Kualo Web Hosting Review
Kualo is a UK-based web host company which was established in 2000. The company originally catered to small web hosting needs but has now expanded to include VPS and dedicated hosting which is suitable for large-scale enterprises. The company has its own datacenter in UK.
The company offers a 99.9% uptime guarantee for their clients.
Their Shared web hosting packages include 2 GB to unlimited web space, 10 GB to unlimited monthly bandwidth, 10 to unlimited email accounts, 1 to unlimited databases, CloudFlare, free domain for annual subscriptions, SEO tools, and your choice of server location - either in the UK or USA. Email features include unlimited auto-responders, mailing lists, forwarders, webmail, spam and virus filter, and external MX. Advanced features include phpMyAdmin, Cron Job editor, SSH access, DNS editor, online file manager, unlimited FTP accounts, subdomains, and parked domains.
For Cloud hosting, you can choose from 256 MB to 15,360 MB RAM; 20 GB to 800 GB web space; and from 0.4 GHz to 7.6 GHz Xeon CPU.
Dedicated Server packages are available as Standalone or Advanced Managed Solutions. For Standalone Servers, you can choose from 1xCore 2 Duo to 2xQuad Core Xeon; 4 GB to 32 GB DDR2 RAM, 2x1.2 TB to 4x1.5 TB SATA; and RAID 1 to 6 protection. For Advanced Managed Solutions, you will get a Managed Firewall, redundant databases, managed backup, load balancing, and a specified design that will meet your needs.
Reseller hosting packages feature 15 GB to unlimited web space, 100 GB to unlimited monthly bandwidth, 10 to unlimited websites, 10 to unlimited databases, cPanel/WHM control panel, free migration, anonymous name servers, billing software, optional billing software and SSL certificate for some plans, tutorials, and custom name servers. For email features you will get forwarders, auto-responders, mailing lists, webmail, spam and virus filters, and external MX. Advanced features include DNS editor, password protected directories, raw log and SSH access, Cron Job editor, phpMyAdmin, online file manager, unlimited domain parking, unlimited subdomains, and unlimited FTP accounts.
Prices for Shared hosting are $2.75 a month for Personal, $3.36 for Business, and $5.21 for MultiSite plan. These prices are for a 36-month term. If you choose the monthly option, the prices will be $4.95 for Personal, $7.61 for Business, and $7.46 for MultiSite.
For Cloud hosting, the prices range from $35 a month to $1,242 a month. There is also an optional package for management services: $20 for Part-Managed, $50 for Semi-Managed, and $100 for Fully-Managed.
Dedicated Servers are priced as follows: for Standalone servers the prices are $159 a month for Value Plan, $249.95 for Power, and $379.95 for Xtreme. For Advanced Managed Hosting, you will have to contact them for the prices.
For Reseller hosting, the plans cost $7.95 a month for Baby, $14.95 for Starter, $34.95 for Advanced, and $49.95 for Professional.
SSL certificates cost $29 a year for Comodo, $19.95 for CodeGuard, $19.99 for SiteLock, and 19.99 for TRUSTe. These are all on an annual basis.
Tech support is available via a Helpdesk which clients can find when they log-in to their accounts.
The company offers an industry-grade firewall, anti-spam and anti-virus filters, shared SSL and Cloud security.
Kualo offers a wider range of web hosting options compared to most providers and they also back their services with an efficient team. What is good about the company is that you can rely on quality servers and uptime as well. They also offer plenty of added features that you cannot usually find on shared web hosting packages. For example, they offer Cron Jobs, raw access logs, and DNS editor. They also support various scripting technologies such as Perl and Python. Their Dedicated Server packages also offer quite a number of features that you can easily personalize. You can easily mix and match RAM, CPU, and storage depending on your site's need.
The company does not offer the lowest rates if you are going to look at their prices. What they do offer however, are quality services which you can definitely rely on. From their initial customer sales response time to the tech support response period, you can definitely say that this company is giving you what you have paid for. Their packages are definitely recommendable for more advanced users. Overall, Kualo has a 8 out of 10 rating based on their features, pricing, and quality of services.