Thus, selection of right web host is the key to obtain desired level of functioning /service of a website.
But, choosing a right web host involves much more than scanning a series of price lists. It depends on a wide array of factors such as reputation of host, value for money plans, quality, reliability and service. However, how you weigh up the importance of these different factors will actually depend on the priorities of your business.
It is probably very difficult to walk down to every web host and evaluate them on the basis of above mentioned factors.
Keeping this in mind, we have made a detailed evaluation and comparison of top three providers of web hosting in India – ZNetLive, HostGator and GoDaddy. Lets’ evaluate them on following parameters-
- Plans and pricing structure
- Technical features
- Free Value Added Services
- Uptime Record & Backups
- Customer Support System
- Customer testimonials
- ZNetLive offers many free services bundled with its web hosting plans to help you run your website smoothly. It includes a domain name, website creation tool, control panel.Security tools include an SSL certificate, malware scanning and phishing alert software.Advertising tools include free promotional Google AdWords credit worth of 2500 Rs.
- GoDaddy’s web hosting India offers free Domain name, an SSL certificate with its Ultimate plan, Email IDs, 24/7 Security Monitoring and DDOS protection.
- BigRock offers Domain name, Email IDs and Google AdWords credit (2000Rs) free with its hosting plans.
- ZNetLive – takes daily backups of its servers consistently and, it guarantees “five- nines’ uptime to its customers.
- GoDaddy has a record of maintaining 100% server uptime and also takes daily server backup. But you need to pay for backups.
- BigRock’s assures you for providing 99.9% uptime .They also take timely server backups.
- ZNetlive Six- tier support system can be reached via-Live chat, phone and support ticket.
- GoDaddy’s award winning support system is readily available to assist their customers any time.
- BigRock’s support system can be reached via phone, chat and emails.
- ZNetLive customer reviews speak highly positive of them & confirms their credibility. They have been rated 4.5/5 on satisfaction standards.
- BigRock’s customer too declares them as a reliable and trustworthy web host.
- GoDaddy’s clients have rated them as credible web hosting in India for their prompt support and server uptime.