KnownHost

KnownHost

$3.47

(11 customer reviews)
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9.3/10 (Expert Score)
Product is rated as #6 in category Hosting
Features
9
Performance
9.5
Uptime
10
Support
9.5
Pricing
8.5
PROS:
  • Great Uptime
  • 30-day money-back guarantee
  • Lightspeed SSD cloud servers
  • Free data backups
  • 24/7 US-based support team
  • Free SSL
CONS:
  • Limited Storage
  • Limited Email Accounts
  • Prices Are Slightly Higher
  • No free domain name
  • No Asia-region servers
  • Does not offer Windows hosting solutions

KnownHost has been in business for some time, established in 2006 is a web hosting provider based in the United States, although they offer shared hosting and dedicated services, their real goal is VPS hosting. Specifically, they offer managed VPS packages.

It has 3 operated data centers, spread across North America and Europe. It has a large number of hosting types, including shared cloud hosting, managed VPS and managed cloud VPS.

After testing KnownHost, we can conclude that this company has the right to boast about its services after all.

If you need a solid and reliable hosting provider for your website or shop that offers good security and performance. Great uptime, balanced prices and an excellent support team make KnownHost something you need to check out.


Pricing, Hosting Plans

Available Plans:

  • Shared Hosting
  • Wordpress Hosting
  • Reseller Hosting
  • VPS Hosting
  • Managed KVM Cloud
  • Unmanaged KVM Cloud
  • Dedicated Hosting

Plan NameWebsiteSpaceBandwidthLiteSpeedSSL & SSDPromo PriceRegular PriceDetails
Basic15 GB Cloud StorageUnlimitedIncludedFree$3.47/mo$8.95/moVisit
Standard 520 GB Cloud StorageUnlimitedIncludedFree$6.47/mo$12.95/moVisit
Professional UnlimitedUnlimited Cloud StorageUnlimitedIncludedFree$9.97/mo$19.95/moVisit

Plan NameWebsiteSpaceBandwidthSSDPromo PriceRegular PriceDetails
Entry Level WP150 GB SSD StorageUnlimitedAvailable$5.98/mo$11.95/moVisit
Business Level WP1100 GB SSD StorageUnlimitedAvailable$9.98/mo$12.95/moVisit

Plan NameCoresCloud Storage SpaceBandwidthRAMSSLPanelPromo PriceRegular PriceDetails
Basic1 Core vCPU25 GB800 GB1.5 GBFreecPanel/WHM Reseller$6.97/mo$13.95/moVisit
Standard1 Core vCPU50 GB1200 GB2 GBFreecPanel/WHM Reseller$9.97/mo$19.95/mo9Visit
Professional2 Core vCPU100 GB1600 GB3 GBFreecPanel/WHM Reseller$14.97/mo$29.95/mo9Visit
Premium3 Core vCPU200 GB4000 GB4 GBFreecPanel/WHM Reseller$27.47/mo$54.95/mo9Visit

Plan NameCoresStorageBandwidthRAMPanelPromo PriceRegular PriceDetails
Basic2 Core vCPU50 GB RAID-10 SSD2 TB2 GBDirectAdmin or cPanel/WHM$28.00/mo$50.00/moVisit
Standard2 Core vCPU100 GB RAID-10 SSD3 TB4 GBDirectAdmin or cPanel/WHM$49.00/mo$80/moVisit
Professional4 Core vCPU150 GB RAID-10 SSD4 TB6 GBDirectAdmin or cPanel/WHM$63.00/mo$100/moVisit
Premium6 Core vCPU200 GB RAID-10 SSD5 TB8 GBDirectAdmin or cPanel/WHM$80.50/mo$125/moVisit

Plan NameCoresStorageBandwidthRAMPanelPromo PriceRegular PriceDetails
Cloud-11 Core vCPU75 GB2 TB2 GBDirectAdmin$50.40/mo$80.00/moVisit
Cloud-23 Core vCPU125 GB3 TB4 GBDirectAdmin$63.00/mo$100/moVisit
Cloud-36 Core vCPU200 GB4 TB8 GBDirectAdmin$94.50/mo$150/moVisit

Plan NameCoresStorageBandwidthRAMPanelRegular PriceDetails
UC 2GB1 Core vCPU25 GB Cloud Storage 2 TB2 GBLAMP Stack, LEMP Stack, cPanel or DirectAdmin$9.99/moVisit
UC 4GB2 Core vCPU50 GB Cloud Storage 4 TB4 GBLAMP Stack, LEMP Stack, cPanel or DirectAdmin$19.99/moVisit
UC 8GB4 Core vCPU100 GB Cloud Storage 5 TB8 GBLAMP Stack, LEMP Stack, cPanel or DirectAdmin$35.99/moVisit

Plan NameCoresMemory DDR4Storage (SSD)/(HDD)BandwidthPanelRegular PriceDetails
Intel Xeon E-2224 3.4GHz4 Cores +HT16GB240GB/1TB10TBDirectAdmin$158.00Visit
Intel Xeon E-2246G 3.6GHz 6 Cores +HT16GB240GB/1TB10TBDirectAdmin $183.00Visit
Dual Intel Xeon Silver 4208 2.1GHz16 Cores +HT32GB480GB/1TB20TBDirectAdmin$283.00Visit
AMD EPYC Rome 7302P 3.0GHz16 Cores +HT32GB480GB/1TB20TBDirectAdmin$283.00Visit
Dual Intel Xeon Silver 4214 2.2GHz24 Cores +HT64GB960GB/2TB20TBDirectAdmin$373.00Visit
AMD EPYC Rome 7402 P 2.8GHz24 Cores +HT64GB960GB/2TB20TBDirectAdmin$373.00Visit


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Features

In order to have your site working properly KnownHost offers in any of its packages everything you need.

You can choose to have cPanel, WHM, Plesk, Softaculous or other administrative features added to your account, for a monthly price.

Cloud servers, dedicated servers and fully managed VPS servers run on SSDs.

KnownHost has optimized every feature of its hosting solutions to improve the loading speed of websites. This includes the use of a range of caching techniques that ensure that the servers record maximum speeds and are better able to absorb peak loads.

These are some of the features available in KnownHost hosting solutions:

  • WHM and cPanel
  • Free SSL certificates
  • DDoS protected servers
  • LiteSpeed web server with LSCache
  • Pure SSD-based IO operations & caching
  • Root access
  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • Free CloudFlare CDN
  • Softaculous 300+ one-click script installs

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Performance

Abril 2020

US (W) US (E) London Singapore Sao Paulo
30 ms 24 ms 218 ms 390 ms 129 ms
Bangalore Sydney Japan Canada Germany Performance
563 ms 180 ms 139 ms 34 117 A

Trying again with our website using the KnownHost servers with Bitcatcha, we evidenced very good results from Canada and the USA. The response time in Canada was as low as 34ms, unfortunately from Europe and Asia they show a little slower time. Having a global grade of A is a great indicator that your website or online store will load quickly, but remembering that it will load a little slower from certain other regions.


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Uptime

KnownHost’s hosting service not only promises you 99.99% uptime, but also boasts ultra-fast charging speeds. A website hosting was tested for a while and the activity was excellent as promised.

Latest Uptime Stats

  • March 2020 – 99.99%.
  • February 2020 – 99.99%.
  • January 2020 – 99.99%.
  • December 2019 – 99.98%.
  • November 2019 – 99.99%.
  • October 2019 – 99.99%.


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Customer Support

KnownHost offers customer support like other providers, 24/7 by phone, live chat and ticketing system. As much as with an international number for you to use, but it’s a free number. Anyway it’s always better the option of support via tickets.

We tested the user support and the response time was less than 5 minutes, the staff is very friendly, cordial and knowledgeable. One feature we liked about their support is that the staff is located in Alabama and does not operate with staff outsourced to third countries. This company also has an extensive knowledge base as well as a forum.

Specification: KnownHost

Available Services

Shared Hosting
Wordpress Hosting
Reseller Hosting
VPS Hosting
Cloud VPS
Dedicated Servers
Domain register

Data Centers

Amsterdam (NL), Atlanta, GA (USA), Seattle, WA (USA)

Bandwidth

Unlimited with Shared anad WordPress Hosting plans

Disk Space

Unlimited with Professional
Shared Hosting plan

Unlimited Website

Available with selected Hosting Plans

Uptime

99.99%

Free Site Migration

Yes

Free Domain

No

Linux Hosting

Yes

Windows Hosting

No

Domain Hosting

No

Dedicated IP

Yes, Starting at $1.00/mo

Control Panel

cPanel (Linux Hosting), WHM Control Panel

One Click Installation

Softaculous

Website Builder

Wordpress

Security Features

Brute-force Protection, DDoS Protection, Imunify360 Malware Protection, Patchman

Backups

Daily, Weekly

SSL Support

Free Comodo SSL

Performance Tools

CloudFlare CDN, HTTP/2, LiteSpeed, OPcache/APC, SSD drives

Money Back Guarantee

30 days

24-7-365 Support

Yes

Support Type

Email Support, Forum, Knowledge Base, Live Chat, Phone Support, Ticket System

Payment Options

American Express, MasterCard, PayPal, Visa

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  1. Julia Goncalves

    The server is always in excellent shape and its service is very fast and efficient. Sites published with Knwonhost are in good hands.

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  2. Marcus Collocott

    I’ve tried some high-end web hosting companies, I’ve only been with this company for a few months. They’ve been fantastic in terms of support.

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  3. Isaac Naylor

    Knownhost has been an efficient and reliable accommodation for me for 2 years now. They offer a perfect balance between economy and competition.

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  4. Armando Scott

    One thing I really like about Knownhost is their excellent customer service. They respond very quickly to the support tickets, find solutions to all your problems.

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  5. Monika Vuković

    I love the whole KnownHost thing but their support is by far the best. Their support is exceptional with intervention in less than 3 minutes. The prices are fair considering the quality provided.

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  6. Peter Dale

    The support is simply the most effective and fastest I have ever seen! I’ve been your client for a few years now and I love it.

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  7. Philip Schmidt

    Knownhost is one of the best on the market. Their extraordinary support, together with the quality of their accommodation products, makes them stand out from the crowd.

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  8. Wan Hou

    I changed companies after I got sick of their technical support. Despite knowing that KnownHost does not have phone support, their support via chat and ticket is excellent

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  9. Richard Magula

    I have been with this company for several years where I have a VPS for hosting all my clients and compared to other companies, I always have the best support

    + PROS: One of the best
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  10. Tyler Baker

    These guys are top-notch. The support is the best I’ve ever seen. Reasonably priced and fair, fast and reliable.

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  11. Alex Kay

    After a lot of bad experiences with shared hosting, I finally got for a managed VPS and found Knownhost. That was many years ago. Now I have a managed dedicated server. Your support has been crucial as I am not very experienced.

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