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Discussion in 'Dedicated hosting discussions' started by Peo, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. Peo

    Peo Administrator Staff Member Admin

    Anyone here tried Liquidweb? Any similar big hosting companies with a good reputation at that price range offering fully managed server, that you've tried or heard good things about?

    (Don't post your own offers to this thread please)
  2. WL-Michael

    WL-Michael -Team WebLyte- NLC

    I've tried them in the past for a VPS, but that was many year ago. They have a very solid reputation and very good support from what I remember. I wish I had more recommendations for you but since then I went colo and dealt with all of my own hardware.
  3. sander k

    sander k Well-Known Member NLC

    Do you mean Liquidweb.nl or Liquidweb.com ?
  4. Peo

    Peo Administrator Staff Member Admin

    Well, since Liquidweb.nl doesn't exist...
  5. wswd

    wswd Premium Premium Member

    Never used them. Do their prices include full management? If not, they are VERY expensive.
  6. Duport

    Duport New Member

    Liquidweb are rock solid and managed, but you do have to add a CP. You can pick up some good offers at WHT.
  7. DuncanCox

    DuncanCox New Member

    I didn't use them. How much they charge.
  8. theophile

    theophile New Member

    Not bad

    Well, they offer a wide range of services. Their services start at something like 14.99 per month I think. They are good!
  9. frewebhost

    frewebhost New Member

    have used them in that past good customer service they have offers every 30 days or so on wht
  10. sander k

    sander k Well-Known Member NLC

    Why are you replying here? This thread is 2 months old!
  11. wswd

    wswd Premium Premium Member

    In case you missed it, he's replying to just about every thread he can, to raise his post count. They're all the nice little one sentence replies that don't add anything to the discussion.
  12. sander k

    sander k Well-Known Member NLC

    I guess I did miss that. So, he wants to advertise :D
  13. JJW


    I pm'd you Peo about hostdime. I know Manny the ceo pretty well i can probably get you a really good deal.
  14. Peo

    Peo Administrator Staff Member Admin

    Thanks JJW. Anyone tried HostDime? Thoughts?
  15. wswd

    wswd Premium Premium Member

    Honestly? Have never used them, but they are a big name in the industry. With somebody that big, you are going to get mixed reviews, and that's exactly what you find...some good, some bad.

    My first thoughts looking at their servers, is that they charge more than double what anybody else would charge for the same thing. Sure they are managed, but that shouldn't double the cost of the server. It's plain highway robbery as far as I'm concerned. To make matters worse, until you get to the Dual Quad Core servers, you're stuck with 2-4GB of RAM. Want more, you have to pay for it. Their upgrade costs are way overblown too. Looks like they're the Softlayer of managed hosting. ;)

    Manny would have to cut his prices in half to even begin to pique my interest.
  16. JJW


    Trust me the price is right wswd, I got special deals through Manny! I have been with them and they were great.
  17. wswd

    wswd Premium Premium Member

    Like I said, if the price is cut in half, it's probably a fine deal. Aside from that, there are much better options out there.
  18. JJW


    you can now see what i got him. Please don't give those numbers to anybody else.
  19. wswd

    wswd Premium Premium Member

    Thanks JJW.

    I would never do that. I also replied. All-in-all, that isn't a bad price, but as I noted, you can get a server that's twice as powerful with 4x's the RAM, and still have a huge chunk of money left over to hire your own management company. Of course, some people like keeping the management with their server company, and don't really care for getting a 3rd party solution. Just depends I guess.
  20. JJW


    Plus if your managment is done by the datacenter. They have people in house, who can replace drives on a moments notice, can monitor the health of a drive, things of that nature.

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