Rochen Host?

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I'm considering Rochen Host for a couple of Joomla sites I'm acquiring.
I know they're the official host for, but I also notice that
opinions of them all all over the map -- some customers love them,
others revile them. Does anyone have information about using Rochen, or
other similar hosts?

To give some context, I am comfortable installing and configuring Joomla
myself. I'm not seeking an allegedly newbie-friendly host who will put
me in a straitjacket and then hold my hand. Rather, I want a host who is
accustomed to clients running Joomla on their kit and can respond
knowledgeably to well-formed support requests related to Joomla. Nor am
I seeking the cut price king. I've tried cheap hosts and I've learned my

I also give extra points to hosts that do not have a business presence
in the U.S. (and I am aware that Rochen does). My clients do nothing
illegal or unethical, but Washington's obsession for controlling the net
makes me think it prudent to do business elsewhere.

Warren Post /

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