A2 Hosting vs. JetRails

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
A2 Hosting
Score 7.1 out of 10
N/A
A2 Hosting in Ann Arbor provides business website hosting, featuring free site migration, unlimited SSD, isolated dedicated servers, and related features.N/A
JetRails
Score 9.8 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
JetRails headquartered in Des Plaines is a managed hosting at scale provider supporting Drupal, WordPress, as well as ecommerce solutions (Magento, WooCommerce, BigCommerce).N/A
Pricing
A2 HostingJetRails
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
A2 HostingJetRails
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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Best Alternatives
A2 HostingJetRails
Small Businesses
Flywheel
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Score 9.6 out of 10
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Score 9.6 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
WP Engine
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Score 9.3 out of 10
WP Engine
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Score 9.3 out of 10
Enterprises
Pantheon
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Score 8.4 out of 10
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User Ratings
A2 HostingJetRails
Likelihood to Recommend
1.0
(2 ratings)
9.8
(4 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
1.0
(1 ratings)
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Usability
1.0
(1 ratings)
9.8
(4 ratings)
Availability
1.0
(1 ratings)
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Performance
1.0
(1 ratings)
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Support Rating
1.0
(2 ratings)
9.8
(4 ratings)
Implementation Rating
1.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
1.0
(1 ratings)
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User Testimonials
A2 HostingJetRails
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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JetRails
JetRails is perfect for our small online company. We do not have our own in-house web team, so having a company like JetRails that clearly cares about the success of our website and is patient and understanding of our limitations on technical knowledge is incredibly valuable. We originally started out on HostGator and the help and customer service was 0; we were left on our own. Working with JetRails is the opposite; it provides peace of mind and assurance.
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Pros
A2 Hosting
  • the hosting hardware they provide is decent when you consider the price
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JetRails
  • Hosting.
  • Magento hosting.
  • Big Commerce hosting.
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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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JetRails
  • Expanded offering for Wordpress
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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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JetRails
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Usability
A2 Hosting
[In my opinion] it barely works.
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JetRails
JetRails staff is very, very, very knowledgeable.
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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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JetRails
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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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JetRails
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Support Rating
A2 Hosting
In my opinion they are unresponsive, rude, incompetent, and untrustworthy to boot.
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JetRails
10/10 hands-down! Support is very fast to respond to tickets. We have an account manager who keeps me informed and is easy to work with. We also have a customer support representative who reaches out and checks in on us from time to time. I am serious when I say that they act like they are part of our company and our team, and not just a vendor. That level of support and confidence is hard to come by these days.
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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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JetRails
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Alternatives Considered
A2 Hosting
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JetRails
JetRails works well in conjunction with a wide variety of hosting solutions.
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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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JetRails
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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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JetRails
  • Saved us time
  • Saved us money
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