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An evaluation of Lonex

We, at, have chosen 'Lonex' to be our present domain name and hosting distributor. Therefore we think that this concise review of 'Lonex' is maybe going to be very useful for other folks from all over the World who need domain name and web hosting services. We state people from all over the Globe, since the simple fact is that 'Lonex' presently offers domain and hosting services in numerous server farm facility sites: in the US (Chicago, IL), in Britain (Maidenhead, 20 miles outside London), in Sweden (Stockholm) and in Australia (Sydney). Thus, embracing almost the entire Globe. At least from the point of view of the Internet. So, here is what you could anticipate from 'Lonex' in short:

Shared Web Page Hosting Accounts

The first detail we, at, have perceived is the low-cost prices of the shared web page hosting plans furnished by 'Lonex'. Shared doesn't sound very well, does it? Well, that's what it is called: shared hosting. The good thing here is that the web site hosting accounts provided by 'Lonex' are driven by an in-house devised, advanced cloud web hosting solution (each web hosting service, like mail, databases, web site hosting Control Panel, disk space, DNS, statistics, and so on, is being dealt with by an individual set of web servers in a cluster). This is something EVERY cPanel web hosting vendor in the World will have considerable complications with, since cPanel is a single server based site hosting platform (each web hosting service, such as email, databases, web page hosting CP, web space, DNS, stats, etc., is being served by a single web hosting server), cPanel is not open source (hence the cPanel site hosting suppliers are not able to include extra functionality and handle it the way they need it) and there is no open source file platform (they need to set up their own file system), which is at the bottom of any cloud web hosting service. Let's go back to the shared webspace hosting accounts, which are driven by a real cloud web site hosting platform. With a shared web site hosting package, each client pays just for his/her package, thus keeping the web hosting price amazingly low (since lots of customers use the same web server). In a nutshell, a shared hosting account, which runs on a clustered webspace hosting platform, enables you to pay only for the resources that you actually require, precluding a scenario where you pay for a high-end web site hosting plan that you cannot actually use, or for a basic web page hosting plan that cannot handle your web page. The option to upgrade your account from one package to another with only 2 mouse clicks gives you the flexibility to begin with a low-end package and upgrade as your web presence grows. So, you spare capital that you can spend on promoting the web page while it is still brand new. Each and every website hosting package provided by 'Lonex' arrives with an online site builder and more than forty popular script software platforms among them WordPress, Joomla, Zen Cart and Moodle that will spare you hundreds of dollars for site design solutions. 'Lonex' distributes shared website hosting solutions in several different regions around the World. There is one datacenter in Chicago encompassing the US and Canada; two European data center facilities - in England and in Sweden; and another one in Australia, which encompasses the Asia Pacific region. That way, almost the entire Globe is encompassed to present you and your website's visitors with a steady and fast web site hosting solution at a nearby location. All in all, the shared hosting packages furnished 'Lonex' are quite well furnished and come at a very attractive price (starting from $4.25 for the Personal package).

Semi-dedicated Hosting Servers

To clients with little or no experience, a virtual private hosting server may seem tough to administer. That's perhaps why 'Lonex' also keeps semi-dedicated hosting servers in its principal American datacenter facility in Chicago. Administering these accounts is similar to managing a standard shared site hosting account via a hosting Control Panel user interface. They have all the specs of a shared web hosting account such as a free-of-cost website building tool and a web application installation tool, but the amount of system resources provided by a semi-dedicated web server package is many times greater than that of a shared package. For example, the CPU power that can be utilized is nearly FIVE times as much as compared with the shared site hosting plans. When contrasted with a shared hosting plan, the number of database queries added within the semi-dedicated hosting accounts is immense: 90 000 / hour. An unlimited hosted domain name allowance is a pattern too. The semi-dedicated web hosting accounts do not come with root privileges (we, at, regard this as a tiny weak point), but the benefit is that they are administered through the very same CP tool as the shared website hosting packages. This signifies that a user-friendly graphical user interface is offered to all clients who do not feel confident enough to handle a private virtual server, yet demand more power and system resources than a virtual private web server can provide them with. This is like that because of the fact that the semi-dedicated web servers share the resources of the very same powerful avant-garde hosting servers as the ones which accommodate the VPS web server hosting plans, still, the number of the semi-dedicated hosting servers is quite low (somewhere between twenty to 30 per server), while the virtual private hosting servers can reach a much higher number (80 to one hundred and twenty per physical machine). Having that info in mind, the semi-dedicated servers offered by 'Lonex' can be defined as being very inexpensive (as far as price is concerned), beginning from $30.00 for the Semi-dedicated Plus package.

Dedicated Web Servers

In's opinion, big web pages such as social networks, community and corporate web portals or famous online shops with thousands of clients call for a much more powerful website hosting solution. It seems that the fellows from 'Lonex' have drawn the same conclusion too. To live up to its customers' needs, 'Lonex' supplies a collection of dedicated hosting servers that can tackle millions of daily visits. That estimation stands on the hardware specifications the dedicated servers are offering: Dual and Quad-core processors, up to 4 GB of RAM, 2000 gigabytes of disk storage and Gigabit network interface cards will undoubtedly guarantee the fast and steady performance of any sort of site. According to 'Lonex', the original hardware specifications can be upgraded for more resource-demanding sites. We, from, deem that all dedicated server specs delivered by 'Lonex' are also suitable for starting a hosting reseller business as each and every web hosting server offers free invoice transaction software platform and a fee-free domain reseller account. Unlickily, the dedicated hosting servers supplied by 'Lonex' are all unmanaged. We, at, think that this is a slight weak point, which can be amended by paying a monthly tax which amounts to $30.00 USD. So, if you require backing, the Managed Services upgrade provides a number of additional services such as a routine backup, software installation, hosting server monitoring and troubleshooting operations. A selection of web hosting Control Panel (CP) interfaces are available with each of the dedicated servers - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Our ('s) forecast is that the outstanding point-and-click File Manager added in the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel will perhaps make the use of any File Transfer Protocol software program useless. Our ('s) inference is that the dedicated servers offered by 'Lonex' don't seem to be very cheap (yet the Hepsia web site hosting Control Panel and the unmetered hosted domain allowance will beyond doubt make you smile), commencing from $40.00 for the Optima 01 package.