GoDaddy with HeadQuarters in Scottsdale, Arizona is the giant internet domain registrar. It has currently approx 18.5 Million user base and it also provides employment to 9000+ employees worldwide. It basically deals in providing web hosting websites, domain names, security, and productive products for the corporates as well as the individuals.
BigRock, with HeadQuarters in Mumbai, India is a renowned web hosting company and domain registration company. It provides world-class service to the clients in domain name registration, email hosting, website hosting, VPS Hosting and many more.BigRock also offers and additional services like WHOIS, DNS Management to its clients.
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The price of web hosting can be an important factor to be considered, but when you are planning to earn from your website, it should not be a deciding factor.
GoDaddy Web Hosting Plans
BigRock Hosting Plans
|Databases||10 to Unlimited||Unlimited|
|Control Panel||In-house Control Panel||cPanel|
|Disk Space||100 GB – Unlimited||10 GB – Unlimited|
|100-1000 emails with limited storage||200 – Unlimited|
|SSL||Unlimited plan only||As an add-on|
|Support Services||Live Chat, Phone Support, Email Support, Forum Support, Video Guides, Knowledgebase||Live Chat, Phone Support, Email Support, Knowledgebase|
|CMS Support||WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Magento, Managed WordPress, Fantastico||WordPress, Drupal, Magento, Joomla, Fantastico|
|Money Back||30 days||30 days|
Either comparing BigRock or GoDaddy, speed can be a determining factor while choosing a web host. BigRock and GoDaddy are tested using Pingdom in order to check the average speed response on the websites which each of the two hosts.
GoDaddy hosted websites generally consume an average of 784ms for the server responses while responding to the requests from web browsers.
BigRock generally consumes an average of 660ms while responding to the requests sent by the web browser.
While in order to choose a host for the website, the Customer support aspect cannot be ignored. For a good customer service system, it is important to have easy access with minimum waiting time and maximum availability time.
GoDaddy has its own designed control panel which provides the script installer but the interface is different.
BigRock uses a fully equipped control panel for Plesk (Demo) control or Linux hosting for Windows shared hostings. It has a user-friendly interface and leniency to use while managing websites in a centralized manner.
Here is the given the security features for both the web hosts.
GoDaddy Security Features
GoDaddy offers various types of web securities in order to protect the customer’s information against hackers and also from the viruses.
- SSL Certification – GoDaddy SSL can secure all the subdomains of the website. It is also embedded with the various plan set accordingly in order to choose which best fits your needs.
- Code and Driver Signing Certification – This is a kind of SSL certificate, used to sign the software installation setups.
- Sitelock Malware Scanner – This security feature scans your website automatically and keeps the hackers and intruders away. It can scan up to 500 sub-pages to eliminate the malware and the other network susceptibilities.
BigRock Security Features
BigRock offers a classy secured server in addition to regular server monitoring and health check-ups. The server also features the latest Antivirus, Rootkit Scanning and Malware tools to keep the intruders away from your website.
SSL Certification – BigRock offers SSL services that include the following:
- SiteLock Website Scanning – This security feature enhances to protect the website from bots, SQL Injection attacks, CSRF attempts, and XSS exploits.
- CodeGuard Cloud Backup – CodeGuard cloud backup, a highly intuitive program that automatically takes backups and therefore works behind the screen.
From the above comparison, you can conclude that both the web hosting sites are quite similar and there is a slight difference. GoDaddy undoubtedly is the biggest name in the hosting and domain market with world-class features. But on the other hand, BigRock has also the mindblowing features and can take a lead in the comparison.
Therefore from the feedback which we have received from the users, BigRock has better speed, uptime, server response, and easy website builder. It has a more easy user interface while comparing with GoDaddy. One of the demerits of BigRock is that it does not offer a cloud hosting solution where GoDaddy does. Besides this BigRock has a powerful VPS hosting service that provides security to its customers, money back option and uptime guarantee.