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|Privately held company|
|Founded||March 22, 2004|
Number of employees
SiteGround is a web hosting company founded in 2004 by a few university friends. In most recent data, it reports servicing more than 1,800,000 domains worldwide. It provides shared hosting, cloud hosting and dedicated servers as well as email hosting and domain registration. Currently, the company employs over 500 people.
Server infrastructure and setup
SiteGround has data centers in 4 countries: the United States, the Netherlands, UK, and Singapore. SiteGround runs CentOS, Apache, MySQL, PHP and WHM/cPanel on its servers. The company has developed software solutions for account isolation, monitoring and reaction, and speed-optimization, sold under the 1H brand and used by other Linux hosting companies.
SiteGround uses SSD (Solid State Drives) to store data.
Involvement in open-source communities
SiteGround works with open source communities such as Joomla!, WordPress , Magento and others. It provides custom server and application solutions for many open source applications, offers a collection of free tutorials and templates for many applications, and organizes educational webinars on different topics. It has also been a sponsor of WordCamp Europe since 2013.
SiteGround has data-centers in 4 locations around the world:
- Chicago, US
- London, UK
- Amsterdam, NL
- Singapore, SG
In 2014 part of the SiteGround team began working on Kyup, a side-project that would allow the company to focus on the more technically-oriented markets of developers and devops.
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