HostMonster has been in the web hosting business providing hosting solutions to its many thousands of clients since 1996. Currently, HostMonster is host to over 600,000 domains and millions of web pages for clients around the world. Their ďone-size-fits-allĒ approach to hosting provides complete web hosting solutions to individuals and businesses alike at a fraction of the cost of many mainstream web hosts.
HostMonsterís data centers are built upon world-class technology and equipped with massive multi-core Linux servers, redundant back-up generators and data connections. HostMonster monitors their data centers 24/7 to ensure there are no issues with any piece of hardware or server infrastructure. HostMonsterís OC-48 backbone to the Internet provides a network connection 48 times faster than a standard DS-3 data connection that smaller web hosting companies might use.
Because of HostMonsterís focus on their infrastructure, they are able to guarantee a 99.9% uptime performance average. This means that your sites will be accessible when your users visit them, with only seconds of downtime Ė if any Ė per year.
HostMonster customers have unlimited access to 24/7 technical support, either by phone or HostMonsterís efficient email and trouble ticket system. HostMonster also supplies an online knowledgebase and frequently asked questions area for those that prefer to self-troubleshoot minor issues that may crop up.
HostMonster offers a single hosting plan that includes everything that almost every web site owner will possibly need to host their website, including:
∑ One FREE domain registration with each account
∑ Unlimited disk storage space
∑ Unlimited data transfer and bandwidth
∑ Unlimited domains hosted
HostMonster offers some fantastic discounts for those that are looking to prepay 6, 12, or 24 months for their hosting needs.
HostMonster has been the recipient of almost twenty different awards, including being named both the Host of the Year for 2008 and receiving the 2008 Award for Best Customer Support. Some of the other praise thatís been awarded to HostMonster:
∑ Editorís Choice Award
∑ Best Support Team (2008)
∑ Best Overall Host (2008)
∑ #1 Host Overall (2008)
If you decide that HostMonsterís services are not a fit for you, or if you run in to any issues, you can cancel your account within the first 30 days and receive a full refund. A quick note: if you register a new domain name with your account and decide to cancel after three days of service, $10 will be deducted from your refund to cover the cost of your domain. You will, however, retain ownership of the domain.