Arvixe (www.arvixe.com) offers web hosting solutions on the basis of Linux servers and Windows servers as well. While A2Hosting (www.a2hosting.com) is just a Linux web hosting service company. But web hosting services of both firms are extraordinary. Both of their VPS solutions are recommended by VPSHosting2Go.com as the best VPS in the year.
A2Hosting VPS vs Arvixe VPS on Features
Arvixe VPS are divided into Linux and Windows types while A2Hosting has Dynamic VPS and cloud VPS. It is easy to see that Arvixe VPS has richer features if we take their entry-level Linux VPS as an example. But both entry-level VPS plans do not have cPanel for people to manage websites.
A2Hosting entry-level plan prepares 10 GB disk space, 200 GB data transfer, 512 MB memory and 4 vCPUs based on Cent OS 6. If people want more resources, they need to pay more. For example, 800 GB data transfer and 20 GB disk space respectively charges at $9.99/mo and $8/mo. In addition, A2Hosting offers multiple Linux OS options for people to choose their desired one.
Arvixe Linux VPS hosting starts from 20 GB disk space, unlimited monthly data transfer, 1 GB dedicated memory, 2 CPUs, unlimited hosting accounts, unlimited FTP accounts and unlimted email boxes. Like A2Hosting, Arvixe also utilizes Cent OS 6. More than that, Arvixe provides free domain name and SSL certificate for life. Besides, Arvixe has another two feature-richer Linux hosting plans.
A2Hosting VPS vs Arvixe VPS on Pricing
A2Hosting entry-level VPS regularly comes at $14.99/mo, but now using limited-time coupon code “SNOWMAN”, customers will only pay $9.89/mo. Thus, they save as much as 34% off. Although the starting pricing is low, the features are limited either. More features need higher fees. For instance, A2Hosting VPS with 20 GB space, 1600 GB bandwidth and 1 GB memory charges at $23.09/mo after discounted 34% off.
Compared to A2Hosting, Arvixe sets its VPS pricing from $20/mo. And customers will also get a promotional price $18/mo via the coupon code “VPS10”. What’s more, this coupon code also applies to its Windows VPS, which starts from $27/mo after the utilization.
In addition to that, Arvixe has longer money back guarantee too, called 60 Day Money Back Guarantee. However, A2Hosting just has 30-Day Money Back Guarantee.
A2Hosting VPS vs Arvixe VPS on Performance
A2Hosting servers are put into both US-based and Europe-based datacenters, which are top in the industry. No matter whether it is network, power supply or air conditioning equipment in the datacenters, they are redundant. On top of that, the datacenters are SSAE 16 certified to ensure absolutely security. And A2Hosting VPS has 99.9% uptime guarantee.
In addition to the utilization of US and European datacenters, Arvixe also makes use of Hong Kong datacenter to ensure reliable and fast website performance for customers worldwide. Moreover, the multiple datacenters are SAS 70 Type II certified, power with redundant electricity as well. Beyond that, the datacenters have Tier 1 telecom providers like NTT, and multi-tiered network architecture.
A2Hosting VPS vs Arvixe VPS on Support
A2Hosting built a Guru Crew support team to solve problems for people via live chat, ticket as well as phone. Furthermore, these direct support channels are available for people around the clock. Additionally, Knowledgebase, community forum and A2Hosting Blog are for the self-help.
Compared to A2Hosting, Arvixe also offers award-winning customer support via live chat, ticket and phone. Arvixe in-house technicians are ready for replying questions from people at any time. And because of their profession, attitude and experience, they always give answers quickly. Moreover, Arvixe helps people via support center including knowledgebase and the lasted news, discussion board and blog too.
As a result, Arvixe with feature-rich VPS is a better recommendation for businesses and organization. And A2Hosting VPS with low-price is more suitable for individuals and small-businesses, who have less requirements on server resources.