|Hosting Plan||Features||Disk Space||Bandwidth||Price|
|Basic Web Shared||
|Power Web Shared||
|Advance Web Shared||
|Enterprise Web Shared||
Strato only offers Linux technology on their shared web hosting products.
The company does not do any promotional pricing to be concerned about. The price you pay when you sign up is the price you pay when you renew, so there are no surprises. Of course, the longer you are in a contract, the better the overall price is.
They do offer unlimited data transfer, but not unlimited disk space. As as always, the provider is the ultimate decider on what acceptable terms are.
Depending on the shared web hosting plan you choose, you get either 1, 2, 3, or 5 free domains with your account for the first year.
The company offers customers a 30-day money-back guarantee.
The company is available by phone from 9 – 5:30 pm GMT for support and sales help.
They provide support in English, French, Dutch, Spanish, and Italian on the phone, on their website, through their email and on their support ticketing systems.
The company is based out of Berlin, Germany. Two redundant datacenters that are based in Germany serve as the technical base of operations.
Their Linux web hosting plans support PHP, Perl, Ruby and Ruby on Rails.
Each of the company's four shared web hosting plans will support an unlimited number hosted domains.
The company provides their easy to use web site builder tool called WebStarter. It offers an easy way to get your website up and running quickly.
The company features specialized antivirus and antispam measures in their secured datacenter enviornments.
The company provides a number of ecommerce applications and supports them fully. They offer support for all the features that are required for ecommerce including shopping carts, SSL, and more.
If you need to host an image heavy site, you are best served by the features in their highest shared web hosting plan, the Enterprise Web plan. This plan allows for 50 GB of space and unlimited traffic to support the demands of such a site.
Since they provide Linux services, the company provides the popular cPanel to control all the features of your account.
They accept all major credit card payment methods like Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.
The company does not feature an uptime guarantee on its site or terms of service.
For additional security SiteGuard is included on all four of their shared web hosting plans.
Customers will be sign up under one year plans at a minimum.
The company only backs-up servers for their own usage, and on no guaranteed basis. It is best described as best effort backups. It is recommended that each customer back up their own data.
Video streaming is best suited by dedicated servers and VPS plans. This host does not openly support streaming video protocols on their shared hosting.
The company's affiliate program allows participants to take part in a commission-based structure with uncapped rewards, free advertising material, and daily reports and other tools.