To provide a comprehensive view of the web hosting industry, Netcraft has researched all of the hosting locations with at least twenty web facing computers found by our Web Server Survey. Of these eleven thousand hosting locations, around seven thousand provide hosting and connectivity services, the remaining being enterprises, government or educational institutions.
Netcraft has noted the services provided by each Internet Services company and the dataset includes these classifications, together with the numbers of computers found in our Hosting Provider Server Count segmented by operating system.
|Parent Company||Parent company, if applicable.|
|Number of Computers||The total number of Web Facing Computers found by our Hosting Provider Server Count segmented by operating system.|
|Websites||A list of the company's own websites.|
|Country||The main country of the company, based on their headquarters address.|
Notes which of the following services is offered by the company:
|Provisioning||Information on online ordering including accepted payment methods and expected set-up periods.|
|Data Centre Locations||Countries in which the company has data centres.|
|Control Panel Software||A list of the solutions available, e.g. CPanel and Plesk|
|Virtualization Software||A list of the solutions available, e.g. HyperV, Xen, VMware, Parallels.|
|Partners||A list of the company's publically advertised partners, for example, Cisco, Microsoft, Dell.|
|Main Business||The company's main business area.|
|Language||The primary language used by the company website.|
|Multi-Lingual||Whether the company website is available in more than one language.|
|Address||The address of the company headquarters.|
|Company Contact Details||The main telephone number, fax number and e-mail address of the company.|
|Company URLS||URLs to the following pages on the company website: Contact Us, About Us, Management, Partners.|
|Executive Contacts||The executive contacts published by the company.|
|Social Networking||URLs to Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn pages for the company.|
|Stock Market Information||URL to Google Finance page for the company, if publicly quoted.|
The dataset is available in Excel format, making it simple to filter and sort the information, and allowing companies offering similar services to be compared.
The dataset is available on a company license basis. We are able to provide subsets of the data, for example, all hosting companies that offer cloud services in North America or VPS providers in Europe, or any other segmentation by geography or technology.
On demand, the classification could be extended to include smaller hosting companies and resellers.
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