Hostinger International, Ltd is an employee-owned Web hosting provider and Internet domain registrar. Established in 2004.[4] Hostinger is the parent company of 000Webhost, Niagahoster and Weblink.

Hostinger International
Hostinger logo.png
Type of businessPrivate
Founded2004 (as Hosting Media)
2011 (rebranded to Hostinger)
HeadquartersKaunas, Lithuania
No. of locationsVilnius, Lithuania
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Florianópolis, Brazil
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleArnas Stuopelis[1] (CEO)
Balys Krikščiūnas[2] (CTO)
Domantas Beržanskis (CFO)
IndustryInternet
ServicesWeb Hosting, Shared hosting, Cloud Hosting, VPS, Email, Minecraft Hosting, Windows VPS, WordPress Hosting, Domains
Employees1000+ (2021)[3]
Subsidiaries000Webhost
Hosting24
Niagahoster
Weblink
Zyro
URLwww.hostinger.com

HistoryEdit

Founded in Kaunas, Lithuania in 2004, the firm was originally named Hosting Media. In 2007, its subsidiary 000Webhost was established, providing free hosting worldwide. Hosting24, another subsidiary, was launched in 2008 in the United States, with data centers in Asheville, North Carolina and in the United Kingdom.[citation needed]

In 2019 Hostinger converted its Apache HTTP servers to LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) to increase the servers' performance.[5] In mid-2020 Hostinger partnered with Google Cloud Platform.[6]

In 2021, Hostinger was listed as one of the fastest-growing companies in Europe.[7]

In 2021, a group of investors led by the German entrepreneurs Jochen Berger and Thomas Strohe invested in Hostinger. They have acquired 31% of Hostinger’s shares from long-time employees and have become members of the company’s board.[8]

SubsidiariesEdit

As of 2014, the company has four subsidiaries under its ownership:

  • 2004 — Hostinger. It is an employee-owned Lithuanian establishment based in Kaunas. It was known as Hosting Media before it was rebranded in 2011. The company currently provides Web hosting, VPS, cloud hosting services, and domain registration.
  • 2007 — 000Webhost. In 2015 the Web site was subject to a data breach of 13.5 million users, including their IP addresses, email addresses and plain-text passwords.[9]
  • 2008 — Hosting24. Web site hosting platform.
  • 2013 — Niagahoster. Indonesian Web hosting company, launched in 2013.
  • 2014 — Weblink. Web hosting brand launched in 2014, based in Brazil.

Data centersEdit

Hostinger has data centers in seven locations around the world:[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://tesonet.com/culture/5-questions-with-arnas-stuopelis-ceo-at-hostinger/
  2. ^ https://www.hostinger.com/blog/interview-with-balys-kriksciunas-000webhost-percona-live-2017
  3. ^ https://www.hostinger.com/blog/hostinger-welcomes-1000th-employee
  4. ^ "Auganti Kauno IT bendrovė plečiasi: biure įrengė burbulų baseiną, vitamino D lempas - Naujienos - m.DELFI.lt".
  5. ^ "LiteSpeed Partners".
  6. ^ "Hostinger declared a partnership with Google Cloud platform". Cloud Host News. 28 March 2020.
  7. ^ "FT 1000: the fourth annual list of Europe's fastest-growing companies".
  8. ^ "TGS Baltic represented Hostinger and its shareholders in attracting an international investor which acquired more than 30 % of shares". 2021-04-02.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  9. ^ "000Webhost blames PHP exploit for breach of 13.5 million records". Computer Weekly.