HostGator is a global provider of web hosting and related services.
Founded in a dorm room at Florida Atlantic University by Brent Oxley, HostGator has grown into a leading provider of Shared, Reseller, VPS, and Dedicated web hosting. HostGator is headquartered in Houston and Austin, Texas, with several international offices throughout the globe.
In a Florida dorm room, HostGator's founder Brent Oxley weighs the pros and cons of naming his company either hostgator.com or gatorhost.com, ultimately choosing the former and registering the domain on October 22, 2002.
The First 100 Customers
As of February 1st, 2003, HostGator had 112 active customers. On the same date, year later, there would be 1,031 active customers.
On November 29th, 2011 at 9:21:23 CST, HostGator received our 5,000,000th LiveChat.
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