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Compare AWS Direct Connect and Nexcess

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side-by-side comparison of AWS Direct Connect vs. Nexcess
based on preference data from user reviews. AWS Direct Connect rates 4.5/5 stars with 44 reviews. By contrast, Nexcess rates 3.3/5 stars with 10 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
(44)
4.5 out of 5
AWS Direct Connect
Nexcess
Nexcess
(10)
3.3 out of 5
Nexcess
Star Rating
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
Nexcess
Nexcess
Market Segments
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
Enterprise (52.8% of reviews)
Nexcess
Nexcess
Small-Business (60.0% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
No pricing information available
Nexcess
Nexcess
$0 14 days

AWS Direct Connect vs Nexcess

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found AWS Direct Connect easier to use, set up, and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with AWS Direct Connect overall.

  • Reviewers felt that AWS Direct Connect meets the needs of their business better than Nexcess.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that AWS Direct Connect is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of AWS Direct Connect over Nexcess.
Categories
Shared Categories
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
Nexcess
Nexcess
AWS Direct Connect and Nexcess are categorized as Virtual Private Servers (VPS)
Unique Categories
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect has no unique categories
Nexcess
Nexcess is categorized as Managed Hosting and Web Hosting
Pricing
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
Nexcess
Nexcess Pricing
Free Trials
$014 days
Magento
Starting at $49per month
WordPress
Starting at $19 per month
WooCommerce
Starting at $19 per month
Free Trial
Ratings
Meets Requirements
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
9.0
Responses: 30
Nexcess
Nexcess
6.5
Responses: 9
Ease of Use
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
8.2
Responses: 29
Nexcess
Nexcess
6.5
Responses: 10
Ease of Setup
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
8.4
Responses: 23
Nexcess
Nexcess
7.6
Responses: 7
Ease of Admin
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
9.0
Responses: 21
Nexcess
Nexcess
8.1
Responses: 7
Quality of Support
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
8.3
Responses: 27
Nexcess
Nexcess
7.0
Responses: 10
Ease of Doing Business With
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
8.9
Responses: 19
Nexcess
Nexcess
8.3
Responses: 7
Product Direction (% positive)
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
8.2
Responses: 26
Nexcess
Nexcess
2.7
Responses: 8
Features
Hosting Management
Storage Limits
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
8.8
Responses: 8
Nexcess
Nexcess
9.0
Responses: 5
Bandwidth Allowance
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
8.8
Responses: 14
Nexcess
Nexcess
8.0
Responses: 5
Email Hosting
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
8.0
Responses: 9
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Control Panel Integration
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
8.9
Responses: 11
Nexcess
Nexcess
7.3
Responses: 5
CMS Support
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
8.3
Responses: 10
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Web Framework Support
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
9.1
Responses: 9
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
E-Commerce Integration
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
8.5
Responses: 8
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
File Management
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
9.1
Responses: 13
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Database Support
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
8.6
Responses: 14
Nexcess
Nexcess
7.3
Responses: 5
Security Tools
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
8.8
Responses: 14
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of AWS Direct Connect were most often representing companies in the Enterprise segment, while reviewers for Nexcess were more commonly in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
16.7%
Nexcess
Nexcess
60.0%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
30.6%
Nexcess
Nexcess
40.0%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect
52.8%
Nexcess
Nexcess
0%
Reviewers' Industry
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect Industry
Telecommunications
16.7%
Financial Services
11.1%
Pharmaceuticals
8.3%
Oil & Energy
5.6%
Media Production
5.6%
Other
52.8%
Nexcess
Nexcess Industry
Internet
30.0%
Retail
20.0%
Sporting Goods
10.0%
Marketing and Advertising
10.0%
Industrial Automation
10.0%
Other
20.0%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
AWS Direct Connect
G
User in Entertainment

AWS DirectConnect was the instrumental feature that helped us with our data migration from our on-prem hosts.

Nexcess
Darrel S.
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

They are proactive with all problems on the site we host with them and provide scaleable cloud hosting for our magento sites.

Most Helpful Critical Review
AWS Direct Connect
GF
User in Law Practice

I don't like the complex amount of options. I understand having options is good but when there is so many this may stop many consumers who are not tech savvy.

Nexcess
Joshua A.
User in Retail

Nexcess organizes their policies around getting more money out of you, not providing a good service.

Discussions
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect Discussions
Monty the Mongoose crying
AWS Direct Connect has no discussions with answers
Nexcess
Nexcess Discussions
Monty the Mongoose crying
Nexcess has no discussions with answers
Screenshots
AWS Direct Connect
AWS Direct Connect Screenshots
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Nexcess
Nexcess Screenshots
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