Hostmonster vs Pow Web

In the past we’d compared Apollo and Hostmonster’s hosting services. Keeping the review trend alive, this article will compare Hostmonster with Pow Web Hosting.

Hostmonster is in market since 1996, while the later mentioned is since 1999, so there may be a little difference in user base, but the important factor for us to discuss is the qualitative aspect of the services of both.

So here it goes.

Hostmonster is a fairly good player in the market in comparison with Pow Web hosting, and it’s because of the quality and good standards of services they provide. It doesn’t mean that Pow Web doesn’t have market, it does have a good share, but less than that of Hostmonster.

Hostmonster and Pow Web – who’s the better host?

Let’s add some pros and cons to the discussion to verify this.

  • Hostmonster’s in house support makes it different at first here as well.
  • Pow Web is less costly in comparison with Hostmonster, but to avail that rate you must subscribe for one year at least. And if you don’t subscribe for a longer period, the rate will go higher than that of Hostmonster.
  • At Hostmonster you can unsubscribe at anytime, while you’re bound for a longer period at Pow Web.
  • Hostmonster offers Secured SSL servers for E Commerce hosting, while on Pow Web it’ll be shared secured.
  • Hostmonster provides script library containing a variety of free open source scripts, while this variety is not available at Pow Web, though it has some most popular scripts.
  • Hostmonster is a best choice if you’re to host a site with multimedia content, i.e. Flash, Shockwave, video streaming etc.

Hostmonster

PricingDetails
24 months plan (Prepaid)$6.95/mo
Disk SpaceUnlimited
Monthly BandwidthUnlimited
Free Domain NameYes, forever!
Host additional DomainsUnlimited
Parked DomainsUnlimited
SubdomainsUnlimited
mySQL Databases100

Pow Web

PricingDetails
24 months plan (Prepaid)$5.77/mo
Disk SpaceUnlimited
Monthly BandwidthUnlimited
Free Domain NameYes
Host additional DomainsUnlimited
Parked DomainsUnlimited
SubdomainsUnlimited
mySQL DatabasesUnlimited

Wrapping things up

Hostmonster will definitely suit you best, but if cost is the concern, you can try out Pow Web’s short term plan, and see if it works for you.

And if you find it good in three months then subscribe for a long term plan.