
on Nov 11, 2019
worst customer services worst services ever i purchase a domain and paid money but they showing your transaction has been cancelled totally scammy company don't buy anything from lcn if you don't want to lose your money worst experience ever [...]
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