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SiteCloud vs JustHost

SiteCloud vs JustHost

Cloud hosting is the new wave in the web hosting industry. Many web hosts are attempting to deliver affordable cloud server technology to their clients which was once only affordable to giant corporations. But while most cloud hosting companies are still charging $30, $50, or more per month for cloud hosting, SiteCloud is a newer web host that has found a way to bring cloud hosting that is as affordable as shared hosting.

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JustHost is another newer company started in 2008. Their brand of shared-server web hosting comes at an affordable price, plus they deliver a great deal of value for their product.

So which one is right for you? Should you choose cloud hosting? Or should you stick with shared hosting with all the features included? We take a look at the features and extras offered by both companies and provide you with our recommendation below.

Pricing

The SiteCloud web hosting plan is just $4.95 per month.

JustHost brings their plan to their clients for a similar price of just $4.45 per month.

Products and Services

Sometimes it’s the extras that are included with a hosting plan that make it worthwhile. SiteCloud offers a free website builder, free marketing credits, and a free website domain registration for life. They offer cPanel control panel to clients which is the top rated control panel software on the market. And they back their plan with a 30 day money back and a 99.9% uptime guarantee.

JustHost also offers cPanel control panel and a free site builder. They offer more free marketing credits valuing over $200 to use with popular search engines and social media sites. JustHost offers a free domain registration and a 99.9% uptime guarantee. But their money back guarantee can’t be beat with an anytime, “no questions asked” guarantee.

Web Hosting Features

Both of these great plans offer unlimited in the basics, such as unlimited bandwidth, storage space, email accounts, hosted domains, and MySQL databases. Both hosts offer support for popular scripting languages and third party plugins.

Additionally, JustHost offers support for eCommerce solutions with a free choice of shopping cart software, Paypal support, and merchant account support. They also support multimedia files like Flash, Shockwave, and MIDI.

Customer Service

Customer support is a big consideration for website owners. SiteCloud does offer 24 hour live support, but only via online chat. They do have telephone support during business hours.

JustHost offers true 24 hour live support via both telephone and chat. As well, JustHost offers a more extensive online support center that is filled with articles and video tutorials. The SiteCloud online knowledgebase is limited in articles and categories.

Recommendations

Cloud hosting is indeed a wave of the future. And SiteCloud has found a way to bring their brand of cloud hosting at a very affordable price. However, for the same price JustHost clients get a more extensive list of features, better technical support, and an industry leading anytime money back guarantee. Our recommendation goes to JustHost.

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