LiquidWeb and InMotion Hosting are both industry leading web hosting companies. In the post below, we plan to compare their cloud VPS that is one of the featured products, to reveal who is a better provider in cloud VPS service. The article will cover 4 aspects to review their cloud VPS, including prices, features, performance and customer support.
LiquidWeb (www.liquidweb.com) is a famed old brand in the web hosting industry, which now focuses on innovating and integrating new and advanced technologies into its products, so as to deliver better web solutions to businesses. By far, LiquidWeb can offer managed WordPress, cloud sites, private cloud, advanced hosting solution, cloud VPS hosting, cloud dedicated servers, dedicated hosting, and more.
InMotion Hosting (www.inmotionhosting.com) is one of the most popular web hosting provider, who always delivering the high-quality and cheap web hosting solutions to all kinds of customers. At present, shared business hosting, VPS hosting empowered by the cloud, enterprise hosting, dedicated servers, reseller hosting, WordPress hosting, managed hosting, domain names, and more.
LiquidWeb Cloud VPS vs. InMotion Hosting Cloud VPS on Prices
LiquidWeb cloud VPS has Linux and Windows plans. For Linux cloud VPS, LiquidWeb charges the entry-level one from $59/mo; Windows cloud VPS is from $79/mo. If customers purchase today from our exclusive promo link in below, the company will offer them special 15% off discount for 3 month. With that discount, customers can pay $50.15/mo only to start.
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InMotion Hosting cloud VPS is Linux Friendly only and all packages come with up to 74% off discounts. For example, customers can purchase its entry-level cloud VPS at $54.99/month normally. However, customers who sign up with annual terms, they can start it at $19.99/mo with 63% off discount. The price is very attractive.
Additionally, InMotion Hosting trusts itself very much and offers customers 90 days of money back guarantee. With the promise, customers can ask a full refund within the first 90 days, when they feel unsatisfied here and cancel accounts.
Comparing their cloud VPS price, we figure out that InMotion Hosting offers lower prices to customers and better refund money back guarantee. However, we cannot just define which one is better, because LiquidWeb has good fame in the web hosting, so we need continue to check out the features they offer in cloud VPS.
LiquidWeb Cloud VPS vs. InMotion Hosting Cloud VPS on Features
Just like we said in price review, LiquidWeb cloud VPS has both Linux and Windows plans, while InMotion Hosting only offers Linux packages. To make the comparison equal, we will focus on their Linux cloud VPS features.
At LiquidWeb, its Linux cloud VPS comes with 7 Storm SSD server types available, meaning customers have 7 packages to choose. As for the entry-level one, LiquidWeb offers 2vCPU, 40GB SSD disk space and 10TB bandwidth. Redundant resources are ideal for ecommerce and business websites and apps. Even better, LiquidWeb cloud VPS features easy scalability for server resources. When customers need more or less, there is more or less available.
Besides, LiquidWeb offers many advanced features as standard features included in all cloud VPS packages. There are unlimited sites, dedicated IPs, gigabit transfer, built-in backups and more. Also, LiquidWeb specially enhanced its cloud VPS’s security. So, each plan has integrated Firewall, DDoS attack protection and Server Secure Advanced Security, ensuring the best possible security.
As for control power, LiquidWeb offers different Storm Server images with different management. Among 16 operating system templates, customers have 4 types of operating systems with different version, which are CentOS 7/6, Ubuntu 16.04/14.04, Debian 8/7, and Fedora 25/24. If customers select CentOS, they can also have managed, self-managed, and fully managed options. With fully managed option, customers can receive cPanel or Plesk. Root access is also included.
After checking out LiquidWeb Linux cloud VPS packages, we think LiquidWeb designs high-end, easy-to-use, and feature-rich cloud VPS for businesses.
At InMotion Hosting, customers can find 3 well-designed Linux cloud VPS packages. In the entry-level packages, InMotion Hosting offers 75GB SSD storage, 4GB available RAM, 4TB premium monthly transfer, 3 dedicated IPs, unlimited secure email accounts, unlimited MySQL DBs, and unlimited domains.
What’s more, InMotion Hosting leads the industry with cutting-edge VPS technology. In three Linux cloud VPS packages, the company offers LAMP Stack, allowing customers to configure their servers with the technology they want. CentOS 7.3, MySQL 5.6.35, Apache 2.4.25, and PHP 5.6.30 are included in LAMP Stack. PHP 7 support is available by request. Customers can use root access to make edit to the default configuration. Or they can use 2 FREE hours of Launch Assist.
Unlimited CPU cores enable faster processing, special ecommerce optimization, custom advanced policy firewall, free SSD, and Live-state snapshots for full container backups are all included in each InMotion Hosting Linux cloud VPS plan.
For management, InMotion Hosting not only offers root access, but also includes free cPanel/WHM control panel with full support, so that customers can easily manager their server, hosting accounts and reseller accounts. To improve hosting service, the company even provides a resource monitoring dashboard. With that customers can easily understand their resources usage and allocation via a number of charts and graphs.
Comparing their features, we think both companies make excellent Linux cloud VPS solutions, and each gives most advanced technologies and rich resources in packages. Easy-to-use management tools are also included in all packages.
LiquidWeb Cloud VPS vs. InMotion Hosting Cloud VPS
LiquidWeb Cloud VPS comes with 100% power and network uptime guarantee, while InMotion Hosting cloud VPS includes 99.9% uptime guarantee. Let’s figure out how they make it.
LiquidWeb now makes full use of 5 global data centers to host customers’ servers, and three of them are self-owned, so that LiquidWeb has full control over these infrastructures. In detail, these data centers are SSAE 16 certified, equipped with fully redundant power supplies, Tier 1 premium bandwidth, reliable environment control system, and redundant security.
Well, InMotion Hosting has two privately owned data centers, which are fully equipped with redundant network, partnering with premium bandwidth providers, and include redundant power supplies and cooling. Plus special locations, InMotion Hosting makes Max Speed Zones for customers to get 6 times faster speed.
In addition, both companies utilize SSDs and advanced scripts to speed up customer’s website page loading time. Also, they understand the importance of security, so both companies offered enhanced security measures. At LiquidWeb, it offers special Server Secure Advanced Security, while InMotion Hosting offers PCI compliance, custom advanced policy firewall and live-state snapshot for whole container backups. Besides, DDoS attack protection and free automatic backups are included in both companies’ packages.
According to their performance information, we think they both ensure faster and more reliable server performance to customers within their cloud VPS, but LiquidWeb offers better uptime SLAs.
LiquidWeb Cloud VPS vs. InMotion Hosting Cloud VPS
LiquidWeb offers customers Heroic Support which offers 24/7/365 human support to make its web hosting without the worry. Besides 100% network and power uptime guarantee, LiquidWeb gives customers 30-minute help desk response time guarantee and hardware replacement guarantee. Also, phone and live chat support is available here around the clock.
At InMotion Hosting, 100% satisfaction guarantee comes to customers. 24/7 phone, email, live chat, and Skype support are open for customers to contact its experts. So, both companies offer responsive support channels.
Knowledge base is created at both companies. Customers can make full use of it to learn useful information and how-to tutorials to promote themselves.
Which Offers Better Cloud VPS?
Based on this comparison, we think LiquidWeb and InMotion Hosting are both premium cloud VPS providers. LiquidWeb offers high-performance, ultra-reliable, and cutting-edge support in cloud VPS. What’s more, its cloud VPS has more OS and management options, giving better flexibility. Considering its pricing table, we think medium and large companies can afford it. InMotion Hosting Cloud VPS comes with advanced features, excellent performance and customer support. With cheap prices, it is friendlier to small and middle businesses.