What Unlimited Hosting Really Mean?
After performing some research, it can be stated that unlimited hosting is about offers you can obtain and use without being limited in any way. It might refer to unlimited disk space, databases, bandwidth, email addresses or domains. In case you have stumbled upon such unlimited hosting, it is recommended to carefully read the agreement to know for sure which features you are granted unlimited access to.
The truth is that we sometimes find dishonest web host providers. Nevertheless, there are reliable web host providers offering indeed unlimited hosting services. You need to look around and locate the suitable provider for you in order to fully benefit of the unlimited hosting services.
As you are searching for several types of web hosts, always find the “unlimited” fine print and do not agree to it just at nominal value, no matter what feature it is related to. It is highly advisable to get the web host specify it exactly what you are getting in fact.
Very often, “the meaning” of the fine print is described in a different way by various web hosting providers. For example, sometimes the unlimited bandwidth means you can’t use it in one shot. You are allowed to use some in the early stage, and just to add additional more at a certain time. No agreement or contract defined precisely the exact amount users are allocated.
Numerous newbie hurried to register for unlimited web hosting offer, worried that they will pass on this great opportunity. Most of them failed to do an adequate research on those unlimited hosting providers prior of registering with them. Unfortunately, they are not up with the basic risks involved with such unlimited web hosting packages.
How can I get unlimited web hosting?
The main reason of the appearance of “unlimited web hosting offer” is the fact that most websites do not get to use the maximum allocated bandwidth and disk space. In fact, they are generally using just about 50% or even less of that. Web host providers relied on this fact as they continued with their over-selling tactics to gain the most possible profits.
This over-selling tactic might have good or bad consequences. It is a good thing, as with the high number of users, the server and maintenance cost are divided among them, and thus the paid fees will decrease. On the other hand, it is bad as in the future, as most users will increase their usage, using up the maximum allocated bandwidth or disk space, there are higher risks for possible server fail with non recoverable backup servers for clients on the same server.