a Houston based company founded by Brent Oxley in October 2002 is one of the
fastest growing companies in the United States. It is a global provider of web
hosting and related services.
WHAT IS WEB HOSTING?
When you create a website and want to publish it on
the Internet, you require a web hosting service. So to make a website visible
on the web, the files and related data of the website must be stored on a
computer that is connected to the Internet. And these computers are called as “Servers”.
For the users wanting to visit the website, all they would require is to type
the website address into their browser and then the computer would
automatically connect it to the server and the webpages will be delivered to
what you should look for in a web hosting platform
Amongst a lot of services that a web hosting platform
provides, the features that you should look for while choosing any one of them
web hosting company should offer an a very interactive user interface and also
a control panel that’s easy to use because if you’ve never developed a website
before, you’ll need a user interface that offers you easy navigation along with
informative buttons and a very high level of functionality. So, before settling
down on a host, check that whether it provides an integrated website builder. Look
for a one which can help you create a basic Web page or a complex website with
make sure that unwanted systems don’t spam using your email address and protect
your website from various types of viruses present in the Internet, hosting
security is important. Also, apart from protecting the website from various
viruses, security of data is also important. Companies should provide a secure
data centre, proper backup of data, and features like a manual reboot of
servers. Having all these features are necessary for a webpage to be secure.
To have a backup support system when technical problems arise is a must.
Various low cost web hosting companies do not provide great support. Having
some kind of professional help like 24/7 online help support, customer helpline
number or things like FAQ’s or even video tutorials helps a lot.