Wichita, Kansas – (The Hosting News) – August 28, 2006 – Internet performance metrics company, RealMetrics, has announced its results for the most outstanding performance of web hosts for July 2006. Ranking and graphing uptime, speed and technical support of web hosting companies, RealMetrics establishes actual hosting accounts and then conducts systematic tests on several parameters of online service. The highest ranking web hosting companies for July 2006 are being recognized for top performance in Uptime, Web Speed, CPU Speed and Disk Speed.
Rick Ralston, President and CEO of RealMetrics commented, ”We are pleased to recognize the outstanding performance of these web hosts for July 2006. With all the web hosting options available in today’s marketplace, it is good to see these providers reaching out to their customers through outstanding performance. In both our Shared Hosting category and our VPS Hosting category, there are providers that are not just setting the bar, but raising the bar for the web hosting industry.”
Kent Johnson, Chief Technology Officer of RealMetrics stated, ”We conduct over 60,000 tests per day from half a dozen locations across the United States. To achieve high performance is no easy task for a web hosting provider. For the Uptime metric, as an example, we test actual accounts every 30 seconds from multiple monitoring locations. To obtain the 100% Uptime recognition, a web hosting provider is required to be up for the entire 30 days during the recognition period.”
The July 2006 RealMetrics award winners are:
#1 VPS Hosting CPU Speed â€“ RimuHosting
#1 VPS Hosting Web Speed â€“ EV1 Servers
#1 VPS Hosting Disk Speed â€“ iPower
#1 Shared Hosting Web Speed â€“ 1and1 Internet
100% Shared Hosting Uptime â€“ 1and1 Internet, HostGator, Pair Networks, and Powweb
100% VPS Hosting Uptime â€“ Linode, ProHosters, RackCo, RimuHosting, and VPS Land
Peter Bryant, Founder of RimuHosting added, ”RimuHosting is serious about the quality and performance of its hosting solutions. It is good to see a company like RealMetrics using monitoring data to objectively report on hosts.”
RealMetrics is an independent provider of objective performance metrics to enable Internet businesses to make more informed technology selection decisions. RealMetrics is rapidly becoming the trusted source for fact-based performance, reliability and customer service metrics. These metrics include uptime, web speed, CPU speed, disk speed, and technical support response speed.
To learn more about RealMetrics, please visit: www.realmetrics.com.