A2 Hosting vs. Hostway (Ntirety)

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
A2 Hosting
Score 7.1 out of 10
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A2 Hosting in Ann Arbor provides business website hosting, featuring free site migration, unlimited SSD, isolated dedicated servers, and related features.N/A
Hostway (Ntirety)
Score 1.0 out of 10
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Hostway headquartered in Austin provides what they describe as 24/7/365 support and cost-effective, secure, multi-tenant, and dedicated hosting environments for SMBs and large enterprises. Hostway and HOSTING merged in January 2019 to grow their managed cloud services platforms. The company also operates under the name Ntirety. Hostway specializes in managed Wordpress hosting, but also offers basic starter web hosting and IaaS services, via its virtual private servers.N/A
Pricing
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
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Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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User Ratings
A2 HostingHostway (Ntirety)
Likelihood to Recommend
1.0
(2 ratings)
1.0
(2 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
1.0
(1 ratings)
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Usability
1.0
(1 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Availability
1.0
(1 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Performance
1.0
(1 ratings)
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Support Rating
1.0
(2 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
1.0
(1 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
1.0
(1 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
A2 HostingHostway (Ntirety)
Likelihood to Recommend
A2 Hosting
Never would I recommend this company to anyone. [In my experience] they are total nightmares to deal with and depend on. You can't depend on them at all. Plus, [I feel that] they lie and manipulate the search queries based on lies (they do NOT have radio hosting yet they have ads saying that they do).
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Hostway Services, Inc
In my opinion, the entire company has room for improvement. We were locked out for more than a year and nobody took care of us and finally we had to move out.
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Pros
A2 Hosting
  • the hosting hardware they provide is decent when you consider the price
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Hostway Services, Inc
  • Easy Maintenance
  • Highly Scalable
  • High Availability
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Cons
A2 Hosting
  • [In my experience] customer service is awful.
  • [From what I've seen] they don't care about clients.
  • [In my situation their] first reaction is always to blame it on the unmanaged factor.
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Hostway Services, Inc
  • customer service
  • reliability
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Likelihood to Renew
A2 Hosting
Never would I use this service. I canceled 7 accounts I believe so far. [In my opinion] it's a waste.
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Hostway Services, Inc
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Usability
A2 Hosting
[In my opinion] it barely works.
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Hostway Services, Inc
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Reliability and Availability
A2 Hosting
they are only technically available but having someone say hello, i'm here to help, immediately is not real responsive if they actually never address the issue being reported. we don't contact support for the bland greeting, we are actually trying to solve a business process interruption
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Hostway Services, Inc
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Performance
A2 Hosting
They are only good if you never update your website and i mean never. Otherwise their main performance diffrentiator is turbo web hosting, their highest shared hosting plan. When caching is working it performs well reducing load times by half, but as soon as you add a new page to the site, the updates don't show up until you clear the cache manually from multiple locations (wordpress a2optimized plugin, cpanel etc..). As they make updates to the turbo hosting A2optimized plugin, they do not test them properly and do not handle customer feedback about them, instead they are in denial and try to immediately convince the customer there is no issue at all! the old developer joke when they don't want to fix feedback: it works on my machine!
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Hostway Services, Inc
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Support Rating
A2 Hosting
In my opinion they are unresponsive, rude, incompetent, and untrustworthy to boot.
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Hostway Services, Inc
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Implementation Rating
A2 Hosting
[In my experience] it was a mess from the start and created problems ever since day one.
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Hostway Services, Inc
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Alternatives Considered
A2 Hosting
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Hostway Services, Inc
For the ease of storing and managing Terabytes of data
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Scalability
A2 Hosting
I believe they do not care about addressing failures when they occur. Starting out with a working service counts for nothing if you can't maintain it, fix issues when reported, and actually take the extra step to prevent them from happening again. You have to care about quality and customer service, and A2 couldn't care less
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Hostway Services, Inc
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Return on Investment
A2 Hosting
  • [In my experience] they have upheaved my entire business many times by not having working servers.
  • [I feel like] they have inconvenienced us many hours with tech calls over stupid things.
  • [In my opinion] they have wasted so much time and man hours.
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Hostway Services, Inc
  • provided quick and easy solutions
  • Quick maintenance of our application
  • Negative impact is about performance handling issues and slowness of OS
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