Hostgator India Review
Hostgator is one of the best selling and the largest web hosting service provider company in the world. Hostgator is Originally based in Houston, US. This company have a record of maintaining over 12000 servers with market share of 1% (it is very huge by the way 😉 ) of the total internet traffic. More than 5 million domains are hosted on Hostgator globally. Positive customer experience is also on the higher side for this web hosting giant with an astounding 90%. Hostagtor is also among the very few global web hosting service providers to setup base in India in the sun rising phase.
Hostgator India is operating from Mangalore city in Karnataka state and have data warehousing facility in Hyderabad. The company’s full fledged operation in India is under Indian Management and everything from product offering to service and support is being handled within India. However the data center facility is maintained by CtrlS. The data center facility is certified by Cisco.
Hostgator India Product Offering
Hostgator India offers shared hosting from Rs. 178/month + taxes, that comes to $3 a month with unlimited everything. Below given is a summary of information from Hostgator India website.
Excerpts from Hostagtor India Site:
“HostGator has chosen CtrlS to be its exclusive data center and network provider and has since become CtrlS’s largest customer. HostGator’s long standing relationship with CtrlS allows HostGator customers to utilize one of the world’s best networks to power their web sites and ensure maximum uptime. CtrlS’s world-class datacenters feature state of the art security, power, safety, and cooling systems – all designed to ensure that service remains uninterrupted.”
Hostgator India Features:
As described above the network is backed by Cisco certified redundant system. The whole process is continuously monitored by Hostgator .At present Hostgator India is offering Shared Hosting / Reseller Hosting / VPS Hosting and Dedicated Hosting. The popular Shared Hosting Plans are as given below, please check the official site for current pricing. The very basic Hatchling Plan starts at Rs. 178/Monthly (ROUNDED UP from 177.77 ) for the first month.
Note: The Hatchling Plan is for single domain hosting only.
Space, Bandwidth, SQL Databases, POP3 Email accounts and Domain Hosting are unlimited in Baby Plan and Business Plan..All plans are with 99.9% up time guarantee and this is for sure.
Other Key Features are as below:
- – cPanel control panel
- – Unlimited Sub Domains, FTP Accounts, and Email Accounts
- – Servers are located in India itself for lowest latency and fastest access times
- – No Contract with a 45 Day Money Back Guarantee
- – Latest cPanel Control Panel
- – Flexible, Easy to Use Control Panel
- – Free Site Builder and SiteStudio Website Building Tools
- – Free Website Transfer, Domain Transfer, MySQL Transfer, Script Transfer
- – 4,500 Free Website Templates
- – 52 Free scripts can be instantly installed on your account with a few clicks
- – Fantastico: Instant Shopping Carts, WordPress Blogs, Portals, Forums, Counters, Formmail
- – Website Statistics: AWStats, Webalizer, Raw Log Manager, Referrer and Error Logs
- – Web Based File Manager, Hotlink Protection, IP Deny Manager, Redirect URL
- – Password Protected Directories and Custom Error Pages
- – Unlimited MySQL Databases with phpMyAdmin Access
- – Programming Modules: Curl, CPAN, GD Library, ImageMagick
- – Programming Language: CGI, Fast CGI, PHP 5, Ruby on Rails, Perl, Python, SSI
- – FrontPage Extensions
- – System Management: SSH Access and Cron Job Scheduling
- – Unlimited POP3 Email Accounts with SMTP
- – Receive your email to your phone via IMAP Support
- – WebMail Access: Horde, SquirrelMail, RoundCube
- – Unlimited Auto responders, Mail Forwards, Email Aliases, Mailing Lists…and more
- – SEO with attracta
Local Hostgator Support and Benefits
Being an India based Internationale hosting company, HostGator India offers total vale for money deals. It supports accounting in local currency i.e. Indian National Rupees and also contactable on a toll free number 18002098833 and another STD number +91-824-6614111. You can speak in your local language with Hostgator India customer service team, which adds an ease factor in communication for Indian customers. If you want to move from your existing registrar to HostGator then the technical team is there to assist you all through.
Godaddy is the number one domain registration company which is operating from India, but I personally prefer them for domain registration and that is all. When it comes to Web Hosting, Hostgator is a name in itself .
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