Getting fed up with Powweb.com

I have been using Powweb.com for a couple years now, I think.  I signed up for a 12 month program last July.  Since then, the ownership of Powweb has changed.  Since the switchover, I have seen degrading performance.  FTP is slow, sometimes painfully slow.  This website is sometimes slow and once in a while won’t come up at all.  And my email, which forwards to gmail, takes over 5 minutes to complete.  Today someone told me that an email to me bounced.

Their chat people sometimes don’t listen to the problem.  They just suggested that I buy FTP ZOOM which is a server-side utility which speeds up FTP.  Its another $20 per year.  Why do I have to pay for this?  Their FTP is slower than other FTP services.  I am testing in parallel to make sure.  Ugh, I am fed up.

I am looking for a new host.  Moving is going to be a total pain in the butt.  I am NOT looking forward to this.  Yuck.  I don’t feel like I have much of a choice though.

Suggestions?

2 Replies to “Getting fed up with Powweb.com”

  1. I’ve been having similar issues with WebIntellects. My wife has a client that uses Media Temple and they need to have a nice system. Also, I like how you can host multiple domains under one account for $20/month.

  2. After the sale, Powweb started to go downhill, but I haven’t had the time to deal with finding a good alternative. Pretty much every host I’ve looked at so far is either a bunch more $ or has people complaining about them too.

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