GoDaddy vs Phurix

Comparison
Compared options Visit GoDaddy Visit Phurix
Pricing
23 hosting plans 9 hosting plans
Starting price $2.99 / month $2.45 / month
Free domain Yes Yes
Coupons No No
User Ratings
1.5
2.0
Reliability 1.5
2.0
Pricing 1.5
2.0
User Friendly 1.5
3.0
Support 1.5
1.0
Features 1.5
2.0
User Reviews
607 reviews 1 review
Latest positive review
Nice Hosting
Muzaffer Bhat,
8.8
I host a blog site http://digitalbhat.com with GoDaddy and found it satisfactory. I recommend this host to all on merit basis and overall experience I had with the service provider.
No reviews yet
Latest negative review
No reason anymore to keep GoDaddy
Eric Rothmuller,
3.6
I own an online marketing company and I've always used GoDaddy and recommended GoDaddy to my clients. Their services have always been a little clunky and has had it's issues but their customer service was the one reason I stu... More ck with them for so many years. Their customer service was impeccable for seemingly a decade. Now it seems they have outsourced their customer service and it is atrocious. Issues take 3+ calls to resolve now, the wait times are much longer, and the service reps seem absolutely incompetent. The only reason I've ever truly had to stick with GoDaddy for over a decade is now gone and I'll be moving my clients and my domain, email, and web hosting needs elsewhere. Less
Very Poor Support
John Irvine,
4.0
Recently my client and I both lost our email services on a phurix host. It was reported to normal support and through their 'urgent' support route but their response was nothing, not even an acknowledgement. 10 days later and... More many emails from us and still no response.
I was on the basic personal option but my client was on small business level option and loss of emails was a serious issue for them so we had no choice but to move to another host. I changed our MX records to point to the new host and got our email functionality back instantly, then I redirect our nameservers. This issue was not the only time we've had poor support so moving hosts had already been discussed; this was the final straw though.
The new host is fastcomet.com and actually worked out cheaper than phurix as we're combining our domains onto the one host, but price is not the main concern, it's the support and so far it has been very good from fastcomet, with a support ticket and online chat options available - something that phurix used to have but dispensed with several years ago unfortunately.
Also their claimed 100% reliability is only on the network connectivity - it doesn't include server downtime!
There may be a solid reason for their total lack of support but as we don't know what this is we didn't have much choice; they've hosted several domains for me for over 10 years but loyalty only goes so far, bye bye phurix.
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Shared Hosting
7 plans from $2.99 to $419.99 3 plans from $2.45 to $140.10
Under $4

Economy

$2.99 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Economy plan

Personal

$2.45 / MO
  • Space: 100.04 MB
  • Bandwidth: 10.04 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Personal plan
Under $8

Economy Windows

$5.99 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: plesk
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Economy Windows plan

Family

$6.10 / MO
  • Space: 1 GB
  • Bandwidth: 30 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Family plan
Over $10

Deluxe

$9.99 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 10
View Deluxe plan

Small business

$12.13 / MO
  • Space: 2 GB
  • Bandwidth: 60.01 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Small business plan
VPS
4 plans from $2.99 to $419.99 3 plans from $2.45 to $140.10
Under $4 No No
Under $8

Enhance

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Enhance plan
No
Over $10

Launch

$19.99 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Launch plan

Silver

$19.40 / MO
  • Space: 4 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Silver plan
Dedicated Server
8 plans from $2.99 to $419.99 3 plans from $2.45 to $140.10
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

DS-32

$129.99 / MO
  • Space: 4 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View DS-32 plan

Entry

$77.14 / MO
  • Space: 512 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Entry plan
Website Builder
1 plan from $2.99 to $419.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Launch

$19.99 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Launch plan
No
SSL
3 plans from $2.99 to $419.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Domain Validation (DV) SSL

$89.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Domain Validation (DV) SSL plan
No
Data Centers
3 of 6 1 of 6
North America Yes No
Europe Yes Yes
Asia Yes No
Oceânia No No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
6 of 6 5 of 6
Live Chat Yes No
Phone Support Yes Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes Yes
Video guides Yes Yes
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
4 of 6 4 of 6
WordPress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No No
OS Support
2 of 2 2 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET Yes Yes
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
3 of 8 0 of 8
PHP Yes No
Java No No
Python No No
Node.js No No
Django No No
Perl No No
Ruby on Rails Yes No
ASP.NET Yes No
Database Support
0 of 3 0 of 3
MongoDB No No
MySQL No No
PostgreSQL No No
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 0 of 6
PayPal Yes No
Credit Card No No
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer Yes No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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