Media Temple vs One.com

Below, we’ll list off the major similarities and differences that we found when comparing One.com and Media Temple hosting. It’s an interesting matchup. At the end, we’ll give our best hosting advice.

Similarities:

  • 24/7 customer support
  • cPanel
  • Linux

Major Differences:

  • One.com has no phone support
  • Hosting with One.com is more restrictive
  • One.com has a ‘Starter’ plan for just $.25/month, perfect for basic websites, blogs & email hosting
  • Media Temple has a wider-range of hosting plans
  • Media Temple has the standard 30 day money-back guarantee, while One.com has a short 15 day money-back guarantee
  • Media Temple has managed WordPress and VPS plans
  • Media Temple has superior uptime, support, and plan features, but is significantly more expensive

Plans:

Media Temple hosting:
  • Shared
  • VPS
  • Dedicated
  • Managed WordPress
One.com hosting:
  • Shared
  • WordPress

Prices:

One.com is one of the cheapest hosts out there. Aside from their practically free Starter plan (mentioned above), their next cheapest plan costs just $2.50/month. Meanwhile, Media Temple is a premium web host, but it will cost you. Shared plans with Media Temple start at $20.00/month.

Conclusion:

Media Temple is clearly the superior web host; they are faster, have a wider range of hosting plans, more reliable uptime, and a longer money-back guarantee. However, Media Temple is very expensive. If you’re willing to pay extra for the best web host, go with Media Temple. If you are on a budget, though, you can get extremely cheap plans with One.com, but their performance will be mediocre in comparison.

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