A2 Hosting Review Introduction
A2 Hosting was founded in 2001 with the name Iniquinet and was later renamed to A2 in 2003. This web hosting provider market their services as hosting by developers for developers. A2 is headquartered in Ann Harbor Michigan. The location of its data centers are in Southfield, Michigan and Reykjavik, Iceland for customers based in Europe.
A2 Hosting Hosting Plans
A2 offers three type of hosting programs. Shared, VPS and Reseller hosting. A2 uses CloudLinux for these hosting programs. Customers who choose shared hosting can choose between SSD (solid state drives) and the usual HDD servers. For VPS, customers can choose between managed and unmanaged products. Of course, the monthly fees will vary depending on the type of hosting plan, one chooses.
A2 Hosting Uptime/Downtime
A2 offers a 99.9% uptime guarantee and the data of their servers performance are advertised on their website. A bold move for a hosting company. They also claim that their servers are privately owned and are only accessible to their own IT people.
A2 Hosting Support
A2 claims that all their technical support staff are developers who are all based in the US. They provide a ticketing system for email contacts, they also offer chat and toll free phone support to those in the US. All customers outside of the United States can call a separate number (charges may apply).
A2 Hosting Control Panel
All shared hosting account holders get to access and manage their websites through cPanel which is provided for free. For those who sign up with their VPS hosting service, this customers get to access and manage their websites via cPanel and WHM respectively.
A2 Hosting Money Back Guarantee / Cancellation Policy
A2 offers a Risk Free Money Back Guarantee for 30 days. Take note that the following are not covered by this warranty:
Set up, domain name registration, SSL Certificate, and other one-time fees. For those planning on paying through check, your payment is non-refundable.
A2 Hosting Summary
A2 targets individuals in a certain niche. Although this is true, their services are still available for everyone to use.
- 99.9% uptime guarantee
- Unlimited Storage
- Unlimited Email addresses
- 24/7/365 US-Based Guru Crew Support
- Easy 1-Click WordPress Setup
- 30 day money back guarantee