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IX Web Hosting VS Startlogic

IX Web Hosting VS Startlogic

If looking for a budget focused, reliable, and top pick web hosting company, IX Web Hosting and Startlogic are two companies to analyze. Both companies fit the bill for budgeting concerns, they are exceedingly reliable, and have been top picks by many customers on a rather consistent basis. While the pricing of these web hosting companies aren’t exactly the same, they are rather close and offer similar deals for a good low monthly price.

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Pricing

IX Web Hosting is running a promotion that slashes it’s normally already low pricing to a month fee starting as low as $3.95 a month. Even the company’s Business Plus and Unlimited Pro plans have been price slashed and can be grabbed for just $7.95 a month.

Not to be outdone when it comes to budget-minded monthly fees, Startlogic also starts at just $3.95 per month for their PersonalLogic plan and tops out at $8.95 a month for the company’s Windows OS hosting plan.

Products and Services

In addition to its web hosting plans, Startlogic offers virtual server plans, domain registration services, and an affiliate program. Virtual servers range in pricing from $29.95 a month to $49.95 and are based on a one-year commitment. Customers can opt for a shorter obligation term at a slightly higher monthly cost and set-up fees are required with three month commitments. Purchasing a domain name with Startlogic is comparable to the leading domain registrars pricing – the only advantage here is in keeping all of ones services in one location. Startlogic affiliates can expect $100.00 per referral and has ads, banners and links already created to assist with getting the word out.

IX Web Hosting offers products geared more toward the e-commerce hosting client. SSL certificates are offered by the company at just $49.95 a year and are guaranteed with a 30-day money back policy. The web hosting company also offers merchant accounts completely set up with credit card processing and a payment gateway service. IX Web Hosting must be contacted directly for a quote on this product. Additionally, the company offers web design packages starting at $699 for three web pages, two designs to choose from and up to two revisions allowed. This product caps out at $1999 for a rather extensive site with all the bells and whistles.

Web Hosting Features

All three of IX Web Hosting’s plans come with unlimited web space, unlimited hosted domains and unlimited monthly bandwidth. For those with specific scripting needs, each account comes equipped with Ruby on Rails, PHP5, Perl and CGI. Hosting account owners can choose from either MySQL or PostgreSQL and a corresponding php based administration program. For one-click installation programs, IX Web Hosting offers dozens of free scripts to choose. WordPress, Mambo, and OSCommerce are just a few programs offered.

Startlogic has restrictions on web space and data transfer on two of its hosting plans (PersonalLogic and WindowsLogic) but offers unlimited amounts of both with its ProLogic accounts. If advertising is a concern, the company’s ProLogic and WindowsLogic accounts come with $75 in advertising credits good towards usage at Google and Yahoo. Each web hosting account is free of set-up fees and includes a variety of pre-configured scripts to enable with just one simple mouse click.

Customer Service

Both Startlogic and IX Web Hosting have great support centers designed to help customers with ease. FAQs, manuals and tutorials are offered within both companies’ support centers. As is the standard with many web hosting companies these days, a quick live chat click is easily found throughout both web sites and toll-free telephone support is offered 24/7.

Recommendations

For the money and considering the lack of restrictions on web space and bandwidth overall, the clear winner in this comparison is IX Web Hosting. For a great low monthly price, one can get quite a lot for the money.

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