A web hosting company offers services to make your website accessible on the internet by providing space on server and internet connectivity. Today web hosting companies offer a range of services, to individuals and businesses, like Web Hosting, Domain Registration, Email Hosting etc.. There are many companies offering such services nowadays. If you are looking for web hosting services for your website then you may find many companies offering same services. You would always want to get most out of each penny spent. How will you make your decision? What all do you need to make a right decision? Before making a final choice, it is important to understand the differences which may affect your expectations.
There are many companies offering web hosting services. My first preference is to find top companies offering webs hosting services. It is like shedding unwanted burden from your shoulders because you can expect better services, like 24*7 customer care, quick support response on urgent basis etc., from reputable players. Believe me, this way you will save a lot of your time.
Now we have few top service providers to compare. For the sake of this article, I will try to list down the difference between hosting services offered by BigRock and Bluehost only. I will add links here later to show you differences among other top players.
BigRock is a well known leading web hosting service provider. BigRock offers a suite of products and hosting services like domain name registration, email services, website builder products, web-hosting services, e-commerce solutions, digital certificates and more. BigRock also offers premium domain sales. BigRock offers 24/7 customer support over the phone, live chat, and email.
BigRock offers different programs to host websites: –
1- BigRock Starter program is to for Personal use. It offers to host one website at Rs. 59/month for 10 years. Under this program, you can host one website and you get 5 email accounts.
2- BigRock Advanced program is for Web Developers. It offers to host one website at Rs. 179/month for 3 to 10 years. Under this program, you can host one website and you get unlimited email accounts and unlimited space.
3- BigRock Business program is for Businesses and Startups. It offers to host three websites at Rs. 319/month for 3 years. Under this program, you can host three websites and you get unlimited email accounts and unlimited space.
Bluehost was founded in 2003. It is built on open source technology. It is one of 20 largest web hosts. Bluehost has become one of the world’s largest providers of cloud-based online solutions. BlueHost was acquired by Endurance Internation Group. Endurance International Group is formally known as BizLand. It is a web hosting company which owns more than 65 web hosting companies all over the world. The Endurance International Group owns and operates the number of hosting businesses. Bluehost offers 24/7 customer support. Bluehost offers services like domain name registration, shared hosting, WordPress hosting and dedicated hosting services. For new users of their hosting services(not all plans), Bluehost offers a 30-day money back guarantee. If you want to cancel your hosting plan within 30 days then you receive the full refund on hosting service. Bluehost also claims to have optimized hosting for WordPress.
Bluehost offers different programs to host websites: –
1- Bluehost Basic hosting program starts at $3.49/month. This plan offers you 50 Gb of website space, 1 domain name, 5 email accounts, 100 MB email storage per account and 1 website. It has standard performance.
2- Bluehost Plus hosting program starts at $5.95/month. This plan offers you unlimited website space, 1 domain name, unlimited email accounts and unlimited websites. It has standard performance.
3- Bluehost Pro hosting program starts at $13.95/month. This plan offers you unlimited website space, 1 domain name, unlimited email accounts and unlimited websites. It has high performance.
The cost of web hosting services is a major factor for many customers but the most important aspect is hosting package itself and after sale services. Customers should always look for all these features of any web hosting package before making any purchase. The decision should not only based upon the price of services but overall satisfaction is also very important.
Both BigRock and Bluehost offers shared web hosting which is comparatively less expensive. Both also offers dedicated hosting. BigRock’s starter program is less than $1/month for 10 years while Bluehost’s basic hosting program starts at $3.49/month. There is not much comparison on hosting packages. The basic price for BigRock is cheaper than Bluehost.
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