WPOven, the Best Cloudways Alternative

The Best Cloudways Alternative

WPOven vs Cloudways

WPOven is a better yet more cost effective Cloudways alternative. There are no Hidden charges when you host with WPOven.

Free Backups

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.

Malware Removal

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

WordPress Support

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

Performance Comparison

Given below are the excerpts from a comprehensive hosting performance test done by Review Signal.

500-3000 Concurrent Users over 30 Minutes, 10 Minutes at Peak

 WPOvenCloudways (DO)
Total Requests438,758442,424
Errors1243
Requests / Sec (at Peak load)342.95331.95
Average Requests / Sec243.75245.79
Response Time at peak load (ms)10,05115,097
Average Response Time (ms)3701131

CloudWays’ load test started to show signs of load with increased response times going into the multiple second range with a classic increased response time as load increases

WPOven handled this test without issue. Good uptime, 1 cumulative error on the load tests. Great job.

Dedicated WordPress Hosting

Kevin Ohashi

Founder, ReviewSignal

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.

Plans for Personal use

   
WPOven Hobby
WPOven Personal
Cloudways (Linode)
Basic Plan Cost

The Basic Amount you have to pay

19.95 USD39.95 USD24 USD
Daily backups / Site / Month

Assuming used disk of 15GB and 30 GB respectively

FreeFree15 USD / month
Advanced Support Addon

Includes WordPress troubleshooting, database related issues, performance optimizations

FreeFree100 USD / month
Malware scanning and cleanup

This Cloudways addon is only available as an annual pack

FreeFree149.99 USD per site per year
Annual Cost Annual Cost for 3 239.4 USD479.4 USD1017.97 USD

For a Freelancer or an Agency with about 15 Sites with 300K traffic.

WPOven Professional
WPOven Agency
Cloudways (Linode)
Basic Plan Cost

The Basic Amount you have to pay

79.95 USD149.95 USD50 USD
Daily backups / Site / Month

Assuming used disk of 50 GB respectively

FreeFree40 USD / month
Advanced Support Addon

Includes WordPress troubleshooting, database related issues, performance optimizations

FreeFree100 USD / month
Malware scanning and cleanup

This Cloudways addon is only available as an annual pack

FreeFree149.99 USD per site per year
Annual Cost Annual Cost for 3 Sites959.4 USD1,799.4 USD3,429.85 USD

Feature Comparison

Given below is a feature comparison between WPOven and Cloudways.

Features
WPOven
Cloudways

Server Setup

Dedicated VPS

All plans come with a dedicated Virtual Server optimized for WordPress

DedicatedDedicated
Dedicated Resources

RAM, IP, CPU and Network resources are allocated from the start

DedicatedDedicated
Server Stack

The selection of best tools for best performance

Nginx+VarnishCustom
Hardened Server

Security best practices with firewall and DoS protection

YesLimited
Server Location

Pick a location for the best load times

US,Europe,Asia
,& Australia
US,Europe,Asia
,& Australia

Wordpress Setup

  
Number of Sites

Build as many sites as you like, performance is limited only by VPS resources

UnlimitedUnlimited
Number of Visits

Visits limited only by bandwidth, if required more is available at low rates

UnlimitedUnlimited
Daily Offsite Backup & 1-click Restore

Amazon S3 based backup system in case things go south

YesPaid Addon
Daily Malware Scanning

Anti virus and malware scanning, so you are not caught by surprise

YesPaid Addon
Premium Plugins

Selection of best paid plugins available to give you that edge

YesNo
Premium Themes

Premium themes for WordPress to get your site looking amazing

YesNo
Site Builder

Custom built recipes having themes and plugins to create sites quickly

YesNo

Client Manager

  
White label client Panel

Manage client sites using WPOven and let them mange them.

YesNo
Support System

Integrated support system for your clients .

YesNo
Invoicing

Basic invoicing to collect payments.

YesNo

Support and Management

  
Uptime monitoring

We make sure your sites stay online no matter what

YesYes
Optimization Support

Together we can help make your sites faster for you

YesNo
Developer Tools

Developer tools like GIT , WP-CLI , SSH Access

YesYes
Advanced Setup

Custom setup with tools like PageSpeed,HHVM,Redis,MemCache etc

YesNo
Anti-Hacking Support

Got hacked ?, Malware warning on your site ? ... no problem let us sort it out

YesNo
Custom WordPress Dev Support

We handle all issues from troubleshooting plugins / themes to DB related issues

YesPaid Addon
Free Migration Service

Free migration of all sites to your server

YesYes

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