InMotion Hosting Bio:

  • Established: 2001
  • Sites Hosted: 450,000+
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Host Award: "Top Biz Host"
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  • Featured Package Price:$5.99
  • Storage Space:Unlimited
  • Transfer/Bandwidth:Unlimited
  • Setup Fee:Free
  • Domain Name:1 Free
  • Money-Back Guarantee:90-Day
  • Uptime Guarantee:99.9%
  • Free Website Builder:Yes
  • Multiple Domains:6
  • E-mail Accounts:5000
  • MySQL Databases:25
  • Control Panel:cPanel
  • Operating System:Linux
  • Server Backups:Daily
  • 24/7 Monitoring:Yes
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  • Wordpress
  • Joomla
  • Drupal
  • Mambo
  • b2 Evolution
  • Coppermine
  • osCommerce
  • phpbb
  • Ruby on Rails
  • PHPMyAdmin
 
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Overview:

InMotion Hosting, our #3 rated hosting choice, means fast, reliable and affordable web hosting solutions. Founded in 2001, now with over 150+ employees, InMotion Hosting currently hosts many thousands of web sites from it's headquarters in Los Angeles, CA. They offer a number of very competitive hosting plans for sites requiring high storage and transfer allowances. As you will see by glancing over their feature set, they also cater to business oriented web sites, that require the utmost in reliability, page loading speed and ecommerce capabilities.

They also maintain a state-of-the-art server network, consisting of high performance Dell PowerEdge servers and some of the latest hosting advances, to ensure your site is always fast and available.

Lastly, InMotion Hosting has been awarded by CNET as being a top web hosting provider, a prestigious award chosen from among hundreds of web hosting candidates. This is tangible proof that InMotion Hosting deserves a definite second look at being your next web hosting choice.

Pros:

  • Ability to host your account at different datacenters.
  • Great for business or e-commerce sites.
  • Super quick tech support responses.

Cons:

  • A little more pricey than other hosts.
 

Features & Specials:

InMotion Hosting offers several hosting plans with vastly high amounts of storage space, which cater to clients who require high amounts of storage and data transfer allowances. Their prices are hard to beat and among the best in the industry. They also offer free setup a free domain name for life, free 24/7 support, free site builder and a 100% satisfaction guarantee, to ensure you're satisfied with your service.

Each plan also offers a host of free scripts, including, free bulletin board, site statistics, guestbook, spam filters and more. If you need e-commerce functionality, they offer 3 different shopping cart plugins, free with each account, along with SSL encryption, for secure transactions. You can also host 2 totally different sites on each account and park up to 6 domains, which is great for users with multiple websites. One notable addition to this, is each of the 6 sites hosted gets free e-mail accounts. Many hosts charge an extra free for this, just thought you should know! All this helps make InMotion Hosting a great choice for business related web sites.

 
  • Can host 2 totally different sites on each account.
  • Multiple shopping cart software to choose from.
  • Incredible uptime and reliability.
 

Reliability & Speed:

InMotion Hosting offers its users a choice of high-performance data centers, located in either Los Angeles, CA and Washington, DC. Powered by the latest Dell PowerEdge and Sun Microsystems servers. Their systems are monitored 24/7 365 and employ a host of safety measures, including power backup and fire suppression methods.

They also offer fault tolerant IP routing, to ensure your site stays available at all times. Direct data connections enable your site visitors to enjoy faster loading pages, by creating multiple locations to reach your data. Their industry leading OC-192 backbone connections help deliver fast loading web pages.

They tout a 99.9% uptime guarantee and this claim is also monitored via a 3rd party, to ensure authenticity. Full backups of your site are also performed every 36 hours.

Reliability & Speed Factors:

Uptime Guarantee
99.9%
Server File Backups
Load-Balancing
Connections
OC-192
24/7 Monitoring
Redundant Power
Summary: Can choose from 2 datacenters to host your site. Also, unique peering capabilities to ensure fast page loads.
 

Support:

InMotion Hosting provides super customer support via multiple venues, all available 24/7. You can reach them through their online trouble ticketing system, or toll-free phone, with very short, industry leading short wait times. They also offer a customer message forum to supplement their in-house support team. In additions to this, they offer a comprehensive getting started guide and knowledge base, to help get answers to those common account setup questions.

Lastly, I wanted to add that their customer friendliness is among the best I have encountered. Some hosts provided good support, but InMotion Hosting offers excellent support...

Average Support Wait Times:

Chat Wait Time
3 seconds
Phone Wait Time
1 minute
 

Control Panel:

InMotion Hosting utilizes the world famous cPanel control panel interface, which makes it easy to manage all aspects of your hosting account. A few notable easy-to-use functions include the ability to configure e-mail accounts, domain management, website statistics, script implementation and database administration.

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What sets them apart?

"At InMotion Hosting, we understand business - not just e-business." - InMotion Hosting
InMotion Hosting's vast amount of account features and addons makes them the perfect choice for an e-commerce site.
Immensely high amount of storage and transfer quotas.
You can choose the datacenter where your site will be hosted.
 

Summary:

InMotion Hosting is rated the #3 rated web host, because of their high storage and transfer allowances and great feature offering for business oriented clients. That, along with their 100% satisfaction guarantee and high performance Dell PowerEdge servers make them a uniquely high pick.

Those of you looking to save a little money will also be pleased with the prices they offer, which are among the industries lowest. We found InMotion Hosting to be a great host for those who need lots of storage and great prices. Check out our top rated business host today!

 

InMotion Hosting Ratings ChartScore: 96%

Value for Money
4 / 5
Reliability & Uptime
5 / 5
Customer Courtesy
5 / 5
Technical Support
4 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Storage Space
5 / 5
Bandwidth
5 / 5
Tech Response Time
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Server Speed
5 / 5
 
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InMotion : My host for years

Review by: http://www.lizbucar.com/, from Callicoon, NY
       I recommend this host

My review is simple: InMotion does what they claim: 24/7. I can't imagine a better value for the money. And I love their support. No matter how basic or convoluted my questions, the support folks and techies are funny, helpful and I haven't found the limits of their patience.




 
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Inmotion = hard to beat!

Review by: Hussein, from Brooklyn
       I recommend this host

Points I like: Fast account setup, can choose what side of the country your site is hosted, really good tech support.

Points I don't like: Control panel is a little tricky and wish they could offer a special promo like other hosts every now and then.

All points aside, I highly recommend them!




 
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Review by: Ethan, from Hunstville, AL
       I recommend this host

If you need a reliable web site I can honestly say to give them a shot. They offer the choice of 2 datacenters to make your site load faster wherever you are in the US also.




 
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Very pleased thus far

Review by: Anthony, from Trenton
       I recommend this host

IMH has been wonderful for the short time we have been with them. Highly recommended.




 
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Excellent Support makes InMotion great value

Review by: http://mamasminerals.com, from Albuquerque, New Mexico
       I recommend this host

We're a new customer at InMotion. We had some migration issues to work through with their tech support, who have been very helpful, patient, timely and professional.

It's encouraging as a new client to receive this level of support, and with such a professional approach to customer service. As far as my experience so far, their tech support staff is doing a really excellent job.




 
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In Motion Hosting Technical Staff Rocks

Review by: www.stanm.com, from Madison, wi
       I recommend this host

What I love about InMotionHosting Technical Support is that they when asking questions, it is like they could read my mind. They were able to know the type of information that would be needed with the issue I was having. They were very patient with the questions I had. MARVELOUS Technical Support




 
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Inmotion hosting has been great!

Review by: Nina, from Canada
       I recommend this host

I've had great support from InMotion live online and they are very helpful folks for whatever I need. I've enjoyed their services for many years. Not the kind of people where the service drops off after they have your contract.




 
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Review by: www.cgprofiles.com, from United States
       I recommend this host

Our experience has been excellent with Inmotionhosting.com. Professional all the way around. Excellent features for the money.




 
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Efficient and courteos support team!

Review by: www.aadalbums.com, from Canada
       I recommend this host

As an old customer, I am quite satisfied with the level of service provided to me. Thank you.




 
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Super

Review by: Dorothy, from Wilmington, NC
       I recommend this host

I really can't say how good of a provider they are. I don't recall my site ever being down and the support responds FAST. Very friendly folks.




 
 



 
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