3.8 /10 hRank
Uptime, 30 days
99.628%
IPs Downtime, 30 days
~ 161h 05m
Response Time, 30 days
596 ms
Shared IPs, today
75 +1
Hosted Websites, today
15,928 -53
UK2 Uptime, %
Last 30 days
3 months
All time
Response, ms
Last 30 days
3 months
All time
Shared IPs Sites
Last 30 days
3 months
All time
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Worst Shared IPs by Uptime
The domains from these shared IPs (5 random domains are being checked every 5 min from 1 IP) showed the worst uptime results for the period of the last 30 days.
Shared IP 83.170.123.102 77.92.69.41 83.170.122.130 109.123.104.200 109.123.65.110
uptime, % 98.010 98.519 98.711 98.784 98.901
response, ms 986 898 1104 945 844
hosted sites 293 212 131 200 229
downtime ~ 14h 19m ~ 10h 39m ~ 08h 39m ~ 08h 45m ~ 07h 54m
Bad Shared IPs Count By Date
Here is the list of shared IPs where domains experienced downtime for the previous 7 days. The statistics is presented for each day, with the number of shared IPs and their domains' downtime data.
Date Total Shared IPs Bad Shared IPs Total Downtime Affected Sites
2019-06-24 75 8 ~ 01h 40m 1453
2019-06-23 75 4 ~ 01h 30m 855
2019-06-22 75 16 ~ 13h 55m 4921
2019-06-21 75 9 ~ 01h 30m 1693
2019-06-20 75 20 ~ 14h 55m 5773
2019-06-19 75 6 ~ 01h 20m 1291
2019-06-18 75 6 ~ 03h 55m 2922
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Background

Business Name: UK-2 Ltd.

Company Owner: UK2 Group

Year of foundation: 1998

Locaton: London, UK

BBB Accreditation: No

Market Size: > 15K websites (#54 in HRank list)

Growth Status: (by websites quantity): Decreasing

The UK2 Group is a hosting company operating since 1998 in Great Britain and currently based in start-up territory of Shoreditch, London.

Now it is one of the nation’s largest hosting services. UK2 owns a number of smaller web hosting service providers.


Offers and Pricing

Shared Hosting Plans
Name Domains Disk Bandwidth Min Price Billing Term
Essential 10 Unlim Unlim $7.37 12 Mo
Business Hosting Unlim Unlim Unlim $11.09 12 Mo
Business Cloud 1 Unlim Unlim $19.77 12 Mo

The provider offers 3 shared hosting plans.

One can purchase them for 1, 12, and 24 months.

The monthly prices for the cheapest offers are presented in the table above.

Promo prices for the first term are also offered.

All in all, the provider’s scope of activities is pretty standard:

  • Domain Names,
  • Web Hosting,
  • Website Builder (powered by a 3d party),
  • eCommerce Websites,
  • VPS Cloud and SSD VPS,
  • Dedicated Servers.

Uk2offers a variety of plans, which differ in price and functionality and hence suit different categories of users.

Some say it is a bit pricey, but for first-timers only, because there are quite a number of discounts.

Most users say the provider is quite ok, although there are sour comments saying there is a pretty big downtime due to SAN failures and system rebuilding.


Support

Instant Technical Live Support: No

Several support options are offered, the major ones being sales phone number (both home and international) and a live chat. However, sales hours are from 9.00am to 5.00pm GMT, Monday to Friday, and this is not very convenient.

However, they are also available in a live chat, however, not 24/7 either, or we lost our patience waiting.


Last 6 Months Performance Values

MonthHRANK# in TOPUptime, %Response, msSites, +(-)Shared IPs, +(-)
May 20193.818099.663581+1180
Apr 20193.817599.809592-439-1
Mar 20194.812899.877603+134-1
Feb 20194.813399.234591-224-1
Jan 20194.813399.011595-301-1
Dec 20184.814699.443569+40

Report for 2108

HRANK# in TOPUptime, %Response, msSites, +(-)Shared IPs, +(-)
4.810999.363580-919-2
  • Uk2 got 4.8 HRank and appeared in the 109th position in 2018. Its performance left much to be desired, to be honest.
  • The providers uptime was very unstable in 2018. There were lots of downtime cases as low as 98% and 97%, which is not the result we expected. The most severe downtime could be seen in September and October 2018.
  • Its response time stayed altogether in the average range – 500ms600ms.
  • Downtime problems seem to have affected the customers: the provider lost many domains since September 2018.
Last updated April 4, 2019
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