Web hosting has helped millions across the globe to communicate and market using a common platform. The facility is available for building up a personal or a corporate website. The companies providing this facility are spread across the globe and divide the entire bandwidth into small ones for users. The idea of web hosting has been extended to shared and dedicated hosting as well. This helps many groups to divide the expenses of the website and also divide the disk space. The web hosting facility chosen greatly depends upon the bandwidth, disk space, up time, down time, scripting/database and the price of a particular service. On the basis of these parameters, web hosting companies lay down a hosting package plan. This and the feedback in turn, determine the largest web hosting companies.
The World's top 10 largest web hosting companies are selected on the basis of feedback, growth, output performance and rating. The first one in the list is Blue Host. The company was established in 2002 and is recognized as the best PHP host. It offers quick support, Secure Shell (SSH) Access and instant account creation with unlimited bandwidth, space and e-mails. The second company in the list is Host Gator, founded in 2002 as well. All the features are similar to Blue Host, but the number of domains and users are less when compared to Blue Host. In the third place is the Monster Host which offers the best support centers and has one of the best servers (Quad Core). It was established in 1999. At fourth place is the IX Web hosting which has excelled in providing shared and dedicated hosting facilities. The advantage of IX web hosting is it’s up time. It was established in 1999. Established in 2002, Just Host takes the fifth place by providing speed of few Giga Bits per second, with the help of Quad servers. At sixth place is the Easy CGI, offering 350 GB of disk space using advanced dell servers. The disk space is the point where it lacks, when compared with the above mentioned companies. All the companies above it provide unlimited disk space but they trade off certain other parameters. Easy CGI was established in 2001. Seventh place is conquered by the Green Geeks established in 2004. The company provides 300 % green power web hosting with unlimited disk space and bandwidth for a monthly fee of $4.95. Site Cloud, which is at the eighth place, was established in 2009. It is a new company but is growing fast. Host Upon is at ninth place and uses quad servers with dedicated IP service. It was established in 2001. At the 10th place is Yahoo! Small Biz that was established in 2005, plus points of the company being its support centers and features.
In a nutshell, world's top 10 largest web hosting companies continue to fight for the throne of the best in the field of web hosting. The race however sees many new faces that emerge with the passage of time. The platform for this combat is bandwidth, disk space, monthly fee, ratings, reviews, up time, downtime, scripting and support centers.