Choosing a good web host from the beginning is very important for the success of your website, blog, portal, or online store. The web host plays a key role in the user’s experience on your site. However, when looking up through a number of options, the rule of the thumb here is to narrow down your search to local Web Hosting providers. Having a website host that you can easily contact and relate to will build a great relationship and avoid the pitfalls of bad web hosting.
Speed and Reliability
The primary consideration is speed. Data pass and transfer faster when it passes a shorter distance. Reliability should be one of the most important factors that are discussed when determining a website host. You can have the best website in the history but it will be worthless if your website host cannot keep your site up. The components that make up the reliability of your web hosting decision are the uptime and the speed. When you are choosing a website hosting company you should look for a company that offers reasonable specifications and can back it up.
Another important factor that you will need to consider is the availability of technical support for your Web Hosting service. Sure, the Internet have cut down boundaries and borders, it makes a whole lot of difference if your provider is within easy reach. In our experience, technical and after sales support is one of the major factor that makes clients stick.
While most transactions today happens online, it can be comforting to know that your Web Hosting provider is actually exists and maintains a physical office which you can visit anytime and know how it is run, that way you gain peace of mind in knowing you are in good hands or not. You can easily arrange a meeting to discuss the specific needs of your organization. If you were to host your website on an international provider, you wouldn’t have a chance of talking to someone face-to-face.
So when it comes to deciding a hosting provider locally or internationally, although it may be that you are saving money in the short term by choosing an international provider, just keep in mind that it could seriously threaten the long-term success of your business. Be sure to invest in a reliable, local web hosting solution so that you can concentrate on running your business. And be confident that your online presence is in good hands. By choosing local, you actually helping Malaysia to save a lot of server load and bandwidth in no time.
Zenpipe is a Malaysian owned and run company with its hosting services all locally based in Melaka, Malaysia. If you would like more information regarding our web hosting packages visit our hosting package pages or call us on 1300 888 ZEN(936)