HostGator

HostGator is a Houston-based web hosting company with an additional presence in Austin, Texas. It was founded in 2002 by Brent Oxley, who was then a student at Florida Atlantic University. By 2006, HostGator had passed the 200,000 mark in registered domains. In 2008, Inc. Magazine ranked HostGator at #21 in the United States and #1 in the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas area in its list of fastest-growing companies. The same year, HostGator decided to make their hosting service green hosting by working with Integrated Ecosystem Market Services.
In 2011, HostGator has started its operations in India as Hostgator.in by setting up a support office and data center in India. The Head Office of HostGator in India is located at Nashik, Maharashtra.
As of 2012, HostGator hosts over 8 million domains.
On 21 June 2012, CEO and founder Brent Oxley announced the impending sale of HostGator to Endurance Int. Group, and advised employees and users not to worry in part because Oxley would still…