DreamHost vs Network Solutions

Below, we will break down the similarities and differences between DreamHost hosting and Network Solutions hosting. There is a clear winner, in our opinion. At the end, we’ll tell you which host we’d recommend.

Similarities:

  • 24/7 support
  • Linux-based plans
  • Free domain
  • Complex interfaces

Major Differences:

  • Network Solutions has custom and advanced options
  • Network Solutions is primarily a domain registrar
  • DreamHost has faster page-loading speeds and better uptime
  • DreamHost does not offer phone support
  • DreamHost has a lengthy 97 day money-back guarantee, whereas Network Solutions offers the standard 30 day money-back guarantee

Plans:

DreamHost hosting:
  • Shared
  • VPS
  • Dedicated
  • WordPress
Network Solutions hosting:
  • Shared
  • VPS
  • WordPress

Prices:

DreamHost has a slight price advantage, since you’ll save money with their longer plans. Shared hosting plans with DreamHost start at $7.95/month, while Network Solutions shared plans start at $9.96/month.

Conclusion:

It would be nearly impossible to argue that Network Solutions is a better host than DreamHost. DreamHost is faster and more reliable, their plans have better features, they have a longer money-back guarantee, and also have dedicated hosting options. On top of this, Network Solutions is slightly more expensive. Network Solutions is mainly a domain registrar, and it shows in their disappointing hosting quality.

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