A2 Hosting for Website Hosting: Review and Summary
A2 Hosting is an award-winning Linux hosting company that provides a perfect starting point on the Web, offering free set up, low-cost hosting packages, 99.9% uptime, and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. A2 Hosting is also socially responsible, supporting a number of non-profit organizations, and supporting their own employees’ altruistic ventures. Non-profits can also receive generous discounts on their hosting needs. A2 Hosting is also committed to being a “green” company, employing a number of eco-friendly practices.
A2 Hosting’s Starter hosting plan gives you a generous 10 GB of disk space and 10 GB monthly data transfer, while for the Executive plan, both are unlimited. Also unlimited are the number of domains, subdomains, parked domains, and add-on domains you can have with the Executive hosting plan, and the Starter plan allows you to have one domain, one subdomain and up to five parked domains. Transferring domains to A2 Hosting is free for both hosting plans.
The Starter package includes 25 email accounts, while Executive give you unlimited accounts. With both plans you can view your emails via webmail or using your email client, and both give you unlimited forwarders and auto-responders, along with free protection from spam and viruses. If you’re planning to sell products or services for your website, credit card and PayPal merchant accounts are available for both hosting plans, and there are many more features for your online business. Both plans include credits for Google AdWords, Yahoo PPC, MIVA PPC, Text Link Ads and more to help you get your site noticed.
A2 Hosting plans are Linux-based and support a variety of programming options including Perl, PHP, Python. Controlling your account is a breeze with the cPanel, which is standard with both hosting plans. The cPanel includes Fantastico Deluxe, which provides one-click installation for popular applications such as Wordpress, Drupal and Joomla. Both hosting plans also include the free A2 sitebuilder, to allow you can set up a website quickly and easily.
Most accounts can be set up within 15 minutes. You can upgrade or downgrade any time, and you pay only the difference. All A2 Hosting plans are backed by a 30-day money back guarantee, and the “Guru Support Crew” is available 365 days of the year, 24 hours a day via your control panel or toll-free phone (in the US) or international phone, via the fully-searchable knowledge base and wiki, and through a ticketing system. Your account also gives you access to extensive documentation and guides to help you get the most out of your web experience.