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. Arvixe, on the other hand,  is more or less your run-of-the mill host with affordable plans and basic features. After breaking down their similarities and differences, we’ll let you know which host we’d recommend.


  • 24/7 customer support
  • 99.9% uptime guarantee
  • Wide range of hosting options

Major Differences:

  • Arvixe offers a 60 day money-back guarantee, Media Temple has a 30 day money-back guarantee
  • Arvixe has both Linux and Windows-based servers, Media Temple uses only Linux
  • Media Temple has managed WordPress
  • Media Temple has superior uptime, support, and plan features, but is significantly more expensive


Media Temple hosting:
  • Shared
  • VPS
  • Dedicated
  • Managed WordPress
Arvixe hosting:
  • Personal
  • Business
  • Reseller
  • VPS
  • Dedicated
  • WordPress available for installation


Media Temple is a premium web host, but it will cost you. Shared plans with Media Temple start at $20.00/month, whereas Arvixe’s shared plans start at $4.00/month.


Media Temple is clearly the superior host, as it has better features, support, and reliability. If you are looking for premium hosting, and money is not an issue, they are the obvious choice. However, if you are on a budget, Arvixe has affordable hosting plans with decent features/functions.

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