Reseller hosting is that type of web hosting where the account owner is having rights to use their allotted hard drive space and bandwidth in hosting the third party website. The reseller purchases the hosting services in wholesale and sale to their customers to earn profit. And certain portion of hard drive and bandwidth is allocated to reseller account.
Web hosting reseller will be web design firm, web developer or systems integrator who can offer web hosting as an add-on service. Reseller hosting is very cheap way for entrepreneurs to start a web hosting company. Reseller hosting plans allows the resellers to create their own plans and their own pricing structure. Resellers can also establish their own brand via customized control panels and servers.
For reseller hosting it is not necessary to have extensive knowledge of the technical aspects of web hosting. For all the technical work like for maintaining network infrastructure and hardware and the dedicated server owner configures, secures, updates the server, etc., data centre is responsible. A reseller can forward any hardware, software and connectivity problems to the server provider from whom the reseller plan was purchased and responsible for interfacing with their own customer base.
With the help of H-sphere control panel reseller can set and manage customer accounts. Different reseller hosting companies offer different reseller hosting plans.