If you’re looking for a feature-rich and wallet friendly ASP.NET hosting in UK, UKWindowsHostASP.NET (starting at £1.00 per month) is a decent choice. The company offers a wide array of shared, cloud hosting, SharePoint and cloud dedicated server packages (as well as many e-commerce, email, and security features) to cater to your personal or commercial needs. The company also offer domain registration with an affordable price.
Their cheap price doesn’t mean that you have bad customer service, bad server. We have investigated further about this hosting provider and we found their service is recommended by Microsoft and we have read good positive reviews about their service.
UKWindowsHostASP.NET shall be a right choice if you’re looking for an cheap ASP.NET web hosting which supports Windows 2008 or Windows 2012; ASP.NET 1.1, 2.0, 3.5 4.0 or newest 4.5; Silverlight technology; SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2012 web edition; Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012 reporting services; WebMatrix.
They have been in web hosting business in many years, especially they offer ASP.NET Hosting. But we believe that some of you never heard their name before because they never advertise their business on google. That’s why some of you never heard their name. In this review, you will find more about this hosting provider and we can recommend them as your ASP.NET hosting provider if you require UK datacenter.
UKWindowsHostASP.NET offers 5 hosting plan on their shared hosting package. Their Lite plan is limited to 1 website, 1 GB disk space, 10 GB data transfer with no database and email account. This plan is for starter that want to try to host their site.
For best plan, we would recommend you to start from their Developer Plan. Developer plan is affordable, if you pay 3 years payment then the cost is only £7.00/month. This plan comes with unlimited websites, 20 GB disk space, 100 GB data transfer, FREE 1 static IP, FREE domain name, 2 MSSQL database, 5 MySQL database, and unlimited email accounts. In this plan, you can host your ASP.NET site and WordPress site if you want. Beside that, on this plan you can install more than 80 applications from their Control Panel directly.
UKWindowsHostASP.NET Overall Review
As a Microsoft Spotlight hosting partner and Microsoft recognized ASP.NET hosting leader, you don’t need to worry about the reliability, security and performance of ASP.NET web hosting service from UKWindowsHostASP.NET.
We compared the ASP.NET site with the same source code and the same content hosted with 1and1, OVH and Godaddy. As the result, ASPHostDirectory is the fastest ASP.NET hosting in UK, approximately 70% faster than 1and1, 85% faster than OVH, and 120% faster than Godaddy.
Based on our research, the consistently fast ASP.NET hosting of UKWindowsHostASP.NET comes from,
- the network infrastructure is designed to bypasse transit networks and shorten the network path between the sites and visitors that helps the lower latency by using multiple Tier 1 telecom providers and direct Internet connections.
- they provide up to 256MB dedicated memory for every ASP.NET hosting account that is complete enough to run almost all the ASP.NET websites, including DotNetNuke, Umbraco, nopCommerce, BlogEngine.NET, etc. Even it’s nearly closed to some cheap ASP.NET VPS hosting.
UKWindowsHostASP.NET guarantees 99.9% uptime for their professional ASP.NET hosting and actually implements the guarantee in practice. We have set up a website uptime monitor for all our ASP.NET sites hosted with UKWindowsHostASP.NET since Jan 2014, and haven’t found any downtime longer than 10 minutes. In a whole year, the uptime of our sites is closed to 99.91%.
The strong reliability of UKWindowsHostASP.NET ASP.NET hosting comes from their 1) rock-solid Microsoft technology, 2) daily security update and hardware firewall.
- they optimized the Windows and IIS in the best configuration for the shared web hosting. E.G. They provide isolated application pool for every hosting site by leveraging the power of the latest Windows 2008 R2 and IIS 7.5. In this case, every site is running in the different process that won’t be affected by the crash of the neighbor sites.
- they update the servers for the latest Windows security patch timely and utilizes the Cisco hardware firewall for the increased ASP.NET hosting security.
UKWindowsHostASP.NET Support Review
UKWindowsHostASP.NET consists of skilled and experienced Microsoft technology specialist based on our truly experience talking with their staff. They have comprehensive knowledge and understanding on Microsoft solutions such as MS SQL Server, .NET Framework and IIS management. Meanwhile, you can imagine that UKWindowsHostASP.NET is really a technology oriented ASP.NET web hosting company.
At this time, UKWindowsHostASP.NET does not offer a call center but only provides customer support via helpdesk and email only, although it’s available at 24×7. But, you don’t need to worry as their customer support will always ready to help you within 30 minutes. You may also read their knowledgebase and their blog.[crp]