In the web hosting industry, Host4ASP.NET (www.host4asp.net) is a famed provider who specializes in Windows hosting solutions. Supported by Microsoft’s latest technology and integrating rich ASP.NET and .NET related features in web hosting packages, Host4ASP.NET offers optimized Windows hosting solutions, including ASP.NET hosting, Windows VPS and Windows reseller hosting.
I/O Zoom (www.iozoom.com) originally started web business by offering Linux VPS hosting only. After near two years of development, the company has rapidly expanded its offerings, and now Windows VPS, cloud VPS, WordPress VPS and WordPress cloud hosting are all available. Besides, its lower pricing tables and perfect uptime guarantee attract more and more customers to it.
In the post below, we are to compare their Windows VPS to figure out which one is better in Windows VPS, the experienced Host4ASP.NET or the new player I/O Zoom. To let customers see it clearly, we mainly compare their Windows VPS from prices, features, performance as well as customer support.
Host4ASP.NET Windows VPS vs. I/O Zoom Windows VPS on Prices
Host4ASP.NET is regarded as one of the best Windows VPS providers, and its Windows VPS is not only reliable but also affordable. Normally, HOST4ASP.NET entry-level Windows VPS starts at $29.95/mo, but if customers choose 3 year term, it will come with 33% off discount to start at $19.95/mo only. Customers can check out our exclusive promo link to get more details in below:
Besides, Host4ASP.NET offers 30 day money back guarantee for any new web hosting account registrations. By making use of the 30 day money back guarantee, customers can cancel account within the first 30 days and ask a refund from Host4ASP.NET with no questions required.
On the other side, I/O Zoom Windows VPS is cheap as well. The company only charges $10/mo on its entry-level Windows VPS plan, which comes with 30GB storage with RAID 10 arrays, 2GB RAM, 1 CPU core and 2000GB bandwidth.
Similarly, 30 days money back guarantee is also available at I/O Zoom, and it says that if customers are not happy with the company, they can cancel account and receive a full refund with no question asked.
Compared with Host4ASP.NET, I/O Zoom Windows VPS is a relatively cheaper and offers full money back guarantee can protect customers’ benefits better. Now, we will move to compare their Windows VPS’ features to check their price value.
Host4ASP.NET Windows VPS vs. I/O Zoom Windows VPS on Features
For Windows VPS, Host4ASP.NET and I/O Zoom both offer customers Windows Server 2008 and 2012 R2 operating system options, and Windows Server 2016 is available at I/O Zoom. So, customers at Host4ASP.NET and I/O Zoom can choose a favorable Windows OS. Besides, Host4ASP.NET Windows VPS users the virtual servers powered by Hyper-V, which enables customers enjoy increased flexibility and control power.
As for Windows VPS packages, Host4ASP.NET designs much more flexible plans than I/O Zoom offers. At Host4ASP.NET, customers can find 4 levels of VPS hosting and each level allows customers to upgrade or downgrade easily to get the best possible package. Moreover, customers can confire their system environment.
For example, Host4ASP.NET provides 40GB SSD storage, 1GB RAM, 1 core, 1 IP and 400GB bandwidth in Barebone VPS,. It is the smallest package but offers redundant resources to customers get started.
At I/O Zoom, it has 5 packages available and WIN 2GB is the entry-level one. In the package, customers can receive 30GB SSD storage with RAID 10 arrays as well, 2GB RAM, 1 core, and 2000GB bandwidth. Compared with Host4ASP.NET’s entry-level plans, we can see Host4ASP.NET offers more SSD storage and I/O Zoom gives more bandwidth to help customers start online.
As for the control, Host4ASP.NET offers customers not only full administrator rights but also enhanced WebSitePanel control panel. With easy-to-use tool and root access, customers at Host4ASP.NET can easily customize their system environment and manage their site as well as hosting account.
Different from Host4ASP.NET, I/O Zoom does not offer its customers popular control panel free of charge or full root access. At I/O Zoom, customers will get remote desktop connection; also, if customers want control panel, the company offers paid Plesk control panel at $6/mo and WMCS at $12/mo. So, in terms of ease-of-use and control panel, we think Host4ASP.NET Windows VPS does much better job.
In conclusion, we think both companies have their own pros and cons: Host4ASP.NET has more flexible plans with powerful control panel and root access; I/O Zoom offer cheaper package with more bandwidth. However, when taking these all into consideration, we think I/O Zoom Windows VPS offers cheap plan but Host4ASP.NET provides cost-effective plans.
Host4ASP.NET Windows VPS vs. I/O Zoom Windows VPS on Performance
After checking out their SLA and uptime, we find the two are very confident to their server performance. Host4ASP.NET promises to offer customers 99.99% uptime guarantee, while I/O Zoom is committed to deliver 100% network uptime guarantee. Now, let’s find their secrets.
Host4ASP.NET now is operating two data centers located in Hong Kong and Chicago respectively. Each data center is fully armed with UPS, N+1 generators, backup power, multiple layers of network, redundant routers and switches from premium brands, and SAS 70 Type II Authentication. These all contribute to the best server environment for customers.
I/O Zoom is now using 5 US-based data centers to deploy customers’ servers. Also, the company equips the data centers the best redundant power, network, security and server hardware. Similar to Host4ASP.NET, it also uses SSD hard drive with RAID 10 disk arrays to accelerate speed.
For security, Host4ASP.NET offers 24 hour server monitoring and dedicated network management team to maintain a best reliable network. I/O Zoom offer free DDoS protection to get rid of more than 95% most common attacks.
Considering their infrastructure and maintenance, we think both companies do good jobs to give their customers reliable and fast experience.
Host4ASP.NET Windows VPS vs. I/O Zoom Windows VPS on Customer Support
Comparing their customer support, we find that Host4ASP.NET offers better managed service. For contact, Host4ASP.NET has live chat and email support available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, while I/O Zoom offers live chat within limited time and 24/7 email support.
Besides, Host4ASP.NET Windows VPS comes with managed support and backups, including fully managed software and automated full system backups. So, customers at Host4ASP.NET don’t have worries about their data safety and system management.
Besides, both companies have comprehensive knowledge base and blog, which contain many useful tutorials and much information that customers want to learn.
Which Offers Better Windows VPS?
With this comprehensive comparison, we find that Host4ASP.NET Windows VPS is cost effective, coming with rich features like WebSitePanel and SSDs, great performance and responsive support. I/O Zoom Windows VPS is cheaper and has perfect performance, but its support still needs to be improved. If we have to pick one better, think it is Host4ASP.NET.
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