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An assessment of Lonex

We, at, have picked 'Lonex' to be our present domain name and hosting provider. Therefore we suppose that this short assessment of 'Lonex' is perhaps going to be quite helpful for other people from all over the World in search for domain name and web hosting services. We say individuals from all around the Globe, because the simple fact is that 'Lonex' currently distributes domain and hosting services in several datacenter facility sites: in America (Chicago, IL), in Great Britain (Maidenhead, 20 miles outside London), in Sweden (Stockholm) and in Australia (Sydney). Thereby, embracing nearly the entire World. At least from the point of view of the Internet. So, here is what you could expect from 'Lonex' in a nutshell:

Shared Website Hosting Plans

The initial thing we, at, have perceived is the reasonable prices of the shared hosting solutions provided by 'Lonex'. Shared doesn't sound very well, does it? Well, that's what it is called: shared hosting. The good news here is that the web site hosting packages provided by 'Lonex' are driven by an in-house devised, modern cloud web hosting platform (each hosting service, like mail, databases, web hosting Control Panel, data storage, DNS, stats, etc., is being handled by a different pack of hosting servers in a cluster). This is something EVERY cPanel web hosting provider in the World will have big complications with, because cPanel is a one-server based web space hosting platform (each hosting service, such as email, databases, site hosting Control Panel, storage space, DNS, stats, etc., is being handled by a single hosting server), cPanel is not open source (that is why the cPanel webspace hosting corporations are unable to include new functionality and manipulate it the way they need it) and there is no open source file platform (they need to develop their own file platform), which is the prerequisite of any cloud web hosting service. Let's get back to the shared hosting packages, which are driven by a genuine clustered webspace hosting solution. With a shared website hosting package, each client pays solely for his/her package, thus keeping the hosting price really low (since a lot of customers utilize one and the same server). In brief, a shared hosting package, which runs on a cloud web page hosting platform, permits you to pay solely for the reserves that you really require, precluding a situation where you pay for a feature-rich web site hosting account that you cannot really utilize, or for a low-end web page hosting account that cannot host your website. The option to upgrade your account from one plan to another with just two clicks grants you the flexibility to kick off with a small plan and upgrade as your website grows. In this way, you economize capital that you can invest in promoting the web page while it is still brand new. Every web space hosting plan provided by 'Lonex' sports an online website builder and more than forty popular script software applications including WordPress, Joomla, Zen Cart and Moodle that will spare you hundreds of dollars for website design services. 'Lonex' delivers shared site hosting services in several different geographical regions across the Globe. There is one data center facility in Chicago covering the USA and Canada; two European server farms - in the United Kingdom and in Sweden; and another one in Australia, which encompasses the Asia-Pacific. Hence, approximately the whole Earth is encompassed to provide you and your web site's visitors with a stable and dependable site hosting solution at a preferred place. On the whole, the shared hosting packages supplied 'Lonex' are very well appointed and come at an excellent price (beginning from $3.95 for the Personal plan).

Semi-dedicated Hosting Servers

To customers with little to no experience, a virtual hosting server may seem problematic to handle. That's probably why 'Lonex' also hosts semi-dedicated hosting servers in its principal American data center in Chicago. Managing these accounts is similar to administering a standard shared package via a site hosting CP interface. They have all the functionalities of a shared account such as a free-of-charge web site building tool and a web application installer, but the system resource quota provided by a semi-dedicated web hosting package is many times bigger than that of a shared website hosting account. For instance, the central processing unit power that can be used is about FIVE times as much as compared to the shared accounts. When matched against a shared web hosting package, the number of database queries included within the semi-dedicated hosting packages is enormous: 90 000 / hour. An unmetered hosted TLD quota is a principle as well. The semi-dedicated server hosting plans do not come with root privileges (we, at, count this as a minor weakness), but the plus is that they are administered through the same site hosting Control Panel interface as the shared site hosting packages. This means that a user-friendly GUI is available to all users who do not have enough confidence to handle a virtual web hosting server, yet demand more power and features than a VPS web hosting server can bestow on them. This is like that owing to the fact that the semi-dedicated web servers share the reserves of the same powerful avant-garde web servers as the ones which host the VPS server hosting packages, however, the number of the semi-dedicated web servers is very low (somewhere between 20 to 30 per server), while the virtual servers can reach a much bigger number (80 to a hundred and twenty per physical machine). Having that info in mind, the semi-dedicated servers offered by 'Lonex' can be categorized as being amazingly affordable (as far as price is concerned), beginning from $30.00 for the Semi-dedicated Plus plan.

Dedicated Web Servers

In's opinion, enormous web sites such as social networks, community and business web portals or popular web storefronts with thousands of clients request a much more powerful site hosting platform. It appears that the guys from 'Lonex' have drawn the same conclusion as well. To live up to its users' expectations, 'Lonex' supplies a bouquet of dedicated web hosting servers that can manage millions of daily visits. That assessment is based on the hardware specifications the hosting servers include: Dual and Quad-core processors, up to 4 GB of RAM, 2000 GB of storage space and Gigabit network interface cards will undoubtedly ensure the quick and stable performance of any sort of web site. In 'Lonex's opinion, the primary hardware specifications can be upgraded for more resource-requiring web sites. We, from, think that all dedicated server accounts offered by 'Lonex' are also appropriate for beginning a hosting reseller business as each web hosting server provides free-of-cost invoicing transaction software platform and a bonus domain reseller account. Unlickily, the dedicated web servers supplied by 'Lonex' are all unmanaged. We, at, think of this as a minor weakness, which can be rectified by paying a monthly tax of $30.00 USD. So, if you require backing, the Managed Services upgrade includes a few additional services such as a routine backup, software installation, web hosting server monitoring and troubleshooting operations. An assortment of website hosting CP (CP) interfaces are offered with each of the dedicated hosting servers - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Our ('s) prediction is that the magnificent drag-and-drop File Manager included in the Hepsia web site hosting Control Panel will possibly make the utilization of any FTP software program pointless. Our ('s) inference is that the dedicated servers furnished by 'Lonex' don't seem to be very modestly priced (still the Hepsia hosting CP and the unmetered hosted domain name allowance will doubtlessly make you smile), starting from $40.00 for the Optima 01 package.