The HostGator Network
HostGator has partnered with SoftLayer for all primary data center and network-provider services. HostGator's long standing relationship with SoftLayer allows HostGator's customers to utilize one of the world's best networks to power their web sites and ensure maximum uptime. SoftLayer's world-class datacenters feature state of the art security, power, safety, and cooling systems - all designed to ensure that service remains uninterrupted.
Data Center Features
HostGator houses servers in multiple SoftLayer datacenters. Ranging from 22,000 to more than 78,000 square feet, these world-class datacenters contain industry-standard technology to ensure that all servers stay cool, secure, and on-line at all times. The datacenters feature redundant power, HVAC, and fire detection/suppression systems, and are monitored 24/7/365 by both HostGator and SoftLayer's Network Operation Centers.
Web sites hosted with HostGator are accessible via a fully meshed and redundant Certified Cisco Network, and feature 9 backbone and fiber providers including:
- Global Crossing
- Time Warner
- XO Communications
In addition to a fully redundant network and top of the line data centers, HostGator system administrators monitor all servers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Servers are monitored and issues are acted upon before they become serious. Additionally, the network and datacenters are monitored and managed by on-site technicians dedicated to ensuring maximum uptime and reliability.