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How can I tell if web hosting company is good?

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by joshzz, Jan 21, 2007.

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  1. joshzz

    joshzz Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    I have several websites being hosted by different companies for different reasons.

    Two of our websites are being hosted by 1 and 1 hosting. In all honesty, the sites don't always come up as easily as I would like and there have been other problems . Is there a way to test this company's (or thye web site) performance?

    One of the sites being hosted by them is our site on Lyme disease.

    http://www.lymediseaseaudio.com

    your help in this matter is appreciated. Joe
     
  2. cwwozniak

    cwwozniak Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

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    Here is one free service that can check one web site for you every 30 or 60 minutes. The free service only checks to see if it can connect to the site and does not give any type of site loading speed information. It sends e-mail reports of when a site is detected as being down and when it comes back up. You also get a free monthly report of total down time (if any).

    http://www.siteuptime.com
     
  3. cincykid

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    Ask people like you did here. I like netfirms.com (cheap hosting). if you are looking for good paid hosting check out startlogic.com. They are very good. If you want the best of the best that the HUGE guys use - rackspace.com is for you.

    here is the netfirms deal:

    Netfirms 1 year webhost, 2 domains, 750GB transfer, 20GB storage for $10
    1. visit www.netfirms.com/max
    2. enter promo code: MAX
    3. Special offer expires February 28, 2007
     
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