Web Hosting Industry Report


MARKET SHARE

For the purpose of this study, market share is defined as the proportion of websites hosted by the web hosting company. It is observed that hostgator.com has the highest market share (10.00%), followed by 1and1.com (7.47%) and securehost.com (6.79%). Overall, it can be observed that the top 5 web hoisting companies capture 35.58% of the industry market share, with top 3 companies serving around 24.26% of the total web hoiting market. Further, the analysis results show that one in every five websites (17.47%) is hosted on either on hostgator.com or on 1and1.com.   

UPTIME PERFORMANCE   For the purpose of this study, uptime performance is defined as the proportion of instance when the hosted websites were up and running. Uptime performance of the top 5 web hosting companies is summarized above. For the purpose of this study, uptime performance is defined as the proportion of instances when the hosted websites were up and running. The uptime performance of all the hosted websites on each web hosting platform was tested regularly at an interval of 30 minutes. Overall, the best performance was observed for bluehost.com (99.92% uptime), followed by hostgator.com (99.24% uptime) and 1and1.com (99.20% uptime). The following results compare the uptime performance and monthly price for different web hosting companies. The comparison of uptime performance and monthly prices of different web hosting companies, Bluehost and Host Gator provides best plans.   

Company Uptime Performance Regular Price  

hostgator.com 99.7 % $7.16 
1and1.com 98.9 % $5.99 
bluehost.com 99.9 % $6.99 
godaddy.com 96.6 % $8.99 
yahoo.com 82.5 % $5.99   

Overall SOCIAL MEDIA SENTIMENTS   The social media sentiments for the top 5 web hosting companies are summarized above. For the purpose of this study, positive sentiments are defined as the proportion of tweets related to the web hosting company that are positive. Tweets with promotional or marketing related content were not considered while estimating the social media sentiments for a particular web hosting company. The analysis results indicate that 43.02% social sentiments related to bluehost.com web hosting company are positive. Similarly, it is observed that 4.76% social sentiments related to bluehost.com web hosting company are positive. In contrast, it is observed that only 33.06% social sentiments related to godaddy.com web hosting company are positive. Thus, it can be concluded that bluehost.com enjoys good rapport on the Social Media.

NEW DOMAIN REGISTRATIONS

The market acquisition with respect to market share of that particular company, for all top five web hosting company is summarized above. For the purpose of the study new acquisition is defined as the total no. of domains added. The analysis results indicate that, market acquisition of Godaddy web hosting company is very high compared to its market share, followed by Bluehost and rest all three web hosting companies have low market acquisition compared to their market share. Market acquisition for Yahoo is almost half of its market share. Percentage of added domains with respect to new addition for top five web hosting company is summarized above. Analysis results indicate that, the percentage of domains added with respect to new addition is highest for godaddy.com (1.67%) web hosting company, followed by securehost.com (1.09%) and hostgator.com (0.59%).  

PERCENTAGE OF DELETED DOMAINS

Analysis results indicate that, the percentage of domains deleted with respect to new addition is highest for godaddy.com (1.03%) web hosting company, followed by bluehost.com (0.76%) and hostgator.com (0.61%). Overall it is observed that, out of 100 domains added to Yahoo web hosting company, almost 20 domains deleted from Yahoo and out of 100 domains added to Bluehost web hosting company only about 6 domains deleted from Bluehost.  

TRANSFERRED DOMAINS: IN v/s OUT

Number of transferred domains In or Out for top five web hosting company is summarized above. The analysis results indicate that, no. of transferred in to tranfered out is highest for godaddy.com (7909) web hosting company, followed by securehost.com (15953) . It is observed that on 100 transferred out from 1and1 almost 417 transferred in to 1and1 web hosting company. Likewise, on100 transferred out from Bluehost web hosting company only 40 tranfered in to the Bluhost. Overll if we compare all top five web hosting companies, out of total 100 transferred in to all five companies almost 56% transferred in to 1and1 web hosting company and only 5% tranfered in to Bluehost web hosting company.  

NET DOMAIN ADDITIONS

For the purpose of this study, net domain additions are defined as the difference between domain additions (new domain additions plus transfer in domains) and domain deletions (transfer out domains plus deleted domains). The net domain additions for the top 5 web hosting companies are summarized above. For the purpose of this study, net domain additions are defined as the difference between domain additions (new domain additions plus transfer in domains) and domain deletions (transfer out domains plus deleted domains). The analysis results indicate that godaddy.com web hosting company effectively adds 9322 domains daily to its database, on an average. Similarly, it is observed that net number of domains added everyday by securehost.com is 15373 , respectively. It can be observed that 1&1 offers lowest monthly cost and great uptime performance, which can be the factors for highest number of domain additions by 1&1.   Original, Distinctive Dramatic, Unique, Full of Curiosity and apt to be talked about report on SiteGeek.com. The page is really of interest to the readers and absorbs the attention. It has got all the importance to arrest public.

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How much the oral communication for training and informing about the company policies is effective when new technologies like
SiteGeek.com are showing the best track records in this field. How many companies carry on meetings, telephone calls, public address
system, personal counselling to their clients especially in Hosting world.
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Groklaw Shuts Down In Face of NSA


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Technology legal news site, Groklaw, has officially closed its doors today. The site has shut down due to email security issues. This is the third website to go offline because of government surveillance within the United States. The closings began with Lavabit, followed by Silent Circle, and now Groklaw.

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Social Media For Your Cheap Hosting Site


Social Media For Your Cheap Hosting Site

These days, it’s all about social media. Turning to these types of sites can help increase the traffic you receive on yourcheap hosting website, which leads to increased sales and profits. But are you putting your social media accounts to work as much as possible?

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Tips And Tricks For A Successful Blog


Tips And Tricks For A Successful Blog

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If you have started up a blog associated with your shared hosting website, you have likely integrated your social media accounts so visitors can simply click to visit the associated account. But how did you do it?

When Your Cloud Storage Company Goes Bust…


When Your Cloud Storage Company Goes Bust…

Yesterday, I wrote a post about the some new cloud hosting companies that will take your data, disperse it, and make sure that it’s safe and secure forever. But, what if forever turns into a year or less? What happens when a company like Cleversafe or Symform goes under? Where does your data go?

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Tumblr VS Blogger


Tumblr VS Blogger

A recent free blog hosting article on this site sparked a lot of discussion on a Google Plus board. Most of that discussion was centered around the move towards Blogger and Tumblr in lieu of WordPress. What’s wrong with WordPress? WordPress is still home to most of the sites on the Internet, but many have found WordPress to be moving more and more away from blogging as of late.

A Trip Back In Internet History


A Trip Back In Internet History

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You know those little news segments like “This Day in History?” Well, Boing Boing runs a story entitled “This Day in Blogging History” each day. It’s fun to see the blog posts of news from cheap hosting site all around the Web from years ago.

Ten Alternate Free Blog Hosting Sites


Ten Alternate Free Blog Hosting Sites

We talk a lot about WordPress on this blog because it is the most popular free hosting platform available. But, it’s not the only one. As streamlined as WordPress is, some people might prefer to go with another free hosting company. Here’s a look at ten free blog hosts that may provide you with something WordPress can’t.

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SEA Hacks US Media Sites Via Third-Party Service


SEA Hacks US Media Sites Via Third-Party Service

Are you a regular reader of the Washington Post? Then you may have noticed things didn’t look quite right earlier in the week. Hackers were able to breach the dedicated hosting sites for The Washington Post, CNN, and Time by breaching the site for third-party service relied on by all three sites, Outbrain.

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