Hostpinnacle review 2021

HostPinnacle Review: Is it a Game-Changing Web Host [2021]

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Host pinnacle is a growing ICT solutions provider in East Africa.  It specializes in selling domains, providing web hosting services and bulk SMS services.

In this Hostpinnacle review, we are going to look at the features, hosting plans,  pros and cons, alternatives, and frequently asked questions.

Hostpinnacle hosting features

we are going to look at the essential factors to consider when choosing a hosting company and compare with what Hostpinnacle offers.

Customer support

One of the core pillars of any business is its customer support services. As a blogger, you expect to get support as fast as possible in case of emergency.

Hostpinnacle does an excellent job in this area. They provide a knowledge base where you can get answers on how to queries and have a live chat with fast responses.

In addition, they have a ticketing service where you can ask questions and classify them according to urgency.

Their phone contact and email support work fast too. All these services are available 24/7 all year.

Ease of use

as a non technie, there are things you should be able to do, for example, installing WordPress and setting up emails.

  Hostpinnacle provides a friendly user interface where you can do all your stuff with ease.

Their cPanel is clean and easy to navigate through. As a beginner, you will find the softaculous easy to use.

Uptime guarantee

Website uptime can’t be underestimated when choosing web hosting company.

Back in 2013, Amazon was losing more than $66000 every minute it was down. A good webhosting company should guarantee at least 99% uptime.

Hostpinnacle guarantees an uptime of 99.9% with ready customer support to act in case your website is down.

Loading speed

If you have ever done SEO, then web page speed is a ranking factor.

The higher the loading speed, the higher the bounce rate and this affects your SEO negatively.

While there are a number of things affecting loading speed, hosting provider is one of them.

 Hostpinnacle provides Litespeed web server to boost your loading speed.

Bandwidth and monthly traffic

The number of visitors to your site consume your bandwidth.

This means you should have a large bandwidth incase of surges in traffic.

  Hostpinnacle provides you with unlimited bandwidth to cater for high traffic volumes.

Hardware

Hardware is known to affect the servers and as a consequence your site.

If a company doesn’t disclose its hardware, then you should be skeptical. Hostpinnacle NvMe SSD’s which are faster than traditional SATA drives and latest SSD drives.

Content management system

A hosting company should offer an intuitive content management system or easy installation of open-source software.

At hostpinnacle, you will get a free site builder with over 1000 templates. If you’re a WordPress enthusiast, the one click install will work just fine.

In addition, hostpinnacle is has the latest versions of PHP and is compatible with other site builders like Joomla, Drupal etc.

Security

Hostpinnacle provides unlimited free SSL as well as free domain privacy for all packages.

Available storage

Hostpinnacle provides RAM storage starting from 2GB.

Disk space storage starts from 35GB. These plans cater for all and provide you an opportunity to grow throw upgrading. You can host unlimited domains.

Extra features and add-ons

Some of the features that make a hosting company stand out are the features and add-ons.

These can either be extra data centers, domain privacy, data back ups etc. hostpinnacle offers free ssl certificates, free payment integrations as well as SEO friendly hosting.

in addition, they also offer bulk SMS services and many more.

Hostpinnacle provides the following to all its shared hosting customers regardless of the package.

Free site building tools, Free domain, Unlimited email accounts, Unlimited monthly bandwidth, Free SSL certificates, Free site transfer, Free mpesa integration, Instant free set up, as well as Host unlimited websites.

 Hostpinnacle shared hosting packages

  1. Starter Package

Pricing starts at kshs 1999 per year. Its suitable for starters. in addition to the above, you will also get

  • 35GB NV Me SSD storage space
  • 2GB RAM
  • Free lifetime.co.ke domain
  1. Standard Package

Pricing starts at kshs 3999 per year. Its suitable for e-commerce sites. in addition to the above, you will also get

  • 100GB NV Me SSD storage space
  • 4GB RAM
  • Free lifetime domain of your choice.

   3.Super Save Package

Pricing starts at kshs 5000 per year. Its suitable for developers. in addition to the above, you will also get

  • 100GB NV Me SSD storage space
  • 15 cPanel accounts
  • 5GB RAM for each cPanel
  • Free lifetime domain
  • Cloudfare CDN
  1. Executive Package

Pricing starts at kshs 10999 per year. Its suitable for big organizations. in addition to the above, you will also get

  • unlimited NV Me SSD storage space
  • 8bGB RAM
  • Free lifetime domain

ALL VPS PLANS COME WITH THE cPanel- 5free accounts;1 IPv4 address, /64 network IPv6 address, 3-6 hours setup time, KVM Virtualization, unlimited bandwidth, full root access and DDOS protection.

  1. Starter VPS

Pricing starts at 3000.

  • CPU-4 CORES
  • RAM- 8GB guaranteed
  • Disk space- 200GB 100% SSD
  • 200mbit/s port

 2. Medium plan

Pricing starts at Ksh per 4500. In addition to the above, clients also enjoy

  • CPU-6 CORES
  • RAM- 16GB guaranteed
  • Disk space- 400GB 100% SSD
  • 400Mbit/s port
  1. Large VPS plan

The large VPS plan pricing starts at Ksh 6000 per month. In addition to the above, you will also get

  • CPU-8 CORES
  • RAM- 30 GB guaranteed
  • Disk space- 800GB 100% SSD
  • 600Mbit/s port
  1. Extra Large

The extra-large VPS plan pricing starts at Ksh 7500.  Apart from the above, you also get;

  • CPU-10 CORES
  • RAM- 60GB guaranteed
  • Disk space- 1600GB 100% SSD
  • 1000mbit/s port

Are you thinking of starting an online store to market your products?  Hostpinnacle has created a hosting plan to cater for ecommerce websites.

All packages come with

  • free domain
  • free site builder
  • One-click WordPress installation
  • unlimited databases
  • easy to use cPanel,
  • free SSL certificates,
  • 30-day money back guarantee,
  • 24/7/365 premium support
  • 9%uptime guarantee
  • Free website transfer
  • Search engine optimization

Ecommerce hosting packages

  1. Starter plan

Pricing starts at $2.95 per month. In addition to the above, starter plan includes

  • Host 1 website
  • 5000MB web space
  • Free daily back ups
  • 25 email accounts
  • 20GB bandwidth
  • Free cloud hosting
  • 1 website builder

Starter plan clients have an option to add extra advanced security features as well as have their site set up at$1.99.

  1. Business plan

Pricing starts at $4.50 per month.  In addition to the above, clients enjoy

  • Hosting multiple websites
  • Unlimited email accounts
  • Unlimited webspace
  • MySQL databases
  • Free app store
  • Free daily back ups
  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • Free set up
  • Free cloud hosting
  • 50 website builders
  • Marketing offers and credit worth $250
  1. Premium plan

Starts at $9.75 per month and includes;

  • Hosting multiple websites
  • Unlimited email accounts
  • MySQL databases
  • Free app store
  • Free daily back ups
  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • Free set up
  • Free cloud hosting
  • unlimited website builders
  • Marketing offers and credit worth $500
  • Unlimited web space
  • Free advanced security features

Are you a web designer? Hostpinnacle has reseller plans for those aiming to make extra money through reselling hosting.

All reseller hosting plans have unlimited monthly bandwidth, free whmcs license, free domain name, domain reseller account with free whims WHMCS module, MySQL databases, cPanel control panel, free backups, 99.9% uptime guarantee, free account migration for your clients.

Hostpinnacle also provides free instant setup, unlimited free SSL certificates,24/7 support, free site builder, host python clients, host node.js clients, overselling is enabled, cloud Linux os, cloudfare cdn, softaculous auto script installer, cageFS hack protection and free mpesa WHMCS module.

Reseller hosting plans

  1. Starter reseller

Pricing starts at Kshs 3000 per month. In addition to the above you get 100GB SSD disk space as well as 50 cPanel accounts.

  1. Standard reseller

Pricing starts at Kshs 4500 per month. In addition to the above you get 100GB SSD disk space as well as 100 cPanel accounts.

  1. VIP reseller

Pricing starts at Kshs 6000 per month. In addition to the above you get 100GB SSD disk space as well as 150 cPanel accounts.

Hostpinnacle Pros and Cons

Pros

Some of the advantages of hosting your website with hostpinnacle include

  • Free lifetime SSL certificate for your website
  • Fast customer support. Either through live chats, phone calls or their ticketing system.
  • Great website uptime (99.9%)
  • Fast web page loading speeds
  • Free domain on sign up. The extension varies depending on your hosting package
  • Excellent security features such as WHOIS domain privacy
  • Unlimited email accounts
  • 30-day money back guarantee if you are not satisfied with the services
  • Free website builder to create a beautiful website in 30 minutes
  • You can build unlimited websites even with the starter package

Cons

  • Free website migration is not available for the starter package
  • Free domain for starter package is.co.ke
  • For those with heavy websites and resources, the starter package isn’t desirable.
  • Hostpinnacle doesn’t disclose its server locations

Hostpinnacle Alternatives

While Hostpinnacle has excellent features and service, it lacks in other areas. here is a list of its’ alternatives depending on few factors.

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Hostpinnacle Frequently Asked Questions

Can I pay for hosting using PayPal?

YES. Hostpinnacle provides various methods of paying for their services. You can either pay through MPESA, Credit card, PayPal or bitcoins.

Does Hostpinnacle provide site transfer?

Yes. You can transfer your site from anywhere for FREE.

Does Hostpinnacle provide web design services?

Yes. If you have no clue about how to design your site, you can contact them to get discounted web design.

Does Hostpinnacle provide Mail Channels?

Yes. On sign up, you will get FREE premium SMTP Relay.

Will I have to pay for the cPanel?

The cPanel is free. You will only be required to pay if you need extra cPanel.

Are there any hidden charges?

No. all you have to pay is the hosting and domain, if you require one.

Does Hostpinnacle have monthly payment plans?

No. all plans are annual. You have an option to buy for 2 years during checkout.

Which programming language does Hostpinnacle support?

Python

How many subdomains can I add to my domain?

Hostpinnacle gives you the opportunity to add unlimited subdomains.

Does Hostpinnacle have an affiliate program?

Yes. you can join any time.

  1. Can I build mobile website?

Yes. Hostpinnacle provides numerous templates to enable you build a mobile website.

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