Did you know CPanel lays claim to over 70 million domains launched on servers using cPanel and WHM over more than 73 countries and this bizarre 1000% Price Hike has shook the web hosting industry and Web Resellers.
They have changed its pricing model from a per server pricing to a per account model. So if you’re a cPanel partner and were paying $11 per cPanel license for each server and running 1,000 websites, you’ll now have to pay $122.
Well , that’s approximately 1000% price rise and is a Kill Switch for Web Business now
According to cPanel’s new pricing, here’s the breakup for 1000 websites :
$32 for 100 accounts
$0.1 each for 900 accounts
The “Not So Acceptable” New Pricing
The pricing is different depending upon the number of accounts. The price for the end user is comparatively higher than the cPanel partners.
For 5 accounts – $20/month
For 30 accounts – $30/month
For 100 accounts – $45/month + $0.20 for each additional account
You can find more information about the latest pricing here.
cPanel Partner Pricing
For 5 accounts – $12.50/month
For 30 accounts – $17.50/month
For 100 accounts – $32/month + $0.10 for each additional account
It will hit the small hosting companies who will be passing the price rises onto its customers ,which will take a bit of bad taste in the competitive hosting market.
For very small business and others there are many alternatives as it will be easier to simply look elsewhere.
Some of the alternative for Cpanels are :