Handy overview of all the differencesCombell vs others

  Combell High quality hosting company Low-cost hosting company
Network management Carried out directly by the company and monitored 24/7 by our own NOC team Carried out directly by the company Outsourced
Network connectivity Multiple providers over several data centres with their own BGP network Multiple providers Only one provider
Internal network Perfectly isolated 10 Gbit LAN segments for production, storage and backup Multiple networks Only one network
Bandwidth 7 x 10 Gbit spread over several data centres Two tiers Only one tier, and usually overcommitted
Network with, among other things, peering agreements BNIX, AMS-IX and direct peering with Belgacom BNIX
Data centre Several tier 3+ data centres Tier 3 data centre Low-cost tier 1 or 2 data centres
Arrangement of the racks Racks in multiple anonymous rooms in several data centres with our own structured cabling system Racks in a private, separate room with dedicated cabling systems Racks in shared rooms with no structured cabling system
Hardware Premium brands with support agreement and our own stock of spare parts Premium brands including support agreement Low-cost brands
Storage Professional NetApp SAS storage on SSDs with a support agreement and our own stock Low-cost or DIY SAN storage Local storage on the server itself
Virtualisation platform VMware with guarantees and SRM VMware with guarantees Open source with no guarantees
Extra security Security processes validated by an external organisation by means of an ISO 27001:2013 certificate In-house security processes
with no verification
Supported operating systems Linux and Windows with an active DevOps team Linux and Windows Usually Linux, rarely Windows
Support provided for your application The OS and your application,
thanks to an in-house
DevOps team
Only up to the OS
SLA On recovery waiting times On response waiting times
Communication options E-mail and telephone,
24/7 and completely free of charge
E-mail and telephone during office hours E-mail or live chat
Technical knowledge In-depth knowledge disseminated throughout the company that reduces the risks, validated by an external organisation Good knowledge but
only in a limited
number of people
Limited and often outsourced
or on a consultancy basis
Protection against DDoS attacks Included by default
with all the Cloud Servers
Optional
Complex server solutions Almost always possible thanks to in-depth knowledge disseminated throughout the organisation and various teams Only dependent on in-house knowledge
Account management Always possible thanks to in-depth knowledge disseminated throughout the organisation and various teams Only dependent on in-house knowledge
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