Web hosts are measured by their features and
reliability for business users, and the
Business Web Hosting Awards
is one of a series of Web
Hosting Awards which
bring you the pick of the best and most popular
Web hosting sites on the Net today. Not surprising
is the fact that some of the same hosts appear
both here and in the Popular Web Hosting Awards
because in some respects the market requirements
can be similar, but here they are ranked here for their
qualities as business hosts.
Yahoo! Web Hosting
The No.1 global Internet brand, and the Internet's leading global business services
company Yahoo!, is also one of the leading suppliers of Web hosting for businesses and professionals.
Their Web hosting packages are very well featured, with large amounts of disk space and data transfer included as standard. But the features that set Yahoo! apart come in their package of easy-to-use tools and infrastructure that allow you to build a professional web site for your business, like the Yahoo! SiteBuilder software.
As well as the traditional methods of publishing a Web site Yahoo! offers their SiteBuilder 2.0 program which comes with a large number of customizable templates, or allows you to design your own with it's easy-to-use tools. This exceptional tool allows anyone, even without experience, to build a highly professional Web site.
All Yahoo!'s Web hosting plans include an email management function called Business Mail, which features 2 GB of storage per address and virus and spam protection. All their hosting packages include a generous amount of email addresses as standard.
With an eye to the future, Yahoo!'s Web hosting packages offer the flexibility to change plans at any time to meet evolving business needs. You can move between packages in a product line (such as moving between hosting packages), or change product lines completely (such as moving from Web Hosting to Merchant Solutions).
Well featured packages, professional results from easy to use tools, and a high degree of
flexibility is what has put Yahoo! Web hosting at the top of the list for many businesses, and has made them one of the leading suppliers of Web hosting in this sector.
is one of the
most popular global Web hosts in the consumer
field, and is also a leader in the
field of business Web hosting. More
companies around the world choose them to put
their business online than any other hosting
This means stability and predictability for those
who house their Web sites there. And it also means
they have access to a range of products and
services which are second to none.
Verio's business accounts start with their Silver
Plan which includes 300 MB diskspace and 10 GB of
monthly data transfer and can be upgraded
throughout their range as far as a dedicated
server, should your needs grow.
host businesses of all sizes and requirements, from shared hosting solutions to the dedicated servers required by larger
The majority of business Web sites are shared solutions, with dedicated servers still being the domain of
Their shared UNIX solutions are quite different from the traditional approach to shared hosting in that each account has it's own Apache server and is, to all intents and purposes, quite separate to the other accounts on the same machine.
hosting companies will offer you Web hosting as a
virtual host rather than a true virtual server. One of the
main differences is the amount of control
the user has
over the Web server. With
you have complete control over the configuration of your
virtual server through your own Apache Web
server. This gives
complete control of a Web site and allows a number of advantages like the ability to control subdomains.
The interface which controls it all, their proprietary
WebSiteManager™, makes simple work of what would otherwise
be quite complex tasks.
These accounts start with their Option 1 for $39 a month with 100 MB of disk space and
10GB of monthly traffic and are ecommerce enabled.
There is a
considerable amount of competition in the field of
business Web hosting though, with a number of excellent Web
hosts now competing in this huge new market.
These Web hosts that
make up the business Web Hosting Top 20 are in some
respects quite diverse with product offerings
being quite varied and different. For that reason it
is probably worthwhile looking through the whole list
of Web hosts, because a different
organization's offering may be just the niche that
suits you best.
I hope the
business Web hosting top 20 takes you to what you are looking for in
your search for the right host. And if it was
useful to you please remember to bookmark the page, it may be the only
business web hosting reference you'll ever need.