Cloudways Vs Siteground

Selecting from 2 Great Hosting Services Needs a Lot of Research and time.

But I did it for you. So Now Just by Reading this Post, you can make a clear decision that Which one is better for your Siteground OR Cloudways.

In this Post of Cloudways Vs Siteground, We will Compare both the hosting on the bases of every point. After reading this post, you can decide easily to select one of the hostings from Siteground and Cloudways.

I have also Reviewed both the hosting separately in Cloudways Review and Siteground Review where I write about all the cons of the siteground and cons of cloudways.

Quick Review For Siteground vs Cloudways

Here is the quick review for cloudways and the siteground to compare head to head.

SIteground Vs Cloudways on Bases of Pros

Here You can See the Pros of Both Hosting Providers

Pros of Both Hosting

Siteground Pros

End Level Speed Optimization
Great Migration Plugin
30 Day MoneyBack
Stating Url
Easy to Use

Cloudways Pros

Pay as Go
Unique IP
Deploy& Setup Without Adding Domain
Free Trial
Can Handle Heavy Traffic

Cloudways vs Siteground on Bases of Cons

Cloudways is Working Great When it Comes to Speed and I Love their Pay As Go Model.

Cons of Both Hosting

Siteground Cons

High Renewal Cost
Problem With High Traffic
Sometimes Support Fails to Resolve the Issue
Promoting Services on Dashboard

Cloudways Cons

Free Support Is Only For Sever Not For Individual Applications (Website)
Doesn’t Include Email Hosting
503 Error Facing Some time
No File Management  

Siteground Comparison Result

There are many factors to identify the best hosting, for now, we will compare siteground and cloudways on bases of Performance, Uptime, Price, Features, and Support, etc.

Let’s do a Quick Comparison Result Here

Reliability GoodVery GoodSiteground
PopularityNew and RisingHighly PopularSiteground
Ease of UseTake time to understand UXCpanelSiteground
PricingNormal PricingHigh on RenewSiteground
Speed1.9 Sec1.1 SecSiteground
Uptime99.9% (503 Error)99.9%Siteground
Usage LimitVery HighVery LowCloudways
SupportVery GoodGoodCloudways
Features1 Click Staging, CDN, etcNormal FeaturesCloudways

Rated 4.8 By 8478 Users

Siteground is Best Shared Hosting

Best For Users Who Have Low Traffic With High Potential.

PS: It’s For Shared Hosting Only. Go For Cloudways if Your Hosting Budget is Exceeds 50$/Month.

Rated 4.3 By 636 Users

Cloudways is Best Cloud Hosting

Best For Users Who Have High Traffic and Need a VPS or Cloud Hosting to Handle it.

Siteground vs Cloudways Comparison on Bases of the Following Factors

1. Reliability
2. Performance/Speed
3. Uptime
4. Features
5. Usage Limit
6. Ease of Use
7. Support
8. Pricings
Final Words

1. Reliability

Siteground and Cloudways Both are Reliable Hosting Services but the siteground is a very old hosting provider and they had maintained their ratings as good from 2004. On the other hand, Cloudways is a little bit new in and they have less experience as compared to the siteground.

2. Performance

Here we Compare both the Hostings on the Bases of Performance and Uptime

2.1 Cloudways Performance

As I am doing this cloudways review It’s no doubt that cloudways’s Performances is great and all thing is working very fast. It Can Handle a High Number of Realtime.

Cloudways Response time is 479 ms when I tested it on a clean WordPress install. You can Also Check Detailed Cloudways Performance.

2.2 Siteground Performance

Siteground Hosting is known for its Performance and its speed is really awesome. Siteground’s Shared Hosting can load a WordPress website in 1 sec. Along with great hardware, its software optimization is also too good.

Siteground Average Response time is 347ms – 700ms.

2.3 Speed Comparison – Winner is Siteground

Here is a Comparison Table for Siteground Where you can see the Siteground is Clearly a winner in this Speed test. and But Cloudways can a Lot More Traffic Than Siteground.

Performance ComparisonCloudwaysSiteground
Response Time (in ms)479-600347-700
Fully Loaded Time (in a sec)1.91.1
Total Requests1010
Page Size322327
Links to ResultResult PageResult Page

3. Uptime

Both of the Websites do Well in terms of uptime but you may face 503 Error in cloudways some time.

3.1 Uptime Comparison – Winner is SiteGround

Uptime ComparisonCloudwaysSiteground

4. Features

4.1 Siteground Features

Siteground Has Normal features as others have.

4.2 Cloudways Features

Cloudways some additional features which are exclusively on cloudways Like 1 click CDN.

4.3 Features Comparison – Cloudways is Winner

Cloudways has had more interesting features than the siteground.

5. Usage Limit

Siteground Has Usage limit but cloudways had no usage limit and you can use full resources of your server.

6. Ease of Use

Siteground is easy to use as it is using Cpanel but on the other hand, cloudways are using their own server management panel. it will take extra time to understand the cloudways management panel.

7. Support

Both the hosting have good support but many users reported that their problem is not solved by siteground customer support.

Cloudways is doing great with live chat. In the initial days there is a lot of waiting time. but they are fast now and providing good support.

8. Pricings

Siteground’s Orginal Price is 19$ for Grow Big But in other Hand, cloudways is providing the same features in 10$.

Price Comparison – Winner is Cloudways

Both hosting companies are providing many great offers for new users.

ComparisonCloudways (DO 1GB )Siteground (Grow Big)
Normal Pricings10$19.95$
Pricing For New Users (Yearly)90$-120$71$
Free DomainNoNo


Which Hosting Costs Less Money from both of these?

Cloudways and Siteground Pricing

For new users, Cloudways is more expansive than Siteground but after 1-year Siteground’s pricing is 2.5 times of Cloudways.

Who is Faster Cloudways Or Siteground?

Cloudways is little bit Slower then Siteground. but both companies have good speed

Final Words

SiteGround is good for you if you have Quality traffic with low volume and if your traffic volume is high then you may go for Cloudways