Web Hosting Troubles
I apologize for the intermittent outages Software by Rob has experienced over the past few days. My web host lost a server and spent the better part of last night re-building it. Hopefully it’s all behind us.
Web hosting is an interesting business; a host might collect $15 per hosting account per month. A small host might have around 500 live accounts, which would carry a tremendous support load, with gross revenue around $7500 per month, or $90k per year. But the expense of hardware, connectivity, rackspace, and software licenses would chew deep into those profits, leaving little for compensation.
Add to that the constant tech support, angry customers, and the requirement for 24/7 uptime, and it’s one business I would never recommend.
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