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Inmotion Hosting Review

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Inmotion earns its reliability by becoming a BBB certified business and a CNET Certified Service Provider alongside its established strong presence since 2001. A host of dedicated, and managed solutions are tailored for business needs, but private individuals are also equally liked by the company. Read the complete review herein:


 

Editor’s Review

Website: www.inmotionhosting.com

Year Founded: 2001

Services: Linux/Unix, Windows website hosting, dedicated, and shared hosting services, domain registration

Prices: The pricing and billing cycle offered by InMotion Web Hosting are:

Package Launch Power Pro
1 Month No No  $17.95
6 Months No No  $14.95 / month (Total: $89.7)
12 Months  $6.95 / month (Total: $83.4)  $8.95 / month (Total: $107.4) $13.95 / month (Total: $167.4)
24 Months  $5.95 / month (Total: $142.8)  $7.95 / month (Total: $190.8) No

 

Website Hosting Packages and Features: Although many competitors do provide unlimited disk space and bandwidth at cheaper prices, Inmotion is still at par by putting quality at forefront of their concerns and offering 150 GB disk space and 1,500 GB bandwidth at the price of $5.50 per month. There are several packages to be chosen from, including Starter and Business, but mostly the Business packages are favored by their clients due to the fact that their main target market is businesses seeking for VPS managed, and Dedicated server solutions.

The three packages for Business plan are Launch, Power and Pro & below are their feature:

Package Specifications Launch Power Pro
Sites On 1 Account – Included for FREE! 2 6 25
Domains Supported (Parked Domains) 6 26 Unlimited
Additional Sub Domains 25 100 Unlimited
Data Backup INCLUDED INCLUDED INCLUDED
FREE Google AdWords Credits $75 $100 $100
Disk Space (GB) Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Monthly Transfer Included (GB) Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Premium Web Site Builder Yes Yes Yes
FREE New Domain or FREE Transfer 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year
MySQL Databases 2 50 200
FTP Accounts 1,000 2,000 Unlimited
PHP – Version 4 or 5 available Yes Yes Yes
.htaccess Overrides Yes Yes Yes
PERL 5 Yes Yes Yes
Python Yes Yes Yes
MySQL – Version 4 or 5 available Yes Yes Yes
PHPMyAdmin Yes Yes Yes
CGI-BIN Yes Yes Yes
CGI-Library Yes Yes Yes
Server Side Includes (SSI) Yes Yes Yes

 

 

For Cheap Personal Hosting, the company provides Starter Basic and Max packages with 100 GB, 150 GB, and 200 GB hard disk space alongside 1 GB, 1.5 GB and 2 GB bandwidth respectively. Moreover the biggest drawback is the unavailability of any blogging platform to be deployed on the Starter package.

Three flavors of VPS are offered; VPS-1000 ($39.95/m), VPS-2000 ($74.95/m) & VPS-3000($149.95/m). VPS-1000 offers 512MB / 1GB Burstable RAM, 40 GB storage, 2 IP Addresses & 750GB/m bandwidth. VPS-2000 offers 1GB / 2GB Burstable RAM, 80GB storage, 5 IP Addresses & 1,500GB/m bandwidth. VPS-3000 offers 2GB/3GB Burstable RAM, 160GB storage, 10 IP addresses & 2,500GB/m bandwidth.

Three flavors of Dedicated Servers are offered; Essential ($199.95/m), Advanced Dedicated Server ($229.95/m) & Elite ($299.95/m).

Essential server offers:
Processor: Intel Core® E2220/E5400 Dual Core / 2T;
Operating System: CentOS;
RAM: 2GB RAM;
Storage: 2x160GB;
Bandwidth: 2.5TB/m;
IP Addresses: 5 IP Addresses.

Advanced Dedicated Server offers:
Processor: Intel® Xeon® E3-1220 3.10GHz, 8MB Cache, Turbo Quad Core /4T;
Operating System: CentOS;
RAM:
4GB;
Storage: 500GB;
Bandwidth: 3.0TB/m;
IP Addresses: 10.

Elite Server offers:
Processor: Intel® Xeon® E3-1230 3.20GHz, 8MB Cache Turbo Quad Core /8T;
Operating System: CentOS;
RAM: 8GB;
Storage: 500GB;
Bandwidth: 4.0TB/mo;
IP Addresses:
15;


Control Panel: CPanel / WHM is offered free with all VPS & Dedicated Server plans. If you are a cpanel user, you would hardly have any issues in getting adjusted to the standards provided by Inmotion.

Speed: InMotion claims their servers offer 50% more speed compared to their competition. We performed speed test on a website hosted on InMotion Shared Hosting Servers and found the following results:

The results we got above are fantastic, a performance grade of 95/100 is absolutely great. According to the above speed test, the Average Speed per KB is 0.002 seconds. If your website is 1MB in size it would theoretically take approximately 2.92 seconds to load.

Customer Support: Customer Support, unlike many other competitors, is highly professional due to the fact that their main target market is business clients. The swift customer response in handling customer queries is simply amazing for this company as BBB categorizes Inmotion as a highly customer-oriented company by solving all (43) issues encountered over the past 3 years.

Pros:

  • Server uptime guaranteed at 99.9%
  • Choice of Data Center selection
  • Powerful hosting servers
  • Dedicated Business solutions
  • Business Plan providing 50% faster server speed
  • Extensions for Dreamweaver, FrontPage and other popular extensions
  • Numerous FTP accounts
  • Professional customer support service
  • Provides cPanel
  • More than 1,000 FTP accounts

Cons:

  • Expensive than other competitors
  • Dedicated IP not included in any package (even Pro package lacks a free dedicated ip). Need to be bought separately for $2/m.
  • More business focused solutions rather than personal focused
  • 2 databases on Launch package

Conclusion – Should you buy it?

With a range of business class and personal hosting solutions, Inmotion is truly a remarkable website hosting company to be considered for your website solutions, especially if you run an online business.

 

Head Office / West Coast Data Center:

6100 Center Drive Suite 1190 Los Angeles, CA 90045 United States

East Coast Data Center:

3629 Sentara Way Virginia Beach, VA 23452 United States

Support:

Tel: +1 (888) 321 – 4678

Tel: +1 (757) 416 – 6575

24 x 7 x 365

Email: support@inmotionhosting.com

 

 Sales:

8am – 11pm EST Monday – Friday

10am – 7pm EST Saturday – Sunday

Tel: +1 (888) 321 – 4678

Tel: +1 (757) 416 – 6575

Email: billing@inmotionhosting.com

 

Customer Resolution:

Email: quality@inmotionhosting.com

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