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side-by-side comparison of Hostwinds vs. Nexcess
based on preference data from user reviews. Hostwinds rates 4.8/5 stars with 252 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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Hostwinds
Hostwinds
(252)
4.8 out of 5
Hostwinds
Nexcess
Nexcess
(10)
3.3 out of 5
Nexcess
Star Rating
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
Nexcess
Nexcess
Market Segments
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
Small-Business (99.6% of reviews)
Nexcess
Nexcess
Small-Business (60.0% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
$99 per month
Nexcess
Nexcess
$0 14 days

Hostwinds vs Nexcess

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

  • Reviewers felt that Hostwinds meets the needs of their business better than Nexcess.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Hostwinds is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Hostwinds over Nexcess.
Categories
Shared Categories
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
Nexcess
Nexcess
Hostwinds and Nexcess are categorized as Managed Hosting, Web Hosting, and Virtual Private Servers (VPS)
Unique Categories
Nexcess
Nexcess has no unique categories
Pricing
Hostwinds
Hostwinds Pricing
Dedicated
$99per month
Budget VPS
$7.50per month
Reseller
$25per month
Business
$5per month
Shared
$4per month
Free Trial Unavailable
Nexcess
Nexcess Pricing
Free Trials
$014 days
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Starting at $49per month
WordPress
Starting at $19 per month
WooCommerce
Starting at $19 per month
Free Trial
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.9
Responses: 243
Nexcess
Nexcess
6.5
Responses: 9
Ease of Use
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.8
Responses: 242
Nexcess
Nexcess
6.5
Responses: 10
Ease of Setup
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.7
Responses: 63
Nexcess
Nexcess
7.6
Responses: 7
Ease of Admin
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.8
Responses: 63
Nexcess
Nexcess
8.1
Responses: 7
Quality of Support
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.8
Responses: 242
Nexcess
Nexcess
7.0
Responses: 10
Ease of Doing Business With
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.9
Responses: 62
Nexcess
Nexcess
8.3
Responses: 7
Product Direction (% positive)
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.8
Responses: 243
Nexcess
Nexcess
2.7
Responses: 8
Features
Hosting Plans
Shared Hosting
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.9
Responses: 208
Nexcess
Nexcess
8.3
Responses: 5
Reseller Hosting
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.5
Responses: 28
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
VPS Hosting
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.3
Responses: 44
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Dedicated Hosting
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.6
Responses: 28
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Colocation Services
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.8
Responses: 8
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Hosting Management
Storage Limits
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.8
Responses: 237
Nexcess
Nexcess
9.0
Responses: 5
Bandwidth Allowance
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.7
Responses: 237
Nexcess
Nexcess
8.0
Responses: 5
Email Hosting
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.4
Responses: 228
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Control Panel Integration
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.6
Responses: 234
Nexcess
Nexcess
7.3
Responses: 5
CMS Support
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.6
Responses: 228
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Web Framework Support
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.5
Responses: 114
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
E-Commerce Integration
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.6
Responses: 130
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
File Management
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.6
Responses: 166
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Database Support
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.5
Responses: 194
Nexcess
Nexcess
7.3
Responses: 5
Security Tools
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
9.5
Responses: 173
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Hostwinds and Nexcess were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
99.6%
Nexcess
Nexcess
60.0%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
0%
Nexcess
Nexcess
40.0%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Hostwinds
Hostwinds
0.4%
Nexcess
Nexcess
0%
Reviewers' Industry
Hostwinds
Hostwinds Industry
Internet
28.9%
Information Services
2.8%
Accounting
2.8%
Restaurants
2.4%
E-Learning
2.4%
Other
60.6%
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
Hostwinds
Leroy V.
User in Internet

Hostwinds offers packages that are in my opinion far better then the other hosting providers have. Support is active for 24 hours 365 days a year. You don't have to worry about it being managed with another company or getting third party support. cPanel is...

Nexcess
G
Administrator in Sporting Goods

Service and support when we need it is always there at a moments notice.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Hostwinds
G
User in Newspapers

Dislike due to confusing, baseless, untrue and unrecognizable statement without reference to evidence of detailed refund information.

Nexcess
Joshua A.
User in Retail

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

Discussions
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Nexcess
Nexcess Discussions
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