You’ll come to know about a VPS focused hosting company from this Beyond Hosting review.
No shared hosting! Yes, the hosting company that I’m gonna review today doesn’t offer any shared hosting, all it offers is some managed VPS and dedicated hosting packs.
So, if your need is to host your site on a powerful VPS or a dedicated hosting pack in no time, then keep in touch with Beyond Hosting.
Beyond Hosting Review
Beyond hosting is a VPS focused hosting company that has many VPS hosting packs. All the packs come with all the required features for free and you have the full control of choosing a customized hosting pack.
Learn more about all the exciting features of the robust web hosting company by reading the complete review.
Features and benefits
Here are the exciting features of Beyond Hosting –
Discount. Usually, there’s no obvious discount available on any hosting pack of Beyond Hosting. This is very common to see that most of the VPS and dedicated hosting providers aren’t interested in focusing on any sort of discount.
Guaranteed uptime. Beyond Hosting is a robust web hosting which can be known from its uptime guarantee.
Yes, the hosting company shows an uptime guarantee of 99.999%.
Storage. None of the hosting packs of Beyond Hosting comes with unlimited storage capacity. It’s actually quite normal because VPS and dedicated hosting packs don’t offer usually offer unlimited disk space.
Bandwidth. The cloud hosting packs allow unmetered bandwidth, though the VPS packs don’t have the unlimited option. Note that the bandwidth provided with the VPS hosting packs is well enough, even for a large site having a lot of traffic.
Free domain. This is another feature which isn’t usually available with VPS or dedicated hosting packs. Beyond Hosting does all the same. Yes, it doesn’t provide any free domain with any of its hosting packs.
The number of domain hosting. You can host an unlimited number of domains on the hosting packs of Beyond Hosting.
Domain registration. Beyond Hosting has the domain registration feature. It’s a great service for the hosting company because you have seen that another VPS focused hosting company named Host1Plus (read the Host1Plus review to learn about this) doesn’t have this service.
The number of email accounts. The number of emails that you can host on the hosting packs of Beyond Hosting is unlimited.
Control panel. There’s the option of using cPanel for managing your websites hosted on Beyond Hosting.
Website transfer. The hosting company provides the website migration service for free.
1-Click installer. Beyond Hosting provides the best one-click installer named Softaculous. So, you can install your required scripts within a few clicks.
SSL certificate. You won’t get any SSL certificate free with your hosting pack bought from Beyond Hosting. The only way to have an SSL certificate for your site is to buy one from the hosting company.
Beyond Hosting has the Standard and the Wildcard SSL certificates that can be purchased on a yearly basis.
Here are the prices of the Standard and the Wildcard SSL certificates respectively –
Backups. Beyond Hosting has the free server backup facility. So, you can expect to see your content backed up on a daily basis.
Money-back guarantee. Beyond Hosting doesn’t offer any money-back guarantee, so you can’t test the hosting services of this web hosting company.
One thing to add here’s that you can be sure that the hosting is good enough and you may not need to reject it later.
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Hosting plans and pricing
In this part, I’ll talk about the hosting plans of Beyond Hosting.
Here are the VPS hosting packs of the hosting company –
All the hosting packs have a lot of essential features that are necessary to run a site smoothly.
And there are also 2 types of cloud hosting packs available in the collection of Beyond Hosting.
The variation of the cloud hosting comes depending on the management of the hosting packs. One is managed and the other one is non-managed.
The managed cloud hosting pack costs (it’s usual to be costlier) more (almost 2.5 times more) than the non-managed one.
This part is one of the crucial parts of this post since it’ll let you know the performance of Beyond Hosting.
First of all, I’ll go through the speed test of the server of Beyond Hosting. To do so, I’ve used Bitcatcha’s server speed checker.
Here’s the testing information –
And here are the results depending on different server locations –
You can see that the server speed using the US is promising enough.
Now, I’ll show you the uptime records of Beyond Hosting. Here are the uptime records of Beyond Hosting –
November 2016: 100%
December 2016: 99.8%
February 2017: 99.9%
March 2017: 100%
The uptime of the hosting company recorded in the last some of the months was quite promising.
Pros and cons
- Several powerful VPS and cloud hosting plans are available
- Easy to use hosting plans
- No website builder available
- There’s no dedicated plan available
- Average server speed
- No money-back guarantee
Verdict and your decision
In this part, I’ll rate the hosting company based on the features and the performance of it. You can see that there are some negative sides of Beyond Hosting, though the hosting company is still a nice choice for hosting.
However, the hosting company should easily get a 3-star rating. Now, check the hosting company and its services in order to determine whether you can choose it as your website’s hosting provider.