GlowHost vs HostArmada

Comparison
Compared options Visit GlowHost Visit HostArmada
Pricing
11 hosting plans 15 hosting plans
Starting price $3.47 / month $2.49 / month
Free domain Yes Yes
Coupons No 3 coupons
User Ratings
4.8
5.0
Reliability 5.0
5.0
Pricing 5.0
5.0
User Friendly 4.5
5.0
Support 5.0
5.0
Features 4.5
5.0
User Reviews
17 reviews 375 reviews
Latest positive review
Phenomenal Support!
Julia Gormley,
10
If you are like me and need a good support team for your Internet presence, then GlowHost.com is the hosting company for you.
I was looking for a hosting company that would allow me to upload my Dreamweaver files and GlowHost... More was one of the top companies recommended in my Internet search. Uploading my files to GlowHost servers was slick and easy as it could be. I was online immediately!
I ordered GlowHost’s “Search Engines and Social Media Starter Bundle,” and they quickly set about setting this up. They even took care of things I had not even thought of, like setting up a free SSL Certificate and even creating the redirect for me from http:// to https://.
Wow! I am impressed. Their communication is detailed, but concise. Their support is phenomenal!
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Host Armada tick all the Boxes! This is so rare in my experience
Andrew Lyford,
10
Initially I was impressed by just how many standard features that Host Armada offered for all types of hosting accounts, they clearly outshined all other suppliers I reviewed and have used. Before and after I signed up I have... More had such great support from every staff member I have dealt with, it makes them a pleasure to deal with and piece of mind to know that quality support is there when you need it. When you couple this with their pricing being very competitive and servers being very reliable then they are just a fantastic all round choice for web hosting. I'm a very happy client of Host Armada. Less
Latest negative review
Not for me
John Cellar,
4.4
I chose Glowhost because they offered Shoutcast and web hosting in one package. Directly after ordering, I noted that my entire control panel was in Chinese. I then had to work with support for hours before my site could be p... More ublished, and was asked to scan and send copies of government issued identification. My Shoutcast server went down on the second day, requiring me to contact support a second time. My streaming specifications were also not as advertised, which I had to contact support to resolve. When it came to building my website, I would have liked to have seen more tools to create a professional looking site. Ultimately, I decided to find a more trustworthy host that could provide better tools to actually build my website. When I tried to invoke Glowhost's Money Back Satisfaction Guarantee, I was told that I'd be charged for my domain name that was originally offered for free, and that the charge would come out of my hosting refund. I was sent links to terms and conditions that differed from what I'd already read. After mentioning my intentions of sharing my experiences, I was then told that they could offer me the full refund as an "exception." I replied that I had no intention of withholding details of my experience, and the offer was revoked. In short, Glowhost was not for me. I felt misled by the Satisfaction Guarantee and was dissatisfied in the amount of issues that arose within my first week alone. For anyone looking for web hosting services, Glowhost has timely technical support but was far from pain free for me and abides by the same fine print any cheaper, more popular, professional, and easier to use host does as well. Less
They're extremely deceptive in their pricing
Seph Reed,
5.6
The whole "regular price" thing means that's how much they'll charge you once you renew. It doesn't say it explicitly, which is really shady. I wouldn't trust them at all passed that point.
Shared Hosting
4 plans from $3.47 to $12.57 3 plans from $2.49 to $4.49
Under $4

Unlimited Single Domain

$3.47 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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Start Dock

$2.49 / MO
  • Space: 15 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
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Under $8

Personal Hosting

$6.97 / MO
  • Space: 10 GB
  • Bandwidth: 100.04 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
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Speed Reaper

$4.49 / MO
  • Space: 40 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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Over $10

Professional Hosting

$12.57 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: 256 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
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No
VPS
No
4 plans from $41.21 to $101.21
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Web Shuttle

$41.21 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Dedicated Server
4 plans from $129.00 to $514.00 3 plans from $111.75 to $246.75
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Intel Xeon E3-1230v2

$129.00 / MO
  • Space: 1 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Armada DS - LIFT OFF!

$111.75 / MO
  • Space: 160 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Armada DS - LIFT OFF! plan
Cloud Hosting
3 plans from $49.95 to $149.95 1 plan from $2.49 to $2.49
Under $4 No

Start

$2.49 / MO
  • Space: 15 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Start plan
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Cloud VDS Lite

$49.95 / MO
  • Space: 15 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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No
Resellers
No
4 plans from $19.09 to $44.59
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Sitedust

$19.09 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: 3 TB
  • Panel: cpanel
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Data Centers
5 of 6 4 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe Yes Yes
Asia Yes Yes
Oceânia Yes Yes
South America Yes No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
6 of 6 6 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support Yes Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes 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 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
7 of 8 4 of 8
PHP Yes Yes
Java Yes No
Python Yes Yes
Node.js Yes Yes
Django Yes No
Perl Yes Yes
Ruby on Rails Yes No
ASP.NET No No
Database Support
1 of 3 3 of 3
MongoDB No Yes
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No Yes
Payment Types Support
5 of 6 2 of 6
PayPal Yes Yes
Credit Card Yes Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer Yes No
Webmoney Yes No
Bitcoin Yes No
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