Joomla Hosting

Premium hosting for Joomla at an affordable price.

Rochen provides, fast, highly secure, and incredibly reliable hosting for Joomla sites at an affordable price. As the official host of the joomla.org websites, we are Joomla hosting experts. Backed by a friendly and helpful worldwide 24/7 support team, with a suite of tools to make managing and securing your Joomla site easier, you are in safe hands every minute of the day.

Plans start at only $7.95 per month1 with Free Domain Name for life2 and Instant Activation3 with secure Joomla install included.

  • Instant account activation
  • Lightning fast SSD storage
  • Managed backups included
  • Friendly 24/7 support

Order Joomla Hosting

  • Secure Joomla Install
  • 60GB SSD RAID10 Storage
  • 1500GB Monthly Data Transfer
  • Host Unlimited Domains
  • FREE Domain Registration
  • 30-Day Money Back Guarantee

US Server (change location)
  • UK Server
  • US Server

Performance

Performance Web Hosting With performance being a key focus in the hosting architecture for Rochen's developers and engineers, we ensure that traffic spikes will always be good for your business, without being a problem for Joomla websites.

All of your data - whether it is a core Joomla PHP file, Joomla extension or the Joomla MySQL database - is hosted on incredibly fast and reliable Solid State Drives (SSD) providing incredible levels of performance for your websites.

  • SSD
  • Traditional
  • x8 Faster
  • x2
  • x4
  • x6
  • x8

LiteSpeed is a drop-in replacement for Apache ensuring full compatibility with Joomla. By utilizing LiteSpeed - a web server designed with performance built in from the ground up - your Joomla websites can load at lightning speeds.

  • LiteSpeed 4.2
  • Nginx 1.4
  • Apache 2.4
  • 176% faster than Apache

With Rochen's unique resource pool technology, dedicated systems resources can be allocated to an individual website with a simple click through the self-service My Rochen portal. This is particularly useful if your Drupal website requires a little extra CPU or RAM but is not yet ready for its own server.

Shared Resource Pool

  • Equal share systems resources
  • FREE with every deployed domain

Burst Resource Pool

  • 1 vCPU (2.4GHz Thread)
  • 2GB DDR4 RAM
  • $9.95/mo per domain

Security

Rochen Shield Firewall In a world today where Joomla sites are particularly prone to attack, you need the best protection. Rochen's developers and engineers built our next generation hosting platform with a strong security methodology surrounding it, ensuring your Joomla websites stay safe.

Rochen Shield is a Web Application Firewall (WAF) protection system with specific Joomla rule sets to prevent common CSS and SQL injection attacks. Rochen Shield receives daily updates to protect against the latest threats and provides "virtual patching" to further protect Joomla sites.

Shared hosting does not have to mean shared problems. Every website deployed at Rochen is "caged", segregating it from other websites. This provides premium protection, without the costly dedicated plan.

Rochen provides an optional feature allowing for your core Joomla install to be updated automatically. Additionally, at the time of activation a security hardened version of Joomla can be installed at no additional cost.

Reliability

Reliable Web Hosting Rochen believes that your websites deserve features like reliable managed backups, robust hardware and a solid uptime guarantee as which is why they come as standard with our Joomla hosting.

To provide the highest levels of reliability, complete control over the hosting infrastructure is required. Our servers, network switches and even server racks are owned outright by Rochen and not simply rented from another provider as many hosts do. We deploy the latest technologies and ensure our servers are kept lightly loaded. Our engineers monitor the status of all services 24/7 without exception. You have the choice of hosting in either our US or UK data centers.

Key Shared Server Specs:

  • Supermicro Rackmount Servers
  • Dual Hex Core CPUs
  • Minimum 192GB DDR4 RAM
  • Solid State Drives (SSDs)
  • Hardware RAID10
  • Dual Power Supply Units (PSUs)

Key Facility Specs:

  • Fully Redundant 10G Cisco Network
  • Fully Redundant Power Architecture
  • SSAE-16 Audited Data Centers
  • 24/7 Physical Security
  • Temperature-controlled environment
  • Fire detection and suppression

Working like a time capsule, a Joomla install can be fully rolled back to an earlier date. Additionally, individual files or MySQL databases unrelated to Joomla can be rolled back too. All of your SSD-stored data is backed up everyday to the off-server secure Rochen Vault with restore points spanning 30 days.

By investing in the best possible infrastructure and hiring the smartest engineers, Rochen ensures that actual uptime is generally above 99.9%. In a rare instance where your website may experience more than 0.1% downtime in a given month you will be issued an appropriate account credit.

99.92% server uptime

99.92%

Last Month (Dec '14)

99.96% server uptime

99.96%

Last Year (2014)

Joomla Utilities

Reliable Web Hosting Joomla Utilities - a toolset exclusively available to Rochen customers - makes setting up, configuring and securing your Joomla site easier. Both Joomla 2.5.x and 3.x are fully supported.

Install the latest version of Joomla with optimal security settings with a single click. Rochen also offers a security-hardened Joomla install at the time of signup.

If you've opted out of automatic updates then update your Joomla install to the latest available version with a single click.

Transferring a Joomla site to Rochen from another host is a breeze. All you need are your FTP details. No manual file or database transfers and no configuration files or settings to update. We also offer an optional assisted migration service too.

Easily create development and staging sites and then merge appropriate changes back into your live Joomla production site.

Harden the security of your Joomla site through application locks, password protection of your Joomla Admin Panel and globally set correct file permissions - each with a single mouse click.

User Interface

EasyAccount Management Rochen has invested heavily into the design and development of our hosting platform. Our beautifully designed My Rochen portal not only provides ease of access to our world-class support team but allows customers to add websites, manage their Rochen Vault Managed Backups, check their security status and more. Your websites also have access to their own individual enhanced cPanel.

  • 24/7 Support
  • Launch new sites
  • Access enhanced cPanel
  • Securely install Joomla
  • Update billing information
  • And much more

Environmental Responsibility

Green Web Hosting Rochen understands that operating highly redundant data centers can have an impact on the environment. Rochen has partnered with Green Mountain Energy, the leading provider of cleaner energy and carbon offsetting solutions, to purchase carbon credits to offset the emissions of our hosting operations.

On behalf of Rochen, Green Mountain will invest in renewable energy sources like wind and solar power as well as biomass facilities - many of which have been setup as a result of their initiatives. Rochen's funding will also provide support for reforestation projects through Green Mountain's relationship with the Pacific Forest Trust. Our emissions levels are reviewed annually and carbon credits adjusted accordingly.

Download our current Green Mountain Energy Certificate

 

Full Specs

Here's the full technical information for your perusal. Our platform is performance-tuned and secured for Joomla hosting.

Server Stack:

  • Cloud Linux 6 (64-Bit)
  • Enhanced cPanel 11.46
  • Litespeed Performance Web Server
  • PHP 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5 with su_php
  • MySQL 5.6 Performance Tuned
  • Perl
  • Python

File Management and Control:

  • SSH (Shell Access)
  • SFTP (Secure FTP)
  • Git 1.7
  • SVN 1.6
  • WebDAV
  • Web-Based File Manager

Development:

  • .htaccess (including mod_rewrite)
  • Cron Jobs
  • Custom Web Server Handlers
  • Custom Error Pages (e.g. 404, 403 etc.)
  • ImageMagik
  • GD
  • Curl
  • Server Side Includes (SSI)
  • Zend Optimizer
  • ionCube Loaders

Joomla Utilities:

  • Install Joomla
  • Update Joomla
  • Clone Joomla Installs (staging etc.)
  • Security Tools for Joomla

Email:

  • POP, IMAP and SMTP supported
  • Inbound Spam and Anti Virus protection powered by Spam Experts
  • Unlimited email accounts
  • Unlimited email forwarders / aliases
  • Unlimited auto responders
  • Web-Based Mail Access
  • Compatible with Google Apps and Microsoft Office 365

Technical Support:

  • Available 24/7/365
  • Most tickets answered within minutes
  • Red Hat Certified Engineers (RHCEs) on staff

Security:

  • Administration Access over SSL
  • Rochen Shield Web Application
  • Firewall (WAF) Protection
  • On Demand Virus and Malware Scanning
  • Enforced Password Strength Requirements
  • Brute Force Protection
  • FREE Shared SSL Certificate
  • Dedicated SSL Certificate Available

Application Auto Install:

  • Joomla 2.5.x
  • Joomla 3.x
  • 150+ Other

Included Resources:

  • FREE Primary Domain Name
  • Hosting for Unlimited Domains
  • 60GB SSD (Solid State Drive)
  • RAID10 Storage
  • 1500GB Premium Monthly Data Transfer
  • Shared Resource Pool

Add-on Resources:

  • Domain Registration - $13.95/year
  • Dedicated SSL Certificate - $49.95/year
  • 1GB SSD Storage - $2.00/month
  • 1GB Premium Data Transfer - $0.12/month
  • Burst Resource Pool - $9.95/month
  • Reseller Hosting Pack - $12.00/month
  1. Advertised pricing is based on advance payment. For example, pricing of $7.95 is based on advance payment of 3 years at $286.20, giving a monthly equivalent price of $7.95 and a saving over paying month-to-month.
  2. Free domain name is for primary domain name only and is only free for the duration of the associated web hosting plan, while active and in good standing. Additional domain names can be registered at advertised pricing.
  3. All orders are subject to fraud screening prior to activation. For most orders this process is automatic. A small number of orders deemed higher risk might require manual review resulting in a delay in activation.

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