We all know about the growing number of web hosting companies in India. Every day new hosting companies are joining the web hosting league. The hosting market is getting heavily saturated as there is no such limitation or eligibility criteria to become a web hosting provider. If your success relies on your website, it’s utmost important to select the right hosting company that will keep your website up 24/7/365.
Here are few tips which would help you to select a good web hosting company in India;
2. Address & Contact Details: Considering the nature of the business it’s very easy to offer web hosting in India. The entrepreneurs think that a computer with internet connection is required to run the web hosting business. This is not a bad thinking when the company is handling few customers. Being a paying customer, you should always look for established hosting providers. The company should have a postal address and a land-line phone number. The hosting provider should also offer round the clock pre-sales and post-sales technical support through live chat, email and phone. Some of the web hosting companies in India, do not offer 24/7 support. Your websites may encounter an issue during mid night or holidays, so there should be someone available to fix the issue. Skip the companies that are not offering 24/7/365 support.
3. Uptime & Money Back Guarantee: Almost every web hosting company offers Domain Name, Digital SSL, cPanel Shared hosting, Windows hosting, Reseller hosting, VPS hosting, Cloud & Dedicated Server Hosting in India. All the services does not fall under the money back guarantee policy. Usually dedicated servers, domain names & ssl are not covered under money back policy. The other hosting packages are offered with minimum 30 days money back guarantee. This policy is supported by most of the hosting providers. Under the money back policy, you get an opportunity to test your website speed, performance and post-sales support. The standard uptime offered is 99.95% in a month. Opt for the company that offers money back and server uptime guarantee.
4. Price & Server Location – The cost of web hosting service in India is slightly higher than the US and Europe hosting service. If you are hosting a .in or .co.in domain or if your hosting some other domain but it’s targeted for the Indian users then you should host your website in India. In order to get a reliable hosting service on an Indian server, you will have to pay slightly more. Some hosting providers in India are offering hosting services at a relatively cheaper price, it’s possible because they offer service on US or European servers. It’s very important that you confirm the server location before signing up for the hosting package. A website hosted in India would load faster than a website hosted in US or some other offshore location. Your website visitors should not experience loading issues, host your website on Indian servers and give your visitors a faster loading website.
Hope the above points help you to select a good and real web hosting provider with servers in India.
Author Bio -
Neha Khanna is working with MilesWeb.com – a leading domain and web hosting service provider in India. She writes on various topics like web hosting, social media, affiliates, marketing and SEO.