WPOven vs Cloudways
WPOven is a better yet more cost effective Cloudways alternative. There are no Hidden charges when you host with WPOven.
Cloudways charges $0.033 per each GB of backup every time it takes one and bills the user at the end of the month.
While WPOven offers Free daily incremental off server backups with all it’s plans.
While Cloudways charges for malware scanning and cleanup per site additionally, both these are available with all the plans with WPOven.
WPOven offers Daily Malware scanning and Free malware cleanup with all plans
The scope of the support provided by Cloudways is very limited. It offers an advanced Support add-on
The paid support add-on option includes things like WordPress troubleshooting for themes and plugins, database related issues, performance optimizations etc.
All these support options are provided by default with all WPOven plans
Annual Cost Comparison
To put things into perspective we have done a small cost analysis of owning a 3 Sites on WPOven and Cloudways (Linode) with daily backups and advanced support provided.
We have given costs of both the Hobby and a Personal plan as both can handle such traffic and sites but depends on number of plugins and the type of site as well.