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An assessment of NTC Hosting

We, at wearecommies.com, have picked 'NTC Hosting' to be our current domain name and hosting supplier. Hence we expect that this concise assessment of 'NTC Hosting' is maybe going to be very useful for other folks from all around the Globe who seek domain name and web hosting services. We state people from all around the Globe, because the mere fact is that 'NTC Hosting' currently delivers domain and hosting services in several datacenter sites: in the USA (Chicago, IL), in Great Britain (Maidenhead, 20 miles outside London), in Sweden (Stockholm) and in Australia (Sydney). Thereby, encompassing approximately the entire Globe. At least as far as the World Wide Web is concerned. So, here is what you could expect from 'NTC Hosting' in brief:

Shared Website Hosting Plans

The initial detail we, at wearecommies.com, have noted is the inexpensive prices of the shared website hosting solutions furnished by 'NTC Hosting'. Shared doesn't sound very well, does it? Well, that's what it is referred to as: shared web hosting. The good news here is that the webspace hosting packages provided by 'NTC Hosting' are powered by an in-house developed, innovative cloud web hosting solution (each web hosting service, like mail, databases, hosting CP, web space, DNS, stats, and so on, runs on a different stack of web hosting servers in a cluster). This is something ANY cPanel web hosting provider on the Globe will have enormous complications with, since cPanel is a one single server based webspace hosting platform (each web hosting service, like mail, databases, webspace hosting CP, disk storage, DNS, stats, etc., is being served by one and the same web server), cPanel is not open source (that is why the cPanel-based web page hosting firms cannot include extra functionality and manipulate it the way they want it) and there is no open source file platform (they need to build their own file system), which is the basis of any cloud web hosting service. Let's return to the shared web site hosting packages, which are driven by an actual cloud webspace hosting solution. With a shared web site hosting package, each customer pays only for his/her plan, thus maintaining the web space hosting price very low (since a lot of customers share the same hosting server). In a nutshell, a shared hosting account, which runs on a clustered web page hosting system, enables you to pay just for the resources that you actually demand, evading a scenario where you pay for a powerful web site hosting package that you cannot actually utilize, or for a small web page hosting package that cannot accommodate your website. The option to upgrade your account from one package to another with only 2 clicks of the mouse gives you the flexibility to start with a low-end plan and upgrade as your Internet presence expands. Hence, you save cash that you can expend on promoting the web site while it is still novel. Each and every webspace hosting account furnished by 'NTC Hosting' comprises an online web site builder and more than 40 popular script platforms including WordPress, Joomla, Zen Cart and Moodle that will save you hundreds of dollars for site design services. 'NTC Hosting' provides shared webspace hosting accounts in several different countries across the Globe. There is one server farm in Chicago encompassing the USA and Canada; 2 European server farms - in Great Britain and in Sweden; and another one in Australia, which encompasses the Asia Pacific region. In this way, practically the whole Globe is covered to provide you and your website's visitors with a stable and dependable web page hosting service at a preferred location. Altogether, the shared hosting accounts supplied 'NTC Hosting' are very well furnished and come at an excellent price (beginning from $4.95 for the Budget package).

Semi-dedicated Servers

To clients with little to no practice, a private virtual web server may appear hard to administer. That's perhaps why 'NTC Hosting' also keeps semi-dedicated hosting servers in its principal United States datacenter in Chicago. Managing these accounts is comparable to managing a normal shared hosting plan via a web space hosting Control Panel tool. They have all the functionalities of a shared web site hosting package such as a free web site building tool and a script installer, but the system resource quota provided by a semi-dedicated server hosting package is many times bigger than that of a shared webspace hosting plan. For example, the CPU power that can be used is approximately FIVE times as much as compared to the shared accounts. When compared to a shared web site hosting account, the quota of database queries added within the semi-dedicated hosting accounts is immense: 90 000 / hour. An unmetered hosted domain allowance is a rule too. The semi-dedicated web server hosting accounts do not ship with full root-level access (we, at wearecommies.com, count this as a little drawback), but the advantage is that they are managed via the same web space hosting Control Panel interface as the shared site hosting plans. This implies that a familiar graphical environment is accessible by all clients who are not confident enough to handle a Virtual Private Server, but at the same time need more power and features than a virtual web server can deliver. This is so because of the fact that the semi-dedicated servers share the resources of the very same powerful ultramodern web servers as the ones which host the virtual private web server hosting packages, yet, the number of the semi-dedicated servers is quite low (somewhere between twenty to thirty per physical server), whereas the private virtual web servers can reach a much bigger number (eighty to one hundred and twenty per physical server). Having that info in mind, the semi-dedicated servers supplied by 'NTC Hosting' can be defined as being amazingly inexpensive (as far as price is concerned), beginning from $35.95 for the Pioneer plan.

Dedicated Web Hosting Servers

In wearecommies.com's opinion, huge web pages such as social networks, community and business portals or famous web stores with thousands of customers request a much more powerful webspace hosting platform. It appears that the guys from 'NTC Hosting' have reached the same conclusion as well. To live up to its clients' demands, 'NTC Hosting' provides a number of dedicated web hosting servers that can handle millions of daily visits. That estimate rests on the hardware configurations the dedicated hosting servers boast: many-core processors, up to four GB of RAM, 2000 gigabytes of storage space and Gigabit network interface cards will beyond doubt ensure the quick and stable work of any sort of website. In 'NTC Hosting's opinion, the original hardware specs can be upgraded for more system resource-demanding websites. We, from wearecommies.com, deem that all dedicated server solutions offered by 'NTC Hosting' are also appropriate for commencing a hosting reseller business as every dedicated web server arrives with free-of-charge invoicing software and a free-of-cost domain reseller account. Unfortunately, the dedicated web servers supplied by 'NTC Hosting' are all unmanaged. We, at wearecommies.com, regard this as a tiny minus, which can be corrected by paying a monthly fee of $32.00 USD. So, if you are in need of help, the Managed Services upgrade offers a selection of additional services such as a regular backup, software installation, dedicated web hosting server surveillance and troubleshooting procedures. Several web page hosting Control Panel (CP) tools are offered with each of the servers - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Our (wearecommies.com's) prediction is that the excellent drag-and-drop File Manager added in the Hepsia Control Panel will perhaps make the use of any FTP software pointless. Our (wearecommies.com's) conclusion is that the dedicated servers furnished by 'NTC Hosting' don't appear to be very low priced (still the Hepsia web page hosting CP and the unmetered hosted domain allowance will undoubtedly make you smile), starting from $65.00 for the Gold 1 plan.