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Which company is the best web hosting provider to meet the following criteria...?

We've been hosting a number of our sites with a local provider for years, but we're looking to find a more affordable solution for some clients.

Which companies would be the best COST-EFFECTIVE PROVIDERs based on the following criteria?

• Commercial website with anywhere from 11,000 to 45,000 visitors/month
• Total size of site: 130 MB
• PHP; Microsoft SQL
• Ability to have multiple domains hosted on one account
• Ability to have multiple FTP users if necessary
• Good customer service
• RELIABLE!!! (<-- Although I would think this would be obvious)
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Thank you for your response...

I have all of my domains registered with GoDaddy, and I have a couple of smaller sites hosted with them, but I've been concerned about trusting them with more heavily trafficked sites. And sadly, reading online reviews hasn't helped.

It seems like GoDaddy gets a lot of bashing from folks reviewing hosting services. The thing I want to avoid is taking my clients on a roller-coaster ride trying to find another hosting solution if GoDaddy doesn't deliver.

If I remember correctly, you can't set up multiple FTP users on GoDaddy's shared hosting, right?

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u've to check this one.
i've 8 years with them untill now.

Thank you

Just checked my GoDaddy control panel for one of my basic hosting accounts, and it looks like you can setup multiple FTP users to me. See attached screenshot of the hosting control panel. For me, I can have 50 FTP users.

I guess I can't comment on how well they scale - most of my websites don't get more than 2000-3000 hits per month, but I have never personally had a problem with GoDaddy