HostGator is one of the most preferred Hosting Service for both small and larges businesses. The Hosting is powered by 12,000 servers located in data centers in Provo, Houston and other locations. The company has 12 years expertise in Hosting Business. Recently, HostGator has also entered the Cloud Hosting domain.
#1 High End Server Specifications – 99.9 percent uptime
The server specifications are pretty high and naturally guarantee 99.9 percent up-time. The servers house a minimum of 16 GB RAM and goes up to 128 GB RAM in case of VPS. The processor configurations are pretty huge, the company deploy 32 Core AMD Opteron processors for Shared hosting and 32 Core Intel Xeon processors for VPS hosting.
#2 Server Connection Speed
The connection speed of the servers is a constant uplink and downlink of 100 mbps. These specifications puts HostGator in the front as one of the top and most preferred Hosting provider. While some hosting provides use connection speed of 10 mbps which burstable to 100 mbps, HostGator provide constant 100 mbps.
#3 Five Million Domains
Currently HostGator hosts over 5 million domain which approximately accounts to 1 percent of the world’s internet traffic.
#4 Unmetered Disk Space and Bandwidth
HostGator provides unmetered disk space and bandwidth. Which means you won’t be charged according to how much disk space or bandwidth you use.
#5 Support is just a call or chat away
HostGator excels in Support, we have our websites hosted at HostGator for the past 3 years and never had a negative experience when we required support. HostGator offers 24/7/365 support over Phone, Chat and Email.
#6 Instant Backups
Backups are really essential when it comes to websites. If something goes wrong or you accidentally deleted your website or it got hacked, HostGator provides easy restoration with the help periodical backup. When the periodical backup is free, restoration may be cost you a nominal price depending on the plan.
#7 Free Ad credit of $200
No matter what plan you choose, HostGator gifts you $200 of ad credit which you can use to advertise your business on Google and Yahoo, 100 USD each.
#8 Unlimited Subdomains
Some website require multiple subdomains like if you have language specific, region specific, product specific or category specific versions. Say for example cnet.com is the main domain name whereas download.cnet.com and japan.cnet.com are sub domains. While some hosting provides limit the number of subdomain HostGator has no limits.
#9 Unlimited FTP Accounts
You can have as many FTP accounts as you can, there are no limits. FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol, you can create FTP accounts for you employees or friends and have control over who has more or limited access to your website.
# 10 Unlimited MySQL database
Database driven programs like forums usually take up huge database, HostGator offers unlimited MySQL databases so that you won’t run out of the db when you need the most.
# 11 Support for Popular Programming/Scripting languages, frameworks and Protocols
HostGator supports Popular Programming/Scripting languages, frameworks and Protocols like PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby on Rails, OpenSSH, SSI, Curl and more.
# 12 Easy CMS, Forums and Shopping Cart Installation
Popular content management systems like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and also Forums like PHPbb, Invision and Yabse. It is also possible to easily install, configure and run e-commerce website using oScommerce and Zencart.