Phoenix, Arizona – (The Hosting News) – May 24, 2006 – Leading website hosting provider for small businesses, IPOWER, has placed third in Netcraft’s March Ranking by Failed Requests and Connection of the most reliable hosting provider sites.
IPOWER’s FreeBSD system recorded a miniscule 0.02% failure rate. IPOWER far exceeded numbers of other major industry players such as GoDaddy, 1 and 1, Yahoo! Small Business and Rackspace. In fact, since the company’s inception, IPOWER has consistently ranked within the top 10 companies listed in this report.
Thomas Gorny, CEO and President of IPOWER commented, ”We pride ourselves in being a company that offers our customers what they need — from great products and services, to great service to reliable systems. We are proud that the numbers in this report reflect that dedication to our customers.”
Netcraft, an Internet services company based in Bath, England, measures and publishes the response times of 50 leading hosting providers’ sites. Performance measurements are taken at 15-minute intervals from six separate points around the internet. Averages are calculated over the immediately preceding 24-hour period.
The excellent ranking is only the latest in a string of awards for outstanding performance and customer service earned by IPOWER, which includes: ”Gold Award – Top Web Hosting Award for 2006” (TopTenREVIEWS; ”Editor’s Pick for 2006” (Hosting Review); ”Top 3 Web Hosting Companies for December 2005” (Top Hosts); ”Best Dedicated Host for 2005” (100Best); ”#1 Budget Web Hosting Provider for October 2005” (Web Host Directory); and ”Editor’s Choice Award Winner for Budget Hosting for July 2005” (Web Host Magazine and Buyer’s Guide).
In March, IPOWER announced that its customer numbers, which have exploded in recent months, have reached a total of 400,000 customer accounts. The company now boasts sales totaling 450,000 customer accounts. T. Griffin Conrad, EVP and VP of Marketing for IPOWER added, ”Our growth rate has been astounding, and we are not too far away from 500,000 total customer accounts. We attribute our success to our ability to quickly react to customers’ needs and provide them with the tools they require to be successful online.”
IPOWER, Inc., founded in October 2001, provides web hosting and web services for small and medium sized businesses worldwide looking to build, manage, promote and profit from an online presence. The company offers domain registration, web site hosting, e-commerce tools, merchant services, application hosting, online marketing, site optimization services, and web site design. According to the company, IPOWER is the 5th largest web site hosting company worldwide and has 450,000 customer accounts in over 100 countries.
To learn more about IPOWER, please visit: www.ipower.com.