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Compare Cloudways and Flywheel

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side-by-side comparison of Cloudways vs. Flywheel
based on preference data from user reviews. Cloudways rates 4.8/5 stars with 150 reviews. By contrast, Flywheel rates 4.4/5 stars with 23 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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Cloudways
Cloudways
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4.8 out of 5
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Flywheel
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4.4 out of 5
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Cloudways
Cloudways
Flywheel
Flywheel
Market Segments
Cloudways
Cloudways
Small-Business (95.7% of reviews)
Flywheel
Flywheel
Small-Business (90.9% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Cloudways
Cloudways
$10.00 per month
Flywheel
Flywheel
$15 per month

Cloudways vs Flywheel

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Cloudways easier to use. However, Flywheel is easier to set up and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with Flywheel overall.

  • Reviewers felt that Cloudways meets the needs of their business better than Flywheel.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, Cloudways and Flywheel provide similar levels of assistance.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Cloudways over Flywheel.
Categories
Shared Categories
Cloudways
Cloudways
Flywheel
Flywheel
Cloudways and Flywheel share no categories
Unique Categories
Cloudways
Cloudways is categorized as Managed Hosting
Flywheel
Flywheel is categorized as WebOps Platforms
Pricing
Cloudways
Cloudways Pricing
Managed Digital Ocean 1GB
$10.00per month
Managed DigitalOcean 2GB
$22.00per month
Managed DigitalOcean 4GB
$42.00per month
Managed DigitalOcean 8GB
$80.00per month
Free Trial
Flywheel
Flywheel Pricing
Tiny
$15per month
Personal
$30per month
Professional
$75per month
Custom
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Free Trial Unavailable
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Cloudways
Cloudways
9.5
Responses: 112
Flywheel
Flywheel
9.4
Responses: 18
Ease of Use
Cloudways
Cloudways
9.5
Responses: 113
Flywheel
Flywheel
9.4
Responses: 18
Ease of Setup
Cloudways
Cloudways
9.4
Responses: 76
Flywheel
Flywheel
9.8
Responses: 8
Ease of Admin
Cloudways
Cloudways
9.1
Responses: 77
Flywheel
Flywheel
9.6
Responses: 8
Quality of Support
Cloudways
Cloudways
9.4
Responses: 113
Flywheel
Flywheel
9.4
Responses: 18
Ease of Doing Business With
Cloudways
Cloudways
9.5
Responses: 77
Flywheel
Flywheel
9.6
Responses: 8
Product Direction (% positive)
Cloudways
Cloudways
9.3
Responses: 110
Flywheel
Flywheel
8.1
Responses: 18
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Cloudways and Flywheel were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Cloudways
Cloudways
95.7%
Flywheel
Flywheel
90.9%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Cloudways
Cloudways
2.9%
Flywheel
Flywheel
4.5%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Cloudways
Cloudways
1.4%
Flywheel
Flywheel
4.5%
Reviewers' Industry
Cloudways
Cloudways Industry
Marketing and Advertising
21.7%
Internet
9.4%
Information Technology and Services
6.5%
Design
5.1%
Food & Beverages
4.3%
Other
52.9%
Flywheel
Flywheel Industry
Marketing and Advertising
22.7%
Internet
18.2%
Graphic Design
13.6%
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
Retail
4.5%
Other
31.8%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Cloudways
Darell N.
Administrator in Internet

the Options an features When you're trying to Host your Website using cloudways the options provided are really awesome. they provide multiple platforms and multiple Cloud services from which you could select one that suits your need, really cool feature....

Flywheel
Dave Y.
Consultant in Internet

WordPress performance & security are outstanding on Flywheel. They also have the cleanest, most inviting dashboard UI of any host I've used. They only show you the options you actually need. They also make it easy for me as a developer to hand the site off...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Cloudways
G
Administrator in Non-Profit Organization Management

Not sure how it really works. Pricing seems to continue to increase, not sure why.

Flywheel
Jinkuk N.
Administrator in Internet

The migration took much longer than expected and thus we were unable to complete it before we got acquired. When we canceled our service we are still getting charged with no response from their online support or email. I had to block their billing from my...

Discussions
Cloudways
Cloudways Discussions
What or who do people use for domain and DNS management?
2 comments
Bret W.
BW
I use namecheap.com to regitser all of my domains and manage DNS at dnsmadeeasy.com It's the perfect combination for me!Read more
Would you take an idea?
1 comment
Fabio F.
FF
This doesn't seem like it belongs here. The recommendations are to broad and the people at Cloudways are already doing these things, infinitely. I...Read more
What is the best way to use it as an reseller hosting?
1 comment
Christos T.
CT
I don't work for them, with that being said: You "own" the host, you can have as many applications (as it can hold) - keep in mind it is not unlimited and...Read more
Flywheel
Flywheel Discussions
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Cloudways
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Flywheel
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Videos
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