Are you looking for the best web hosting platform for your high-traffic or eCommerce website? If yes, then this blog post is for you.
If you search for managed WordPress hosting, you will find Liquidweb & Nexcess. They almost look similar but are different. Let’s find out the difference.
What’s the difference between LiquidWeb & Nexcess?
The simplest difference – LiquidWeb is for big websites that receive a lot of traffic & Nexcess is a part of LiquidWeb that is suitable for medium-sized websites that receive a moderate amount of traffic.
LiquidWeb is known for its VPS, Dedicated servers & Cloud dedicated servers. On the other hand, Nexcess offers Managed WordPress hosting, WooCommerce hosting, Magento hosting, domain registration & SSL certificates.
Let’s see all the details such as their pricing, features & support.
LiquidWeb Plans & Pricing
Let’s talk about the products or types of hosting that LiquidWeb provides.
Managed VPS Hosting
The pricing starts at just $15/month that includes 2 vCPU Cores, 40 GB SSD Storage & 10 TB Bandwidth. The pricing goes up to $125/month that includes 16 GB RAM, 8 vCPU Cores, 150 GB SSD Storage & 10 TB Bandwidth.
Managed Cloud Servers
The pricing starts at $265/month that includes 960 GB SSD File Storage & 10 TB Transfer per VM. The $740/month plan includes 1440 GB SSD File Storage &10 TB Transfer per VM. cPanel server is provided with high performance & the best security.
Managed Dedicated Servers
The pricing starts at $169/month that includes 4 cores @ 3.9 GHz Max, 16 GB RAM, 2 x 240 GB SSD Primary Disk, 1 x 1 TB SATA Backup Disk & 5 TB Bandwidth. You can buy servers in Michigan, Arizona & Amsterdam.
Cloud Dedicated Servers
The plans starts at $149/month & provides 4 cores (8 threads), 3.40 GHz base (3.80 GHz turbo), 16 GB RAM, 452 GB SSD RAID-1, and 5TB Bandwidth. You can install InterWorx, Plesk Web Pro, or cPanel Pro.
Let’s see the reasons to choose LiquidWeb over other Managed web hosting providers.
Fully Managed Hosting – They provide fully managed hosting across all their plans. They will also help with your migration process. They will keep an eye on security too.
Fast Support – You get Phone Support, Live chat & Helpdesk (Ticket Support). I tried their live chat support & guess what, they replied within 10 secs. They are quite fast compared to others.
Top Data Centers – They have Privately Owned and Operated Core Data Centers in Michigan, Arizona & Amsterdam with Redundant networks, cooling, and power, Tier-1 Premium Bandwidth & On-Site Security.
Knowledge Base & Tutorials – LiquidWeb has hundreds of tutorials to get you started & fix your problems. You can get almost all of the tutorials in their knowledge base. They also provide case studies, insights & webinars.
Nexcess Plans & Pricing
Let’s talk about the hosting plans you get in Nexcess.
Managed WordPress Hosting
The plan starts at just $19/month & goes up to $999/month. You get built-in CDN, automated updates, instant auto-scaling, pre-installed plugins, 30 days backup, and a 1-click staging option.
Managed Magento Hosting
The pricing starts at $49/month & reaches $849/month. This hosting is PWA Ready, server clusters, instant auto-scaling, PCI compliance + premium security, Extended security for M1. It also includes a dedicated IP address & staging site.
WPQuickStart helps you to develop a membership website or an online store. The plans for membership sites start at $49/month & store builder starts at just $19/month. This includes Kadence, Restrict Content Pro, etc.
Nexcess is perfect for website owners who want to focus on their website rather than handling all the server settings & other stuff. Some great features –
- Automatic WordPress Core Updates
- One-Click Staging Site Creation
- Malware Monitoring
- Email Hosting
- Instant Backups
- Automatic Plugin Updates
- Multi-layered Caching
- Automatic SSL
- Full Server Access
- Nexcess Owned Data Centers
- PHP Optimization
So, this was the comparison between LiquidWeb & Nexcess. If you are somewhat confused about which one to choose, you can refer to the infographic below for more understanding.
Good luck building your website!!