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Gridhost vs Hostwinds

Comparison
Compared options Visit Gridhost Visit Hostwinds
Pricing
20 hosting plans 32 hosting plans
Starting price $3.33 / month $4.99 / month
Free domain No Yes
Coupons No No
User Ratings
1.6
4.7
Reliability 1.5
4.7
Pricing 1.8
4.7
User Friendly 1.4
4.7
Support 1.4
4.7
Features 1.8
4.7
User Reviews
15 reviews 1151 reviews
Latest positive review
Beyond The Extra Mile - A Service Orientated Company Of Note!
CECILE BEKKER,
10
The Gridhost guys are always helpful beyond the scope of their duties - always friendly - always give more assistance than expected! Call Backs - Follow Ups and even the "not really part of their job" advice! - Just the BEST - forget the REST!
I am fully satisfied
Silvano Berardi,
10
Your sites will be in good hands, dudes. Personally, I'm a fully satisfied Hostwinds customer. They are rock. High 99% uptime and very fast servers. I developed my Wordpress Website with optimum speed using the available soft... More aculous addon in the Cpanel. Well done! Less
Latest negative review
Horrendous service and slow servers
Colin Durrant,
2.0
TSO Host used to be really good. Then they got bought out by Godaddy and that was it. They went down the toilet. Support is horrendous, servers are very slow and over loaded. No doubt Godaddy bought them out and then stripped... More back their support and increased the number of sites per server to order to increase profit at the cost of providing a decent service. Had to migrate all our sites away to a better provider. Less
Nickle and Diming
Brian W,
3.6
I signed up for $10.99 per month because of the good reviews. My first month was discounted 25%. Then I notice that they are charging me $3 extra per month just to have backups. That is just plain nickle and diming. BACKUP SHOULD BE INCLUDED!
Shared Hosting
3 plans from $3.33 to $14.91 6 plans from $6.74 to $14.24
Under $4

small

$49.00 / MO
  • Space: 2 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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No
Under $8

medium

$89.00 / MO
  • Space: 5 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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Basic

$6.74 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
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Over $10

Large

$219.00 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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Advanced

$8.24 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 4
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VPS
3 plans from $21.71 to $48.93 16 plans from $4.99 to $42.74
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Unmanaged Linux VPS Hosting 1

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Over $10

small

$319.00 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Fully Managed Linux VPS Hosting 1

$8.24 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Dedicated Server
4 plans from $107.13 to $243.25 1 plan from $179.00 to $179.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Server

$1,574.00 / MO
  • Space: 2 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Dedicated Servers

$179.00 / MO
  • Space: 1 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Cloud Hosting
No
3 plans from $4.99 to $328.99
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

1 CPU 30GB

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: 1 TB
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Over $10 No

2 CPU 100GB

$28.99 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: 2 TB
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Resellers
3 plans from $14.91 to $55.74 4 plans from $5.24 to $10.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Basic

$5.24 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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Over $10

Small

$219.00 / MO
  • Space: 2 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: custom
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Ultimate

$8.24 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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SSL
7 plans from $14.91 to $178.25 2 plans from $75.00 to $150.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Domain SSL

$219.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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1 YEAR

$75.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Data Centers
1 of 6 1 of 6
North America No Yes
Europe No No
Asia No No
Oceania No No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East Yes No
Support Services
0 of 6 4 of 6
Live Chat No Yes
Phone Support No Yes
Email Support No Yes
Forum Support No No
Video guides No No
Knowledgebase No Yes
CMS support
0 of 9 4 of 9
WordPress No Yes
Managed Wordpress No No
Joomla No Yes
Drupal No Yes
Magento No Yes
Fantastico No No
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No No
Zen Cart No No
OS Support
0 of 2 2 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No Yes
Linux No Yes
Language Support
0 of 7 3 of 7
PHP No Yes
Java No No
Python No Yes
Node.js No No
Django No Yes
Perl No No
Ruby on Rails No No
Database Support
0 of 3 3 of 3
MongoDB No Yes
MySQL No Yes
PostgreSQL No Yes
Payment Types Support
0 of 6 4 of 6
PayPal No Yes
Credit Card No Yes
Moneybookers No Yes
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No Yes
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