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What to Look for in a Hosting Company

June 15, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

By Rack Alley

If you need an LA web hosting company, you won’t have any trouble finding options. LA is one of the densest places n the country in terms of hosting companies. Of course, that doesn’t mean they’re all created the same or equally worthy of your consideration. Here are a few things to consider before hiring a Los Angeles colocation company.

First, should be that they actually offer the services you need with the option to only select those. You may not need colocation, for example, so there’s no point in paying for it and you shouldn’t have to.

Furthermore, they should have enough of a track record that you can look into their reputation. While there are many startup hosting companies in LA, you’ll really be better off with a servicer that has been in the business for a while so you can see how they’ve performed.

Redundancy needs to be a concern too. This means your hosting company has to be able to backup your files in case something happens. This is especially important in LA where earthquakes could cause potential problems in this area. Without backup plans in place, you could stand to lose a lot of information.


Rack Alley is your one stop shop in a Los Angeles data center. Whether you need colocation, hosting, support or just about anything else, Rack Alley has the resources, redundancy and expertise to ensure you get what you’re looking for at the best possible price.

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