HostGator.com currently uses more that one data center to house our servers. Most of our servers reside in Provo, Utah or Dallas, Texas, with some residing in Houston, Texas and other locations. You can optionally activate CloudFlare, which would route your content through an additional 23 data centers worldwide.
Our current Data Center Partners include:
Unfortunately, you cannot choose which data center houses your server.
Server Upgrades and Data Center Changes
We periodically upgrade our servers and systems so that we can provide the best and most reliable customer experience possible. Sometimes this means migrating your server or hosting account to a better server in a different data center. When this happens, we work hard at making the process as smooth as possible, with little or no downtime.
CloudFlare Content Distribution Network (CDN)
CloudFlare is a FREE system that acts as a proxy between your visitors and our server. By acting as a proxy, CloudFlare caches static content for your site, which lowers the number of requests to our servers, but still allows visitors to access your site.
This is an optional feature that can be added to most hosting types at no cost to you.
If you enable CloudFlare, your website would also be routed through CloudFlare's network:
CloudFlare (23 Data Centers Worldwide)
- North America
For more details, please read our article on: CloudFlare.