Amethyst

Hosting package

Topaz

Hosting package 

Web space (100% SSD)

5GB

10GB

FREE Website Builder

Bandwidth

Unlimited

Unlimited

Mailboxes

Unlimited

Unlimited

MySQL databases

20

50

Subdomains

Unlimited

Unlimited

FREE backups

Weekly & Monthly

Weekly & Monthly

FREE 256-bit SSL certificates

Unlimited

Unlimited

FREE cPanel migrations

   

FREE domain name

For initial sign-up period

FREE 1-click installs

   

Uptime guarantee

99.99%

99.99%

LVE Memory (RAM)

384MB

768MB

CPU cores

1

1

Entry processes

10

25

Setup fee

FREE

FREE

Money back guarantee

60 days

60 days

Billing: Pay yearly bonus

2 months FREE

2 months FREE + FREE domain name

Billing: Pay every 3 years bonus

1 year FREE

1 year FREE + FREE domain name

Support

Ticket support

   

Email support

   

100% UK based

   

Knowledgebase

   

Domain management

DNS hosting

   

DNS editor

   

File management

FTP/SFTP accounts

   

SFTP access

   

SSH access

 

WebDAV access

   

Online file manager

   

Email

POP3 & IMAP

   

SSL encryption

   

Email accounts

Unlimited

Unlimited

Email forwarders

Unlimited

Unlimited

Email catch-all

   

SMTP support

   

Secure webmail (Horde, Roundcube, SquirrelMail)

   

Secure access (shared or dedicated SSL)

   

FREE anti-spam service “SpamExperts”

   

Unlimited Mailbox size

Within plan storage limits

Within plan storage limits

Mailing lists

   

Auto-responders

   

Emails/hour sending limit

500

1,000

Up to 50MB attachment size

   

Email aliases

Unlimited

Unlimited

MySQL

Unlimited size MySQL databases

Within plan storage limits

Within plan storage limits

MySQL latest version support

5.5+

5.5+

phpMyAdmin management

   

Remote MySQL access available

   

Scripts & Software

cPanel: Latest stable version

   

PHP

   

PHP versions:

5.2 – 7

5.2 – 7

Git client

   

Git version support

2.14.1+

2.14.1+

SVN client

   

mod_rewrite

   

mod_security

   

.htaccess

   

Ruby on Rails

   

Perl

   

Python

   

eCommerce ready (with SSL)

   

Cron (scheduled tasks)

   

IP address blocking

   

Custom error pages (404/500)

   

Hotlink/Leech protection

   

Composer

   

Configurable PHP extensions

Almost all can be enabled/disabled

Almost all can be enabled/disabled

OpenSSL

   

Website preview

   

Installatron script installer (200+ apps)

   

Statistics

Google Analytics

   

Google Webmaster Tools compatible

   

AWstats visitor analytics

   

Backups

Backups stored off-server

   

Self restore backups any time

   

Weekly & Monthly

   

Backups Pro (optional): R1Soft backups

Daily (30 snapshots stored)

Daily (30 snapshots stored)

Backups Pro (optional): R1Soft cost

£1.95/month or £19.95/year

£1.95/month or £19.95/year

Server enviroment

Apache web server

   

Varnish Cache

   

CloudLinux OS

   

Enterprise-grade servers

   

Dual CPUs (8+ cores)

   

32GB RAM minimum

   

Samsung SSD’s (+ battery backup)

   

Fully optimised for web applications

WordPress

   

Magento

   

OpenCart

   

Joomla!

   

PrestaShop

   

Drupal

   

Concrete5

   

phpBB

   

Security

Weekly security scans

   

Comprehensive firewall

 

Realtime malicious files scanning

   

Apache mod_security

   

Encrypted cPanel & email access

   

Two-factor authentication (TFA/2FA)

 

Network

2Gbps redundant BGP connectivity

   

10GE redundant optical backbone

   

3 msec transfer time from London

   

Flat design with low latency

   

Datacenter

24/7 datacenter security by ex-MOD/police staff

   

Covered by CCTV

   

MOD-trained guard dogs

   

2m barbed wire perimeter fence

   

3m thick concrete walls

   

N+1 power and cooling