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Site5 vs Hivelocity

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Pricing
13 hosting plans 17 hosting plans
Starting price $4.95 / month $135.00 / month
Free domain Yes No
Coupons No No
User Ratings
1.6
4.9
Reliability 1.5
5.0
Pricing 2.0
4.5
User Friendly 1.5
5.0
Support 1.5
5.0
Features 1.5
5.0
User Reviews
155 reviews 59 reviews
Latest positive review
Works great for me
Rodrigo Campos,
9.2
I have 4 years of using it and works perfect, support works, uptime works, they give me whm, etc...
Good pricing on excellent hardware and network connectivity.
Pete Wright,
10
I have been using Hivelocity for around 6 months now and have been a very happy customer. I am pretty picky when it comes to hosting providers. I want to be able to customize my systems in a very specific manner, and I also... More want a host who has good peering relationships and knowledgeable customer support. Hivelocity has delivered on all three of these.
They were able to quickly provision my system from their easy to use portal, and support was very responsive when I had questions about hardware provisioning as well as for other networking related issues. I am also very happy that they provide native IPv6 to my systems which is another primary requirement for my systems. The network performance has been fantastic, and the fact that they have a presence at 1 Wilshire in LA is also another huge bonus for me.
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Latest negative review
NO NO NO!
Jorge Vergara,
2.4
Login page says "This site is restricted" I have tried to resolve the issue with 6 different support agents, spent more than 2 hours each time, and none of them has been able to help me out. Those guys are completely useless.... More Do yourself a favor and keep your stuff away from this host! Less
They don't care about their loyal customers
Gustado Amaral,
4.0
Hivelocity used to be good. They had a great a customer service and support, but now they lost it. I am a long time user of their services and its quality is now longer good. I moved from SoftLayer to Hivelocity many years ag... More o. I was used to a first class service at SoftLayer and at that time Hivelocity didn't disappoint me. They price was just right and my account manager was always in touch with me. They even had a lifetime affiliate program which made bring some customers along with me. Now their support simply doesn't care anymore. The "lifetime" affiliate program has come to an end and they refuse to pay me the money I am entitled to receive. If you are considering Hivelocity, please look somewhere else. They are not who they used to be anymore... Less
Shared Hosting
3 plans from $4.95 to $11.95
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8

hostBasic

$4.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View hostBasic plan
No
Over $10

hostPro

$8.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View hostPro plan
No
VPS
7 plans from $55.00 to $325.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

VPS2

$55.00 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View VPS2 plan
No
Dedicated Server
No
17 plans from $135.00 to $1,289.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Customizable - 3.4GHz Hexa-Core E-2236 Coffee Lake Xeon

$139.00 / MO
  • Space: 480 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Customizable - 3.4GHz Hexa-Core E-2236 Coffee Lake Xeon plan
Cloud Hosting
3 plans from $20.00 to $36.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Plus

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: 10 GB
  • Bandwidth: 102.4 GB
View Plus plan
No
Data Centers
4 of 6 4 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe Yes Yes
Asia Yes Yes
Oceania No Yes
South America Yes No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
5 of 6 5 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support Yes Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support No No
Video guides Yes Yes
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
5 of 9 5 of 9
WordPress Yes Yes
Managed Wordpress No No
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes
Fantastico Yes Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No No
Zen Cart No No
OS Support
1 of 2 2 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No Yes
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
2 of 7 4 of 7
PHP Yes Yes
Java No Yes
Python Yes Yes
Node.js No No
Django No No
Perl No Yes
Ruby on Rails No No
Database Support
1 of 3 3 of 3
MongoDB No Yes
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No Yes
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 4 of 6
PayPal Yes Yes
Credit Card Yes Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No Yes
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No Yes
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