Founded in 2003, HawkHost offers a wide range of web hosting services including shared, reseller and VPS hosting. One of the benefits of hosting with HawkHost is that you get to choose from six different datacenters. The HawkHost datacenters are based in Texas, Washington, California, Netherlands, Singapore and DC. If you’re considering signing up for a world class hosting service, you should definitely consider HawkHost, as they offer no contract shared hosting at an affordable price. If you’re currently hosted with another company, HawkHost will give you a free account transfer.
HawkHost offers four basic shared hosting plans all of which include unlimited emails, databases, domains and auto responders. The Basic hosting plan from HawkHost gives you 3GB of space, unlimited bandwidth and the option to purchase a dedicated IP address for three dollars a month. You will have full access to cPanel and Fantastico which come with all the shared hosting plans. The Standard hosting plan gives you 6GB disk space and several ecommerce features. The Advanced hosting plan offers 12GB of storage and the Super hosting plan gives you 24GB of disk space.
Unlike many of the other web hosting companies in the industry, HawkHost does not offer phone support for any of its services. The HawkHost support system includes live chat and ticket support. With the live chat system, you can reach the sales, billing or support department. As for the ticket support system, you could send in one through the support panel found on the HawkHost homepage.
Regardless of which hosting company you choose to go with; you need to make sure that you will be placed on a reliable server that delivers with optimum performance. With HawkHost, you will be able to test the speed on each of the servers located in the various data centers. At the time of purchasing your hosting account, you could ask the representative to send you an uptime report for the server you will be on. This would give you an idea of how reliable the servers really are. HawkHost does have a 99.9% uptime guarantee for it’s shared hosting services.
The value for money of the hosting services offered by HawkHost are quite impressive, as you receive the basic shared hosting plan for $3.29/month, when you pay for it on a yearly basis. The basic plan does not have the option to pay from one month to the next. The other three hosting plans offer a month to month pay schedule, where you are billed $5.95, $9.95 and 12.95 each month. Account setup is free and you have the option to purchase a dedicated IP addresses at $3/month if you require one. HawkHost offers risk free hosting through their 30 day money back guarantee policy, so you are always free to switch within the first month.