FatCow Hosting


FatCow offers a rich feature set and affordable price ($3.67/month). Unlimited disk space and bandwidth, along with one-click installers, and free domain are all standard. FatCow also focuses on the environment, claiming to be 100% powered by wind energy.

Editor’s rating: 3 out of 5

Reliability4/5In business since 1998; no specific uptime guarantee; load-balanced platform; daily server backups; backup generator system
Support3.5/5Phone, email, and live chat
User friendliness2/5Point & click site building tools
Green rating3/5Purchase Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) to offset carbon footprint
Backups3/5Daily backups
Software3/5PHP 4 & 5, CGI, unlimited MySQL databases, Python, Script library
Disk space5/5Unlimited
Statistics/logging3/5Integrated Google Webmaster Tools, Web analytics tools
Email5/5Unlimited email accounts, webmail client, newsletter manager tool
Domains3/51 free domain; support for unlimited domains and unlimited subdomains
Website transfer2/5Free domain transfer
Guarantee/cancellation policy2/530-day money-back guarantee
Bonus features3/5$150 in Search engine and Social networking ad credits; integrated Google WebMaster Tools
Average rating3.2/5