iPage was founded in 1998, which till date provides users with efficient and robust uptime along with highly dependable security protocols. Ever since it’s advent the company has been providing websites for various forms of businesses and the users have always spoken highly of it. iPage is able to support telephone, live support, Chat and ticket facilities along with unlimited data transfer and storage space. Signing up with iPage tends to have additional perks along with their provided offers like the Google AdWords,1GB of storage with Just Cloud and WordPress web building tools.
Namecheap, founded in 2000, is amongst the market leaders in domain name registrars. They also offer highly affordable and dependable web hosting server. Like the iPage they are also compatible to various forms of support except the Phone support. Although they offer unlimited data transfer, the unlimited data uploading is only available for the ultimate plan.
Comparing both the serves, the difference is visible as the iPage offers greater services at a comparatively cheaper prices per month. The iPage has an uncluttered and highly organized interface and unlike many web interfaces it has all the available options present in a side bar. Moreover, it also contains the how to videos to make the webpage navigation much easier for the user.
While iPage makes the interface to be highly user friendly, Namecheap aims at making the act of registering, hosting and managing domain extremely easy and painless. Various features including Domain name search transfer, new TLD’s are provided to prevent the user from extra unnecessary hassle. Being a hosting server, instead of providing simple hosting mechanism, Namecheap also has WordPress hosting, Reseller hosting and many more other facilities.
Although, Namecheap does not have the Phone support facility, it tends to cover up in the live communication facility, providing the users uninterrupted channel of live communication.
Majority percentage of the users have always spoken highly of both the hosting servers but the constant complaint in regards to iPage is the frequent change of rates in the market. When compared to the usual market standards and rates, iPage is slightly expensive. It also charges separate fees for the add ons purchased by the user. Customers also find the long term contract to be extremely binding and restrictive.
Although, Namecheap does not provide the additional perks, it ensures that within the scope of all the facilities, the customers get a proper and fulfilling experience.