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Finding A Good Web Hosting Company

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I’ve been through the process of searching for a suitable web hosting company a few times. I didn’t know where to begin the first two times. So I went to GoDaddy and iPower as my first two web hosting companies. The first was GoDaddy, which was the only one I knew at the time because of their infamous Superbowl ads. I learned about iPower from a colleague; we used them for domain name registrations, and I discovered that they also provided low-cost web hosting. We wanted to host a few websites at that time, so I signed up for an iPower virtual private server, which was only $35 per month.Do you want to learn more? Visit  ServerMania Los Angeles Data Center

To cut a long storey short, I’ve switched hosting companies many times since then. Some of them gave me a lot of headaches and irritation, but others are fantastic. I’d like to share some of the lessons I learned along the way, as well as some advice on how to pick the best one for your business. Here are some of the most important factors to remember when making your decision:

Backups, service management, and uptime

If your company’s website brings in clients and sales, you need to ensure that it is available at all times. What if your website was down due to a hosting company network issue or a server where your website is hosted went SNAFU or FUBAR? What if you lost everything? You’d start losing customers and sales as a result. As a result, you must seek out a company that provides the highest level of hardware and network uptime. You can also inquire about the company’s premises security and bandwidth redundancy.

Second, you must determine if they track their service or whether they learn of an issue only after you contact technical support.

Finally, you must determine if they have regular backups. If your site’s server goes down—and believe me, it can happen—you risk losing your site and, more importantly, your data, particularly if you have an e-commerce or content website with all data stored in databases. Inquire whether the hosting company’s backups are on-site or off-site. Off-site backups improve the security of your files.

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