Web Hosting Uptime Review (May 2014)

Here’s a quick post on our monthly hosting uptime review. Quite a number of the web hosts I tracked fell below 99.9% uptime for the past 30 days. I’ve picked the top 3 and some of the popular hosts results and posted it here. Hope this could be a good reference for those who are looking for a web host. If you need more help, check out more at my Top 5 Picks and as always I am here ready to answer your emails.

Best Uptime Scores May 2014

#1 – Rose Hosting (Shared Hosting) – 100%

Rose Hosting uptime scores for Past 30 days (May - June 2014)

Rose Hosting uptime scores for Past 30 days (May – June 2014)

About Rose Hosting – RoseHosting.com belongs to Rose Web Services LLC, a privately owned St. Louis, Missouri based company, founded in 2001. The company practices no-overselling policy hence shoppers can rest assured that they are getting exactly what they paid for.

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#2 InMotion Hosting (VPS 2000) – 99.99%

 

InMotion Hosting uptime scores for Past 30 days (May - June 2014)

InMotion Hosting uptime scores for Past 30 days (May – June 2014)

About InMotion Hosting – Based in both Carlifonia and Virginia, InMotion Hosting has been around for more than a decade (established in year 2001).

InMotion Hosting offers a wide range of web hosting services (shared/vps/dedicated) in dozen of different packages. The company is best known with its superior customer service (the company is BBB Accredited since 23/6/2003 and scores A+ with BBB Busines Review at time of writing) and is rated as one of the top hosting providers by many well-known hosting review sites. As such, experienced webmasters/bloggers normally regard InMotion as the web host for businesses and corporate users – you know, people who do not mind paying a little extra for better reliability and after-sales supports.

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#3 SiteGround Hosting (Shared Hosting: Grow Big) –  99.96%

siteground uptime (may 2014)

SiteGround uptime scores for Past 30 days (May – June 2014)

About SiteGround Hosting – First founded in 2004 by a group of IT enthusiast, SiteGround is a web hosting company with over ten years of experience providing shared hosting, cloud hosting and dedicated servers. Now run by Tenko Nikolov, SiteGround currently services more than 250,000 domains worldwide with 120 employees and three data centers located at US, Europe, and Singapore. They have datacenters in all three of these locations and utilize CentOS, Apache, MySQL, PHP and WHM/cPanel for their servers. No matter the server location SiteGround provides high performing and stable machines, offering server set-up, software updates, and machine monitoring. The company is also notable in that it has developed custom software solutions for account isolation, monitoring & reaction, and speed-optimization of its servers.

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Other Popular Hosting Uptime Scores

Besides the top 3, here are the uptime records for a few other popular brands. Do check out the details in my reviews if you wish to learn more.

WebHostingHub uptime scores for Past 30 days (May - June 2014)

WebHostingHub uptime scores for Past 30 days (May – June 2014): 99.88%

iPage uptime scores for Past 30 days (May - June 2014)

iPage uptime scores for Past 30 days (May – June 2014): 99.85%

Hostgator uptime scores for Past 30 days (May - June 2014)

Hostgator uptime scores for Past 30 days (May – June 2014): 99.91%

Arvixe Hosting Uptime for the past 30 days (May - June 2014): 99.43%. Note the site's response time is averaging below 800ms, which is pretty good for a budget shared hosting.

Arvixe Hosting Uptime for the past 30 days (May – June 2014): 99.43%. Note the site’s response time is averaging below 800ms, which is pretty good for a budget shared hosting.

FatCow uptime scores for Past 30 days (May - June 2014)

FatCow uptime scores for Past 30 days (May – June 2014): 99.65%

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