Exploring SSL certificates, software licenses, and backup locations

    Hello! We received many responses to previous articles ( first , second ), therefore, continuing a series of reviews about virtual servers and shared hosting , today I will consider a place for storing backup copies , as well as offering SSL certificates and software licenses from ISPsystem and cPanel. I also want to note that the number of tariffs for virtual servers has exceeded 2000 , and the tariffs for virtual hosting are approaching 1000 . I'll start from the place for backups





    . As practice shows, only about 10% of hosters provide this service (currently 143 tariffs from 26 hosters are presented).

    The distribution according to the protocols and methods of data transfer is as follows (FTP is available on all tariffs):
    SFTP - 11 hosters (71 tariffs),
    SSH - 9 hosters (53 tariffs),
    Rsync - 9 hosters (47 tariffs),
    HTTPS - 6 hosts ( 27 tariffs),
    SCP - 3 hosters (19 tariffs),
    Samba - 1 hoster (1 tariff),
    FTPS - 1 hoster (1 tariff). The amount of disk space allocated to the user ranges from 1 GB to 20 TB . Most hosters do not restrict traffic.



    Prices range from 20 rubles ( 10 Gb and FH1 ) to $ 450 ( 20,000 Gb ). To find the most suitable offer, we show the price for 1 GB (for tariffs with a currency other than the ruble, conversion at the Central Bank rate of the Russian Federation works, so the numbers may vary slightly). The price for 1 GB is in the range from 1.34 rubles. up to 115 rub. Well, on average, we have 3.95 rubles in a hospital.

    In the countries where the servers are located, the following distribution is obtained:
    Germany - 43 tariffs, 8
    US hosters - 36 tariffs, 6 hosters
    Russia - 35 tariffs, 7 hosters the
    Netherlands - 22 tariffs, 3 hosters
    Ukraine- 19 tariffs, 5 hosters
    France - 15 tariffs, 2 hosters
    Switzerland - 3 tariffs, 1 hoster IPv6 support is available at 50 tariffs from 7 hosters, absent at 93 tariffs from 19 hosters. SSL certificates . Now we have collected 994 certificates from 84 hosters in our database . The market of SSL certificates is quite extensive, there are a lot of them being issued, so when filling out our site, it was decided to select the most common ones. So, for certification authorities: Comodo - 306 certificates, 75 GeoTrust hosters - 204 certificates, 61 Thawte hosters - 198 certificates, 54 Symantec hosts











    - 156 certificates, 43
    RapidSSL hosters - 130 certificates, 70 hosters The price range for even the same certificate can be very large: for example, Comodo PositiveSSL can be sold from 343 rubles ($ 4.5) to 3479 rubles ($ 44) . The number of offers of different types of certificates: RapidSSL - 70 PositiveSSL certificates - 67 RapidSSL Wildcard certificates - 60 True BusinessID certificates - 54 QuickSSL Premium certificates - 53 SSL123 certificates - 53 Essential SSL certificates - 53 Instant SSL certificates - 51 True BusinessID with EV certificates - 50 certificates True BusinessID Wildcard - 47 certificates
















    Essential SSL WildCard - 46
    PositiveSSL Wildcard certificates - 45
    Premium WildCard certificates - 43
    SSL Web Server certificates - 42
    Secure Site certificates - 40
    Secure Site with EV certificates - 40
    Secure Site Pro certificates - 39
    SSL Web Server with EV certificates - 39
    Secure Site certificates Pro with EV - 37
    SGC SuperCert certificates - 25
    Wildcard SSL certificates - 20 Wildcard
    SSL Web server certificates - 19 certificates Software licenses




    Here we’ll look at the ISPManager and cPanel control panels (perhaps later we will add Plesk and DirectAdmin to the site, however, there are only a few such offers), BillManager billing panel and VMManager virtual server management system.
    ISPManager 4 Lite - 7 for a month, 8 eternal
    ISPManager 4 Pro - 6 for a month, 5 eternal
    ISPManager 5 Lite - 28 for a month, 20 for a year, 25 eternal
    ISPManager 5 Business - 19 for a month, 16 for a year, 17 eternal
    cPanel VPS - 7 per month, 3 per year
    cPanel Dedicated - 6 per month, 5 per year
    BillManager Standard / Advanced / Corporateversions offer 9 hosters. Everyone can purchase a monthly, annual or perpetual subscription.
    VMManager KVM / OVZ is sold by 11 hosters (one of them offers only a monthly form of payment).
    VMManager Cloud sell 9 hosters. In the near future, it is planned to launch the project on dedicated servers, after launch a similar article will be released. The terms of participation for hosters will be slightly different from other sites of the Hosting Cafe, and we invite hosts who sell dedicated servers to participate in beta testing. To do this, you will need to upload the availability of servers and their cost in a special format. For our part, we promise various goodies for all beta testers :-) If you want to participate, please write to info@hosting.cafe



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