Business Web Hosting is the best of both worlds – the amped-up power of a Virtual Private Server, but with an easy-to-use control panel that doesn’t require a degree in Computer Science to operate.
Business Hosting is a type of cPanel hosting that is more powerful than shared hosting. With Business hosting, you can get the power and resources of your own private server, without needing the experience of a server administrator. It is true, you do no need an administrator to manage your server but get all benefits of virtual dedicated servers. You can have your own RAM, your own CPU and your own Hardware. We manage it for you.
It is the same cPanel experience that you are used to with shared hosting, but with the power of a Virtual Private Server (VPS) behind it.
Business Hosting – Best of both worlds. All the power of a server, without any technical pain.
*1 Migration limits: Migration limits are the available disk space for customer content after the pre-installed approx 20GB system space comprised of the operating system, cPanel install, and additional overhead for maintenance operations (e.g. Patching).
*2 Integrated SSL: This is an SSL certificate issued by us. The SSL is installed on the primary domain name, is integrated for only one website, and is free for the life of the Business Hosting account.
Language and Country Restrictions
Business Hosting is available to sell in all countries and languages.
What types of websites can I host on Business Hosting?
- eCommerce stores (Magento, WooCommerce, PrestraShop, osCommerce, ZenCart)
- Discussion Forums
- Business and Service Listing websites
- High definition images websites – Typically those who want to upload a portfolio of
- clients’ projects
- Community websites
- Auction websites
- Heavy video websites
- Heavy documents (typically PDF, DOCX, Excel sheets)
- Social media applications
How is Business Hosting different from Shared and VPS?
Why should you chose business hosting ?
- Everyone wants their site to go viral, but if you’re on shared hosting, it might not be the best experience. A spike in traDc could not only cause downtime to your website, but could also affect the other sites hosted on the shared server. If you’re seeing an increase in traDc or you’re considering new marketing methods (TV commercials, billboards, etc), I would recommend you move to Business Hosting.
- Googlebots crawl websites daily, looking for updates to better your search listings, but if your website is down and a bot is sent to crawl during the outage, your SEO ranking will be impacted. Business Hosting will give you more resources than shared hosting, allowing for more traDc and consistent performance.
When will you need business hosting ?
- Site is too slow
- Site traffic is growing
- Business has been making consistent improvements to your website
- Site is really important to your business
- Your Site performance is critical
- eCommerce is an important part of your business ( Magento )
- Site has many videos / photos / large files (Realtor / Photographer / Lawyer…more likely to have photos, videos, or large files)
- Larger, well-established business that is re-doing their website
- Existing cPanel and VPS customers need upgrade or downgrade your websites
Why existing cPanel hosting customers need business hosting ?
- Your website hit or close to the allocated resource limits in shared hosting
- Violated resource limits on shared hosting.
- About to renew their Deluxe or Ultimate hosting (1 to 2 months left for renewal)
- Need more power and performance capabilities
- Need dedicated resources such as Ram/CPU/Bandwidth resources
- 100% uptime guaranteed, zero downtime
- No DNS changes, and no work on their end to migrate.
- Up to 3x faster than shared hosting
- Up to 4x more processing power than shared hosting
- Up to 16x more memory than shared hosting
- No server administration, WHM, or command line programming skills required
- Similar to cPanel experience you get now
- FREE SSL with all plans
Why existing VPS customers need husiness hosting ?
- Don’t have server administration skills
- Not familiar with command line programming
- Not comfortable with WHM
- Similar power and performance of VPS with easy-to-use cPanel
- No server administration skills required
- No complexity of server management
- Save your time – don’t deal with learning server administration
- Similar power to VPS
- Easy-to-use cPanel experience
- Dedicated resources – CPU, RAM so that you get the required power and performance capabilities.
- No server administration, WHM, or command line programming skills required
- FREE SSL with all plans
Why Realtor / Photographer / Lawyer websites need business hosting plan ?
- Extremely fast: Dedicated resources, up to 32 GB RAM. It all adds up to faster page load times than shared hosting.
- Easy to use: No technical skills required here.
- We’ve built our control panel for regular people who just happen to need ridiculously powerful hosting.
- SSL included: An integrated SSL on primary domain means one less expense.
- More freedom: Less limitations over shared for file count, database size, entry processes and I/O.
- More power: More power and resources to run more sites and more resource intensive websites.
- High performance
- With Business Hosting, you get the power of VPS with dedicated RAM and CPU that contributes to the performance of your website.
- Not technical? Not a problem. No server administration skills needed
- Simple and easy-to-use control panel – pre-configured cPanel
- Shorter learning curve
- No WHM or command programming line skills required
- One-click upgrade – simplified migration
For existing Business Hosting or cPanel Shared Hosting customers
- Growing and scaling your resources is now easier with a one-click upgrade process.
- You don’t have to go through the cumbersome migration process as your website grows in the future.
- Moving from cPanel Shared Hosting to Business Hosting is easy. It’s just a one-click upgrade process.
- There won’t be any downtime during migration, you don’t have to uninstall and reinstall all the files again, and you don’t even have to update the DNS.
Business Hosting FAQs
The price is higher than shared hosting ?
More growth demands more security and performance. The more your website grows, the more you’ll need built-in security, dedicated resources, more RAM and CPU power, and you won’t have to worry about bad neighbor effects (If a website that’s hosted on the same environment as your site goes viral, it can affect your site’s performance).
What kinds of Support do you have ?
You will get the similar premium level support as Shared Hosting and there are no management levels here as you have in VPS.
Can I buy business hosting plan if I don’t have WHM or command line programming skills ?
With Business Hosting you get the power of VPS with the easy to use cPanel. You don’t really need to deal with server management complexities and you will be really comfortable with our pre-configured cPanel which is specifically designed to provide best-in-class user experience for non-tech customers.
What is Business Hosting?
If your website is growing, it’s only a matter of time before you’ll need more power than shared hosting can provide.
Business Hosting delivers the same power and performance as a Virtual Private Server (VPS) without the pain of server administration.
You get all the RAM, CPU and bandwidth you need without having to hire an IT pro to manage your server.
Can I upgrade seamlessly from cPanel Shared Hosting to Business Hosting?
Yes. As your website grows at a fast pace, we recommend moving to Business Hosting to give you dedicated resources which help keep your website running smooth.
This is just a one-click upgrade process if you already have cPanel shared hosting.
- There won’t be any downtime during the migration.
- You don’t have to uninstall and reinstall all the files again.
- Also, you don’t have to update the DNS!
What if I outgrow my Business Hosting plan…can I upgrade between Business Hosting plans?
Yes. The process is seamless and you get the freedom to scale to any plan you want without any downtime while moving to the next plan.
You can also go to a VPS if needed. The ‘Import Site’ option in the server dashboard can be used to import cPanel and Business Hosting accounts.
What level of support do I get with Business Hosting?
You get the similar support you are used to with Shared Hosting. You get 24/7/365 support from our customer care group.
Can I host multiple websites/domains on Business Hosting…and if so is there a limit?
Yes, you can host unlimited domains on Business Hosting. You can also host an unlimited number of websites on Business Hosting.
Which default email service do I get?
cPanel default email. You can create multiple email ids on this default email service for free.
I’m using email within my shared cPanel hosting. Will I lose my mail if I migrate to Business Hosting?
Nope. Those will be transferred over as well as long as you are using cPanel default email.
Does this migration from shared to Business Hosting move over all of the cPanel emails and their contents as well?
Yes it does, but there are use cases in this:
If a customer uses cPanel default email in shared and they continue to use the same in Business Hosting, the content would be moved automatically.
What relay servers does Business Hosting’s system use: Shared Hosting or the same as our VPS/Dedicated Servers?
Same relay servers as Shared Hosting.
What version of PHP and MYSQL do I get?
- PHP 7.1 and 7.0
- MySQL 5.6 to support Magento, WooCommerce and several CMS use cases
Can I change the PHP versions?
Yes you can change it through cPanel.
Can I add multiple dedicated IP addresses?
No. Adding multiple IP addresses would require access to WHM, which they don’t get with Business Hosting because this product is made for simplicity.
What are the inode limitations on each Business Hosting plan?
All plans are unmetered
Does the operating system take up disk space?
Do we have plans to do Windows Business Hosting?
Is the IP shared or dedicated?
There’s one dedicated IP per account which can be shared between all sites on that account. There is not an option to add more IP addresses.
Can you downgrade?
Yes. This is handled by an automatic migration on the back-end.
Shared vs. Business vs. VPS Hosting
There are many different types of hosting for your business needs. Shared hosting is an inexpensive way to get your sites up on the web. A Virtual Private Server (VPS) costs more than shared hosting, and requires some experience with server administration. Business hosting is meant to be a balance between the two – offering the power of a VPS with the ease of shared hosting.
Why choose Business Hosting?
- Faster Load – Did you know that 57% of users will leave your site if it takes longer than 3 seconds to load? That’s a lot of lost revenue. But with Business Hosting, your pages load faster than shared hosting, so more visitors convert to customers.
- More Popular No Crushing – Even if you’re not selling products or serving media, a tidal wave of visitors can crush an average shared hosting plan. Business Hosting has the resources and support to make sure that hitting Reddit’s front page is a time to celebrate, not panic.
- Resource Heavy Websites Working Better – If you’re hosting videos, photos or downloads, you’ll feel right at home with Business Hosting. Unlike shared hosting, you don’t have to share resources like CPU or RAM, so you get every ounce of power all to yourself.
- Ultra fast – Dedicated resources. Up to 32 GB RAM. CDN performance accelerator. It all adds up to faster page load times than shared hosting.
- Super simple – No technical skills required here. We’ve built our control panel for regular people who just happen to need ridiculously powerful hosting.
- Fiercely secure – In addition to multiple layers of server-level security, each of our plans include a free SSL Certificate to keep your visitors’ data safe.
What is Business Hosting?
If your website is growing, it’s only a matter of time before you’ll need more power than shared hosting can provide. Business Hosting delivers the same power and performance as a Virtual Private Server (VPS) without the pain of server administration. You get all the RAM, CPU and bandwidth you need without having to hire an IT pro to manage your server.
What are the benefits of Business Hosting?
Simplicity: You get the same easy-to-use cPanel control panel you’re using with our shared hosting. You don’t need server administration skills to manage Business Hosting.
Dedicated Resources: The memory and disk space that come with your Business Hosting are dedicated so they’ll always be available for your use.
Complete Isolation: Because you have dedicated resources, your website will never be affected by other websites on your server.
I have shared web hosting. How hard is it to upgrade to Business Hosting?
If you already use PowerHoster web hosting, you can upgrade to Business Hosting with a single click. Your files would be automatically migrated and you don’t need to uninstall and reinstall any files. If you have DNS set up with PowerHoster, you won’t need to update your DNS manually.
How many websites/domains does Business Hosting support and what control panel do you support?
You can host an unlimited number of websites on Business Hosting. Business Hosting account has popular Cpanel as control panel.
Which default email service comes with it?
Business Hosting comes with default cPanel email where you can create unlimited accounts for free. Or you can use the one-user Office 365 plan that’s included free for the first year.
What if I outgrow my Business Hosting plan?
Upgrading to a more powerful plan is a one-click affair.
How do I activate my one-year SSL and Office 365?
Your one-year Office 365 and SSL certificate credit can be activated from your Powerhoster account. If you need help migrating your existing email to office 365 or want to add more email IDs, call the Email Services team at (480) 463-8835.
What version of PHP and MySQL do I get with Business Hosting?
Business Hosting comes with PHP 7.1, 7.0, 5.6, 5.5 and MySQL 5.6, the latest versions. This is a key requirement for Magento, CMS-Drupal and OpenCart websites and anyone running multiple WordPress websites.
What if I need help?
Business Hosting customers get the same 24/7 premium-level support we offer all our customers. Call (480) 463-8824 anytime day or night to talk to our award-winning customer care group.