Arvixe is hosting company founded in 2003 in the United States. Since then, they’ve been recognized as one of the fast-growing companies in the hosting industry. Their hosting package isn’t great as the companies, ranked in the first place but they’re definitely an option while considering a new hosting account for a Joomla website.
Summary of Test Results:
|Test Period||Speed||Security||Support||Bonus Points||Rank|
|Jan-Mar 2013||702 Hits and 62.47% Availability||Chroot Isolation||26min Basic and 1hour Advanced Support Response||No||#5|
Server Speed and Security
Arvixe provides Linux-based hosting accounts with cPanel installed. They offer unlimited space and traffic, unlimited bandwidth and free domain name. In addition, they have Chroot account isolation which improves the security level of their hosting accounts. Last but not least, they promote 100% servers uptime, but our test reached only 62.47% which is one of the main reasons they’re so far from the first places in our directory.
Our tests showed that actually, Arvixe is providing some good technical assistance. They managed to solve quickly both the easy and advanced test problem that we generated in order to test their services in a timely manner.
Joomla Hosting Features
Arvixe provides a single-click automatic Joomla installation as part of their hosting package. In addition, they have few Joomla tutorials that can help you with some basic Joomla-related issues.