BelugaCDN vs A2 Hosting

Comparison
Compared options Visit BelugaCDN Visit A2 Hosting
Pricing
5 hosting plans 58 hosting plans
Starting price $1.00 / month $0.00 / month
Free domain No No
Coupons No 1 coupon
User Ratings
4.4
4.7
Reliability 4.5
4.5
Pricing 4.5
4.5
User Friendly 4.0
4.5
Support 4.5
4.5
Features 4.0
4.5
User Reviews
10 reviews 1794 reviews
Latest positive review
Successful Deployment
Marc Pope,
9.6
I've looked at using CDN for awhile but could not justify the cost. As a consultant for a software game developer, you need lots of bandwidth in spurts and then things die off til the next release or update. With Beluga, the ... More ability to have a CDN is now a reality for us. Our users are happy with the speeds. (Some of our games are over 5GB in size). We successfully deployed a release this past week with no complaints of download speeds. That is a first! Best of all, we did it at a price that was affordable to use.
I wish they had better reporting, but you do have the ability to receive logs from them, so that's a good compromise. I've sent in 4 support tickets and most of the time they responded back within 10 minutes or less! SHOCKING.
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Fast tech response
Kevin Kratzke,
9.2
I’ve only had to contact tech support once in the many years (7+) I’ve been with them. The response was fast and since I’m on a shared server they were already working on the issue which was quickly resolved.
Latest negative review
They spend your money from your credit card every month even you never didn't use their CDN.
Alexander Semenov,
2.8
They charged every month on 20$, even you don't set up your pull zones. Because they required credit card data while creating an account. Support told me that I selected an automatically charge when I was registered, but I do... More n't find any option in settings how to remove Credit card data or an option how to switch off automatically charges. So seems to they have only one option is to remove an account.
Also they didn't have an FTP data upload service by default, only as additional service with extra payment for this service.
Seems to you have to pay every month minimum 20$ and plus a fee for spent traffic.
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The worst service ever, stay away
Ahmed AbuNassar,
2.0
For every problem you have they will ask you to upgrade to vps, even you can’t set your cron job to run every 5 minutes for this to happen you need a vps , stay away
Shared Hosting
1 plan from $1.00 to $1.00 4 plans from $2.99 to $12.99
Under $4

Pay-As-You-Go

$1.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: other
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Startup

$2.99 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
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Under $8 No

Drive

$5.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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Over $10 No

Turbo Max

$12.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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VPS
No
13 plans from $0.00 to $99.99
Under $4 No

Start for free

$0.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Under $8 No

Runway 1 - Unmanaged

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: 150 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Over $10 No

Runway 4 - Unmanaged

$9.99 / MO
  • Space: 450 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Dedicated Server
No
17 plans from $129.99 to $599.99
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Unmanaged Hyper 1

$129.99 / MO
  • Space: 2 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Cloud Hosting
No
6 plans from $4.99 to $74.99
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Runway 1

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: 150 GB
  • Bandwidth: 2 TB
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Over $10 No

Runway 4

$9.99 / MO
  • Space: 450 GB
  • Bandwidth: 4 TB
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Website Builder
No
4 plans from $2.99 to $18.99
Under $4 No

1-PAGE

$2.99 / MO
  • Space: 100.04 MB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

BASIC

$8.99 / MO
  • Space: 249.96 MB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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CDN
4 plans from $5.00 to $1,000.00 4 plans from $2.99 to $12.99
Under $4 No

STARTUP

$2.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Number of Sites: 1
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Under $8

Dev

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: 500.02 GB
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DRIVE

$5.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Over $10

Pro

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: 2.5 TB
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TURBO MAX

$12.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Resellers
No
6 plans from $18.99 to $44.99
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Kickstart

$18.99 / MO
  • Space: 60 GB
  • Bandwidth: 599.96 GB
  • Panel: whm
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SSL
No
4 plans from $49.99 to $929.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Basic SSL DV

$49.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Data Centers
2 of 6 0 of 6
North America Yes No
Europe Yes No
Asia No No
Oceânia No No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
2 of 6 6 of 6
Live Chat No Yes
Phone Support No Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support No Yes
Video guides No Yes
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
4 of 6 5 of 6
WordPress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No Yes
OS Support
1 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
0 of 8 7 of 8
PHP No Yes
Java No Yes
Python No Yes
Node.js No Yes
Django No Yes
Perl No Yes
Ruby on Rails No Yes
ASP.NET No No
Database Support
0 of 3 3 of 3
MongoDB No Yes
MySQL No Yes
PostgreSQL No Yes
Payment Types Support
1 of 6 0 of 6
PayPal No No
Credit Card Yes No
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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