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What hosting companies don’t tell you, could hurt you…

By Dave Young
Posted Friday, October 1, 2004

Did you know that hosting companies overcrowd their servers despite all the issues caused by servers running hundreds of accounts? Are you aware of what happens if your website is hosted on a server that’s overcrowded? You’re probably thinking to yourself, “what do you mean overcrowd their servers?” Overcrowded servers mean big money for your hosting company, but also big problems for your website.

Hosting companies are willing to sacrifice the success of your website in order to build their own profit. The more accounts hosted on a server, the more revenue they can generate. Greed takes priority to a hosting company. Sure the plans they offer sound good, but do you really know what’s going on behind the scenes? After they take your hard-earned money, what happens next? Unless you’re a system administrator or network engineer, you probably have no idea how your website functions on an overcrowded server.

If you’ve reviewed or researched hosting companies you will notice they all look the same. They offer similar packages, claim they provide support, and appear to have a network worthy of the highest caliber websites. But what they don’t tell you is the type of disk space or bandwidth your website will be using. They don’t mention possible security risks. And they especially don’t mention how many accounts they create per server.

Avoiding the problems associated with overcrowded servers is extremely easy…

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