Host Color (hostcolor.com), a global web hosting provider has activated a CDN service as a free option to all Shared plans. The company is planning to offer a choice between three different CDN service networks to its customers.
Online PR News – 18-December-2011 – – HostColor.com, a provider of web hosting services from data centers in United States and Europe has announced that it started adding CDN capabilities to its Shared plans. The company is planning to offer its customers a choice between three different CDN's. Two of them will be activated in Q1 and Q2 of 2012. The first CDN which has been already activated for company's customers is CloudFlare. They can now use this content delivery network solution for free.
CloudFlare's CDN operates from 14 data centers worldwide. It makes possible for visitors of websites hosted in HostColor.com servers to open web pages from the nearest point, which makes the website loading very fast. The technology used by the CDN provider compresses the data on the websites and stops illegitimate requests, so the servers concentrate on legitimate traffic.
The benefits of using the CloudFlare's CDN service on HostColor.com Shared Hosting account feature: faster website load on web browsers, lower CPU usage, bot and threat protection, spam comments protection, alerting visitors of infected computers, and improved total website performance.
Host Color's customers can activate the new CDN service very easy from the "Software/Services" section in their cPanel's "Domain Owner Panel". A test with the fist accounts which have activated CloudFlare on Host Color's servers showed that websites load very fast on a web browser. The also have a lower ping time from 60 major IT regions including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and more.
The hosting provider has recently released promotional code DEC11. It gives 35% discount to all site owners who want to open a new hosting account or to transfer their websites to Host Color servers. The code is valid for all Shared Hosting plans and expires at the end of the 2011.
All Shared accounts hosted on Host Color's servers are protected by RAID 10 redundant array of Western Digital RE 3 or RE 4 enterprise edition hard drives. They feature: PHP 5.2.xx, Perl 5.8.x and Python 2.4.x scripts, Ruby on Rails; MySQL 5.0.xx, PostgreSQL 81.xx databases and Apache 2.2.xx. The hosting account owners can install more than 200 different Open Source applications - WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, MODx, Zikula, Typo3, Magento, ZenPhoto, MediaWiki, Dolphin, Elg, phpBB, Pligg, OpenX, Piwik Analytics, phpCollab, etc. - by 1 click from their cPanel "Domain Owner Panel" control panel through an easy to use interface of Softaculous auto-installer software library.
Host Color operates a fully-redundant, 100% uptime SLA guarantee network in a high-class data center located 90 miles from Chicago in South Bend, Indiana. The strategic location and the fully-redundant network operated by Host Color ensure lowest possible latency to any point in North America and Europe.
HostColor.com is a web hosting provider, owned by Host Color LLC, a Wilmington, Delaware, U.S. incorporated company. It maintains a fully-redundant network with 100% SLA uptime guarantee and hosts thousands of small-business and personal websites in a state-of-the-art data center based out of South Bend, Indiana. The company provides website hosting services in Europe through its subsidiary Host Color Europe (hostcoloreurope.com).