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.NET web app hosting?

I've developed a .NET application for a client and am looking for a recommendation for "managed hosting." 

I don't want to buy my own box, but maybe I do, if there aren't other good solutions. Is there a pair.com type of hosting service for windows / .NET apps, that people recommend from personal experience? 

Thanks!

...
Thursday, July 17, 2003

brinkster.com isn't bad.  If you want your own box, try serverbeach.com

GiorgioG
Thursday, July 17, 2003

I used OrcsWeb for a while, and they're excellent. Their price reflects that excellence, though.

http://www.orcsweb.com/

Brad Wilson (dotnetguy.techieswithcats.com)
Thursday, July 17, 2003

I use http://www.interland.com  I haven't deployed anything .Net yet, but they have the capability and they're affordable.

Lee
Thursday, July 17, 2003

www.webhost4life.com has the best support we ever had.

We are moving websites from interland.com because of bad support. (Their corporate policy overrules customers' need)

BTW. We first heard about webhost4life here on JOS.

Advice
Thursday, July 17, 2003

I'd agree somewhat with Advice (on Interland).  They supported their core hosting reasonably well, but with some of their bundled offerings, the support and documentation was abysmal.

Lee
Thursday, July 17, 2003

I though Brinkster wouldn't let you upload your code behind files?

shiggins
Thursday, July 17, 2003

Interland has terrible support. I've also experinced downtime with them frequently.

John Rosenberg
Thursday, July 17, 2003

Good luck with Brinkster.

I was searching for hosting companies and I had a question about their service so I emailed their customer service.

Nothing. After a week. Nada. Emailed them and the tech support. Nada. Nothing.

At this point, I had chosen their competition but for giggles I emailed their VP of Customer Service to let him know that his people had never even bothered to contact me....

..and he didn't respond either. Not even a auto-reply "thank you for your email" message.

So yeah, good luck with them if you actually have a question about their service.

Mark Hoffman
Thursday, July 17, 2003

I've haven't pushed them to the limits, but for what I've done, www.maximumasp.com has been great. And their 24x7 customer service is the most responsive I've ever seen.

Malcolm
Thursday, July 17, 2003

I was with Interland for a while. Uptime was great, but their support is VERY VERY slow and somewhat reluctant to help. I'm now using WebRhino, and they've been good with prompt support.

  --Josh

JWA
Thursday, July 17, 2003

Take a look at Flarehosting.com ... very reliable, amazingly talented customer support team, and VERY responsive... no complaints yet! (Cheap too!)

Colby Makowsky
Friday, July 18, 2003

I've got several active sites on Maximumasp. Their support is excellent and there are lots of 'already loaded' components for you to use.

theWeasel
Friday, July 18, 2003

Brinkster's been a great solution for me.  I haven't found another free .Net hosting.  When I had a free account (limited by the lack of code-behind files), their customer service was less than expeditious, but with a premium account, they've really been on top of things.  I think they're the hosting company for the international .Net association as well ( http://www.ineta.org ).

Stinky
Friday, July 18, 2003

I second http://www.webhost4life.com .  Their support responds to priority 1 incidents within minutes, and even lower priorities get much better response than you'd expect.  Also, the pricing is outstanding ($9.95/mo for asp.net & ms sql...that's the mid-range level).

Greg Hurlman
Friday, July 18, 2003

I've used FlareHosting and am currently using WebHost4Life. Both have been great.

Chris

Chris
Saturday, July 19, 2003

Go for www.crystaltech.com

Awesome!

Chao Mein
Monday, July 21, 2003

Take a look at <a href="http://www.dotnetpark.com">www.dotnetpark.com</a> We use it for 17 months. The best support team and low (the lowest?) price.

Enroth
Sunday, February 08, 2004

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