The web hosting service is an Internet service that provides server resources for rent, allowing organizations or individuals to place information on the Internet in the form of HTTP, FTP, EMAIL, or DNS. If analogous, the website is a building, then hosting is a patch of land and the domain is the address of the plot of land. A hosting consists of a server or a combination of servers connected to a high-speed Internet network. There are several types of hosting services, namely sharing hosting, dedicated hosting, VPS (virtual private server), and collocation servers.
HostGator is an American hosting, Internet company founded in 2002 and based in Houston, Texas. HostGator is a subsidiary of Endurance International Group. HostGator was founded by Brent Oxley, a student at the Florida Atlantic University. Their main occupation is website registration and website host.
In 2010, GoDaddy managed nearly 40 million domains, making it the world's largest registrar, ahead of Enom and Tucows. The total of registered addresses was estimated at 55 million in March 2013, so GoDaddy manages more than the nine other major registrars together. Every day, 50,000 domains are added, in total GoDaddy owned eleven million customers.
It Founded in 1998 as a dedicated company to the Web integrated services. In the year 2009 it has been re-launch as web hosting provider. Endurance International Group acquired the company in 2010. The same group also has several Web hosting companies, notably Bluehost, HostGator and a number of other companies that the company has acquired in huge deals.
1&1 IONOS specializes in websites hosting and online commerce. In addition to the domain names (.fr, .com, .eu, .net, .info and new gTLDs), 1&1 IONOS offers web hosting solutions on Linux or Windows, servers (dedicated, virtual or cloud), a website creation solution turnkey 1&1 mywebsite, online commerce solutions as well as email solutions.
Wix.com is a cloud-based web development platform that allows users to create HTML5 websites by dragging and pasting. Users can add various features such as social media links, electronic commerce, contact forms, email marketing, and community forums to their sites using a variety of Wix applications and third-party applications.
Launched officially in 2006, Amazon Web Services offers online services for other websites or client-side applications. Most of these services are not directly exposed to end users, but offer functionality that other developers can use in their applications. Amazon Web Services is accessed through HTTP, using REST and SOAP protocols. All services are billed based on usage, but the form of use for which billing is measured varies from one service to another.