DiscountService VS Dot Excel – Who Provides Cheap ASP.NET 5 Hosting in Australia

DiscountService and Dot Excel are two of Windows ASP.NET hosting providers in Australia. Many people are hard to say which one is a better option for cheap Australia Windows hosting provider. Who can provides cheap ASP.NET 5 hosting Australia? To solve this confusing thing, we make this comprehensive comparison of DiscountService VS Dot Excel’s ASP.NET hosting services. Of course other important aspects are included, such as price, feature, loading speed and technical support. More analysis and detailed information are illustrated in the following explanation. offers a variety of cheap Australia Windows & ASP.NET hosting plans to fit any need. Their Windows hosting package is known for fast, reliable and it’s suitable for personal and small to medium businesses in Australia. was established to cater to an under served market in the hosting industry especially for customers who want excellent service.

Dot Excel provides a wide range of web hosting solutions for individual, home office, medium sized businesses and entrepreneurs. Their main goal remains simple: to make high quality web services easily available to everyone at affordable cost. Most of their customers come from “word of mouth” of their loyal customers and in order to build more confidence on customers, they understand the importance of customer service in addition to having great technology.

Cheap Australia ASP.NET 5 Hosting – Pricing provides four affordable ASP.NET hosting plans, involving Beginner, Economy, Professional and Business whose prices are ranging from $7.00/mo to $21.00/mo. At the same time, this web host offers 30-day full refund guarantee. Pricing

In the other hand, Dot Excel offers three kinds of ASP.NET hosting plans, involving Home at $9.31/month, Developer at $18.00/month and Business at $30.56/month. It seems that Dot Excel has more expensive Windows hosting plan than DiscountService.

DotExcel ASP.NET Hosting Price

Cheap Australia ASP.NET 5 Hosting – Features

Generally speaking, feature is the most important factor people might take into consideration when they choose best Windows hosting in Australia. Therefore, we select Economy plan of and also Home plan from Dot Excel to make an in-depth comparison.

DiscountService DESCRIPTION Dot Excel


2 GB Disk Space 1 GB
20 GB  Bandwidth 5 GB
99.9% Uptime Guarantee 99.9%
MSSQL 2008, 2012 & 2014  Database MSSQL 2012
Unlimited Email Accounts Unlimited
ASP.NET 5/4.5.2/4.5.1/4.0/3.5/2.0/ ASP.NET Version ASP.NET 4.0/3.5/2.0/1.1/1.0
Windows Server 2008, 2012 & IIS 7/7.5/8.0 Windows Server/IIS Windows Server 2008 and IIS 7.5
Australia, European & USA Data Center Australia
Plesk Control Panel Dot Panel

This table shows that is a winner because of its superiority features. You can see that provides you unlimited domains in all their ASP.NET hosting plans. All version of ASP.NET are included too in their Windows hosting package. As you can see supports the latest ASP.NET 5 while Dot Excel can’t support ASP.NET 5 hosting. Not only that, also support the latest Windows Server & MSSQL version. Regard to control panel, utilizes Plesk, the most popular and user friendly control panel for Windows ASP.NET hosting. And its competitor, Dot Excel, uses Dot Panel to provide users managing their hosting account.

Cheap Australia ASP.NET 5 Hosting – Uptime

DiscountService houses their data centers in Melbourne (Australia), London (UK), Washington (US) and Singapore. More importantly, all of their facilities are secured by redundant connections, handprint entry system and professional staffs who have to monitor the servers 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. In addition, this web host are capable of providing at least 99.9% uptime and fast loading speed. While Dot Excel claims that their data center is tailored to provide fully redundant, load balanced and fault tolerant configurations that can provide customers with 99.9 % uptime.

The following chart is about the uptime of and Dot Excel in the past month, telling that is more reliable than Dot Excel.


Cheap Australia ASP.NET 5 Hosting – Technical Support

Both companies offer Australian-based 24×7 technical support, such as email, ticketing system and live chat support. With their ticketing system, support team is very helpful and answer your ticket within 10 minutes. they often check their FAQs and receive many valuable suggestions from their users to make themselves better. While Dot Excel’s costumers are given contact channels including email and contact form support. We try to contact Dot Excel’s call back form support and we got the response in the next day. It seems that Dot Excel can’t keep their promise and their support isn’t effective because in their page, they tell that they will call you in 1 hour after costumers contact them via call back form support.


From the comparison and analysis before, we can make a summary that is more recommendable that DotExcel for personal to the webmasters who are seeking for Australia ASP.NET 5 hosting, because DiscountService.bizcan provide richer ASP.NET 5 hosting features, reliable uptime with affordable pricing package.

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