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SiteCloud VS Inmotion Hosting

SiteCloud VS Inmotion

When you are choosing a web host provider you want a host that is fast and reliable. Both SiteCloud and Inmotion Hosting fit that bill with fast and reliable hosting service.

SiteCloud uses the latest cloud technology to provide reliable web server configuration with lightning speed connectivity. While most cloud hosting services are priced out of reach for most consumers, SiteCloud has found a way to bring their cloud hosting to the masses at an affordable price.

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Inmotion has taken the stance that leading technology is the key to providing the best shared hosting service. They are constantly upgrading their facility with new software and equipment. And they have two strategic data center locations to provide the fastest possible connection speeds to all clients around North America and the world.

But which one is right for you? Can a shared hosting company compete with the newer cloud hosting techniques? We compare Inmotion and SiteCloud together and let you know what we think in our recommendation below.

Pricing

The SiteCloud plan is an affordable cloud hosting plan at just $4.95 per month.

Inmotion provides varying classes of hosting plans. Personal hosting, good for personal sites and blogs, are about $3 to $5 per month with limited features. Business class plans start at $5.95 for the “Launch” plan, $7.95 for the “Power” plan, and $13.95 per month for the “Pro” plan.

Products and Services

SiteCloud offers a range of extras for their clients like a free website builder tool, free marketing credits, a free domain registration for life, and the use of cPanel control panel, the best control software in the industry. They back their plan with a 99.9% uptime guarantee and a 30 day money back guarantee.

SiteCloud also is 100% carbon neutral through wind energy certificate purchases and an energy-efficient usage policy.

Inmotion doesn’t offer a lot of “extras” as far as services or products, but they do offer a free site builder and an on-site staff of website designers for those who want professional web design. They also offer a 90 day money back guarantee and a 99.9% uptime guarantee.

Web Hosting Features

Both SiteCloud and Inmotion offer unlimited storage and monthly transfer with their plans. SiteCloud offers unlimited hosted domains while Inmotion offers limited hosted domains on all accounts. SiteCloud also offers unlimited email accounts and MySQL databases, while Inmotion offers limits on their plans.

Both hosts offer support for scripting and third party plugins. Inmotion also provides their customers with support for multimedia files and eCommerce solutions with a choice of free shopping carts.

Customer Service

SiteCloud does offer 24 hour live support via online chat, but Inmotion offers 24 hour live support via chat, telephone, and email. SiteCloud offers phone support during business hours only.

Both offer an online help center that is suitable for self-starters, but neither site is desirable. Both have limited articles, and Inmotion has a few helpful video tutorials and a community bulletin board. But ultimately these help centers do not compare to other major web hosting help centers.

Recommendations

Both web hosts offer a reliable and fast product. However, when it comes to full features and the reliability of cloud computing technology, SiteCloud takes an edge. Our recommendation goes to SiteCloud for their efforts to be a green web host and bring affordable cloud server technology to their clients.

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