Business class hosting is a step above basic shared hosting accounts. You get faster more reliable servers without the expense of moving up to Virtual Private Servers (VPS). Business class hosting servers are not oversold the way shared servers are, making your site faster and less prone to slow periods.
Business Hosting Features:
- Plans range from $10 to $40/month
- Fewer Websites per server
- Pages load faster
- Improved Website backup options
- Tech support is generally better
Top Hosts for Business Websites:
SiteGround semi-dedicated hosting is great for business. Prices start at $29/Month for 20GB storage, 1000GB transfer, MySQL on SSD, and 3x CPU power over shared hosting. Technical support is 24/7 via phone, chat and ticket system.
We tested a Joomla website complete default template and sample data. After six months our reports showed 99.94% uptime and an average response time of 524ms (extremely fast), providing a dependable platform for any business website.
We really like SiteGround business hosting because they have implemented many custom security features and high level caching services, not offered at any other hosting companies.
CloudAccess offers Joomla as service. They install and manage Joomla, allowing you to spend more time making money. Business hosting prices start at $49.95/Month, 50GB disk space, 15TB transfer, and 50 email addresses. Tech support is 24 hours on weekdays and 9 a.m. - 6 p.m EST on weekends. Phone support is 7 days a week from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. EST.
We host four websites at CloudAccess with excellent results. One site has around 100 pages and over the past 365 days, our reports show 99.69% uptime and 1,135ms average response time. These are very acceptable numbers.
CloudAccess has been very reliable, fast and a great company for hosting Joomla sites. We have been very happy with their hosting service.
Site5's sweet spot is business hosting. Plans start at $20/month and come with 10GB's space, 100GB's bandwidth, unlimited hosted websites, dedicated IP, and 100% redundancy. Technical support is available 24/7 through phone, chat and ticket system. Tech support is always fast, helpful and great to work with.
We can easily say they have the best control panel for managing multiple sites. It is a highly customized version of cPanel. They have also proved to have fast and reliable servers. After monitoring one of our Site5 websites over the past 365 days, we found it has 99.68% uptime and an average response time of 926ms.
Our Site5 experience has been outstanding we have referred more of our business clients to Site5 than any other hosting company.
HostGator business plans deliver the extra level of service that company websites need. Prices start at $10.36/Month for unlimited disk space, unlimited bandwidth, unlimited domains, a dedicated IP, a free VoIP number and more. Tech support is available 24/7 via phone, live chat and ticket system.
We have used HostGator for years. To test and monitor HostGator's speed and uptime, we host a 200 page site. Over the past four years our reports show 99.32% uptime and 729ms (Very Fast) average response time.
We are very pleased with HostGator's business hosting especially with the fast server speeds and high level of technical support.
BuyHTTP has excellent business hosting. The business hosting plans range from $5.95/month to $13.95/month. Plans start with 1GB of RAID-10 storage, 50GB transfer, priority support, and free templates. Technical support available 24/7 via phone and email.
We have used BuyHTTP before but do not currently host with them. Our experience with them was good. They have fast servers and reliable uptime.