As the name suggests, WinHost is a dedicated Windows web hosting provider. Winhost provides various types of hosting solutions to meet your different website requirements at affordable price without any kind of long-term contracts. Their people are collaborated with many windows projects for seamless co-operation with Microsoft. They keep trying and improve and offer latest MS technologies to clients.
Winhost Hosting Review
WinHost Technical Support
WinHost has an experienced and highly qualified team only working on supporting ASP.NET web hosting services. All of their technical support members are kindly, enlightened and knowledgeable on either Windows server platform or SQL Server databases.
When you need help, you can access a knowledge base or post in a forum. WinHost also provides 24*7 email and ticket system support mostly. As per our testing, the average of the first reply is about 1 hour, and it could be quick in US working time. WinHost guarantees to answer each support ticket within 12 hours.
Winhost offers three types of ASP.NET hosting packages, each of these package allows different amount of web space, monthly data transfer and MySQL databases but the common server features like version of Windows server, IIS, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC and etc.., are all the similar in each package, which means no matter which hosting package you select, you can smoothly deploy your ASP.NET websites.
Their Basic hosting package starts at just $3.95/mo, and include all the features which are qualified to support most of ASP.NET websites, for example:
- 3GB of Disk Space, 50GB Monthly Bandwidth
- Windows Server 2012/2008;
- Internet Information Services (IIS) IIS 8/7, IIS Remote Management, and IIS Full & Medium Trust
- 1 MSSQL database in version 2014 / 2012/2008 R2 / 2008
- ASP.NET 4.6 / 4.5.2 / 3.5 / 2.0;
- ASP.NET MVC 5 / 4 / 3 / 2 / 1
- PHP5 Hosting with FastCGI
In terms of managing a server, Winhost offer its user a self-developed control panel, with which client could without difficulty deploy site scripts, and manage their email account, database, domain and much more. Winhost also integrate WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, BlogEngine.NET, nopCommerce, and many other popular CMS platform system built on ASP.NET and PHP into its programme so that clients could setup their websites with the help of those tools in few simple clicks.
- No need to struck in long term contracts
- Freedom to Upgrade or downgrade plans yourself
- One click installation of popular applications
- Live chat and real time support option is not available
- Only three tiers of service offered
- Backups must be done manually with the help control panel
Undoubtedly not a suitable option if you prefer Linux hosting, WinHost provides only Windows hosting services. Also they don’t offer any virtual private server (VPS), Dedicated or cloud server at all. What they do provides are three high-powered Windows hosting plans with quite low charges, a money-back guarantee of 30 days, and a team with ASP.NET expertise. If you are in need of budget and friendly Windows hosting solution, look no further than WinHost.