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A survey of Lonex

We, at dobroliub.com, have selected 'Lonex' to be our present domain and hosting supplier. Hence we imagine that this succinct evaluation of 'Lonex' is probably going to be quite useful for other individuals from all around the Globe in search for domain name and web hosting services. We say people from all around the Globe, because the mere fact is that 'Lonex' currently offers domain and hosting services in multiple data center sites: in the US (Chicago, IL), in England (Maidenhead, 20 miles outside London), in Scandinavia (Stockholm) and in Australia (Sydney). That way, covering nearly the whole Earth. At least as far as the Internet is concerned. So, here is what you could expect from 'Lonex' in brief:

Shared Webspace Hosting Accounts

The first detail we, at dobroliub.com, have detected is the reasonable prices of the shared website hosting packages supplied by 'Lonex'. Shared doesn't seem very good, does it? Well, that's what it is called: shared web hosting. The good thing here is that the web site hosting plans supplied by 'Lonex' are driven by a custom created, advanced cloud web hosting platform (each web hosting service, like email, databases, web space hosting Control Panel, disk space, DNS, statistics, etc., runs on a separate set of web hosting servers in a cluster). This is something ANY cPanel web hosting vendor in the World will have enormous complications with, since cPanel is a one single server based web space hosting platform (each hosting service, like mail, databases, web hosting CP, disk storage, DNS, stats, and so on, is being dealt with by one and the same hosting server), cPanel is not open source (hence the cPanel site hosting vendors are unable to include new functionality and handle it the way they need it) and there is no open source file platform (they must design their own file system), which is at the bottom of any cloud web hosting service. Let's get back to the shared web space hosting packages, which are driven by a real clustered web site hosting platform. With a shared site hosting plan, each customer pays solely for his/her package, thus preserving the web site hosting price amazingly low (since numerous users are hosted on the same web server). In a few words, a shared hosting plan, which is being served by a cloud website hosting solution, permits you to pay solely for the resources that you really demand, precluding a scenario where you pay for a high-end website hosting plan that you cannot truly use, or for a small site hosting account that cannot shelter your website. The possibility to upgrade your account from one package to another with just two clicks of the mouse gives you the flexibility to start with a basic plan and upgrade as your web page grows. In this way, you save cash that you can invest in promoting the web site while it is still brand new. Every web hosting plan delivered by 'Lonex' boasts an online site builder and more than 40 widely used script-driven software platforms among them WordPress, Joomla, Zen Cart and Moodle that will spare you hundreds of dollars for site design services. 'Lonex' furnishes shared web site hosting packages in several different geographical regions across the Globe. There is one server farm in Chicago encompassing the United States and Canada; two European datacenters - in the United Kingdom and in Scandinavia; and another one in Australia, which covers the Asia Pacific region. That way, approximately the entire planet is covered to provide you and your web site's visitors with a steady and fast website hosting solution at a desired location. As a whole, the shared hosting solutions furnished 'Lonex' are quite well furnished and come at an affordable price (starting from $3.95 for the Personal plan).

Semi-dedicated Servers

To people with little or no practice, a virtual private web hosting server may seem difficult to manage. That's perhaps why 'Lonex' also hosts semi-dedicated web hosting servers in its main US data center in Chicago. Managing these plans is comparable to administering a typical shared webspace hosting package via a web space hosting CP user interface. They have all the features of a shared web site hosting plan such as a fee-free website building tool and a PHP script installation tool, but the amount of system resources provided by a semi-dedicated hosting package is many times larger than that of a shared web site hosting account. For example, the central processing unit power that can be utilized is approximately FIVE times as much as compared with the shared web page hosting packages. When compared to a shared web page hosting package, the quota of database queries added within the semi-dedicated hosting plans is great: 90 000 / hour. An unmetered hosted Top-Level Domain allowance is a rule too. The semi-dedicated server plans do not offer full root privileges (we, at dobroliub.com, think that this is a tiny downside), but the plus is that they are managed through the same web space hosting Control Panel GUI as the shared website hosting accounts. This indicates that a well-known GUI is offered to all customers who are not self-confident enough to handle a virtual hosting server, but at the same time demand more power and resources than a virtual web server can supply them with. This is so owing to the fact that the semi-dedicated web servers share the resources of the very same powerful leading edge web servers as the ones which accommodate the virtual private web server hosting plans, however, the number of the semi-dedicated servers is quite low (somewhere between twenty to 30 per physical machine), while the virtual private web servers can reach a much bigger number (80 to 120 per physical server). Having that information in mind, the semi-dedicated servers offered by 'Lonex' can be defined as being amazingly inexpensive (as far as cost is concerned), beginning from $30.00 for the Semi-dedicated Plus package.

Dedicated Servers

In dobroliub.com's opinion, enormous web pages such as social networks, community and business portals or famous web stores with thousands of customers call for a much more powerful web hosting platform. It seems that the folks from 'Lonex' have drawn the same conclusion as well. To answer its clients' needs, 'Lonex' delivers a collection of dedicated web servers that can manage millions of daily hits. That evaluation stands on the hardware specs the dedicated hosting servers sport: Dual and Quad-core processors, up to four gigabytes of RAM, two thousand gigabytes of web space and Gigabit network interface cards will doubtlessly guarantee the quick and steady performance of any sort of website. According to 'Lonex', the original hardware specs can be upgraded for more system resource-demanding web sites. We, from dobroliub.com, think that all dedicated server packages supplied by 'Lonex' are also appropriate for beginning a hosting reseller business as each dedicated hosting server arrives with free billing software platform and a bonus domain reseller account. Unfortunately, the dedicated servers supplied by 'Lonex' are all unmanaged. We, at dobroliub.com, think of this as a minor problem, which can be adjusted by paying a monthly tax which amounts to $30.00 USD. So, if you demand aid, the Managed Services upgrade offers several extra services such as a regular backup, software installation, dedicated web hosting server monitoring and troubleshooting procedures. A bunch of webspace hosting Control Panel (CP) interfaces are available with each of the dedicated web hosting servers - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Our (dobroliub.com's) prognosis is that the remarkable drag and drop File Manager included in the Hepsia web site hosting CP will probably make the recourse to any File Transfer Protocol software pointless. Our (dobroliub.com's) conclusion is that the dedicated servers furnished by 'Lonex' don't seem to be very inexpensive (yet the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel and the unmetered hosted domain name quotas will definitely make you smile), beginning from $40.00 for the Optima 01 plan.