Having a reliable web hosting company is crucial to ensure your website is running smoothly at all times.
Some key criteria to look for are servers quality, uptime, technical support, and hosting technology.
After vetting through plenty of web hosting companies, we have narrowed down our list to the top 5 web hosting in Malaysia for 2020.
Let’s look at each one of them.
Top 5 Web Hosting in Malaysia (Updated 2020)
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The first on our list is ServerFreak.
Serverfreak has been around for over 15 years and they have built a reputation for having both reliable and affordable web hosting for both corporate websites and blogs.
With in-house data centers, ServerFreak is able to provide customers with the latest features for hosting and fast customer support.
Here are 3 reasons why we like Serverfreak:
1 – Latest Hosting Technology
ServerFreak provides the latest cutting edge technology for hosting as they are using dual core xeon /quad core xeon servers to manage their hosting environment.
Also, their servers are 100% managed by their team without 3rd party infrastructure.
This ensures the quality of the server to ensure the website has a strong backend.
2 – 99% Uptime Guarantee
Having used ServerFreak’s hosting for our web design clients, we have been very happy with the results as their website has never been down before, thanks to ServerFreak’s quality server.
With a 99% uptime guarantee, this reason alone is what separates them from most hosting companies.
3 – 24/7 Technical Support & Customer Service
24/7 technical support is pretty difficult to accomplish as companies would need to hire plenty of staff to be on stand-by all the time.
However, we love ServerFreak’s priority in putting their clients first by offering 24/7 support all year long. If you need any assistance, simply click on their chat icon in the website and they will attend to your needs.
Starting price for ServerFreak’s web hosting is from RM13.3 per month (pricing and terms may vary in the future).
Next up is a web hosting company that is gaining in popularity – Exabytes!
Exabytes’ main goal is to help SMEs to successfully grow their business online. As of today, they have now served over 100,000 customers in 121 countries, managing over 100,000+ websites.
Besides web hosting, Exabytes also provide digital marketing service, helping businesses from the starting website phase to the next phase of marketing.
Here are 3 reasons why we like Exabytes:
1 – Fast Account Activation
Exabytes is one of the fastest hosting company in terms of account activation as they have the manpower to validate each order individually to set up the site within a couple of hours, prevent fraud, and ensure the server security.
They also provide a guarantee that if for some reason it takes more than 24 hours to validate your account, Exabytes will provide free hosting for the first month.
Speed is vital for businesses, and Exabytes strive to help businesses get their account activated quickly to start the online journey as soon as possible.
2 – Award Winning Company
Exabytes is trusted by their clients, having garnered plenty of votes for their award-winning streak.
Some of their notable awards include Sin Chew Business Excellence Awards, Deloitte Technology Fast500 Asia Pacific, The Star Business Awards (SOBA), and Top 50 Enterprise Awards Malaysia.
These awards are highly competitive and Exabytes stands out by delivering quality service and was duly recognised.
3 – 100-Day Full Money-Back Guarantee
This 100-day money back guarantee makes it a no-brainer for SMEs to try Exabytes’ hosting.
You may try their hosting service and if you are not completely happy, simply proceed to request for a refund from Exabytes. Given their reputation for hosting, they are confident enough to offer this guarantee to allow customers to try their service without any risk.
Starting price for Exabytes’ web hosting is from RM14.9 per month (pricing and terms may vary in the future).
Among all the other options here, DomainPlus provides one of the cheapest domain and web hosting.
If you have a tight budget and prefer the cheapest option, DomainPlus is your go-to hosting provider in Malaysia.
Besides providing domain and hosting, they also provide the optional add-on of web design services to where you will be getting professional copywriting, modern web design and frequent website maintenance.
You could think of DomainPlus as the AirAsia of web hosting!
Starting price for DomainPlus’ web hosting is from RM9.9 per month (pricing and terms may vary in the future).
BluevyHost’s unique selling proposition is a little different from the previous 3 web hosting companies above.
BluevyHost place higher focus on SSD hosting, which is more expensive than the typical web hosting.
Here are the 3 main benefits of SSD hosting:
1 – Fast SSD Storage
With their new SSD storage configuration, your website will load faster than normal web hosting without SSD. It also provides quicker data access times to make your website more responsive.
2 – Quick Page Loads
Another benefit of SSD is it make websites loads quickly by serving pages faster than the typical hard drives. By empowering your sites with SSD, you will provide the users with a greater experience, thanks to fast page loading speed.
3 – Server Reliability
SSD works smoothly and has low risk of disk failure or server error. It also able to serve data quickly to visitors no matter where they are located.
Among all the hosting provider listed here, BluevyHost is the most expensive here due to the SSD functionality.
Starting price for BluevyHost’s SSD hosting is from RM30 per month (pricing and terms may vary in the future).
If your business is not located in Malaysia and you wish to have affordable web hosting internationally, we recommend either A2 Hosting or Fastcomet.
A2 Hosting is known for their blazing fast web hosting service. A2 Hosting uses Turbo Servers option that commands up to 20X faster page loads compared to most international web hosting provider.
A2 Hosting also exclusively own all their web servers, where each server location is high powered and monitored 24/7. Their data centers are located around the world, which makes it easy for communication should you require any assistance.
Fastcomet is another affordable host with global network centres in US, Europe, Australia, Japan, India and Singapore.
Go for Fastcomet if you need instant support reply as they have sufficient team of customer service personnel on standby. They have even won awards for high standards of customer service. If you are currently in an existing hosting company and wish to migrate over, Fastcomet provides free migration service.
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