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A survey of Lonex

We, at, have chosen 'Lonex' to be our current domain name and hosting vendor. Hence we presume that this brief review of 'Lonex' is perchance going to be quite useful for other individuals from all around the World in need of domain name and web hosting services. We state folks from all over the Globe, since the mere truth is that 'Lonex' currently delivers domain and hosting services in multiple server farm sites: in the United States (Chicago, IL), in Great Britain (Maidenhead, 20 miles outside London), in Sweden (Stockholm) and in Australia (Sydney). Thus, embracing nearly the entire planet. At least as far as the Internet is concerned. So, here is what you could expect from 'Lonex' in a few words:

Shared Web Space Hosting Services

The initial thing we, at, have noted is the cut-rate prices of the shared web hosting solutions supplied by 'Lonex'. Shared doesn't sound very well, does it? Well, that's what it is referred to as: shared hosting. The good thing here is that the web page hosting plans supplied by 'Lonex' are driven by a custom built, innovative cloud web hosting platform (each web hosting service, like email, databases, web site hosting CP, disk storage, DNS, statistics, etc., runs on an independent host of servers in a cluster). This is something EVERY cPanel web hosting supplier on the Globe will have huge complications with, because cPanel is a one single server based website hosting platform (each web hosting service, like mail, databases, web page hosting Control Panel, data storage, DNS, statistics, etc., is being dealt with by one and the same web server), cPanel is not open source (that is why the cPanel-based web site hosting firms cannot add new functionality and manipulate it the way they need it) and there is no open source file system (they must develop their own file system), which is the premise of any cloud web hosting service. Let's return to the shared hosting accounts, which are powered by a genuine cloud webspace hosting solution. With a shared web hosting plan, each client pays only for his/her package, thus keeping the website hosting price amazingly low (since plenty of users are hosted on the same hosting server). In brief, a shared hosting account, which is hosted on a clustered web site hosting platform, permits you to pay just for the resources that you actually need, refraining from a scenario where you pay for a feature-rich web site hosting account that you cannot really utilize, or for a small web site hosting account that cannot shelter your web page. The ability to upgrade your account from one plan to another with just 2 clicks of the mouse grants you the flexibility to commence with a basic package and upgrade as your web page grows. So, you economize capital that you can spend on promoting the site while it is still brand new. Each and every site hosting plan offered by 'Lonex' comprises an online site builder and over 40 widely used script-driven platforms including WordPress, Joomla, Zen Cart and Moodle that will save you hundreds of dollars for website design solutions. 'Lonex' distributes shared web space hosting solutions in a number of different geographical regions across the World. There is one data center facility in Chicago encompassing the United States of America and Canada; 2 European data centers - in the UK and in Scandinavia; and another one in Australia, which covers the Asia-Pacific. Hence, practically the whole planet is covered to provide you and your web site's visitors with a stable and dependable web hosting solution at a nearby location. On the whole, the shared hosting services delivered 'Lonex' are quite well appointed and are available at a very reasonable price (beginning from $3.95 for the Personal package).

Semi-dedicated Servers

To people with little to no experience, a virtual server may seem complicated to manage. That's probably why 'Lonex' also offers semi-dedicated web hosting servers in its main US server farm in Chicago. Managing these packages is similar to handling a typical shared web page hosting account through a webspace hosting CP user interface. They have all the features of a shared package such as a fee-free web site building tool and a web application installation tool, but the system resource quota typical of a semi-dedicated server web hosting account is many times greater than that of a shared web hosting plan. For example, the CPU power that can be used is nearly 5 times as much as compared to the shared web space hosting accounts. When juxtaposed to a shared site hosting package, the quota of database queries included within the semi-dedicated hosting packages is great: 90 000 / hour. An unmetered hosted domain allowance is a standard as well. The semi-dedicated web server packages do not come with complete root access (we, at, think that this is a small weakness), but the plus is that they are administered through the same webspace hosting CP user interface as the shared website hosting plans. This means that a user-friendly graphical environment is available to all customers who do not have enough confidence to handle a private virtual web hosting server, but at the same time need more power and reserves than a private virtual web hosting server can give them. This is so owing to the fact that the semi-dedicated web hosting servers share the reserves of the very same powerful hyper-advanced web servers as the ones which host the private virtual hosting server packages, yet, the number of the semi-dedicated web servers is quite low (somewhere between twenty to 30 per physical machine), whereas the virtual web hosting servers can reach a much bigger number (80 to a hundred and twenty per physical server). Having that info in mind, the semi-dedicated servers supplied by 'Lonex' can be dubbed as being amazingly affordable (as far as price is concerned), starting from $30.00 for the Semi-dedicated Plus package.

Dedicated Servers

According to, large websites such as social networks, community and corporate web portals or popular online storefronts with thousands of customers request a much more powerful site hosting solution. It seems that the fellows from 'Lonex' have come to the same conclusion too. To live up to its clients' demands, 'Lonex' delivers a collection of dedicated servers that can manage millions of daily visits. That assessment rests on the hardware configurations the dedicated web hosting servers are offering: Dual and Quad-core processors, up to four gigabytes of RAM, 2000 gigabytes of disk storage and Gigabit network cards will doubtlessly ensure the fast and steady work of any sort of site. In 'Lonex's opinion, the primary hardware configurations can be upgraded for more resource-requiring sites. We, from, believe that all dedicated server solutions furnished by 'Lonex' are also appropriate for setting up a hosting reseller business as every web hosting server ships with free-of-charge invoicing software platform and a complimentary domain reseller account. Unlickily, the dedicated web servers offered by 'Lonex' are all unmanaged. We, at, think that this is a minor minus, which can be rectified by paying a monthly tax of $30.00 USD. So, if you need support, the Managed Services upgrade offers a bunch of extra services such as a regular backup, software installation, web server surveillance and troubleshooting procedures. An array of web space hosting Control Panel (CP) user interfaces are available with each of the dedicated hosting servers - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Our ('s) forecast is that the impressive point-and-click File Manager added in the Hepsia web page hosting Control Panel will possibly render the utilization of any File Transfer Protocol software program futile. Our ('s) inference is that the dedicated servers delivered by 'Lonex' don't appear to be very inexpensive (still the Hepsia web hosting CP and the unlimited hosted domain quotas will undoubtedly make you smile), commencing from $65.00 for the Optima 01 package.