Canadian Webhosting Reviews and Expert Opinion

Based on 4 user reviews in 1 language
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Customer score for Canadian Webhosting

  • Reliability
    5.5 / 10
  • Pricing
    6.0 / 10
  • User Friendly
    5.5 / 10
  • Support
    5.0 / 10
  • Features
    5.5 / 10

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Brandon T
Canada
  • Reliability2
  • Pricing2
  • User Friendly2
  • Support2
  • Features2
2.0

Thankful I did not start a business with CWH as my host.

Service used: Shared
As another reviewer had mentioned, I too had excellent service for many years then one day it was all over. I had been hosting small sites for friends and family and I loved the interface from CWH and the one click installs. The b...Read More
Jack Johnson
Canada
  • Reliability2
  • Pricing6
  • User Friendly6
  • Support6
  • Features4
4.8

This hosting Company ruined my business

Service used: Dedicated Server - SSD 2
My story is a long and drawn out one. I have been a customer of Canadian Webhosting for almost 18 months now. The story starts at the beginning. For the first year all services and functionality were flawless. In that whole year w...Read More
Harvey Dalley
Canada
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing8
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features8
9.2

Support is #1.

Service used: Shared
Moved from NetFirms
I have searched and compared many shared hosting and reseller plans. CWH may not appear to be the cheapest option but look very carefully at what you get. They are a solid company and truly, all Canadian. That’s important to me! I believe their services match anywhere else, and the support is #1.
John Beaton
United States
  • Reliability8
  • Pricing8
  • User Friendly4
  • Support2
  • Features8
6.0

CanadianWebHosting review

Service used: Shared
I don't know where you get your reviews from but they must have all been written by Canadian Web Hosting people. I've had several problems and only 1 was resolved. Others, they just ignore if it isn't convienient for them. My last...Read More

Typical Canadian Webhosting Prices

Service Monthly Price Range
Shared Hosting NZ$6.16 - NZ$37.33 6 plans
VPS NZ$46.69 - NZ$814.46 13 plans
Dedicated Server NZ$116.91 - NZ$933.70 21 plans
Cloud Hosting NZ$15.59 - NZ$389.61 8 plans
The Services & Prices are taken from www.canadianwebhosting.com

Canadian Webhosting Expert Review 2019

Written by: Michael Lavnduski

Canadian Webhosting Rating

  • Reliability
    10 / 10
  • Pricing
    9 / 10
  • User Friendly
    9 / 10
  • Support
    9 / 10
  • Features
    10 / 10
9.4
Rated by Michael Lavnduski

Expert Overview

Very well established hosting based in Canada

Canadian Web Hosting has been providing hosting services to Canada for over 18 years. They are based in Vancouver, British Columbia, with an additional location in Toronto, Ontario and have other server locations throughout Canada. They specialize in providing hosting services to business and enterprise-class clients around the world, and are also one of only a few SSAE 16 certified providers in Canada. They want to offer secure and scalable services to their customers across the globe. They offer a number of dedicated, shared, VPS, cloud and reseller servers that can host both Windows and Linux operating systems. They also offer SSL certificates, backup and data protection, in addition to a number of security services. Their datacenters offer superior infrastructure with many environmental controls and 24/7 monitored security and card entry to their centers.

Uptime & Reliability

100% uptime guarantee

Canadian Web Hosting has a 100% server uptime guarantee according to their home page. They very clearly want to have the best service for their customers, and by having multiple servers and locations across Canada, it seems they are able to provide this. They have many awards for customer satisfaction and their uptime guarantees.

Features

Excellent set of features for all hosting types

Their shared hosting options support both Windows and Linux operating systems, including free transfers. Dedicated server options include budget packages, managed options, enterprise and SSD Servers. Managed and enterprise servers offer fully customizable options, while budget servers come with a standard set of features.  VPS servers can run Linux or Windows, and also offer enterprise and backup options. Cloud hosting also offers shared, private, and enterprise options. Lastly, they also offer reseller hosting with flexible pricing and are self-managed. Additional services from this company include SSL certificates, load balancing, backup and data protection, with managed support and other security options. Each package can have optional back-up, additional ram and additional bandwidth added for a small price. Their security options have malware scanning, firewall and VPN, DDoS and intrusion protection.

Support

High quality support 24/7

This company offers 24/7 support services via live chat, email, a ticketing system or calling their support center. They also offer a FAQ page for quick reference and a knowledge base if you would prefer to research solutions yourself. They reply to customer emails and support tickets within 24 hours, so it seems a better option for quick solutions would be live chat or calling their support tech hotline.

Pricing

Pricing is fairly typical

Shared hosting starts as low as $3.95 a month with basic features such as ease of use, website stats, and email and web mail. Budget dedicated servers start at $59 a month plus any add-ons you would like to include. Windows VPS hosting starts at $39.95 a month and goes up from there, plus any other add-ons you would like to include. On average, this site seems to be fairly reasonable for the shared hosting, but other options are a little pricey. Additional features can add up quickly, but are all reasonably well priced. Differing security options come at a yearly fixed price, and those start at $89 a year for basic malware protection. Lastly, they offer a 60-day money back guarantee if you are not satisfied with your services.

Summary

Leader in Canadian Hosting

Canadian Web Hosting appears to be a leader in web hosting services for Canada and global customers and have been in business for close to 20 years. They offer a number of differing hosting services along with upgrades to any features in their packaging options. Their additional services include security and support options, and with 24/7 support, you will have your questions answered. Their pricing is a little on the higher side compared to other web hosting companies, however, they do have a number of different options with high customizability. Pros:

  • 100% Uptime Guarantee
  • Lots of custom options
  • 24/7 tech support

Cons:

  • With so many options, it can get confusing
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Canadian Webhosting Prices, Plans & Features - 2019

Shared Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space Bandwidth Price Score
1 GB Unlimited NZ$6.16 5.5
1 GB Unlimited NZ$9.27 5.5
10 GB Unlimited NZ$10.83 5.5
Unlimited Unlimited NZ$21.74 5.5
10 GB Unlimited NZ$21.74 5.5
Unlimited Unlimited NZ$37.33 5.5

VPS Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space RAM OS Price Score
20 GB 512 MB NZ$46.69 5.5
25 GB 1 GB NZ$62.27 5.5
20 GB 1 GB NZ$62.27 5.5
20 GB 512 MB NZ$70.14 5.5
30 GB 2 GB NZ$77.86 5.5
60 GB 3 GB NZ$109.04 5.5
30 GB 4 GB NZ$124.62 5.5
45 GB 6 GB NZ$186.97 5.5
100 GB 6 GB NZ$186.97 5.5
40 GB 1 GB NZ$215.11 5.5
70 GB 2 GB NZ$381.90 5.5
100 GB 4 GB NZ$698.33 5.5
150 GB 6 GB NZ$814.46 5.5

Dedicated Server Plans

Plan Name Space RAM OS Price Score
1000 GB 4 GB NZ$116.91 5.5
500 GB 4 GB NZ$123.14 5.5
1000 GB 4 GB NZ$123.14 5.5
1000 GB 4 GB NZ$138.73 5.5
250 GB 2 GB NZ$138.73 5.5
1000 GB 4 GB NZ$169.91 5.5
1000 GB 6 GB NZ$169.91 5.5
1.95 TB 4 GB NZ$185.49 5.5
1.95 TB 4 GB NZ$185.49 5.5
64 GB 6 GB NZ$185.49 5.5
1000 GB 12 GB NZ$201.08 5.5
120 GB 12 GB NZ$216.67 4.8
120 GB 16 GB NZ$263.43 5.5
500 GB 12 GB NZ$279.02 5.5
240 GB 24 GB NZ$310.20 5.5
1000 GB 16 GB NZ$341.37 5.5
512 GB 32 GB NZ$403.72 5.5
1.95 TB 24 GB NZ$466.07 5.5
1.95 TB 24 GB NZ$621.95 5.5
2.19 TB 32 GB NZ$777.83 5.5
1.76 TB 48 GB NZ$933.70 5.5

Cloud Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space RAM Bandwidth Price Score
10 GB 256 MB 1.5 TB NZ$15.59 5.5
20 GB 2 GB 1.5 TB NZ$77.86 5.5
30 GB 3 GB 1.5 TB NZ$124.62 5.5
40 GB 4 GB 1.5 TB NZ$171.39 5.5
50 GB 5 GB 1.5 TB NZ$233.74 5.5
60 GB 6 GB 1.95 TB NZ$280.50 5.5
70 GB 7 GB 1.95 TB NZ$327.26 5.5
80 GB 8 GB 1.95 TB NZ$389.61 5.5
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