Directnic vs Cloudways

Comparison
Compared options Visit Directnic Visit Cloudways
Pricing
3 hosting plans 27 hosting plans
Starting price $2.48 / month $0.00 / month
Free domain Yes No
Coupons No 1 coupon
User Ratings
2.3
4.6
Reliability 2.5
4.5
Pricing 2.5
4.5
User Friendly 2.0
4.5
Support 2.0
4.5
Features 2.5
4.5
User Reviews
14 reviews 532 reviews
Latest positive review
Good, proven, affordable!
Walter Tersch,
9.2
I've been a customer for over 15 years. So terrific to be able to call up and have an expert who know what they're talking about answer the phone, and immediately solve my technical problems.
Best decision ever
Sam Hayman,
10
I can set up servers optimised for WordPress (or stack you like) with just a few clicks + the ability to SSH in and use CLI as well. Super fast servers & excellent support!
Latest negative review
Please... For your own Good. Please do not get THE service with DIRECTNIC.
Kim Ma,
2.0
WARNING... WARNING...
This hosting company is EXTREMELY UNRELIABLE for HOSTING and their server is very....VERY... SLOW.
Pretty pricey for SHARED VPS
dan marley,
4.0
forget it that you get "VPS" or "MANAGED" its just plain shared VPS if you wont go with amazon or google cloud.
SO BASICLLY YOU PAYING HIGH PRICES FOR SHARED HOSTING WITHOUT ANY BENEFITS.
everything cost there money, plain "... More upgrade" if you want it to handle woocomerce as pricey as kinsta or any other service.
Support isn't really knowlegebale so..
GOING back to my previous host.
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Shared Hosting
3 plans from $2.48 to $7.98
No
Under $4

Lite Plan

$2.48 / MO
  • Space: 5 GB
  • Bandwidth: 100.04 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
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No
Under $8

Pro Plan

$4.48 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: 1000.04 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Pro Plan plan
No
Over $10 No No
VPS
No
2 plans from $0.00 to $11.00
Under $4 No

Start for free

$0.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Start for free plan
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Vultr Starter Plan

$11.00 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Dedicated Server
No
1 plan from $12.00 to $12.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

DO Premium

$12.00 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View DO Premium plan
Cloud Hosting
No
24 plans from $10.00 to $1,035.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Vultr Starter Plan

$11.00 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: 1 TB
View Vultr Starter Plan plan
Data Centers
1 of 6 5 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe No Yes
Asia No Yes
Oceânia No Yes
South America No Yes
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
5 of 6 5 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support Yes No
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support No Yes
Video guides Yes 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 2 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No Yes
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
1 of 8 1 of 8
PHP Yes Yes
Java No No
Python No No
Node.js No No
Django No No
Perl No No
Ruby on Rails No No
ASP.NET No No
Database Support
1 of 3 2 of 3
MongoDB No Yes
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No No
Payment Types Support
3 of 6 2 of 6
PayPal Yes Yes
Credit Card Yes Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer Yes No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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