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    Recommended Webhosts/DNS registrants for a small business

    A local business owner has approached me asking if I could set up a website for him. While I have played around with web apps and content a fair bit this has always been on inhouse servers at work. So I'm at a bit of a loss as to who's good and who's bad in the hosting and DNS name registration business these days?

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    just signed up with csnm yday seems good so far ppl on here recommended them.

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    I use UK Reseller Hosting & Multiple Domain Hosting - BPWEB (9), Managed Dedicated Servers, VPS and Colocation Services at RapidSwitch (2) and Goscomb Technologies - Colocation, Hosting, IP Transit and Dedicated Servers in London (1) and have had fault-less service from all of them for varying numbers of years, indicated in the parentheses. Still a current customer of all.

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    CSNM used them for both the school site and my personal sites... never had an once of trouble, even when asking questions in which they would be perfectly within their rights to say "sod off"

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    Another happy CSNM customer here Got lots of sites with Carl now and very happy with them

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    Has anyone got any experience of using AWS (Amazon Web Services) to host a virtual dedicated server?

    For a small business running any kind of web apps or multimedia I like the idea of a nearly instantly scalable solution but am a bit nervous about trusting data and web apps to "the cloud".

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    I have a reseller account at hostgator.com and I love it! I have a few websites I made for clients and now I host them rather than someone else getting paid for it. If I remember rightly I am paying about 200 a year for the reseller account.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pwds View Post
    Has anyone got any experience of using AWS (Amazon Web Services) to host a virtual dedicated server?

    For a small business running any kind of web apps or multimedia I like the idea of a nearly instantly scalable solution but am a bit nervous about trusting data and web apps to "the cloud".
    It can be done, just costs a lot more than usual. It's about $0.04 an hour which works our around $350 dollars a year without storage/bandwidth costs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pwds View Post
    Has anyone got any experience of using AWS (Amazon Web Services) to host a virtual dedicated server?

    For a small business running any kind of web apps or multimedia I like the idea of a nearly instantly scalable solution but am a bit nervous about trusting data and web apps to "the cloud".
    (mt) Media Temple - Web Hosting Built to Scale.

    Take a look at the Grid Hosting.

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    Another vote for Carl at CSNM. Can't fault anything about the service.

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