Cloudways Review: Managed cloud hosting platform

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Here in this article, we are going to discuss Cloudways review.

Cloudways is a web hosting company that focuses on providing quality web hosting services to agencies, developers, and individuals.
So let’s discuss this in detail.

What is Cloudways?

Cloudways is a managed cloud hosting platform. It is basically for those who are looking for hosting with minimum management hassle so they can focus on business. These cloud-based hosting solutions focus on managed cloud hosting, WordPress hosting, and PHP app hosting (Drupal, Magento, Laravel, Prestashop, etc).

Remember one thing Cloudways doesn’t provide shared web hosting.

It has security features like free SSL certificates, the ability to create an IP address, and have Built-in security system to prevent vulnerabilities and unauthorized access to data.

Cloudways Features

  • Access controls/permissions
  • Backup and recovery
  • Billing & provisioning
  • Cost management
  • CPU monitoring
  • Credential management
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Cloud management
  • Patch management
  • Performance analysis
  • Remote access/control
  • Scheduling
  • Service level agreement (SLA) management
  • SSL security

Cloudways Pricing

The pricing plan is divided into two categories first one Premium Plan and the second one is Standard Plan.

Plan 1

For Premium Plan-
Price- Monthly basis $ 12 /mo, Hourly basis $ 0.0176 /hr

For Standard Plan-
Price- Monthly basis $ 10 /mo, Hourly basis $ 0.0139 /hr

Processor -1 Core
Storage -25GB
Bandwidth -1TB

Provide 24/7/365 Support, Free SSL, CDN Add-on, Free Migration, Unlimited Application Installation, Team Management, Dedicated Firewalls,24/7 Real-time Monitoring, Automated Backups, Staging Environment, Optimized With Advanced Caches, Auto Healing, Regular Security Patching, HTTP/2 Enabled Servers, SSH, and SFTP Access.

Plan 2

For Premium Plan-
Price- Monthly basis $ 26 /mo, Hourly basis $ 0.0361 /hr
For Standard Plan-
Price- Monthly basis $ 22 /mo, Hourly basis $ 0.0306 /hr

Processor 1 Core
Storage 50GB
Bandwidth 2TB

All features from Plan 1.

Plan 3

For Premium Plan-

Price- Monthly basis$ 50 /mo, Hourly basis $ 0.0694 /hr
For Standard Plan-
Price- Monthly basis $ 42 /mo, Hourly basis $ 0.0583 /hr

Processor 2 Core
Storage 80GB
Bandwidth 4TB

It includes all features from Plan 1 & Plan 2.

Plan 4

For Premium Plan-
Price- Monthly basis $ 96 /mo, Hourly basis $ 0.1333 /hr

For Standard Plan-
Price- Monthly basis $ 80 /mo, Hourly basis $ 0.1111 /hr

Processor 4 Core
Storage 160GB
Bandwidth 5TB

Besides this, it includes all features from the above Plans. To know about the pricing plan in detail Click here!

Cloudways vs Box

Key Features Cloudways Box
CPU Monitoring CPU Monitoring is available Not available
Patch Management It is possible Not possible
Scheduling Cloudways do scheduling Box does not do scheduling

Cloudways vs Citrix ShareFile

Key Features Cloudways Citrix ShareFile
Credential Management Cloudways do Credential Management Not do
CPU Monitoring CPU Monitoring is available Not available
Scheduling Cloudways do Scheduling Citrix ShareFile does not do Scheduling


What are the alternatives of Cloudways?

Splunk Enterprise, NinjaOne, N-central, RMM, Pulseway, Atera, Kaseya VSA, etc are the alternatives.

Is there any free trial available?

Yes, it offers a free trial.

Is migration possible?

Yes, it has quick and easy, and free website migration.

Is Cloudways good for WordPress?

Yes! It works for WordPress.It also includes a number of WordPress-specific tools such as WordPress-optimized server-level caching, staging sites, a free WordPress optimization plugin, and more.


Cloudways is a great option with good value for money and provides excellent performance. Yes, it is a little bit more complicated than a traditional website but it’s a unique cloud hosting approach.

Overall it is a good option for you.

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