Finding a good hosting provider can be hard. There are a lot of options from even more providers to choose from. We listed a few great options to help you choose the best provider.
While searching for the best providers we set the requirements to have at least one datacenter located in Europe, what features are included in the plans for the price and general user reviews.
first place10/10 Contabo
Contabo is a VPS provider based in Munich, Germany, founded in the spring of 2003 by two partners.
There are 6 VPS plans available, 3 of them comes with HDD with SSD boost, the other 3 are 100% SSDs for the best possible read-write speed. All of the plans comes with 1 IP adress, unlimited traffic, Linux or Windows OS and 100 Gbit/s upstream. You can order the VPS M package, with 2 cores, 6 GB RAM, 500 GB SSD-boosted disk storage and 100 Mbit/s port for 6,99 EUR/month. For 26,99 EUR/month you can get the top plan, with 10 cores (Intel® Xeon® 4114, E5-2630v4 or E5-2620v3), 50 GB RAM, 1200 GB SSD disk storage and 1 Gbit/s port. You can order any number of domains for all of the plans, and you only pay for 11 month if you choose a 1 year billing cycle. They offer plans with premium hardware with affordable prices. Contabo’s customer support is available from 8 AM to 11 PM (UTC+1) on any day of the year. You can contact them by phone or e-mail. They earned the first place with their superb prices, great plans and professional support they provide.
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2nd place9/10 Hostiso
Hostiso is a privately held web hosting company, based in Germany. It started in 2007, by now they have customers from over 150 countries, with datacenters in the USA, Canada, Germany, France and Singapore. In 2015, the year they managed to cover all word regions with the new Singapore datacenter, they started to accept Bitcoin payments. By now Hostiso proudly hosts 50.000 domains. Hostiso offers you E-Commerce ready soulitons, start selling products on your website using openCart, PrestaShop, Magento, ZenCart.
All plans include unlimited bandwidth, free domain, free SSL certificates, complementary DDOS protection, free backups and migrations, free cPanel, CDN. You can choose VPS services from 2 cores, with 2 GB DDR4 RAM, 100 GB SSD disk space, 2000 GB bandwidth, for $24.99/month, to 12 cores, with 32 GB DDR4 RAM, 2000 GB SSD disk space, 30.000 GB bandwidth, for $119.99/month.
They earned the second place with their competitive pricing and their great geographical coverage.
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3rd place9/10 A2 Hosting
A2 Hosting was opening a developer-focused solution to the public, when it was founded in 2003. They were one of the first to introduce php5 and Ruby on Rails in the shared hosting platform. A2 Hosting is really letting the developers work free with implementing new solutions as soon as they can and offering a free server rewind backup. Since January, 2013 they are hosting on SSDs and since November, 2016 they are offering Windows as an option as well.
They offer VPS plans from single core with 512 MB RAM for 5,01$/month, up to 4 core with 4 GB of RAM for 33,01 $/month. You can choose from managed and unmanaged options, as well as for the operating system you can either go for Linux or Windows. They also offer plans for shared hosting and dedicated servers.
If you need support you can post a ticket, use the live chat or call them on the phone, also there are FAQs, guides and a knowledge base to help you setting up your site. They have data centers at Michigan, Amsterdam and Singapore. The users’ feedback is great about their support.
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4th place8/10 Fastcomet
FastComet was founded in 2013, with a team experienced in the web hosting industry. They aimed for creating a finely crafted PaaS (Platform as a Service). With high standards for customer satisfaction and technical excellence, they are one of the most accessible partners on the web hosting market.
If you want the freedom in your hosting, you must check out the VPS servers of the provider. All of their VPS plans are cloud based. You can start from the Cloud1 plan, with a single-core CPU with 2 GB RAM and 30 GB SSD storage for 59.95/month. If you want to get more power out you can upgrade up to Cloud 4 with a hexa-core CPU with 12 GB RAM and 192 GB of SSD storage for $139.95/month. All of their VPS plans come with free cPanel and Softaculous, free SSH access, free domain name and free website transfer. FastComet guarantees the server resources you pay for, so you will not share any of those. You can enjoy free daily and weekly backups with their VPS services and your server will be protected from brute-force attacks, denial of service, exploits and malware. Your server will also be monitored 24/7/365.
FastComet’s data centers are located at Chicago, Dallas, Newark, London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Singapore and Tokyo. The good geographical coverage allows your users to access your content fast. The data centers are protected with enterprise-level access control, constant monitoring, a complex network of security systems and high-end physical security. In terms of support you have a lot to choose from. If you are stuck somewhere you can use the live chat, ticket system, community forum, blog, tutorials, and email. Of course all of these are 24/7/365 accessible. Customer satisfaction is an important thing, so we looked into Twitter, and we found that it is full of praise of their services and support.
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5th place8/10 Miss Hosting
Miss Hosting (part of Miss Group) is a new web hosting company on the European market with headquarters in Stockholm. They offer everything from hosting, domain registration, managed hosting and a variety of CMS tools to build your own website. They proudly host 100.000 websites for 35.000 satisfied customers using more than 1.000 servers. Miss Hosting offers you all the help you need to start your own site with a lots of templates, built in HTML5 and created by professional designers.
With Miss Hosting you can buy IP addresses from over 114 c-nets from any country in the world, and they offer you free migration of your sites. Miss Hosting have local precense in more than 10 countries, their clients come from all over the world. They have data centers in Chicago (USA), Stockholm (Sweden) and Sao Paulo (Brazil). Their data centers have fully redundant power supplies through two completely separated power supply systems, and two standby power generators, to guarantee maximum uptime. Besides they premium, 24/7 support, you find video guides on their site, probably these are the reasons of the good customer reviews.
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We are participating in all of the providers’ affiliate program in this comparison, but that does not affect any ranking or facts. We always give our own, honest opinion.