Knownhost Vs DigitalOcean VPS comparison looking at crucial web hosting features like performance, pricing, pros and cons, and more – for you to consider before you sign up with one of these VPS hosting services.
|About:||KnownHost delivers first-class shared and managed and un-managed VPS web hosting solutions via datacenters locations on the East Coast, West Coast, and Central (Texas). KnownHost has its hosting packages completely optimized and secured to free up user resources to run their business. They are also known for offering free migrations and backups.||About:||DigitalOcean is a very popular cloud hosting service which provides reasonably priced and flexible cloud hosting services. They are known for their high benchmarks and a guarantee of 99% uptime.|
|Founded in:||2005||Founded in:||2011|
|BBB Rating:||A+||BBB Rating:||A+|
|Address:||KnownHost LLC 1379 Dilworthtown Crossing Suite 214 West Chester, PA 19382 United States||Address:||101 6th Ave, New York, NY 10013|
|Phone Number:||(866) 332-9894||Phone Number:||(347) 903-7918|
|Email Address:||[email protected]||Email Address:||Not Listed|
|Types of Support:||Phone, Live Support, Chat, Ticket||Types of Support:||Phone, Live Support, Chat, Ticket|
|Data Center / Server Location:||Central US (Dallas, TX), West Coast US (Seattle, WA), East Coast US (Baltimore, MD), Europe (Amsterdam, NL)||Data Center / Server Location:||London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, San Francisco, Toronto, and Singapore.|
|Monthly Price:||From $25.00 per month ||Monthly Price:||From $5.00 per month |
|Unlimited Data Transfer:||No (From 3000GB)||Unlimited Data Transfer:||No (From 1TB)|
|Unlimited Data Storage:||No (From 30GB)||Unlimited Data Storage:||No (From 25GB)|
|Unlimited Emails:||Yes||Unlimited Emails:||No|
|Host Multiple Domains:||Yes||Host Multiple Domains:||Yes|
|Hosting Controlpanel / Interface:||cPanel||Hosting Controlpanel / Interface:||DigitalOcean interface|
|Server Uptime Guarantee:||100.00%||Server Uptime Guarantee:||99.99%|
|Money-Back Guarantee:||30 Days||Money-Back Guarantee:||30 Days|
|Dedicated Hosting Available:||Yes||Dedicated Hosting Available:||No (only Cloud available)|
|Bonuses & Extras:||2 IP Addresses are included with every VPS. Unlimited Domains can be hosted on every server. Free Backups for easy data recovery. Fully Managed 24/7/365 Support. Full Root Access is provided for complete control. 1-click Installers are available for easy setup.||Bonuses & Extras:||Cheapest cloud hosting starts at $5 per month. $5 Droplet include 1GB of RAM, 1GB RAM and 25GB SSD storage Active developer community and forum.|
|The Good:|| Fast and easy setup. |
Friendly, fast and responsive customer support.
Excellent value for money.
|The Good:|| Quick setup: Because of the solid state drives they have, it takes approximately 55 seconds for your server to spin up. |
High Benchmark Scores: DigitalOceans disk benchmark scores are very high compared to other companies.
Free Static IP: Some cloud hosting sites offer static IP for an additional price, but at DigitalOcean, they come for free.
SSD only servers.
|The Bad:||Not ideal for absolute beginners.||The Bad:||Cloud hosting is not ideal for absolute beginners.|
|Summary:||KnownHost offers the best uptime in the market, with their VPS hosting packages are designed for security, speed and scalability. They provide users with unlimited domains and two separate dedicated IP addresses. Also provided are seamless upgrades from one VPS to another VPS. Free third party installations are also highly useful to the users along with private name servers and a network uptime guarantee of 99.9%.||Summary:||DigitalOcean users can spin up a Droplet and gain root access to a computer instance about 55 seconds. This is the first and only all-SSD cloud host with an intuitive and simple API allowing for large-scale production workloads. Highly available storage up to 16 TB can be attached as needed and a lightning fast network is also provided. Load balancing is also provided as a service along with monitoring and alerting with pre-built open source apps.|