FatCow Hosting Reviews

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Key features

FREE domain name
Unlimited mailboxes
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee 
Oodles of storage & bandwidth
A bullpen full of site templates
FREE Domain Name
FREE Domain Transfer

Great reasons to choose FatCow 

Want2Host users rate FatCow 3.0 out of 5 – Good.

FatCow is a hosting service which appears to be entirely focused on shared hosting, although it provides a wide range of services and support to complement it. Its selling point is simple: simple hosting facilities and simple to use services, eliminating the need for technical fiddling.

There are two plans available, The Original FatCow Plan and The Minimoo. The company offers a variety of professional services which can be added on (at extra cost).

FatCow has been operating for well over 10 years now. The company was founded in 1998 in Albuquerque in the USA but it has since been bought by Endurance International who also own a number of other web hosting companies, such as Bluehost. Endurance International provides online solutions for 2 million customers through 40 different brands, many of which they have acquired over the last few years.

FatCow Hosting Plans


1. VPS Hosting


Basic

Business

Optimum

Starting at $24.99/mo

$19.99/mo.*

Starting at $59.99/mo.

$47.99/mo.*

Starting at $99.99/mo.

$79.99/mo.*

1-Core CPU
1GB RAM
40GB Storage
1TB Bandwidth
1 IP Address
Free Domain
CentOS 6.4
cPanel
2-Core CPU
4GB RAM
90GB Storage
3TB Bandwidth
2 IP Address
Free Domain
CentOS 6.4
cPanel
4-Core CPU
8GB RAM
120GB Storage
4TB Bandwidth
2 IP Address
Free Domain
CentOS 6.4
cPanel

2. Dedicated Hosting


Startup

Professional

Enterprise

Starting at $149.99/mo

$119.99/mo.*

Starting at $189.99/mo

$151.99/mo.*

Starting at $239.99/mo

$191.99/mo.*

Intel Xeon E3 - 1220LV2 3.5 GHZ
4GB RAM
500GB Storage
5TB Bandwidth
3 IP Addresses
Free Domain
CentOS 6.4
cPanel
Intel Xeon E3-1265LV2 3.2 GHZ
8GB RAM
1000GB Storage
10TB Bandwidth
4 IP Addresses
Free Domain
CentOS 6.4
cPanel
Intel Xeon E3-1230V2 3.7 GHZ
16GB RAM
1000GB Storage
15TB Bandwidth
5 IP Addresses
Free Domain
CentOS 6.4
cPanel

FatCow Features


All Features


Platform

Load-Balanced Platform
Multi-GB Connections
Daily Server Backups
Backup Generator System
24x7 Facility Monitoring

Programming

PHP 4 & 5 Support
CGI Directory
Unlimited MySQL Databases
Python
Script Library

Email

Unlimited POP Mailboxes
WebMail Client
Spam Filtering
Newsletter Manager Tool

Marketing Tools

Google AdWords Bonus
Bing Search Marketing Credit
YELLOWPAGES.COM Listing
HubSpot's Website Grader

Site Tools

Website Builder
Web Analytics Tools
FTP Access

Partnerships

Affiliate Program
Referral Program
Reseller Programs

Plan Specifics

Oodles Disk Space
Oodles Bandwidth
Unlimited Domains Per Account
Unlimited Email Accounts

Selling Online

ShopSite Online Store
Accept Credit Cards
PayPal Shopping Cart Integration
PowerPay
Shared SSL

Domain Management

Unlimited Domain Pointing
AvailableAutomated Domain Renewal
Registrar Transfer
MIDI File Support
Unlimited Subdomains

Available Applications

WordPress
Gallery2
phpBB
GBook
Joomla
Poll, Survey, Counter Tools

Moo Crew Support

24x7 Support
Satisfaction Pledge
Customizable Control Panel
FAQ Library
Step-By-Step Tutorials

FatCow Ease of Use


If you're new to Web hosting and website building, FatCow is pretty good at hand- (or hoof) holding. From good customer support, to a few basic tools, there's plenty here to help out newbies. Users can choose to build sites with the simple drag-and-drop tool from Weebly, or use FatCow's specialist WordPress hosting option (complete with free themes).

Interested in opening an online store? FatCow’s e-commerce services can help get up and running in no time. And if you need an extra-secure site, FatCow SSH access is available at an affordable rate. Email access is also a cinch to set up, thanks to the easily adjustable FatCow SMTP settings in the domain dashboard.

FatCow Uptime/Downtime


FatCow does not publish their uptime or downtime statistics and it doesn’t give any uptime guarantees. However, the data centre combines round the clock systems management with onsite personnel and each server is clustered with another, which means if one goes down, another takes over. These servers are in turn are backed up to another set of servers to ensure that your data isn’t lost.

The data centre is located in Boston in the USA and provides half a petabyte of storage space across over 800 servers. The servers are protected by 2 firewalls and the data centre is monitored by security personnel 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you want your site to be backed up automatically, you can purchase a backup package which gives you daily backups and a backup and restore tool. Otherwise, you’ll have to perform your own backups as and when you need to.

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