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HostDime review

Founded in late 2003, HostDime is a privately owned and operated web hosting and global data center provider. HostDime offers managed cloud hosting services with fully supported amenities and web tools that have empowered global users to do more on the cloud with affordable cost in mind. In 2003, HostDime opened its first data center in Orlando (Florida, U.S.) after growing from one server to over 200.

The passion and vision for excellence prompted the founding HostDime engineers to design a facility which provides the highest levels of uptime and service to clients. From 2006 to 2010, HostDime metrics demanded the need for global data centers and began building global networks.

It all started with Brazil in 2006, then global networks in Mexico, United Kingdom, and Colombia in 2008. In 2009, HostDime India was launched and in 2010, expansion continued to the rest of Latin America. Fast forward to 2018 and HostDime now has over 250 employees globally and hosts over three million domains.

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HostDime’s VPS plans

At HostDime you can choose from 3 different plans at all locations. There are unmanaged plans with Windows, CentOS, Ubuntu and Debian available, with 2 IP addresses. For extra cost you can get the plans with management, but only with 1 IP address.

The 3 plans come with the same attributions at all locations: 1 CPU core, 2 GB RAM, 60 GB SSD; 2 CPU cores, 4 GB RAM, 100 GB SSD; 3 CPU cores, 8 GB RAM, 140 GB SSD. If you choose HostDime’s headquarter, Orlando, Florida for data center, you can get the unmanaged Linux plans for $35/month, $50/month and $90/month with 15 TB bandwidth.

You need to pay a little more, $100/month, $125/month and $150/month at the other data centers for the same plans, with 3 TB bandwidth. HostDime offers you KVM virtualization, 1 Gbps uplink and pure SSD storage. We are excited, because beside the VPS plans, cloud instances are coming soon.

HostDime’s Dedicated Servers

If you choose Orlando for data center, HostDime offers you 9 different unmanaged dedicated servers with 25 TB bandwidth, 1 Gbps uplink and 4 IPs. You can start with 4 CPU cores – 8 total threads, 16 GB DDR4 RAM and 480 GB SSD or 1 TB SATA3 HDD for $129/month. The most powerful server comes with 36 CPU cores – 72 total threads, 96 GB DDR4 RAM and 480 GB SSD or 1 TB SATA3 HDD for $1.129/month. You can get the same servers fully managed with cPanel/WHM for some extra cost.

At HostDime’s other data centers there are 6 different options to choose from with 10 Mbps bandwidth and 4 IP addresses. You can get unmanaged servers from 4 CPU cores – 8 total threads, 8 GB DDR3 RAM and 256 GB SSD or 1 TB SATA3 HDD for $329/month to 24 CPU cores – 48 total threads, 64 GB DDR4 RAM and 256 GB SSD or 1 TB SATA3 HDD for $999/month. For extra cost you get cPanel, and HostDime’s employees manage the servers for you.

Support and other features

HostDime received great reviews for its services and support team, except for a few complains about slow loading websites and downtime. You can reach them 24/7/365, via phone, live chat, ticket or e-mail. They provide all kinds of hosting solutions with really great features worldwide, with data centers in the U.S., South America, Europe and Asia.

HostDime offers you 45 days money back and 99,9% uptime guarantee, RAID10 technology, enterprise DDoS protection and top of the line SSD storage.

In this HostDime review we found that they offer a good range of plans with 99,9% uptime and 45 day money back guarantee. However users are complaining for their support and their plans are more expensive than the competition.

 

We are participating in HostDime’s affiliate program, but that does not affect any ranking or facts. We always give our own, honest opinion in our HostDime review.

Pros
  • 99,9% uptime guarantee
  • 45 day money back guarantee
  • 24/7 in house support
  • great geographical coverage
Cons
  • some complaints about slow loading websites
  • expensive
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