SiteGround Vs Cloudways Hosting – Who wins? (July 2020)

SiteGround Hosting review cloudways review
Salient Features​
Free Trial​ No Yes, without credit card.
Try now. )
Hosting plan starts from​ 1 website
$6.99/month
$14.99/month(Renewal)
Unlimited website
$10/month
Types of hosting methods Managed hosting
Cloud hosting
Enterprise Hosting
Student Hosting
Cloud hosting
Plans Startup
GrowBig
GoGeek
Fully flexible and wide verity of plans are available.
Hosting Provider SiteGround DigitalOcean
Linode
Vultr
AWS
GoogleCloud
Service bond tenure 1 month
1 year
2 year
3 year
1 month
Renewal Cost ~ 50% more than discounted price. Same price
NO change on renewal (Pay what you use).
Number of site can we host Startup (1 Website)
GrowBig (Unlimited)
GoGeek (Unlimited)
Unlimited Websites
Payment methods PayPal
Credit Card
Debit Card
PayPal
Credit Card
Debit Card
Server Locations Iowa (USA)
London (UK)
Eemshaven (Netherlands)
Frankfurt (DE)
Sydney (AU)
Singapore (Singapore)
Server location depends on which server provider you selects.
Storage Type SDD SDD
Free Domain No No
Team management Only on GrowBig and GoGeek plans. Available on all the plans.
Control Panel cPanel cPanel
Supported CMS Joomla, WordPress, WordPress multisite, Drupal, e107, Typo3 and many other CMS applications can be easily installed through Softaculous Autoinstaller, that you will find in your cPanel. WordPress, WooCommerce, WordPress multisite, Magento, Drupal, Joomla, PrestaShop, PHP, OpenCart, Yii, Yii 2, osCommerce, Symfony 3, Codeigniter, CakePHP, ProcessWire, Zen Cart, X-Cart.
Server OS CentOS Debian 8
Data base type SiteGround supports MySQL and PostgreSQL databases. With there standard hosting package you can have UNLIMITED MySQL and Postgres databases. Cloudways supports MySQL and with any cloud hosting package you can have UNLIMITED MySQL and Postgres databases.
Programming Language php php
Site Security
SSL Certificate Free in all plans Free in all plans
Firewalls Common managed Firewall protection Dedicated Firewalls
Security Monitoring Add-on $1.65/month Free with all plans
Backup Method On-sight backup and manual backup Off-sight automatic backup
Backup Charges On-site backup, So NO additional charges Off-site backup, $0.033/GB per server
Support Method 24/7 live help.
Live chat,
Phone support,
Helpdesk tickets.
24/7 live help.
Live chat,
Phone support,
Helpdesk tickets.
Website Speed
Caches SupperCacher available only in GrowBig and GoGeek plans SupperCacher Available with all plans
CDN CloudflareCDN FREE plan CloudwaysCDN (Which makes website much faster)
Extra Features
Free Migration Manually by using "WP Migrator plugin"  and there is no limit. (for WordPress only) One website migration by technical team totally FREE.

Unlimited managed migration by using "Cloudways WordPress Migrator plugin".
Extra migration cost Professional migration service by technical team will costs $30/Website Professional migration service by technical team will costs $25/Website
Staging Environment Staging environment available only in GrowBig and GoGeek plans Available with all plans
Visit the Website

Leave a Comment