Well, I suggest you go with Blesta. Security matters to me most and that's why I am with Blesta myself. I will be the first to admit that there are certain aspects that are frustrating when compared to WHMCS but in the personal business I am running, Blesta is a winner. I have to admit that I am a bit subjective but I am speaking from experience. I have tried not only WHMCS and Blesta but also other web hosting management platforms and I gotta say Blesta is by far the easiest to develop for and it's extraordinarily well coded and well documented. The staff and development team are much more responsive to questions and receptive to ideas/suggestions than any other competitor out there.
I love that I got answers for both WHMCS and Blesta.
It really keeps the discussion going and interesting.
I will read from both sides and we will decide
I must say Blesta is in the lead, but we will see.
@A15Mv2 Why do you make unsupported suggestions? I have reviewed the Blesta's Demo and for now it is far behind WHMCS in terms of automation, integration with 3rd party services and functionality. It is good that there is an alternative on the market, but cPanel bought WHMCS, simply because it was a good product and they have continued developing it.
@HostColor I didn't say anything about automation and functionality. My point is Blesta is a better platform for the personal business I am currently running. Not to mention, I admitted that I was subjective when I wrote my suggestion. I also mentioned how there are certain aspects that makes WHMCS the better one. So, there's no point in digging deeper into my comment. Have a Good Day!
My personal recommendation would be Blesta. You're correct that it doesn't have quite the automation as WHMCS does but we've been using it for several years now and it is leaps and bounds better than WHMCS when it comes to big data. Also KH specifically has been working with Blesta on the domain name side of things, our staff have contributed to the namesilo module to bring it leaps and bounds ahead with functionality and we'll be working closely with Blesta when it comes to the refactoring of domain names.
True WHMCS was bought by cPanel's owner (but not by cPanel) we just don't like the direction they have gone with licensing limitations and upcharges for number of accounts and feel that Blesta will be the future for this style of program. The one downside of Blesta I would say is the support ticket system, it works but it's not as feature rich so I'd recommend a third party ticketing system outside of Blesta if you have a huge volume.