A Small Orange Homepage A Small Orange was acquired in 2012 by Endurance International Group (EIG), the same conglomerate behind the more popular (and straight-forwardly named) Bluehost and HostGator. That might be a warning sign for a company whose tagline is ‘homegrown hosting’. However, unlike those two more notable brands, A Small Orange seems to have

Arvixe Homepage Arvixe was founded by Arvand Sabetian in 2003, before later being acquired by EIG (who owns a TON of other hosting companies including Bluehost and even HostGator) in 2014. At that time, Arvixe had over 150,000 domains and 70,000 hosting accounts, with 80 full-time employees and contractors located around the world. While initially

GoDaddy is ranked #5 out of 32 hosts GoDaddy’s hosting is stable (99.97% uptime) and fast (517ms average). Their base plan gives you up to 100 GB storage and unmetered bandwidth. And it integrates with over 125 services that you can install with a single click. However, they will charge you a lot for everything

WestHost Homepage WestHost was founded in 1998 by Chris Russell, they merged with UK2 Group in 2008. WestHost is one of the oldest web hosts out there. It’s also worth mentioning that UK2 Group also owns MidPhase which is a very strong top 5 host on HostingFacts.com. With a data center in Salt Lake City,

TsoHost Homepage Tsohost was founded in 2003 by the Paragon Internet Group. Today they host over 500,000 websites from their UK base. Unlike some companies that have reached this same scale and sold out, Tsohost is largely led by the same founding team that’s operated it since its inception almost 14 years. Tsohost may not

GreenGeeks is ranked #10 out of 32 hosts GreenGeeks was founded in 2008 by Trey Gardner, and they’ve now shot up to hosting over 300,000 websites (with data centers in the U.S., Canada, and the Netherlands). Trey’s background is important, as he’s worked with eight different web hosting companies, including iPowerweb, iPage, StartLogic, Dot5Hosting, Globat,

HostPapa Homepage HostPapa hosts over 500,000 websites on their data centers in the US and Canada. That’s impressive considering they’ve only been around since 2006 (founded by Jamie Opalchuck). One potential explanation for their meteoric rise could be their various customer services options, offering phone support in a few different languages including English, French, Spanish

LunarPages Homepage Lunarpages is one of the oldest web hosts in existence. Starting from humble beginnings in a garage in California (isn’t that how this story always begins?!) in 1998, to growing a customer base of over 150,000 people, including clients such as Microsoft, BlackBerry, Cisco, Sony, Caesar’s Entertainment, and more. They were founded by

WebHostingPad Homepage WebHostingPad is cheap. Like under two bucks cheap. Founded in 2005 by a small group of individuals, it has grown steadily now for over a decade on the back of low prices. But is that… ALL they’re good for?! To find out, we purchased a Web Hosting Pad “Power Plan” back in June 2015,