GoDaddy and Host4ASP.NET are award-winning web hosts who both have Windows VPS hosting solutions. In below, we are going to compare their Windows VPS from features, prices, performance and technical support.
Who are GoDaddy and Host4ASP.NET
GoDaddy is more famous as a domain registrar rather than a web host. It has already managed over 59 million domains for people around the world. Besides, it offers other online solutions, such as online marketing.
Host4ASP.NET is much different from GoDaddy. Host4ASP.NET is a web host and only dedicated on web hosting based on Windows operating system. Though it is a new company compared to GoDaddy, but Host4ASP.NET grows fast.
GoDaddy vs Host4ASP.NET on Windows VPS Features
Both companies provide advanced features, ample server resources and flexible server configuration. However, Host4ASP.NET is more flexible on management levels and server configuration while GoDaddy only offers 5 plans with different management levels.
Host4ASP.NET sets its Windows VPS on Windows 2008 R2 or Windows 2012 R2. Though its Windows VPS is flexible to be configured as people like, it also has minimal standards, namely, 1 GB RAM, 1 core, 1 IP, 40 GB disk space and 400 GB bandwidth. What’s more, people will receive WebSitePanel to fully control their servers, accounts, websites, etc.
The smallest plan of GoDaddy Windows VPS is also unmanaged, with 2 GB RAM, 1IP, 40 GB storage and 1 TB bandwidth. Likewise, 2 Windows operating systems are available to customers: Windows 2008 and 2012. However, GoDaddy unmanaged Windows VPS does not contain the control panel while manage and fully managed plans have Plesk control panel.
GoDaddy vs Host4ASP.NET on Windows VPS Prices
In respect of prices, GoDaddy Windows VPS is a little more expensive than Host4ASP.NET Windows VPS. But GoDaddy has long 45 days money back guarantee.
Host4ASP.NET Windows VPS starts at $29.95/mo. There are multiple billing cycles, from 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, 1 year, 2 years to 3 years. The cycle is longer, the pricing is lower. So, 3-year Windows VPS is lowest at $19.95 per month that is 33% off $29.95/mo.
GoDaddy sets similar starting prices at $29.99/mo. However, it only supports 1-month, 3-month, 12-month and 24-month payment, in which only the latter 2 billing cycles have 16% off discounts. Thus, $29.99/mo pricing renews at $24.99/mo. Host4ASP.NET Windows VPS is still cheaper even if we configure the similar Host4ASP.NET server resources to GoDaddy smallest plan.
GoDaddy vs Host4ASP.NET on Performance
When it comes to reliability and speed, GoDaddy and Host4ASP.NET both have great performance. Host4ASP.NET Windows VPS hosting even has 99.99% uptime guarantee.
GoDaddy utilizes more datacenters than Host4ASP.NET, which are also used for GoDaddy other products, like Linux hosting, email hosting, applications and so on. Besides first-class datacenters around the world, GoDaddy also deploys rock-solid hardware. Its servers for Windows VPS are on the basis of latest Intel processors.
Though Host4ASP.NET uses a datacenter in USA, it makes full use of this datacenter to develop its Windows hosting. Likewise, hardware at Host4ASP.NET is also top class, such as Dell servers with SSD. Plus Hyper-V technology, BGP technology, Cisco hardware and much more, Host4ASP.NET Windows VPS performs greatly.
GoDaddy vs Host4ASP.NET on Technical Support
Each web host has technical support for its customers. Especially Windows VPS is some complicated.
GoDaddy supports customers via phone, email and live chat while the former two support methods are available around the clock. Additionally, fully managed Windows VPS even comes with dedicated support team and unlimited server admin services.
Host4ASP.NET also has 24/7/365 technical support for customers via email and live chat. It does not support customers via phone. However, live chat is a more popular and convenient way these days. Moreover, it has knowledgebase and blog to help customers too.
We know features, prices, performance and technical support of both Windows VPS hosting providers here. Host4ASP.NET Windows VPS is more flexible for people to configure servers and is cheaper as well. For performance and technical support, they have their advantages and disadvantages. Thus, Host4ASP.NET is a little better than GoDaddy on Windows VPS hosting.
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