Netfirms vs. WHC.ca - May 2019

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Netfirms (netfirms.com) has been added on Jul 03, 2005 and last updated on Dec 25, 2018.
WHC.ca (whc.ca) has been added on Dec 16, 2015 and last updated on Jan 29, 2018.

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netfirms.com logo!
Total Reviews: 44
Average Rating: 2 of 10
Good Reviews: 8
Bad Reviews: 36
Official Responses: 4
2 / 10VISIT WEBSITE
44 user reviews
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7030 Woodbine Ave
Markham, ON l3r 6g2
CA
Part of Endurance International Group
1030 Beaubien East, #103
Montreal, QC H2S 1T4
CA
Emailsales@n...info@w...
Phone866-317-46781.888.545.3942, Fax: 1.514.807.8392
RanksAlexa Rating38,192▲2231 (lower is better)
Domains208,224▼-540 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in US 16,699
Alexa Rating130,146▲670 (lower is better)
Domains16,846▲109 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in CA 3,415
Languages en-CA en-US en-CA en-US fr-CA
InfoFounded in 1998, we provide web hosting solutions and technology to successful individuals, entrepreneurs and small- and medium-sized business around the globe. We have since grown to be one of the largest web hosting and domain name providers, powering more than 1.2 million websites around the globe. It's an incredible number and a lot of hard work, but we really, really love what we do. Read full review.Web Hosting Canada (WHC) is a privately owned, Canadian technology and IT infrastructure company based in Montreal, Quebec. We’re a team of passionate web professionals providing Canadian businesses with the means to succeed online.

Web Hosting Canada is accredited by the Canadian Internet Registry Authority (CIRA), is an official cPanel, Cloudlinux, and SpamExperts partner and has consistently been ranked the #1 Canadian domain name provider by the .CA registry.

Why Choose Web Hosting [...]
Read full review.
EstablishedSeptember, 19982003
Site speedAverage, load 2.2 sec. 42% sites are slower
SEO Links count 20,997
Fast, load 1.3 sec. 71% sites are slower
SEO Links count 137
Socials Info
Social Media
User Shares
netfirms.com Iconnetfirms
Started from: January, 2009
  • Tweets: 4,202
  • Followers: 3,921
  • Friends: 2,962
  • Last activity: Oct 19, 2018
whc.ca IconWebHostCanada
Started from: July, 2010
  • Tweets: 504
  • Followers: 740
  • Friends: 399
  • Last activity: Apr 08, 2019
netfirms.com IconNetfirms
  • Likes:34,728
  • Talking peoples about them: 12
  • Last activity: Jan 14, 2019
whc.ca IconWeb Hosting Canada
  • Likes:1,466
  • Talking peoples about them: 4
  • Last activity: Feb 20, 2019
Netfirms
  • Followers:676
  • Entity type: Privately Held
  • Founded: 1998
  • Employee Count: 51-200
  • Industry: Internet
company/web-hosting-canada
-WHC.ca Blog
  • Blog Posts:141
  • Software Wordpress version 5.1
  • First post from: Sep, 2017
  • Language: en-US
  • Last written post: May 16, 2019
Shared Hosting - 3/3
Plan NamePlus [Linux]STARTER [Linux]
Price$ 4.45/mo.CAD 3.99/mo.
Disk Spaceunlimitedunlimited SSD
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domainsunlimited1
Free Domain01
Dedicated IPs00
Control PanelCPanelCPanel
Server LocationUnited StatesCanada
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE domain name* with web hosting plans
Coupon code: DOMFREE1

Key Features
Drag and Drop Builder
Ready-to-go Websites™ Personal & Business
1-Click Applications
Customer Support 24/7 E-mail, Chat, Phone
Clustered Hosting
Multi-Website Hosting Unlimited
E-commerce [...]
INFO (mouse over)Best Tools for your Website

Easy Site Builder with 100’s of templates
300+ Free Web Apps available for use
WordPress & Joomla 1-click installs
Unlimited Subdomains

Supercharged Performance

Highly Optimized Web Servers
LiteSpeed-accelerated PHP requests
SSD Drives [...]
Date PlanDec 2018Jan 2018
Plan NameAdvantage [Linux]PRO [Linux]
Price$ 8.99/mo.CAD 5.59/mo.
Disk Spaceunlimitedunlimited SSD
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain01
Dedicated IPs00
Control PanelCPanelCPanel
Server LocationUnited StatesCanada
DescriptionSame as previous plans!INFO (mouse over)Free Domain2
Optimized for WordPress
Premium Features
Email Marketing (500 Contacts)
SSL Certificate

Easy Site Builder with 100’s of templates
300+ Free Web Apps available for use
WordPress & Joomla 1-click installs
Unlimited Subdomains

Supercharged Performance

Highly [...]
Date PlanDec 2018Jan 2018
Plan NameBusiness [Linux]ENTERPRISE [Linux]
Price$ 12.99/mo.CAD 13.59/mo.
Disk Spaceunlimitedunlimited SSD
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain01
Dedicated IPs01
Control PanelCPanelCPanel
Server LocationUnited StatesCanada
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE domain name* with web hosting plans
Coupon code: DOMFREE1

Key Features
Drag and Drop Builder
Ready-to-go Websites™ Personal & Business
1-Click Applications
Customer Support 24/7 E-mail, Chat, Phone
Clustered Hosting
Multi-Website Hosting Unlimited
E-commerce [...]
INFO (mouse over)Best performance for demanding websites, with SSL & IP3

Activating a Dedicated IP may make your website appear unavailable for a few hours until propagation completes.

Easy Site Builder with 100’s of templates
300+ Free Web Apps available for use
WordPress & Joomla 1-click [...]
Date PlanDec 2018Jan 2018
VPS - 3/0
Plan Name512 [Linux]-
Price$ 33.00/mo.-
Disk Space20 GB-
Data Transfer1 TB-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel, OpenVZ-
Server LocationUnited States-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)World Class VPS Hosting

Linux
OpenVZ Platform

NetFirms has partnered with SPRY to offer World Class VPS Hosting. With three levels of scalability, you’ll find the most reliable virtual technology in the market.

Whether you are upgrading your hosting from a shared account or you need the power [...]
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Date PlanDec 2018-
Plan Name1024 [Linux]-
Price$ 66.00/mo.-
Disk Space40 GB-
Data Transfer1500 GB-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel, OpenVZ-
Server LocationUnited States-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)World Class VPS Hosting

Linux
OpenVZ Platform

NetFirms has partnered with SPRY to offer World Class VPS Hosting. With three levels of scalability, you’ll find the most reliable virtual technology in the market.

Whether you are upgrading your hosting from a shared account or you need the power [...]
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Date PlanDec 2018-
Plan Name2048 [Linux]-
Price$ 100.00/mo.-
Disk Space60 GB-
Data Transfer2 TB-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel, OpenVZ-
Server LocationUnited States-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)World Class VPS Hosting

Linux
OpenVZ Platform

NetFirms has partnered with SPRY to offer World Class VPS Hosting. With three levels of scalability, You’ll find the most reliable virtual technology in the market.

Whether you are upgrading your hosting from a shared account or you need the power [...]
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Date PlanDec 2018-
SSL Certificates - 3/2
Plan NameDomain Validated SSLRAPIDSSL
Price$ 35.99/yr.CAD 2.91/mo.
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Features
$10,000 warranty
Secure customer information
May help boost Google rankings
Seal of Trust Logo

Why get an SSL certificate?
An SSL reduces your risk by keeping sensitive data collected on your website safe. The data is encrypted and backed by a warranty worth up to $1.75M to protect the [...]
INFO (mouse over)Affordable, Complete Encryption
Included with all SSL Certificates:
Professional installation by our experts
30-day money-back guarantee
99%+ Browser Compatibility
Strongest 256-bit SHA2 encryption

Browser security lock
Site Seal for your website
24/7 Expert Assistance
Free [...]
Date PlanDec 2018Feb 2018
Plan NameWildcard SSLEXTENDED VALIDATION
Price$ 107.99/yr.CAD 14.58/mo.
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Features
$250,000 warranty
Secure customer information
May help boost Google rankings
Protect multiple subdomains
Seal of Trust Logo

Why get an SSL certificate?
An SSL reduces your risk by keeping sensitive data collected on your website safe. The data is encrypted and backed by a warranty worth [...]
INFO (mouse over)ncludes Green Security Bar & Dynamic Seal for maximum trust
Included with all SSL Certificates:
Professional installation by our experts
30-day money-back guarantee
99%+ Browser Compatibility

Strongest 256-bit SHA2 encryption
Browser security lock
Site Seal for your website
24/7 [...]
Date PlanDec 2018Feb 2018
Plan NameEnhanced E-commerce Protection-
Price$ 269.99/yr.-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Features
Enhanced e-commerce conversion
Green "trust" visual bar
$1,750,000 warranty
Secure customer information
May help boost Google rankings
Seal of Trust Logo

Why get an SSL certificate?
An SSL reduces your risk by keeping sensitive data collected on your website safe. The data is encrypted [...]
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Date PlanDec 2018-
Dedicated Hosting - 0/2
Plan Name-Dedicated PRO [Linux]
Price-CAD 99.00/mo.
(CAD 169.99 after 1 mo.)
Disk Space-2000 GB
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-1
CPU-Intel Xeon E3-1245 CPU 4c/8t – 3.4GHz
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-CPanel, WHM
Server Location-Canada
Description-INFO (mouse over)Powerful server for multiple websites or one power-hungry site
Standard Management – Included
We manage your servers to keep things running smoothly.

2x 2TB SATA Storage (RAID-1)
or
2x 240GB SSD Storage (+15$)

cPanel/WHM Pre-installed & Pre-configured
Optimized for Performance [...]
Date Plan-Feb 2018
Plan Name-DEDICATED BEAST [Linux]
Price-CAD 359.99/mo.
(CAD 499.99 after 1 mo.)
Disk Space-2000 GB SSD
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-1
CPU-2x Xeon E5-2630v3 CPU 16c/32t – 2.4GHz/3.2GHz
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-CPanel, WHM
Server Location-Canada
Description-INFO (mouse over)2x 480GB SSD + 2x 2TB SATA Storage
or
2x 1.2TB SSD NVMe Storage (+50$)

500Mbps Network Speed
cPanel/WHM included
(a 40$ value!)

cPanel/WHM Pre-installed & Pre-configured
Optimized for Performance & Security
Regular OS, Kernel, & PHP updates
60-minute or less 24/7 [...]
Date Plan-Feb 2018
Cloud - 0/4
Plan Name-Starter [Linux]
Price-CAD 19.99/mo.
Disk Space-25 GB SSD
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-1
CPU-2 CPU Cores
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-CPanel, WHM
Server Location-Canada
Description-INFO (mouse over)Auto-scalable Resources
Increase your server resources when needed
RAID-10 Full SSD Drives
Blazing fast storage, up to 3x faster than the competition
Fully Managed & Optimized
Finely tuned configuration for maximum performance

cPanel Control Panel
Easily host & [...]
Date Plan-Jan 2018
Plan Name-Beast [Linux]
Price-CAD 59.99/mo.
Disk Space-200 GB SSD
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-1
CPU-8 CPU Cores
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-CPanel, WHM
Server Location-Canada
Description-INFO (mouse over)250Mbps Network
Auto-scalable Resources
Increase your server resources when needed
RAID-10 Full SSD Drives
Blazing fast storage, up to 3x faster than the competition
Fully Managed & Optimized
Finely tuned configuration for maximum performance

cPanel Control Panel
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Date Plan-Jan 2018
Plan Name-Starter [Windows]
Price-CAD 19.99/mo.
Disk Space-25 GB
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-1
CPU-1 CPU vCore
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-Plesk
Server Location-Canada
Description-INFO (mouse over)Auto-scalable Resources
Increase your server resources when needed
High Availability NVMe storage
99.99% Guaranteed uptime with OpenStack Ceph technology
Managed & Optimized
Pre-installed with Windows Server 2012 & Plesk 12

Plesk 12 Control Panel
Easily manage [...]
Date Plan-Jan 2018
Plan Name-ENTERPRISE [Windows]
Price-CAD 79.99/mo.
Disk Space-100 GB
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-1
CPU-4 CPU vCores
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-Plesk
Server Location-Canada
Description-INFO (mouse over)Best Windows Cloud performance for demanding sites and applications.
Auto-scalable Resources
Increase your server resources when needed
High Availability NVMe storage
99.99% Guaranteed uptime with OpenStack Ceph technology
Managed & Optimized
Pre-installed with Windows [...]
Date Plan-Jan 2018
Website Builder - 0/2
Plan Name-Go
Price-CAD 0.00/mo.
(CAD 4.99 after 1 mo.)
Disk Space-unlimited
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains- 
Free Domain-0
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-
Server Location-CanadaUnited States
Description-INFO (mouse over)Basic version connected to your domain
Drag & Drop Builder
Unlimited pages & images
Canadian Anycast DNS
Storage limit 500mb
Professional Email
Email Marketing Platform
Google Credits
Date Plan-Feb 2018
Plan Name-Business
Price-CAD 33.33/mo.
(CAD 36.95 after 1 mo.)
Disk Space-unlimited
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains- 
Free Domain-0
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-
Server Location-CanadaUnited States
Description-INFO (mouse over)Sell unlimited products with complete, integrated eCommerce
Drag & Drop Builder
Unlimited pages & images
Free domain registration
Site Search
HD Videos
Password protection
Sell unlimited products
Members-only functionality
No extra transaction [...]
Date Plan-Feb 2018
Supported Operating Systems
  • Linux
  • Linux
  • Windows
List of products
  • Shared Hosting
  • VPS
  • Domains
  • SSL Certificates
  • Shared Hosting
  • Domains
  • SSL Certificates
  • Dedicated Hosting
  • Reseller Hosting
  • Cloud
  • DNS
  • Website Builder
Support Options
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Available 24/7
  • 4 support responses
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Live Chat
  • Available 24/7
  • 4 support responses
Payment Options
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
  • PayPal
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
  • PayPal
  • Wire Transfer
  • Check Payments
  • Western Union
Last positive / negative customer reviews
 
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on Aug 16, 2017
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Netfirms.net is the best Web Hosting out of the hosting have used so far. They offer hosting with unlimited bandwidth as cheap as $1 per month which is amazing and beat other web hosting that have been using so far. Their customer [...]

-anonymous- (-hidden-)
on Apr 4, 2019
I am completely upset with Netfirms. Both of my business websites are down. One was infected with a virus and the other was taken down and now they wont restore it without paying a fee. I've been a customer for 13 years. Every time we call - we [...]
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