Linode was founded in 2003 by Mr. Christopher S. Aker. Linode is a dedicated based web host that caters to Linux based servers. It offers a number of different services and features that include SSD storage, speedy processors, and a total of six data centers throughout the world. Linode offers great customer service options, 100 percent uptime, and security options.
Founded in 1997, LiquidWeb is headquartered in Lansing, Michigan. LiquidWeb has three, Tier four data center facilities and an additional office center in Scottsdale, Arizona. The company has served over 20,000 clients in over 120 countries. They offer reliable hosting and excellent technical support, with over 300 on-site support engineer employees specializing in server setup, networking, and security.
SiteGround was founded in 2004, and have grown to about 110 employees on three continents. They are noted for supporting many open source applications and developing proprietary software to solve problems with account isolation and speed optimization on its servers.
iPage, a web hosting company headquartered in Burlington, MA, was founded in 1998. It is owned by Endurance International Group, one of the most successful companies in the web hosting industry. iPage, which manages over 1.5 million personal, business, social, and non-profit sites. The company lacks some transparency with pricing and features for its plans.
A2 Hosting began business in June 2003 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Their "Guru Crew" support team is based in the U.S. All of the plans are supported 24/7 through phone, and live chat. Live human tech support is available at all hours. A2 offers a 99.9 percent uptime, backed by a 30 day money-back guarantee. They also offer many hosting and security options with 17 plans to choose from.
Founded in 1998, FatCow is a web hosting company that focuses on assisting small to medium sized businesses to create effective websites that result in profitable results. FatCow offers a variety of services that range from website construction, backup, and assistance with search engine optimization. FatCow has a home office in Massachusetts and over 2,000 employees. They offer their services globally ranging from the United States to Australia and everything in between.
HostMonster offers affordable web hosting complete with pre-installed scripts and user-friendly web design applications. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Orem, UT, the company is a lesser-known brand of BlueHost. Together, they are a strong force in the web hosting industry, hosting over five million sites. They offer the same services, operate from the same data center, and are basically identical, except that HostMonster is newer than BlueHost and not quite as popular. The company is one of the more than 80 web hosting companies owned by Endurance International Group (EIG). The company offers shared, VPS, and managed hosting.
IPower will host your website under twelve different plans. They also offer SEO evaluations of your site under different plans as well. Founded in 2001 by Tomas Gorny, IPower claims to have helped a million customers in over one hundred countries. Their parent company is Endurance International Group (EIG, Inc.) in Burlington, MA. In addition to web hosting services, they offer blog hosting, web design, SEO optimization, and search marketing which includes features from Google, Bing, and PayPal.
Armor Defense, Inc. was formerly known as Firehost, but the company transitioned into a new name and corporate identity in August of 2015 to reflect their evolution towards offering a broader portfolio of cybersecurity products beyond their own cloud hosting. They have a high uptime at 99.99 percent that is backed up by a money-back guarantee.
Arvixe was established in San Luis Obispo, California in 2003. They offer a full array of different web hosting options as well as security. They have an outstanding uptime of 99.9 percent and a 60 day money-back guarantee. They also offer services with unlimited bandwidth and some packages with unlimited storage.