Rochen Host is a web hosting provider orientated in business, reseller and Joomla hosting. Although they are recognised mostly as Joomla hosting provider, they have optimizaions for other popular applications like Drupal and WordPress too.
Summary of Test Results:
|Test Period||Speed||Security||Support||Bonus Points||Rank|
|Jan-Mar 2013||1268 Hits and 95.99% Availability||Chroot Isolation||25min Basic and 20+hours Advanced Support Response||No||#6|
Server Speed and Security
Rochen has servers in the United States and in England and they allow you to chose the location of your server upon registration. However, their hosting account performs 4 times slower than SiteGround for example.
Althrough recognized as an official Joomla hosting provider, Rochen host have much to work to reach the leading companies in the industry in terms of Support. Our tests have shown that it takes about 6 hours get a simple, Joomla-related issue solved by their support. When we simulated a problem that requires a bit more advanced support assistance, we had to wait over 8 hours and at the end Rochen Support team did not solve our issue.
Joomla Hosting Features
Rochen have made some optimizations towards Joomla-based websites. In addition they have a one-click installer which makes it easier to start a new site. Despite that, they don’t offer any other extras like auto-updates, templates or tutorials.