iPage is reputable web hosting famous for its cheap web hosting and WordPress hosting and Bisend is a fresh but fast-growing web host, also offering various cheap web hosting plans. In Bisend vs. iPage, we will compare the two cheap web hosting service providers from hosting pricing, features, speed & reliability and customer support, to figure out the better one for individuals as well as small businesses.
About Bisend and iPage
Since its inception in 2011, Bisend (www.bisend.com) has been involved in the web hosting industry for 7 years. Compared to many other old brands, Bisend is not one of the most experienced ones. However, taking advantage of latest technologies and Plesk support, based on both Hong Kong and US data centers, Bisend grows very fast. Now, it can offers versatile shared hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting, managed WordPress hosting and SSL certificates.
iPage (www.ipage.com) was originally started in 1998, which now is recognized as one of the Best Cheap Web Hosting. Targeting on personal bloggers and small & middle businesses, iPage can provide cheap shared hosting, VPS hosting, dedicated hosting and WordPress hosting. Up till now, iPage has two world-class data centers and more than 1,000,000 websites under its management.
Bisend vs. iPage on Hosting Pricing
Bisend and iPage are both famous for their cheap hosting services, so we believe their hosting pricing will make us and customers both happy.
Bisend now offers shared hosting with a massive discount that is up to 64%. To be specific, Bisend shared hosting normally starts at $7.99/mo, while if customers choose 3 years of billing period, they can get it at $2.95/mo only. That is very cheap. Besides, Bisend reseller hosting based on both Linux and Windows OS comes with high discount as well: 54% Off. Regularly, Bisend charges its reseller hosting at $43.25/mo, but signing up for 3 years, it is as low as $19.95/mo.
In addition to that, Bisend has a 30 day money back guarantee which says that customers can get a refund if they cancel accounts within the very first 30 days. Customers can also read our Bisend Coupon to get more details, if they are interested in that.
As for iPage, its shared hosting now comes with 75% off discount. Regularly, iPage shared hosting starts at $7.99/mo, the same to Bisend shared hosting, but now it is at $1.99/mo only. iPage VPS now has 20% off discount, starting at $19.99/mo instead of 24.99/mo.
Similar to Bisend, iPage also provides 30-day money back guarantee applied to all hosting plans. Within first 30 days, customers can ask a refund in full by canceling accounts. More information can be founded in iPage Coupon.
We have compared Bisend iPage hosting pricing, and we think both are very friendly to offer massive discounts, making their hosting more affordable.
Bisend vs. iPage on Hosting Features
Bisend launched various shared hosting plans in the market. Although it also provides reseller hosting and VPS, it is certain that Bisend different shared hosting solutions are its essential part of business. As for iPage, by checking its customer reviews, we can easily tell that its all-in-one shared hosting is the featured product among its offering line. Therefore, in the following feature comparison, we will focus on their shared hosting plans.
Bisend has optimized its shared hosting for ASP.NET, Hong Kong hosting, and Linux hosting respectively. Even though each type of shared hosting includes the same amount of resources and similar features, Bisend offers special features for them as well. Normally, Bisend shared hosting includes minimal 1 website, 50GB bandwidth, 50 email accounts, and 10GB SSD storage. If customers feel not enough, they can choose unlimited plans.
For iPage, because it only offers one shared hosting plan, its shared hosting’s core features include unlimited disk space, unlimited domains, unlimited MySQL databases, scalable bandwidth and a free domain for one year. The plan offers unlimited resources as Bisend biggest shared hosting has. In addition, iPage only offers Linux hosting while Bisend is both Linux and Windows friendly.
In terms of development features, Bisend offers a series of popular scripts, databases, security and management features in packages. Similarly, iPage really provides everything of creating a good website for different usages in its one single shared hosting plan, ranging from website designing and building tools, eCommerce, and so on.
To be more specific, Bisend includes PHP 7.x, 5.x, MySQL 5.5 with phpMyAdmin, Zend Optimizer, various email support from Microsoft Outlook, Windows Mail and Thunderbird, webmail, free Let’s Encrypt SSL, FTP over HTTPS, 301 URL Rewrite, hotlink protection, customized .htaccess, etc. in its Linux shared hosting plans. Besides, fast CN2 connection from Hong Kong data center to China mainland, Git support, website backup & restore are included Hong Kong hosting.
For Windows hosting, Bisend offers popular Windows Server 2012, various PHP versions such as PHP 7,x, multiple .NET framework, ASP.NET core 2.0, MSSQL 2012, 2014, 2016, and site backups & restore. Also, it has the security features included in Linux hosting. The three types of shared hosting have easy to use Plesk control panel and 1-click popular scripts installer for WordPress, Drupal, Joomla and more.
At iPage, there is rich website building tools like iPage website builder, WordPress 1-click installer, mobile optimized site builder and hundreds of themes and templates, as well as eCommerce features like free online store, 1-click eCommerce platform installer and PayPal integration.
Considering these features and package design, we think iPage is more suitable for bloggers or small online business owners, while Bisend has versatile hosting solutions with rich features to suit different customers.
Bisend vs. iPage on Hosting Speed & Reliability
For hosting performance, Bisend is ambitious and confident to its hosting, offering 99.9% uptime guarantee that iPage doesn’t provide.
Bisend web hosting is supported by WordPress DB in Hong Kong and US. For the Hong Kong data center which is equipped with international high-speed fibre connection, premium Dell/ Cisco web servers, CN2 connection to China mainland, SSD faster storage, UPS power supplies, and more to ensure the best possible hosting environment.
Besides, the data center obtained SAS 70 Type II Authentication to protection customer data. Also, Bisend has experienced technicians are monitoring its servers so as to cope with any unexpected accident happening in the data center.
As for iPage, the company also takes good advantage of world-class technology and its own private data center to host customer servers. To be specific, customers can find Cisco routers via BGP4 protocol, performance load-balanced servers, UPS power backup & generators enhanced security suite, vDeck control panel, 24/7 network monitoring as well as site traffic reporting. These technologies ensure that customers can run their websites or blogs in a stable environment.
Comparing their speed and reliability, we think they both make the best security and reliability for customers, but Bisend also make great effort on speed promotion.
Bisend vs. iPage on Customer Support
Bisend and iPage are reputable web hosting companies, and they are popular among individuals and small business. Therefore, their customer support should be award-winning.
Now Bisend and iPage both have technical support via live chat 24 hours available, but differently Bisend also have ticket and email support round the clock, while iPage offers phone support 24/7.
Other more, Bisend and iPage both create an online help center to offer customers step-by-step tutorials and essential product information. Generally speaking, both companies are both good at customer support.
After the comparison, we can certainly tell customers that Bisend and iPage are both good cheap web hosting providers. Bisend has more web hosting types with rich features to fit different customers’ need, while iPage has an exclusive shared hosting with rich website building features and online store features to better fit bloggers and small businesses. Besides, their web hosting are both reliable but Bisend is better in server speed. Considering their pricing and customer support, we recommend Bisend to more customers groups, while iPage is better for individuals.