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HostPapa review

HostPapa is a privately owned provider, founded in 2002. It’s headquartered in Ontario, Canada. HostPapa has one of the best geographical coverage, it now operates in 13 countries and 4 continents. By now they host over 500.000 websites, small business or personal websites.

HostPapa’s servers are housed in industry-leading data centers. They also have backup data facilities in a number of other data centers in North America. With back-up power generation, a dedicated diesel generator for power redundancy, redundant climate control systems, dual pre-action fire suppression systems, Cisco powered network, and multiple bandwidth providers, you can live with the comfort of knowing your site will be available.

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HostPapa’s VPS plans

HostPapa’s managed VPS service takes care of your security audits, network issues, software upgrades, migrations, e-mail configurations and firewall setup. The 5 plans starts at 4 core CPUs, 1,5 GB memory, 50 GB SSD storage, 1 TB transfer, 2 IP addresses and 400+ free apps for $19,99/month and you can upgrade up to 12 core CPUs, 24 GB memory, 1 TB SSD storage, 8 TB transfer, 2 IP addresses and 400+ free apps for $249,99/month.

You can access your VPS through cPanel/WHM and the Softaculous script installer is ready to install your favourite scripts. Updates, patches and monitoring are included in all plans. HostPapa’s firewall will catch any malicious attempts and you also have DDoS protection. MySQL 5.6, PHP 5.6 and 7, Python 2.7.5, Perl and Ruby are also supported.

HostPapa’s Web Hosting plans

HostPapa’s plans offer you unlimited bandwidth, free website transfer, free domain registration and 400+ free apps. You can choose from 3 different plans, with the Starter plan comes 2 websites and 100 GB disk space for $3,95/month. With the Business plan comes unlimited websites and disk space as well, also for $3,95/month, because it’s a 70% discount. The top, Business Pro plan also offers unlimited websites and disk space, but you get 4x more CPU and MySQL resources for $12,95/month.

HostPapa’s Reseller plans

HostPapa has 5 different plans, all comes with unlimited websites and e-mail addresses, 2 IP addresses and RAID10 redundancy. The Bronze plan offers you 50 GB disk space and 500 GB bandwidth for $19,95/month. The top, Titanium plan comes with 200 GB disk space and 1,4 TB bandwidth for $79,95/month.

Support and other features

They received very good reviews, except for a few bad ones. What we really liked is that they answered to almost every bad review trying to solve the customer’s problem. Most of the time the conversation stopped there, so we have to question the credibility of those reviews.

HostPapa has excellent 24/7 support, you can reach them via live chat, e-mail and phone. You’ll find useful video tutorials and knowledge base on their site as well.

In this HostPapa review we found that they offer plans with great support, and a 30 day money back guarantee and superb geographical coverage. They have multiple servers available in Asia and have coverage in Australia as well. On the negative side you could find them a bit expensive.

 

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

Pros
  • 30-day money back guarantee
  • excellent 24/7 support
  • 99,9% uptime guarantee
  • one of the best geographical coverage
Cons
  • you might find them a bit expensive
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