IONOS vs Microsoft Azure

Comparison
Compared options Visit IONOS Visit Microsoft Azure
Pricing
36 hosting plans 12 hosting plans
Starting price $0.00 / month $13.39 / month
Free domain Yes No
Coupons No No
User Ratings
1.5
2.3
Reliability 1.5
3.0
Pricing 2.0
2.0
User Friendly 1.5
2.0
Support 1.5
1.5
Features 1.5
3.0
User Reviews
365 reviews 15 reviews
Latest positive review
Long time customer
Laura Sedor,
8.0
I’ve been a customer of IONOS for years and am satisfied with the service I receive. If I have a problem, someone is there to assist personally shortly. The hosting is stable and easy to use.
Most the reviews are questionable
Jason Erickson,
8.8
We have been a AZURE partner for some time now and after reading the reviews here I see a common thread. Lack of trained MST Partner who can assist with securing the platform. Azure is a platform that can do most anything. ... More And there is the underlying problem; Azure can be very complex. Wildly guessing at packages and taking a stab at the platform can lead you to disaster. Misconfiguration is the number one issue most people have. If you are going to be deploying a professional environment seek out a AZURE pro to help.
Configured correctly and built out with the correct packages Azure is, in my opinion, the most reliable and power platform available right now.
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Latest negative review
Credit card scam!
James Maynard,
2.4
Ionos is a credit card scam. Their convoluted contracts hide hidden charges and their actions are illegal,
I will be reporting them to the FTC, the SEC, credit card fraud divisions of European police, and I will be informin... More g all their board members and largest stockholders of their documented credit card fraud.
DO NOT USE IONOS if you don't want your credit card stolen.
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Złodzieje, uwaga na karty kredytowe.
DARIUSZ KAZIMIERZ ZDROJEWSKI,
2.0
Piszą że hosting aplikacji WEB darmowy po czym z konta znika 140 Euro. Azure może poinformować o zmianie darmowych usług lub nie... Przy zakładaniu konta Azure w przeciwieństwie chociażby do Webio wymagają podania danych kart... More y kredytowej, gdyż z góry planują sprać klienta. Less
Shared Hosting
4 plans from $0.50 to $8.00
No
Under $4

Essential

$4.00 / MO
  • Space: 10 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: other
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Essential plan
No
Under $8

Expert

$8.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: other
View Expert plan
No
Over $10 No No
VPS
6 plans from $0.00 to $18.00 8 plans from $13.39 to $229.15
Under $4

Virtual Server S

$2.00 / MO
  • Space: 10 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Virtual Server S plan
No
Under $8

Virtual Server L

$8.00 / MO
  • Space: 120 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Virtual Server L plan
No
Over $10

Virtual Server XXL

$18.00 / MO
  • Space: 240 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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A0

$13.39 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View A0 plan
Dedicated Server
8 plans from $40.00 to $150.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

A8i

$40.00 / MO
  • Space: 1.95 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View A8i plan
No
Cloud Hosting
12 plans from $4.00 to $220.00 4 plans from $14.88 to $238.08
Under $4

Cloud Server XS

$4.00 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Cloud Server XS plan
No
Under $8

Cloud Server S

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: 40 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Cloud Server S plan
No
Over $10

Cloud Server M

$12.00 / MO
  • Space: 60 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Cloud Server M plan

A0

$14.88 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View A0 plan
Website Builder
3 plans from $1.00 to $10.00
No
Under $4

Starter

$1.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Starter plan
No
Under $8

Plus

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Plus plan
No
Over $10

Pro

$10.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Pro plan
No
SSL
3 plans from $20.00 to $200.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

SSL Starter

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View SSL Starter plan
No
Data Centers
2 of 6 5 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe Yes 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 No
Phone Support Yes Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support No Yes
Video guides Yes Yes
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
3 of 6 0 of 6
WordPress Yes No
Joomla Yes No
Drupal Yes No
Magento No No
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No No
OS Support
2 of 2 2 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET Yes Yes
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
5 of 8 3 of 8
PHP Yes No
Java Yes Yes
Python Yes Yes
Node.js No Yes
Django No No
Perl No No
Ruby on Rails Yes No
ASP.NET Yes No
Database Support
1 of 3 1 of 3
MongoDB No No
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No No
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 0 of 6
PayPal Yes No
Credit Card Yes No
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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