Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in May 2019

Rank Performance Graph OS Outage
hh:mm:ss
Failed
Req%
DNS Connect First
byte
Total
1 Webair Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.341 0.078 0.156 0.157
2 Swishmail FreeBSD 0:00:00 0.000 0.257 0.090 0.181 0.183
3 Pair Networks Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.351 0.092 0.185 0.185
4 One.com Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.416 0.094 0.189 0.189
5 www.choopa.com Linux 0:00:00 0.005 0.287 0.006 0.023 0.024
6 Rackspace Linux 0:00:00 0.005 0.674 0.007 0.017 0.018
7 Hyve Managed Hosting Linux 0:00:00 0.005 0.182 0.077 0.153 0.154
8 EveryCity SmartOS 0:00:00 0.005 0.251 0.077 0.372 0.372
9 Bigstep Linux 0:00:00 0.005 0.261 0.079 0.161 0.161
10 ServerStack Linux 0:00:00 0.005 0.253 0.087 0.174 0.174

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Webair had the most reliable hosting company site in May 2019, responding to all of Netcraft's requests, and with an average connection time of 78ms. Webair provides a range of services including managed hosting solutions and high performance cloud environments.

The next three most reliable hosting company sites also responded to all of Netcraft's requests in May 2019 and were separated by average connection time. Swishmail, Pair Networks and One.com were placed second, third and fourth with average connection times of 90ms, 92ms and 94ms. Swishmail is a New York based hosting and email solutions provider.

The remaining six sites that make up the top 10 each failed to respond to one request. Choopa.com appears in fifth with the fastest average connection time among the top 10 of 6ms. Choopa.com has appeared in the top 10 every month so far in 2019, and has had the most reliable hosting company site twice in that period.

Linux continues to be the predominantly used operating system, powering eight of the top ten sites. FreeBSD makes an appearance in second place with Swishmail and SmartOS appears in eighth with EveryCity.

Netcraft measures and makes available the response times of around twenty leading hosting providers' sites. The performance measurements are made at fifteen minute intervals from separate points around the internet, and averages are calculated over the immediately preceding 24 hour period.

From a customer's point of view, the percentage of failed requests is more pertinent than outages on hosting companies' own sites, as this gives a pointer to reliability of routing, and this is why we choose to rank our table by fewest failed requests, rather than shortest periods of outage. In the event the number of failed requests are equal then sites are ranked by average connection times.

Information on the measurement process and current measurements is available.

Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in April 2019

Rank Performance Graph OS Outage
hh:mm:ss
Failed
Req%
DNS Connect First
byte
Total
1 www.choopa.com Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.294 0.005 0.020 0.020
2 www.viawest.com Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.489 0.005 0.230 0.230
3 GoDaddy.com Inc Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.452 0.006 0.024 0.026
4 One.com Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.395 0.084 0.191 0.191
5 www.dinahosting.com Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.300 0.090 0.180 0.180
6 Rackspace Linux 0:00:00 0.004 0.689 0.007 0.018 0.018
7 Hyve Managed Hosting Linux 0:00:00 0.004 0.187 0.065 0.137 0.137
8 CWCS Managed Hosting Linux 0:00:00 0.004 0.300 0.074 0.152 0.152
9 New York Internet (NYI) FreeBSD 0:00:00 0.009 0.568 0.059 0.118 0.118
10 Netcetera Linux 0:00:00 0.009 0.225 0.085 0.169 0.169

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The most reliable hosting company site in April 2019 belonged to Choopa.com - it responded to all of Netcraft's requests and had the fastest average connection time of 4.597ms. Choopa.com provides cloud hosting, dedicated servers, colocation and managed services from its primary data centre in Piscataway, New Jersey, and also has facilities in Los Angeles, Amsterdam and Tokyo. ViaWest.com, in second place, also responded to each of Netcraft's requests and had an average connection time of 4.601ms. The top two are therefore separated by just 0.004ms after taking the average over nearly 23 thousand requests.

The next three hosting company sites in the top 10 also responded to each of Netcraft's requests in April: GoDaddy, One.com and DinaHosting. These sites were separated by their average connection times of 6ms, 84ms and 90ms, respectively. DinaHosting is a Madrid-based hosting company with services including cloud, dedicated and reseller hosting.

Linux dominates the top 10 in April, with nine of the top 10 sites using the operating system. FreeBSD makes an appearance in ninth place.

Netcraft measures and makes available the response times of around twenty leading hosting providers' sites. The performance measurements are made at fifteen minute intervals from separate points around the internet, and averages are calculated over the immediately preceding 24 hour period.

From a customer's point of view, the percentage of failed requests is more pertinent than outages on hosting companies' own sites, as this gives a pointer to reliability of routing, and this is why we choose to rank our table by fewest failed requests, rather than shortest periods of outage. In the event the number of failed requests are equal then sites are ranked by average connection times.

Information on the measurement process and current measurements is available.

Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in March 2019

Rank Performance Graph OS Outage
hh:mm:ss
Failed
Req%
DNS Connect First
byte
Total
1 Rackspace Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.676 0.008 0.020 0.020
2 New York Internet (NYI) FreeBSD 0:00:00 0.000 0.559 0.060 0.120 0.121
3 One.com Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.394 0.085 0.256 0.256
4 www.dinahosting.com Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.302 0.091 0.181 0.181
5 Pair Networks FreeBSD 0:00:00 0.000 0.350 0.092 0.186 0.186
6 CWCS Managed Hosting Linux 0:00:00 0.004 0.304 0.076 0.154 0.154
7 GoDaddy.com Inc Linux 0:00:00 0.008 0.442 0.007 0.024 0.025
8 www.choopa.com Linux 0:00:00 0.008 0.285 0.008 0.027 0.027
9 Bigstep Linux 0:00:00 0.008 0.245 0.072 0.146 0.146
10 Swishmail FreeBSD 0:00:00 0.013 0.255 0.092 0.182 0.184

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Rackspace had the most reliable hosting company site in March 2019. This is the second month in a row, and the third time in the last 12 months, that Rackspace has topped the ranking. Rackspace offers a range of managed dedicated and cloud hosting solutions.

The top five hosting company sites each responded to all of Netcraft's requests in March; to break the tie they are ranked by average connection times. This puts New York Internet in second place. NYI offers bare metal, cloud and colocation services in its US datacentres. One.com took third place, appearing in the top 10 for a second consecutive month. One.com offers a variety of internet services including a no-code website builder, 1-click WordPress installations, domain registrations and email hosting.

Linux is used by seven of the top 10 in March and remains the most popular choice of operating system, with the remaining three sites all powered by FreeBSD.

Netcraft measures and makes available the response times of around twenty leading hosting providers' sites. The performance measurements are made at fifteen minute intervals from separate points around the internet, and averages are calculated over the immediately preceding 24 hour period.

From a customer's point of view, the percentage of failed requests is more pertinent than outages on hosting companies' own sites, as this gives a pointer to reliability of routing, and this is why we choose to rank our table by fewest failed requests, rather than shortest periods of outage. In the event the number of failed requests are equal then sites are ranked by average connection times.

Information on the measurement process and current measurements is available.

Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in February 2019

Rank Performance Graph OS Outage
hh:mm:ss
Failed
Req%
DNS Connect First
byte
Total
1 Rackspace Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.652 0.009 0.021 0.021
2 Bigstep Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.227 0.073 0.147 0.147
3 One.com Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.378 0.088 0.263 0.263
4 GoDaddy.com Inc Linux 0:00:00 0.005 0.417 0.007 0.021 0.022
5 Hyve Managed Hosting Linux 0:00:00 0.005 0.165 0.069 0.139 0.139
6 Pair Networks unknown 0:00:00 0.005 0.334 0.093 0.187 0.187
7 www.choopa.com Linux 0:00:00 0.009 0.263 0.012 0.036 0.036
8 EveryCity SmartOS 0:00:00 0.009 0.226 0.070 0.339 0.339
9 CWCS Managed Hosting Linux 0:00:00 0.009 0.289 0.077 0.155 0.155
10 Webair Linux 0:00:00 0.009 0.325 0.080 0.160 0.161

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Rackspace had the most reliable hosting company site in February 2019, and has now appeared in the top 10 eight times in the past 12 months. Rackspace offers a range of managed dedicated and cloud hosting solutions.

The top three hosting company sites responded to each of Netcraft's requests in February. Bigstep appears in second place, making February the third consecutive month it has appeared in the top three. Bigstep offers "bare metal" cloud hosting with the flexibility of virtual machines while also providing the isolation and efficiency of bare metal. One.com returns to the top 10 for the first time since October 2018. One.com offers a variety of internet services including a no-code website builder, 1-click WordPress installations, domain registrations and email hosting.

The next sites, placed fourth to sixth, failed to respond to one request from Netcraft. In fourth place is GoDaddy with the fastest average connection speed of 7ms. Hyve Managed Solutions appears in the top 10 for the fourth consecutive month, this time in fifth place. Pair Networks came sixth, with an average connection time of 93ms. The next four sites that made up the top 10 failed to respond to two requests from Netcraft in February 2019.

This month Linux is used by eight of the top 10, remaining the most popular choice. SmartOS makes an appearance in eighth place with EveryCity.

Netcraft measures and makes available the response times of around twenty leading hosting providers' sites. The performance measurements are made at fifteen minute intervals from separate points around the internet, and averages are calculated over the immediately preceding 24 hour period.

From a customer's point of view, the percentage of failed requests is more pertinent than outages on hosting companies' own sites, as this gives a pointer to reliability of routing, and this is why we choose to rank our table by fewest failed requests, rather than shortest periods of outage. In the event the number of failed requests are equal then sites are ranked by average connection times.

Information on the measurement process and current measurements is available.

Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in January 2019

Rank Performance Graph OS Outage
hh:mm:ss
Failed
Req%
DNS Connect First
byte
Total
1 www.choopa.com Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.258 0.012 0.170 0.170
2 EveryCity SmartOS 0:00:00 0.000 0.227 0.070 0.346 0.346
3 Bigstep Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.225 0.071 0.145 0.145
4 Hyve Managed Hosting Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.162 0.075 0.150 0.150
5 CWCS Managed Hosting Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.285 0.081 0.156 0.156
6 www.dinahosting.com Linux 0:00:00 0.004 0.278 0.089 0.178 0.178
7 Pair Networks FreeBSD 0:00:00 0.004 0.335 0.095 0.192 0.192
8 www.viawest.com Linux 0:00:00 0.013 0.430 0.012 0.239 0.240
9 Netcetera Linux 0:00:00 0.017 0.195 0.084 0.167 0.167
10 Swishmail FreeBSD 0:00:00 0.021 0.228 0.086 0.172 0.173

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Choopa.com had the most reliable hosting company website in January 2019, responding to all of Netcraft's requests. The company offers cloud hosting, dedicated servers, colocation and managed services from four locations across the US, Europe and Asia. Choopa.com's primary data centre is located in Piscataway, New Jersey.

EveryCity, Bigstep, Hyve Managed Hosting and CWCS Managed Hosting made up the rest of the top five, with their sites also responding to all of Netcraft's requests last month. The top five sites are separated by their average connection time. EveryCity has appeared in the top 10 hosting company sites over 35 times, maintaining 99.9994% uptime over 4 years. Bigstep has now made six consecutive appearances in the top 10 and maintained 99.97% uptime over 5 years.

Seven of the top ten most reliable hosting company websites used the Linux operating system in January. FreeBSD appears twice in the top ten, with SmartOS also making an appearance.

Netcraft measures and makes available the response times of around twenty leading hosting providers' sites. The performance measurements are made at fifteen minute intervals from separate points around the internet, and averages are calculated over the immediately preceding 24 hour period.

From a customer's point of view, the percentage of failed requests is more pertinent than outages on hosting companies' own sites, as this gives a pointer to reliability of routing, and this is why we choose to rank our table by fewest failed requests, rather than shortest periods of outage. In the event the number of failed requests are equal then sites are ranked by average connection times.

Information on the measurement process and current measurements is available.

Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in December 2018

Rank Performance Graph OS Outage
hh:mm:ss
Failed
Req%
DNS Connect First
byte
Total
1 EveryCity SmartOS 0:00:00 0.000 0.230 0.070 0.338 0.338
2 Bigstep Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.233 0.071 0.146 0.146
3 Webair Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.335 0.080 0.161 0.161
4 Hyve Managed Hosting Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.170 0.081 0.162 0.162
5 CWCS Linux 0:00:00 0.000 0.293 0.083 0.160 0.160
6 Rackspace Linux 0:00:00 0.004 0.663 0.006 0.015 0.015
7 New York Internet (NYI) FreeBSD 0:00:00 0.004 0.540 0.063 0.125 0.125
8 www.dinahosting.com Linux 0:00:00 0.004 0.280 0.089 0.178 0.178
9 krystal.co.uk Linux 0:00:00 0.004 0.241 0.100 0.198 0.198
10 GoDaddy.com Inc Linux 0:00:00 0.008 0.433 0.007 0.021 0.022

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EveryCity had the most reliable hosting company site in December 2018, with no failed requests and an average connection time of 70ms. EveryCity appeared eight times in the top 10 in 2018, and has maintained 99.9994% uptime over the last four years. The hosting company offers cloud hosting solutions and managed third-party services, with its primary data centre located in the heart of the City of London.

Four other hosting company sites also successfully responded to all of Netcraft's requests, and were ranked by their average connection times. In second place, Bigstep had an average connection time just a millisecond slower than EveryCity. Bigstep has maintained 99.97% uptime over the past five years. Webair, Hyve and CWCS complete the top five, with average connection times of 80ms, 81ms and 83ms.

Linux was the most popular operating system in December 2018, used by eight of the top 10 most reliable hosting company sites. SmartOS is used by EveryCity, which had the most reliable hosting company site. SmartOS is an open-source community fork of OpenSolaris designed specifically for cloud computing. FreeBSD also appears in the top 10 for December.

Netcraft measures and makes available the response times of around twenty leading hosting providers' sites. The performance measurements are made at fifteen minute intervals from separate points around the internet, and averages are calculated over the immediately preceding 24 hour period.

From a customer's point of view, the percentage of failed requests is more pertinent than outages on hosting companies' own sites, as this gives a pointer to reliability of routing, and this is why we choose to rank our table by fewest failed requests, rather than shortest periods of outage. In the event the number of failed requests are equal then sites are ranked by average connection times.

Information on the measurement process and current measurements is available.