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Hosting locations of the world’s top one million websites


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Do you know the hosting locations of the biggest websites in the world? More specifically, do you know in which cities they are located?

We do, and now you can to. We show you were in the world the top 1 million web cites are hosted, in which cities.

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Hosting locations of the world’s top one million websites

  1. 1. Hosting locations of the world’s top one million websitesFriday, March 8, 13
  2. 2. You can read the full article at Here is the short version.Friday, March 8, 13
  3. 3. In 2012, we found that 43% of the world’s top one million sites were hosted in the United States. But we felt eager to figure out more. Exactly where are these sites are hosted? In which city?Friday, March 8, 13
  4. 4. We found that 7,936 cities host the top one million sites in the world.Friday, March 8, 13
  5. 5. The top 10 cities hosts 223,206 sites. That is over 22% of the top million.Friday, March 8, 13
  6. 6. The top three cities hosts about 10% of the top million websites. (They are all U.S. cities)Friday, March 8, 13
  7. 7. Top 20 web hosting cities Houston 50,598 Mountain View 29,594 Dallas 24,822 Scottsdale 23,210 San Antonio 21,808 Provo 20,691 Ashburn 14,871 Number of sites San Francisco 13,214 (out of the top Chicago 13,125 1 million) hosted in 11,273 each city Beijing New York 10,006 Los Angeles 9,412 Lansing 8,170 Tokyo 7,588 Montreal 7,538 Culver City 7,380 Brea 7,349 Osaka 6,605 Atlanta 6,296 Amsterdam 6,063 0 15,000 30,000 45,000 60,000Friday, March 8, 13
  8. 8. The top one million web sites hosting map (The size of the dots signifies how many sites are hosted in each city)Friday, March 8, 13
  9. 9. The United States has a crushing lead in terms of hosting locations. But almost every part of the world has at least some site represented in the top million.Friday, March 8, 13
  10. 10. Source for top one million: (Data collected 2013-02-27)Friday, March 8, 13