JustHost and WebHostingPad are definitely two of the major players amongst cheap web hosting companies. Founded in 2005, WebHostingPad is a division of Omnis Network. WebHostingPad is arguably one of the cheapest web hosting service in the market today.
JustHost on the other hand is quite a new player in the hosting industry. Founded in 2008, the web host has quickly gained popularity among website owners by providing affordable hosting services.
|Performance & Reliability|
|Avg. Response Time||81.8 ms||39.6 ms|
From a technical standpoint, both hosting companies offer a similar set of features which includes Linux web servers, cPanel with Fantastico Deluxe, PHP, CGI, Perl, Ruby on Rails and MySQL support. So no matter which host you choose, you'll get the same control panel interface and you will benefit from the same features as well.
If you're planning on launching an online advertising campaign for your website, you may want to take note that Just Host offers more advertising credits ($50 Google Adwords credit) than WebHostingPad ($25 credit).
|CGI / Perl|
|Ruby on Rails|
|Control Panel(s)||cPanel / WHM||cPanel / WHM|
|24x7 Email Support|
|24x7 Phone Support|
After monitoring both web hosts for some time, WebHostingPad and JustHost seem to deliver about the same response time. On the other hand, despite a few downtimes, Just Host has encountered less outages than its competitor.