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HostReview Announces the Winners of its Annual Web Hosting Awards

HostReview (http://hostreview.com), a top-rated online resource for the web hosting industry since 1998, announced its Annual Web Hosting Awards winners. In nine categories, the site’s editorial team and visitors selected the companies who made a mark in the previous year. They are also the companies to keep an eye on in 2010, as they are the best providers to solutions for your web hosting needs.

HostReview’s Annual Top 10 awards listings reflected the rapidly-changing hosting technologies and business practices. The companies competed in nine categories, including the second Readers’ Choice Awards, sponsored by Liquid Web Inc., where the site visitors were able to nominate and vote for their favorite web hosting company.

The team at HostReview takes pleasure in presenting the Best of 2009 Awards winners who are some of the world’s most innovative web hosting companies and proved to be the leaders with outstanding contribution to the industry. The winners in each category are listed below:

Best Web Hosting Company
First place: Verio
Second place: Liquid Web
Third place: The Planet

Best Dedicated Server Package
First place: Liquid Web
Second place: Codero
Third place: The Planet

Best Managed Hosting Service
First place: NaviSite
Second place: PEER 1
Third place: INetU

Best Budget Hosting
First place: Host Gator
Second place: GoDaddy
Third place: Pronet Hosting

Best Reseller Hosting
First place: Host Gator
Second place: Verio
Third place: MochaHost

Best SaaS Provider
First place: 3Tera
Second place: Rackspace
Third place: groupSPARK

Best VPS Hosting
First place: Slicehost
Second place: HostV
Third place: GlowHost

Best Cloud Computing Service
First place: Amazon Web Services
Second place: 3Tera
Third place: Rackspace Cloud

Readers’ Choice Award
First place: Verio
Second place: SoftLayer
Third place: SiteGround

The full listings are available at http://www.hostreview.com/awards/2009_annual_awards .

When ranking the firms, the HostReview editorial team takes into consideration a suite of factors, including offered services, package diversity, customer support, new products and services, feedback, and overall performance of the selected companies.

The web hosting awards are intended to distinguish the leaders in the competitive hosting industry and provide a solid recommendation basis for consumers. Commenced in 2006, the HostReview Annual Awards have grown to be one of the most prestigious web hosting awards of its kind.

About HostReview
HostReview (http://www.hostreview.com) is a popular online destination for people who look for the best hosting deals. The site features a comprehensive article section, industry news, and one of the most complete directories of hosting service providers. HostReview.com is frequented by various audiences, ranging from industry insiders to internet entrepreneurs.

About DevStart, Inc.
DevStart, Inc. (http://www.devstart.com) is a leading online provider of unique content and powerful tools for the web hosting, website promotion, and domain name registration industries. Since 1998, the DevStart Network has been a popular and trusted source of information and resources for webmasters. DevStart’s major properties include HostReview.com, IdeaCafe.com, PromotionWorld.com, DomainInformer.com, SBInformer.com, and a variety of other websites that cater to webmasters and online business owners. Our experienced staff, unique editorial features, and powerful free tools make the DevStart Network the Webmaster’s Homepage.

About Liquid Web Inc.
Liquid Web (http://www.liquidweb.com/) is the largest Web hosting company in Michigan with more than 20,000 clients in more than 120 countries. Founded in 1997 and privately held, Liquid Web currently has 10,000 computer servers and 145 highly skilled employees in three data centers in the Lansing area. The company recently opened its new cloud computing data center and world headquarters, boosting the company’s hosting capabilities to 35,000 servers.

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