HostGator is a Texas based web hosting company with offices in Houston and Austin. The company was founded by a Florida Atlantic University student in 2002. Inc, Magazine voted HostGator one of the fastest growing companies in the Houston area in 2008. Also in 2008, HostGator began working with Integrated Ecosystem Market Services to make their hosting service green. In 20122, HostGator set up a support office in India.
Since its beginning, the HostGator staff or more than 750 technicians provides hosting services to clients in more than 200 countries. HostGator offers web hosting packages, dedicated servers, VPS hosting and reseller hosting. HostGator also offers easy to understand and use Site Builder, allowing anyone to build their own web site. They also register domains and provide no cost domain and file transfers if you have a web page hosted elsewhere.
HostGator offers unlimited disk space and bandwidth and no cost web page templates and site building tools for even the most economical plans. They also offer unlimited email accounts, FTP accounts and sub domains.
Customer support is a top priority with HostGator, and they offer 24/7/365 support via live chat, email (Ticket System) and telephone. To protect the customer’s files, they perform weekly data backups and store the data off site. They also monitor their servers 24/7/365. To offer more help to their customers, there is a support portal filled with more than 500 videos and tutorials and more than 600 help articles. HostGator also hosts a community forum that allows HostGator members chat, exchange ideas and help each other with questions and problems.
Once your web page is up and running, your web page will be included in Bing, Yahoo and Google, and you will have access to SEO tips and videos to help improve your search engine ranking. This is important for businesses on a mission to reach as many potential customers as possible.
HostGator is in one of the top 10 largest web hosting companies in the world with more than 8 million hosted domains. Each web hosting plan comes with a 45 day money return guarantee. Web hosting is guaranteed to be up and spinning 99.9% of the time. If you have a problem with your account of web page, help is but a phone call or a mouse click away.
HostGator’s green initiative is an investment in Texas Wind Energy to help offset server emissions. HostGator also purchases certified renewable energy credits and is considered climate friendly.