GoDaddy vs Arvixe

With so many Web hosts out there, it can be helpful to compare them side by side in order to determine which is best for you. The following will compare GoDaddy hosting with Arvixe hosting.

Similarities:

  • 24/7 customer support
  • 99.9% uptime guarantee
  • Linux & Windows hosting options
  • WordPress integration
  • Page-loading speed could be improved on both

Major Differences:

  • GoDaddy’s refund policies vary depending on the plan, while Arvixe offers a generous 60 day money-back guarantee
  • Arvixe has received many recent complaints about server issues

Plans:

Arvixe hosting:
  • Personal
  • Business
  • Reseller
  • VPS
  • Dedicated
  • WordPress
GoDaddy hosting:
  • Shared
  • VPS
  • Dedicated
  • WordPress

Prices:

GoDaddy is significantly cheaper on most hosting plans. The cheapest plan you can find with Arvixe will run you $4.00 a month, while GoDaddy has multiple options under $4.00 per month. Also, GoDaddy has dedicated and VPS hosting plans that are over 50% cheaper than Arvixe’s cheapest VPS/dedicated hosting options.

Conclusion:

These Web hosts are actually quite similar in attributes, such as their large amount of Linux, Windows, and WordPress plans. ¬†In fact, they each receive an average online review of about 3 out of 5 stars. Although¬†Arvixe has some redeeming qualities, such as their 60 day money-back guarantee, due to recent server complaints and more expensive prices, we’re going to have to give the advantage to GoDaddy.

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