I Think I've Found the Perfect Hosting Company

Discussion in 'Technical Corner' started by RJM62, Jan 1, 2018.

  1. RJM62

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    Turnkey Internet in Latham, New York. Why?

    1. A real, live, honest-to-goodness American answered the phone when I called their support number at 4:00 a.m. before I opened an account.

    2. That American knew what he was talking about.

    3. Fast setup.

    4. Super-fast support responses to every ticket I submitted, including one where a Cpanel installation hosed the NIC settings and I had no connectivity to fix it.

    5. Very reasonable prices.

    For me personally, they're also sort of local -- about two hours away, give or take.

    My previous hosting company, with whom I'd been for seven years, **** the bed with gusto after an acquisition or merger with another company. A routine server migration became a two-week (and counting) sojourn through the Tenth Circle of Hell -- the one even Dante couldn't bring himself to write about. My experience with Turnkey has been like a breath of fresh air.

    So far I've set up three cloud servers and moved a whole bunch of accounts, and the process has been a pleasure. The only hiccup was the problem with the cPanel thing, which I could have avoided by specifying that the OS be pre-loaded with CentOS and cPanel. I was trying to avoid the updates (which take longer than a fresh installation), so that was my fault. The pre-loaded images have that problem corrected.

    Full disclosure: The link up top is a referral link. I get some sort of compensation if anyone signs up. Hey, we're not communists, after all.

    Rich
     
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    Been using them for a year or so for a Windows .NET site I have. Have not had a problem.

    I also use Interserver for some Wordpress sites and some other stuff.
     
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    That's good to know.

    I forgot to mention that the servers and network are very fast. Part of that could be my proximity, but clients have already commented on it, too.

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    Dilly dilly.
     
  6. RJM62

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    LOL, I was waiting to see who got that reference.

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    I have both Windows and Linux accounts with Interserver. I go the Turnkey account because the Interserver Windows hosting sucked.