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Although IX-WebHosting is a very rationally priced web hosting service with a very wide and faithful customer base but everything has pros and cons. While the pros of the IX web hosting are widely known – such as the exclusive plans, excellent hosting services including the free dedicated IPs especially in the Unlimited Pro plan. However, the main disadvantage of IX-WebHosting is its control panel which is less friendly. The interface that has been used in the control panel of the IX web hosting is slightly obsolete. Also it doesn't offer any auto installed content management system which is again a big drawback especially in this competitive market. So if you are comfortable with website design or development or have a requirement for dedicated servers, then IX web hosting is the perfect choice for you. However if you are a just starting a business of your own and does not have much knowledge about servers or hosting then you should opt for more user friendly options.
  • Introduction

    When it comes to choosing dedicated, reliable and cheap hosting services, there are several web hosting services to choose. Well, IX Web Hosting has been in this industry since 1999 which is a long time to be in business and the scores of user success stories have proved that IX is amongst the market champions. The company started from a living room and today they provide services to approximately 110,000 customers and host more than 470,000 website. Since their inception, the company has grown manifold and today they are one of the top web hosting companies.
  • Value

    One of the strong points of IX web hosting is generous dedicated IP offers. Most people think that a dedicated server is a waste of money but there are various factors that one needs to weigh and compromise when you are opting for a shared web hosting service. For example, when you are opting for a shared hosing service, it is used for multiple websites. That means if any of those websites indulges in malicious activities and subsequently get banned from search engines, all the websites in that shared host will be blacklisted too. Now this is a major drawback of using a shared web hosting. This will have adverse effect on the SEO of the websites. Also a dedicated server is necessary for someone is looking to establish an E-commerce website.
  • Support and Customer Service

    'Like other web hosting companies, IX also provide 24x7 customer services. The customer service is reachable by various ways. They can choose to call them in +1 (614) 534-1961 or by chatting live with their customer executive or by creating a ticket or by emailing them their queries in support@ixwebhosting.com.'
  • Features

    Monthly Plans

    Following are the plans offered by IX web hosting under shared hosting facility:
    First one is Expert Plan. It is $3.95 per month. Under this plan two dedicated IPs are provided, one of which is free of cost and is $2.00 per month. The plan features one free domain registration.
    Second one is Business Plus. It is $7.95 per month. Under this plan three dedicated IPs are provided, one of which is free of cost and the rest IPs will be $1.50 per month. The plan features two free domain registrations.
    Third one is Unlimited Pro. It is also $7.95 per month. Under this plan fifteen dedicated IPs are provided, one of which is free of cost and the rest IPs will be $1.00 per month. The plan features three free domain registrations. All the above mentioned shared hosting plans have unlimited disk space, bandwidth and hosted domains.

    VPS Hosting and Linux Support

    If having full access to the control panel and system resources are important to you, then you must opt for IX web hosting's Virtual Private Servers feature. Following are the different plans offered by IX web hosting for VPS:
    In Linux platform, two plans are being offered.
    First one is X4 Linux which is $54.95 per month. The plans provides 4 CPU cores, 768mb RAM, 1500gb premium bandwidth transfer, 50 GB storage space and 2 dedicated IPs. Apart from these users also have the option to choose from the control panel.
    Second plan is X8 Linux. It is $89.95 per month. The plans provides 8 CPU cores, 2048mb RAM, 2000gb premium bandwidth transfer, 100gb storage space and 2 dedicated IPs. Apart from these users also have the option to choose their choice of control panel between cpanel and plesk.
    Both these plans include unlimited hosted domains, burstable RAM and complete admin access. Also users can choose the Linux operating systems they want at the time of purchasing the plans. They provide centos and debian Linux operating systems.

    Windows Hosting Platforms

    Windows platforms also offer two plans.
    First one is X4 windows which is $69.95 per month. The plans provides 4 CPU cores, 768mb RAM, 1500gb premium bandwidth transfer, 50gb storage space and 2 dedicated IPs. Apart from these upon request plesk 10 control panel is provided.
    Second plan is X8 windows. It is $104.95 per month. The plans provides 8 CPU cores, 2048mb RAM, 2000gb premium bandwidth transfer, 100gb storage space and 2 dedicated IPs. These plans also provide plesk 10 control panel upon request.
    Both these plans like Linux include unlimited hosted domains, burstable RAM and complete root access, admin access. Users can also choose the operating system between windows server 2003 and windows server 008.

    Native English Customer Support

    Lot of companies proclaims that they provide Native English speaking team for customer support. In reality most of the Support jobs are actually outsourced. At IX web hosting, the customer support team comprises of Native Speakers and the representative work excellently alongside other company employees. Understandably, it has been observed that their customer service is more effective than the team that has been outsourced.

    Personal Customer Representative

    The IX web hosting is known for their excellent customer support and they train each of their customer representatives to provide a unique and personalized customer support experience. In an exclusive offering by IX, at the time of sign up, IX web hosting provide a personal customer representative.

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