Choosing a reputable host is an important step when determining where to host a web site. Since switching providers is an errand in itself, it is important that you assess the quality of a web host before signing up with them.
How do I choose a hosting company?
Here are some of the clues to a reputable company:
- Number of years in business
The hosting company must have at least 5 years of experience.
- Network technology
Does the hosting provider offer power and UPS backup? What type of backbones does it employ?
- Technical support
Does the hosting provider offer 24 hour phone support?