SOURCE: Hostwinds


August 21, 2013 05:00 ET

Top Features to Look for in a Web Host Explained in New Infographic by Hostwinds

TULSA, OK--(Marketwired - Aug 21, 2013) - Hostwinds, a low-cost web hosting company, has created an informative and insightful infographic that answers the timely question "what should you look for in a web host?" With ecommerce and internet-based businesses enjoying immense success, it is crucial that companies and individuals know what to look for when securing the services of a web host. This infographic serves to uncover the most important features to consider for the new or established website owner.

Some of the key items covered on the infographic include uptime percentage standards, hard drive space, how to budget for the proper amount of disk space, and overall bandwidth accessibility. This infographic also goes on to emphasize the importance of quality customer service levels, the availability of email and web security.

Web security and the ability to backup important files are of paramount importance these days. This infographic displays the basic security features that any reputable host should offer, including firewalls, regular security audits, and secure socket layer protection for ecommerce sites. Also, the ability to safely and securely transfer data through an FTP access point is vital. File transfer protocols allow for the safe transfer of data to your web host.

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About Hostwinds

Hostwinds is a low-cost provider of website hosting services. Founded in 2010, Hostwinds seeks to solve the dilemma that many have faced when seeking quality hosting services at an affordable price. Hostwinds provides a suite of hosting services -- many offering multiple webpage options, unlimited bandwidth, and high capacity memory features. From virtual private servers to cloud hosting services, Hostwinds provides those seeking web hosting services or those who want to resell hosting services with a stable and affordable platform.

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