we host few websites with 10 000 items. No issues. Also SmarterASP.NET give 60 days free.
Ahh hah! I see you going for that referral credit.
I third SmarterASP - I have a premium shared and a semi dedicated account. Great company.
So he has something to gain from it.... Regardless, I think I may be trying www.smarterasp.net
as my current plan with Arvixe comes to an end.
I recently had some issues with Arvixe with continued downtime. Finally after a week of trying to get some response from their support team, I was helped in getting my site back up and running. Turn around and my SSL certs have taken a dump and of course support is hard to get a hold of. Now my SSL has been fixed but in a crunch, I go to check web mail since my normal email client isn't available and find that my webmail link is no longer working. So I sit in support queue still waiting on a response. Until I find the next item that is broken...
For the last couple years I've been hosted by Arvixe and haven't had any issues until recently during their "server migrations". They're not handling the migrations very well and a week without hosting or SSL certs isn't an acceptable. Perhaps I'm partly to blame and not having a backup solution in times like these, but budgets don't allow the fancier things.