Our little website has really grown in content and traffic. It got overloaded the other day when a new piece of content was posted that went viral. We have been scaling it up as we go along, now we need to move from a shared host to a dedicated one. Our company is firm about using products and services in the United States whenever possible, so we looked for dedicated hosting in the USA. It is not cheaper to use foreign companies for hosting your site. Shared and dedicated hosting in the USA can be found that is very affordable.
We had some code written for our website by a team of college student programmers doing an internship. The code, that operates a portion of our content management system, is proprietary and owned by us. Continue reading