December 13, 2006 — Internet performance research firm RealMetrics (realmetrics.com) announced on Tuesday it has recognized Web hosting provider SiteGround (siteground.com) among the November 2006 top performance award winners.
SiteGround, owned by STD Group, has received the RealMetrics 100 percent shared hosting uptime award for November. In addition to receiving honors for 100 percent uptime, SiteGround also recorded one of the best support response time scores with the average support ticket being resolved with 15 minutes.
RealMetrics activates actual accounts at Web hosting providers and monitors them for uptime, Web speed, email reliability, email latency and support response time. Other award winners for November include Aplus.net for highest shared hosting Web speed, VPSLink.com for highest VPS hosting uptime and Webmail.us for highest overall email performance and 100 percent email uptime.
As an independent provider of objective performance metrics, RealMetrics enables Internet businesses to make more informed technology selection decisions. The company says it conducts over 120,000 tests a day, and is rapidly becoming the trusted source for fact-based performance, reliability and customer service metrics.