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Rackspace vs Knownhost

Comparison
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Pricing
0 hosting plans 34 hosting plans
Starting price $0.00 / month $3.47 / month
Free domain No No
Coupons No 2 coupons
User Ratings
1.8
4.9
Reliability 2.1
5.0
Pricing 1.8
4.8
User Friendly 1.8
4.9
Support 1.5
5.0
Features 1.9
4.9
User Reviews
39 reviews 338 reviews
Latest positive review
Recommend product
Barbara Skiadas,
10
I purchased the rock space ac 1200 dual band WiFi repeater. My WiFi was spotty in my house and this cured the problem. I watch Hulu and before this product Hulu would buffer all the time. Now it only buffers for a few seconds... More in the beginning then all is perfect. Wish I knew about this last year. Less
Excellent service
Emiliano Carrillo,
10
I'm a Knownhost customer, since April 2008.
The best service, safe, stable, always online. Excellent quality.
Technical support is the best.
Good price, but I would like a lower price on VPS, however, quality, security, speed... More , and stability are the most important and knownhost.com has it. Less
Latest negative review
horrible customer service and a ripoff
Mark Coulter,
2.8
This place overcharged me for years. When i asked for a discount they screwed me on that when i went with another hosting company they kept charging me. Then when they were suppose to credit my credit card they would would on... More ly credit my closed account--horrible people to work with. Cant understand any of them. Run from Rackspace. Less
Dreadful support - site down for 3 days
Tony Featherstone,
2.8
Worst mistake of my life was signing up with these guys. One of my accounts was hacked and their abuse team sent me an email alerting me to the files that were malicious. I deleted all of them except one (which I missed by mi... More stake). Because of this, on a Friday night, they shut my site down - took it off line. Then they give me the spin that their 'abuse team' is different from their "support team" and they only work 9-5 monday to friday - no after hours support. So my site is now offline until Monday at the earliest. Dreadful service, in no way fit for a professional business to rely on. Please learn from my mistake, avoid these guys at all costs. Less
Shared Hosting
No
3 plans from $3.47 to $9.97
Under $4 No

Basic Shared Hosting

$3.47 / MO
  • Space: 5 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
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Under $8 No

Standard Shared Hosting

$6.47 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 5
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Over $10 No

Professional Shared Hosting

$9.97 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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VPS
No
10 plans from $5.00 to $100.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Entry Unmanaged VPS

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Over $10 No

Entry Plus Unmanaged

$10.00 / MO
  • Space: 40 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Dedicated Server
No
11 plans from $49.00 to $373.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Dual Intel Xeon E5620

$49.00 / MO
  • Space: 240 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Cloud Hosting
No
4 plans from $50.00 to $120.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Basic Cloud

$50.00 / MO
  • Space: 60 GB
  • Bandwidth: 2 TB
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Website Builder
No
2 plans from $5.98 to $9.98
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Entry Level WordPress

$5.98 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Over $10 No

Business Level WordPress

$9.98 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Resellers
No
4 plans from $6.97 to $27.47
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Basic Reseller Hosting

$6.97 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: 800.05 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Basic Reseller Hosting plan
Over $10 No

Standard Reseller Hosting

$9.97 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: 1.17 TB
  • Panel: cpanel
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Data Centers
4 of 6 2 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe Yes Yes
Asia Yes No
Oceania Yes No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
6 of 6 4 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support Yes No
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes Yes
Video guides Yes No
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
5 of 9 8 of 9
WordPress Yes Yes
Managed Wordpress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes
Fantastico No Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No Yes
Zen Cart No Yes
OS Support
2 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET Yes No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
1 of 7 5 of 7
PHP Yes Yes
Java No Yes
Python No Yes
Node.js No No
Django No No
Perl No Yes
Ruby on Rails No Yes
Database Support
2 of 3 2 of 3
MongoDB Yes No
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No Yes
Payment Types Support
1 of 6 2 of 6
PayPal No Yes
Credit Card Yes Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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