HostGator.com LLC is a quickly growing, profitable company, that was founded in 2002 by chairman Brent Oxley, who started it from his room at Florida Atlantic University with 3 servers. Over the past seven years, Host Gator hosting has grown to be a leader in the market of shared and reseller hosting. In fact, HostGator was named the 21st fastest growing private company in America in 2008. HostGator manages more than 4 million domains, deploying 4,000+ servers for 225,000 customers in more than 200 countries. The company’s current headquarter is located in Houston, Texas. As Host Gator thrives, adding more employees and services, it continues to maintain a high level of customer service and support.
Currently based out of Houston, Texas, HostGator hosts more than 2,500,000 domains. To meet the needs of all those customers, Host Gator web hosting has more than 200 capable employees, available around the clock. Every HostGator hosting plan is fully backed up by a 45-day money back guarantee.
One of their distinctive qualities is that they offer access to the industry leading Site Studio website designer, which is an exceedingly simple program to use to assist even the greenest beginner with their website development. Also priding themselves on customer care and approval, HostGator has gained lots of positive customer reviews.
And HostGator.com is a green web host, deploying certified renewable energy, like wind or solar power to power their data centers and offices. They are committed to protect the environment by investing in clean electricity. HostGator is not just neutralizing their environmental impact, they’re reversing it. The next generation of ecological web hosting is here.
Host Gator specializes in reseller hosting. However, they also provide their direct customers with attractive plans for shared hosting, VPS hosting and dedicated server hosting. The budget plan (called “Hatchling”) provides all these things unlimited: storage, bandwidth, subdomains, FTP users, eMail accounts and mySQL databases – for $4.95 /month (if signed up as a 3-year plan).
Geeks will be happy to hear about the many detailed features of HostGator’s package: unlimited MySQL Databases (with phpMyAdmin), PHP5, Python, RoR, SSH, Cron Jobs, FrontPage Extentensions, SSI, Curl, GD2, ImageMagick and Streaming Audio/Video work at this feature-packed hosting plan. Fantastico 1-click installer allows customers to add 52 applications like Blogs, Content Management, Forums, Galleries or Wikis with ease.
Host Gator houses their data center in Houston, Texas. Here, you will find state of the art security, cutting edge servers and more. This allows the company to make good on their 99.9% uptime guarantee. You will also find that the company has invested in alternative energy production, which it uses to supplement daily energy use, as well as providing redundant power to ensure their systems are never down due to a power outage or disaster.
These datacenters are equipped with cutting-edge technology, security, cooling and fire-protection systems. The data center is connected to the internet via 10 backbone fiber connections of the largest providers like AT&T, Level3, Time Warner, Global Crossing and others. HostGators data centers are 24/7 staffed with experts monitoring all activities.
HostGator uses cPanel’s default form for setting up new email accounts, and offers a choice of three webmail interfaces for reading and writing email. Setting up new accounts is quick and easy. VPS Hosting is somewhat of a newer offering for HostGator. They have extremely competitive VPS Hosting packages that are gaining a lot of attention, utilizing Virtuozzo Power Panel and cPanel and they come (depending on the package purchased) fully managed.
HostGator offers resellers the top-rated administrator control panel, Web Host Manager (WHM). This control panel gives the reseller complete control over account creation (and termination), password modification and more.
Resellers also receive an unlimited number of cPanel control panels, so each client can simply and effectively manage their own website using the top interface in the industry.
HostGator is known for their support. They have built their name and can attribute a large amount of their continual, large growth to the wonderful level of support and service they offer to their client base.
HostGator has 24/7 USA Based Email (ticket), Live chat and Toll Free Phone support available for every client.
They handle over 500,000 inquiries every month, with an average rating of 9/10 or higher.
HostGator even offers assistance and answers questions across their social media properties as well via Facebook and Twitter.
HostGator definitely does things right when it comes to service and support!
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