WP Engine is one of the best known and highest rated managed WordPress hosts around. Current figures have them serving over 50,000 customers in 120 countries. They are definitely one of the pricier managed WordPress hosting options, with their lowest plan starting at $29 per month, but they focus on fast loading times, secure servers, and great support.
- One-click backup and restore, as well as automated daily backups.
- 24/7 technical support from on-site WordPress experts.
- Malware scans and firewalls to protect your data.
- Proprietary caching technology for scalability and speed.
- Easy-to-use staging area for testing.
WP Engine is a great host for enterprise sites given the attention paid to scalability and security. The caching technology and Content Delivery Network (CDN) functionalities make it a suitable choice for sites with a large, global audience. If you are just starting out, you may find the pricing expensive – but it’s well worth the money if you anticipate your site growing and don’t want the hassle of managing it.