After my recent host was hacked, I switched back to KnownHost. I've used KH for hosting large and small sites for over 10 yea...展開
rs. I've also used other hosting companies during that time. KH is the only one that has consistently provided a very high level of service for a cost less than some other bigger hosts. I now use them for all the sites I host for myself and clients. I recommend a semi dedicated server for its power and features.
Worst mistake of my life was signing up with these guys. One of my accounts was hacked and their abuse team sent me an email ...展開
alerting me to the files that were malicious. I deleted all of them except one (which I missed by mistake). Because of this, on a Friday night, they shut my site down - took it off line. Then they give me the spin that their 'abuse team' is different from their "support team" and they only work 9-5 monday to friday - no after hours support. So my site is now offline until Monday at the earliest. Dreadful service, in no way fit for a professional business to rely on. Please learn from my mistake, avoid these guys at all costs.
Recently my client and I both lost our email services on a phurix host. It was reported to normal support and through their '...展開
urgent' support route but their response was nothing, not even an acknowledgement. 10 days later and many emails from us and still no response.
I was on the basic personal option but my client was on small business level option and loss of emails was a serious issue for them so we had no choice but to move to another host. I changed our MX records to point to the new host and got our email functionality back instantly, then I redirect our nameservers. This issue was not the only time we've had poor support so moving hosts had already been discussed; this was the final straw though.
The new host is fastcomet.com and actually worked out cheaper than phurix as we're combining our domains onto the one host, but price is not the main concern, it's the support and so far it has been very good from fastcomet, with a support ticket and online chat options available - something that phurix used to have but dispensed with several years ago unfortunately.
Also their claimed 100% reliability is only on the network connectivity - it doesn't include server downtime!
There may be a solid reason for their total lack of support but as we don't know what this is we didn't have much choice; they've hosted several domains for me for over 10 years but loyalty only goes so far, bye bye phurix.