Top 3 Hosting Picks

1. MediaTemple

  • Starts at $20 per month (two months free with 1 year signup)
  • 24/7 phone support
  • php 4 and 5
  • mysql (mysql 5 coming soon)
  • 1000 imap / pop email accounts
  • 1 TB bandwidth
  • 100 GB storage
  • host up to 100 sites on one account (grid server)
  • Cool Feature: Redundant hosting (not shared)

2. LunarPages

  • Starts at $9.95 per month (as low as 4.95 if you utilize current 2 yr promotion)
  • 24/7 phone support
  • php 4 and 5
  • mysql 4 and 5
  • imap / pop email accounts
  • 15,000 GB bandwidth
  • 1,500 GB storage
  • host unlimited sites on one account
  • Cool Feature: Free Software valued at $775

3. Dreamhost

  • Starts at $10.95 per month (as low as 5.95 if you utilize current 10 yr promotion)
  • 24/7 Email support
  • php 4 and 5
  • mysql 4 and 5
  • imap / pop email accounts
  • 5,000 GB bandwidth
  • 500 GB storage
  • host unlimited sites on one account
  • Cool Feature:WebDav

4. And one more for you ColdFusion folks… HostMySite

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One Comment

  1. Jack Dorris
    Posted August 19, 2008 at 1:06 am | Permalink

    How about plans… I think they are pretty competitive, too.

    Their plan starts at $6.45/month

    Linux (Debian) platform
    5 GB disk space
    Disk space includes website, secure file and email storage.
    50 GB data transfer
    All activity served from your website constitutes data transfer. For example, every time a web page, image, midi file, mpeg video, email, etc. is loaded or transferred from or to a server, data transfer is generated.
    5 domain name aliases
    250 POP3/IMAP4 email accounts
    1 mailing list
    SMTP service
    Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is the standard for e-mail transmissions across the Internet. provides a free Outgoing SMTP service that allows you to send email through ‘’.
    Spam filtering and anti-virus protection
    PHP 5.2.5 and Perl
    MySQL, the most popular Open Source SQL database management system is fast, reliable, and easy to use. Highly scalable, MySQL is the perfect choice for handling your eCommerce site or enterprise application. MySQL is a relational database management system that implements many industry standards including SQL and ODBC along with C and Perl APIs.
    MySQL® 5.0.32 database
    Free web-based Site Builder
    Site Builder is a FREE web design application that enables you to create a professional website in just minutes.
    Free eCommerce add-on
    Our eCommerce add-on allows you to set up a shopping cart easily on your website.
    Tools and applications such as WordPress, Joomla, Gallery2, MediaWiki, phpBB, Drupal, Zen Cart, CubeCart and more
    1 FTP user with upload capability
    Web log analysis (AWStats)
    Web page password protection
    Sites can be secured using ASP.NET Forms Authentication or Classic ASP for Windows accounts and .htaccess for all Linux accounts.
    Web-based file manager
    24/7 email, chat and phone support

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