OT? - Decent webhosting company

Guinevere Nell guinevere.nell at gmail.com
Sat Jul 14 14:18:30 BST 2012

Thanks so much for all the suggestions already! I think he really needs #2
- he doesn't need virtual or dedicated machines, really - just a web
hosting company that won't interfere and breathe down his neck, and will
allow him to have add-on domains and WordPress and scripts and various
kinds of back-end programming for each domain.

On Sat, Jul 14, 2012 at 2:01 PM, Dominic Thoreau <dominic at thoreau-online.net
> wrote:

> On 14 July 2012 13:40, Guinevere Nell <guinevere.nell at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello list,
> >
> > I've been a fly on the wall for a while - I am originally a NY.pm girl,
> and
> > hope soon to join in the social and technical activities of london.pm,
> but
> > as I am no longer perl programmer full time, and quite busy, I have not
> yet
> > had the chance. In any case, today I have a question actually from my
> > husband who works as a web developer both full-time and contract and is
> > looking for a new web hosting company for himself and some of his
> clients.
> > I suggested Bluehost, but it is based in the US and so he would not be
> able
> > to call them (easily/cheaply) in emergencies.
> >
> > His Question: What is a decently priced British-based web hosting
> company,
> > not so large that it can be slowed by all the accounts, with good
> customer
> > service, an easy interface and the ability to host unlimited add-on
> domains
> > on a single account?
> >
> > Cheers, thanks for the help.
> Without having anyone in mind, and probably in the future wanting to
> ask the same question myself, I'd want further details.
> What do you specifically want?
> - A directory where you can upload files, and have them be on a
> website automagically?
> - Ability to host arbitrary scripts without too much oversight by the
> company (because that would take too long, you trust your / your
> husbands ability to write secure code), although given you're on a
> perl mongers list I'd hope for at least this
> - A virtual machine that you can set up to your own needs ?
> - Dedicated machines?
> My own personal needs would probably want a virtual machine, but that
> might just be me.
> --
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