Hostgator has been during many years the dominant company of hosting in this sector, as much in the United States as in the rest of the world. We say that it was the company that brought the democratization of hosting with an acceptable quality to reduced prices.
Nowadays it continues staying at the top of the ranking of used emrpesas more but the existing ferocious compentencia and the adjustment of prices that all the companies have realised have done that its domain not the one of long ago, existing alternative nationals who even surpass to him in quality and already in price.
Analysis and characteristics of Hostgator
In today we will enter in the lodging platform Web Hostgator, a company with a history than notable since it was founded in 2002 by Brent Oxley nothing else and anything less than in a room of the university of flowery Atlantic (to the purest style social network), you already know of that I speak.
The beginnings were slow as in the majority of the companies, but after only 12 months already they had more than 1000 clients. Passed the years the increase he was well-known and decided to change of airs happening of the central office from Toronto to a new location of 25000 meters squared in Houston, fact that already let glimpse a future than more promising, although in 2012 his founder and still proprietor Brent Oxley decided to sell the company to the Endurance company the Group International by the trifle of 225 million dollars.
Between the data more excellent than they give more information us on its history and services we must have presents the following aspects:
- Hotsgator offers a great variety of services from the lodging Web, happening through the registry of domains creation of accounts of mail, servers, resellers…).
- It is one of the leaders of the lodging Web with than 9 million Webs installed more in his system
- In addition to the mentioned offices previously, in 2010 it increases his business with an office in Austin (Texas) of than 100,000 meters squared more, where is one of the headquarters.
- Among others offices are possible to emphasize the international expansion to India or Brazil.
- The prizes guarantee it; Ever since it was considered as one of the companies with greater growth (2008) in the United States, it has not stopped to gain prizes as the one of “Better lodging for small businesses in 2011”, “secondly better lodging Web in 2012” or “better driver of year 2012”.
- Hostgator really does not offer some compensated prices in relation to the quality of its services, are cheapest either, but without a doubt they are very attractive comparing them and so the competition offers to us.
- The payment methods go from the debit, happening through modality or the credit cards of payment of Paypal.
- Attention to the client of quality during the 24 hours the 365 days of the year by means of telephone, chat or e-mail.
- They are brought back to consciousness with the environment and their protocols of security are truly optimal so that unnecessary problems do not arise.
Plans of hosting and servers of Hostgator
Plans of hosting shared
With regard to hosting shared we can differentiate 3 types from plans:
- Hatchling plan: By a price of 3.96 dollars/month we can have a gratuitous domain, space Web and limitless shared certificate and bandwidth SSL.
- Baby plan: By a price of 6.36 dollars/month we can have domains, space Web, data bases MySQL, accounts of mail and limitless shared certificate, bandwidth SSL and Cpanel.
- Business plan: By a price of 10.36 dollars/month we can have domains, space Web, accounts of mail and limitless free dedicated Cpanel, bandwidth, IP and certificate SSL.
All this with a guarantee of 45 days to prove it, and if it does not convince to you give back the money to you, all this with a 99.9% of endorsement of which the operation will be the suitable one.
** Also is advisable to speak of other very ingrained types of hosting in the market, WordPress Hosting, the Cloud Hosting and the Hosting Resellers.
First of them he is perfect for users who use WordPress, with prices that oscillate between the 14.95 Euros/month and the 91.95 Euros/month.
On the other side we have the Cloud hosting, perfect for the storage in the cloud, with which we secured to a greater speed and management of the resources. The prices oscillate between the 5.82 Euros/month and the 11.67 Euros/month.
Finally and not less important, we must make mention to hosting resellers, in which you will be able to resell the space own Web, where the clients will realise their projects and you can remove a benefit from it. The prices oscillate between the 24.95 Euros/month and the 99.95 Euros/month.
Virtual servers (VPS) and dedicated servers
Concerning the virtual servers (partitions within a servant that works independently, where the client will be able to use a part of those benefits) we can make a clear differentiation.
- Snappy 500: By a price of 19.95 Euros/month such offer services to us that, 1 CPU of 0.5 nuclei, 25 GB of space Web, 512 Megabyte of ram memory, 500 GB of bandwidth, Control Panel Virtuozzo and 2 directions IP.
- Snappy 1000: By a price of 33.97 Euros/month such offer services to us that, 1 CPU of 1 nucleus, 60 GB of space Web, 1 GB of ram memory, 1 TV of bandwidth, Control Panel cPanel and 2 directions IP.
- Snappy 2000: By a price of 57.97 Euros/month such offer services to us that, 1 CPU of 2 nuclei, 120 GB of space Web, 2 GB of ram memory, 1,5 TV of bandwidth, Control Panel cPanel and 2 directions IP.
- Snappy 4000: By a price of 81.97 Euros/month such offer services to us that, 1 CPU of 2 nuclei, 165 GB of space Web, 4 GB of ram memory, 2 TV of bandwidth, Control Panel cPanel and 2 directions IP.
- Snappy 8000: By a price of 99.97 Euros/month such offer services to us that, 1 CPU of 4 nuclei, 240 GB of space Web, 8 GB of ram memory, 3 TV of bandwidth, Control Panel cPanel and 2 directions IP.
Concerning dedicated servers (equipment who the clients can use of exclusive way, where the user will be able to use the totality of the rented resources) we make a differentiation of 4 services.
- Basic: By a price 174 Euros/month for the operating system of Linux and 100 Euros/month for Windows, we will be able to accede to 1 processor Intel Xeon of double nucleus and 2.3 GHz, 500 GB of space Web, 4 GB of ram memory, 10 TV of bandwidth dedicated and 2 IPs.
- Standard: : By a price 219 Euros/month for the operating system of Linux and 100 Euros/month for Windows, we will be able to accede to 1 processor Intel Xeon of 4 nuclei and 2.5 GHz, 1000 GB of space Web, 4 GB of ram memory, 15 TV of bandwidth dedicated and 3 IPs.
- Elite: By a price 279 Euros/month for the operating system of Linux and 100 Euros/month for Windows, we will be able to accede to 1 processor Intel Xeon of 4 nuclei and 2.5 GHz, 1000 GB of space Web, 8 GB of ram memory, 20 TV of bandwidth dedicated and 4 IPs.
- Pro: By a price 374 Euros/month for the operating system of Linux and 100 Euros/month for Windows, we will be able to accede to 1 processor Intel Xeon Quand of 3 nuclei and 3.3 GHz, 1000 GB of space Web, 16 GB of ram memory, 25 TV of bandwidth dedicated and 5 IPs.
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Hostgator, advantages and disadvantages
After an ample study of the hostgator Web we can think envelope she, and to comment the pros and cons that according to our opinion are most remarkable and than they will give a clearer vision you if acquiring or not them services of one of the companies leaders of the sector.
- Some of best hosting in the relation quality/price.
- Attention to the client 24 hours the 365 days of the week.
- Constant prizes guarantee this platform of lodging Web
- Very succulent discounts and coupons that reaffirm the good price of the services.
- They offer 45 days of gratuitous test (the best supply of the market)
- Perfect for projects on small and average scale.
- Worried about the environment.