Network Solutions vs Media Temple

The following will compare Arvixe hosting with Media Temple hosting. These hosts are quite different. Media Temple is a premium host, with big-name clients such as Starbucks and Adidas, while Network Solutions is primarily used for domain registration. At the end, we’ll let you know which host we believe to be superior.

Similarities:

  • 24/7 customer support
  • 99.9% uptime guarantee
  • 30 day money-back guarantee
  • Linux

Major Differences:

  • People consistently struggle with Network Solutions customer support and their plans lack of standard hosting features
  • Network Solutions has a very complex interface
  • Network Solutions is primarily a domain registrar
  • Media Temple offers managed WordPress plans
  • Media Temple uses the industry-standard cPanel
  • Media Temple has superior uptime, support, page-loading speeds and, plan features

Plans:

Media Temple hosting:
  • Shared
  • VPS
  • Dedicated
  • Managed WordPress
Network Solutions hosting:
  • Shared
  • VPS
  • WordPress

Prices:

Both of these web hosts are on the expensive side, though Network Solutions is still significantly cheaper than Media Temple.Network Solution’s plans start at $9.96/month. Media Temple is a premium web host, but it will cost you; shared plans with Media Temple start at $20.00/month.

Conclusion:

Despite their high prices, Media Temple is the clear winner, in our opinion. Media Temple outperforms Network Solutions across the board, including faster page-loading speeds, more reliable uptime, and better technical support. On top of this, Media Temple’s plans have far more advanced features than Network Solutions’. Media Temple is also much more beginner-friendly, since they use the industry-standard cPanel.

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