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side-by-side comparison of Nexcess vs. Pantheon
based on preference data from user reviews. Nexcess rates 3.3/5 stars with 10 reviews. By contrast, Pantheon rates 4.4/5 stars with 530 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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Nexcess
Nexcess
(10)
3.3 out of 5
Nexcess
Pantheon
Pantheon
(530)
4.4 out of 5
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Nexcess
Nexcess
Pantheon
Pantheon
Market Segments
Nexcess
Nexcess
Small-Business (60.0% of reviews)
Pantheon
Pantheon
Small-Business (65.5% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Nexcess
Nexcess
Starting at $19 per month
Pantheon
Pantheon
$41 per month (prepaid annually)

Nexcess vs Pantheon

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

  • Reviewers felt that Pantheon meets the needs of their business better than Nexcess.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Pantheon is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Pantheon over Nexcess.
Categories
Shared Categories
Nexcess
Nexcess
Pantheon
Pantheon
Nexcess and Pantheon are categorized as Managed Hosting and Web Hosting
Unique Categories
Nexcess
Nexcess is categorized as Virtual Private Servers (VPS)
Pricing
Nexcess
Nexcess Pricing
WooCommerce
Starting at $19 per month
Free Trials
$014 days
Magento
Starting at $49per month
WordPress
Starting at $19 per month
Free Trial
Pantheon
Pantheon Pricing
BASIC PLAN
$41per month (prepaid annually)
PERFORMANCE PLANS
$160+per month (prepaid annually)
ELITE PLANS
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Free Trial
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Nexcess
Nexcess
6.5
Responses: 9
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.8
Responses: 365
Ease of Use
Nexcess
Nexcess
6.5
Responses: 10
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.8
Responses: 366
Ease of Setup
Nexcess
Nexcess
7.6
Responses: 7
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.8
Responses: 302
Ease of Admin
Nexcess
Nexcess
8.1
Responses: 7
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.7
Responses: 304
Quality of Support
Nexcess
Nexcess
7.0
Responses: 10
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.6
Responses: 346
Ease of Doing Business With
Nexcess
Nexcess
8.3
Responses: 7
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.9
Responses: 291
Product Direction (% positive)
Nexcess
Nexcess
2.7
Responses: 8
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.1
Responses: 361
Features
Hosting Plans
Shared Hosting
Nexcess
Nexcess
8.3
Responses: 5
Pantheon
Pantheon
Feature Not Available
Reseller Hosting
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.5
Responses: 72
VPS Hosting
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.5
Responses: 74
Dedicated Hosting
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.6
Responses: 107
Colocation Services
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Pantheon
Pantheon
Feature Not Available
Hosting Management
Storage Limits
Nexcess
Nexcess
9.0
Responses: 5
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.6
Responses: 211
Bandwidth Allowance
Nexcess
Nexcess
8.0
Responses: 5
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.8
Responses: 213
Email Hosting
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Pantheon
Pantheon
Feature Not Available
Control Panel Integration
Nexcess
Nexcess
7.3
Responses: 5
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.8
Responses: 175
CMS Support
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Pantheon
Pantheon
9.4
Responses: 209
Web Framework Support
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.5
Responses: 150
E-Commerce Integration
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.3
Responses: 94
File Management
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.5
Responses: 191
Database Support
Nexcess
Nexcess
7.3
Responses: 5
Pantheon
Pantheon
8.8
Responses: 205
Security Tools
Nexcess
Nexcess
Not enough data available
Pantheon
Pantheon
9.0
Responses: 194
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Nexcess and Pantheon were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Nexcess
Nexcess
60.0%
Pantheon
Pantheon
65.5%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Nexcess
Nexcess
40.0%
Pantheon
Pantheon
24.6%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Nexcess
Nexcess
0%
Pantheon
Pantheon
9.9%
Reviewers' Industry
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%
Pantheon
Pantheon Industry
Marketing and Advertising
16.6%
Internet
15.4%
Information Technology and Services
13.6%
Computer Software
8.2%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.2%
Other
40.9%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Nexcess
Darrell W.
Administrator in Retail

Customer support is always available and ready to help. Even in the dead of night. They are always helpful and engaging.

Pantheon
Jordan B.
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

Pantheon makes it really easy to spin up, administer, update, and deploy changes to multiple Drupal websites. The dev-test-live workflow they've created is kind of like magic, since code changes and databases can be transferred from one environment to...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nexcess
Joshua A.
User in Retail

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

Pantheon
Steven B.
Administrator in Hospital & Health Care

Auto-upgrade to Performance level (extra $350 a month) due to going over the monthly threshold of site visits. However, site visits were from a Chinese bot, evidently, but the logs of this information were not willing to be shared with us. Despite several...

Discussions
Nexcess
Nexcess Discussions
Monty the Mongoose crying
Nexcess has no discussions with answers
Pantheon
Pantheon Discussions
Is Pantheon considering offering price tiers for nonprofit/education organizations?
2 comments
Jennifer B.
JB
I'd highly recommend engaging with their sales department. I believe they do work with non-profits on cost, though they may not advertise it front and...Read more
Any chance of allowing a Backup (on any Environment) to be easily used to spin up a MultiDev instance? It would be SO AWESOME to click a button and resurrect a 3day old backup on a new Environment and log into it and look around. :-)
2 comments
Doug V.
DV
Doug. Spin up the Multidev as you normally would, and then you can import your backup database to the environment via the database connection info pantheon...Read more
Can I host multiple URLs on one plan?
1 comment
Offical Response from Pantheon
Each plan hosts one domain and any subdomains. Read more
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Nexcess
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Pantheon
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