10 ColdFusion Hosts Under $10/month, September 2007

I’d like to start off by thanking everyone who commented on my first ColdFusion Host Post. Comments from those with host experience is extremely helpful when considering whether or not to take a chance with some of the lower-priced hosting providers.

Since I wrote my first CF Host post, I signed up for an account with HostFolio. So far they have been fantastic. I have spoken personally with support and they were very accommodating and helpful which gave me a nice feeling right from the start. Then, to reinforce my positive experience even further, they upgraded to CF 8 in August. Performance has not been an issue and the one time there was downtime it was for scheduled maintenance which I was notified of well in advance. In addition, the only tags that HostFolio disables are CFREGISTER and CFEXECUTE. I can’t speak personally for any of the other hosts on this list but I will give HostFolio a big thumbs up.

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10 ColdFusion Hosts Under $10/month

From time to time (usually when I’m setting up a new client), I scour the web for new hosting providers offering ColdFusion hosting at a reasonable price. This is usually a frustrating experience because so many providers offer other scripting solutions at well under $10 a month but once you add ColdFusion, the price skyrockets to $20 a month or more.

That isn’t to say that hosts like HostMySite aren’t worth the money. HostMySite is a fantastic option for clients who don’t mind spending a little more every month for a proven record of service, support, and uptime.

In my experience as a developer, however, I find that many clients can be…”frugal”. Some see hosting prices and want to know why their quote for hosting is so much higher than other prices they’ve seen online. Or they simply don’t need the level of service and performance provided by a HostMySite or CrystalTech. It’s those clients that I compiled this list for.
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