Australian Web Hosting Trends 2016

Web hosting refers to the business of providing server space to enable viewing of websites through the internet. This has unlocked many opportunities for small businesses and large enterprises in Australia to have an online presence even if they do not have their own dedicated web servers.

With the increasing demand of internet hosting, the Australian server space industry has grown dramatically. Here are the top 5 web hosting trends of 2016 that currently influence the modern web hosting market.

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Ecommerce Hosting

It refers to the business where a service provider caters to all the needs of companies that do their business online.  The bundle of services include a web server, web site design and it also provides tailor made services that help the company to accept, process and confirm the sales order. The Ecommerce web host offers software packages that allow choosing of design templates for building the catalogue, customizing the look and feel of the website, developing mechanism for safe and secure online purchasing and providing tracking and management tools.

Green Hosting

The web hosting servers leave carbon footprints that have an impact on the global climate change. Green hosting in Australia refers to web hosts using green technologies to curb the negative impact on the environment. Green hosting includes technologies that reduce the carbon footprint like providing a data center which is run on renewable energy, using low voltage equipments, use of energy efficient lighting and sensors in the buildings. These types of web hosts are becoming popular for creating websites for charities, nonprofits and social businesses.

Application specific hosting

A number of service providers are building software packages that cater to the needs of a specific market audience. Application hosting is an optimized hosting system that provides customized solutions. The host servers are specifically tuned to the framework of the user which enables to deliver fast, stable and reliable hosting platform. There are different types of application specific hosting such as Email hosting service, image hosting service, video hosting service, and file hosting service. The customer has to decide which kind of hosting to choose after careful evaluation of the requirements of the application.

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