You want a website for your business. Of course, you want the site to reach out to a larger base of customers. And you want to take your product and/or service to new markets. The online entity which is your site will help you do this.
Good web hosting service. Who doesn’t need it? But finding a good web host is easier said than done. Wouldn’t it help if you had a nice checklist to hire the best Web Hosting Company in Dubai? Here are 10 points that will help you with just that, get a notepad and let’s get cracking.
Someone on the phone fast
When things go wrong, you need someone on the other end of the phone fast to give you answers. Email support doesn’t cut it anymore, because emails are slow. And check for call support that’s available 24X7, all year round.
You need support to keep your server running error free. Either you keep an in-house team or you get dedicated support from people who can give you that.
Make sure they own their hosting servers
Don’t depend on a Web Hosting Company in Dubai that doesn’t own their hosting servers. Ideally the best host is one who owns the servers; otherwise you have to wait for the actual hosts to resolve a problem.
Put redundancies in place
Heard the famous saying ‘don’t put all your eggs in the same basket’? It applies in this case as well. Don’t depend entirely on one particular host because then you are going to be in trouble if your only host goes down.
Don’t ignore backups
Backing up your entire website at the server level is not optional. You need to be sure that you have something to fall back upon when your primary site bites the dust. Always have a backup to work with.
Dedicated servers are always better
Agreed that dedicated servers cost more, but for the more money you get more services and dedicated support as well. The cost isn’t so exceptionally high that you won’t be able to afford it. By all means, if you can pay for it, get dedicated server.
Fast website loading times
No matter how good your Web Hosting Company is, if the pages don’t load fast it won’t do you any good. Test the page loading times to understand how good they really are. Ask for URLs of websites that are similar to your site.
Choice of CMS
WordPress is the most common of all Content management systems in use today. In case you need something that’s different ask for it. There are plenty of new web hosting providers that will offer you other options too. Find out what’s on offer.