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Choopa.com ranked # 1 as the Most Reliable Hosting Company Site in February. The top five hosting company websites had no failed requests over the month. The ranking was determined by the fastest average connection time. Choopa.com had the fastest connect time of any top 10 hosting company website at just 5ms. In the past 12 months, Choopa.com was in the top 10 nine times. Choopa.com offers a range of services including cloud hosting, dedicated hosting and colocation in its own main office in Piscataway, New Jersey, as well as other facilities in Los Angeles, Amsterdam and Tokyo.
Second and third places in February went to Rackspace and Webair. Rackspace offers a variety of cloud services from its global network of over 50 locations on five continents. Webair offers managed and private cloud services, storage and backup solutions from its eight locations in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Montreal and London. Paris, Amsterdam and Singapore.
The other two hosting companies that responded to every request in February were Hyve and CWCS.
Linux continues to be the dominant operating system for hosting corporate websites. New York Internet is the only site in the top 10 using FreeBSD and the other nine using Linux.
Netcraft measures and provides the response times of around twenty websites from leading hosting providers. Performance measurements are taken at 15 minute intervals from various points on the Internet and averages are calculated over the immediately preceding 24 hour period.
From the customer’s point of view, the percentage of failed requests is more relevant than outages on the websites of the hosting company, as it gives an indication of the reliability of the routing. For this reason, we rank our table according to the fewest failed requests rather than the shortest downtime. If the number of failed requests is the same, the sites are ranked by average connection times.
Information on the measurement process and current measurements are available.