It depends on how you measure speed. Many WP Engine customers complain of slow server speeds, especially for plugin-heavy and high-traffic sites. One of our customers actually proved that Nexcess is faster
. Using standard speed testing methods, he compared his business-critical WP Engine WooCommerce store to Nexcess with 53 plugins and custom settings. Nexcess won due to our worldwide CDN, DNS service
, and WordPress-optimized infrastructure.