In a remarkable 10 year journey, HostGator founder and CEO, Brent Orley has taken his web hosting company from a dorm room to a sprawling data centre in Dallas, Texas, housing the latest in Cisco networking technology, and peopled by 200 capable employees working in a 24/7 environment. Voted as the 21st fastest growing company in America, in 2008, HostGator continues to maintain a high level of customer service and support.
With more than 2,500,000 active domains, and growing, running on its huge cache of servers, HostGator continues to provide customized solutions for your hosting needs. Using it is easy, especially for beginners, who can navigate easily on its industry leading SiteStudio website designer. There is more. Customer service is absolutely top class, HostGator is so confident of its ability and customer services that it offers money back, 45 day, no question asked, guarantee, if services are not satisfactory.
HostGator is mostly in the reseller space, but it also provides shared and dedicated server hosting plans for users. The shared plan costs $3.96 and includes unlimited bandwidth. The reseller plan comes within the price of $19.96 these plans include free setup, unlimited bandwidth, free spam assassin and more.
The HostGator data centre, The Planet, located in Dallas, Texas features 35,000 square feet of raised office space, state of the art technology and reliable cooling and security systems. The backbone of the operation is provided by Cisco, the market leaders when it comes to networking.
The carbon footprint is kept at a minimum as the entire operation is powered by reliable wind energy. Customers can feel good that their money is being spent on green tech.
HostGator users have total control over their website through the industry #1 Control Panel, cPanel. cPanel is undoubtedly the number one Control Panel because it so easy to use, allowing even novices to complete tasks like creating emails addresses, sub domains, MySQL databases and monitor space used, bandwidth used and more. The Control Panel also comes with Fantastico which makes installation and content management easier.
HostGator offers quick, personalized customer service to all its users. Customer service is available through 24/7 voice, email, chat and peer group support. Knowledge base articles and video tutorials are available to get you through the learning process. More than 90% of the customers find HostGator services good enough to recommend to other users.