Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in December 2021
The top five hosting company sites each responded to all of Netcraft’s requests in December and so are ranked on their average connection times. The top five is completed by
ServerStack appeared 10 times in the top 10 in 2021 and provides managed and dedicated solutions from its three data centres in North America and Amsterdam. Pair Networks made seven top 10 appearances in 2021 and provides a range of managed and dedicated hosting solutions from its data centre in the US, as well as domain registration.
Linux continues to dominate the top 10, with all of the top 10 using Linux in December. Across 2021 Linux appeared 109 times in the top 10, with FreeBSD making 9 appearances and SmartOS appearing once in January 2021.
Netcraft measures and makes available the response times of
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