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Location, Location, Location


Where do you think is the best locatipn / country / DC to host a single site to get unform (or close to it) load times across the world? I like hosting in Dallas or Houston in Texas, but this gives slow load times in A, UK, EU. So I guess this question is for grins and personal preference!

Looking forward to your answers!



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I am getting a host that has all their servers located in Dallas and I get really good pings from Canada (near Toronto).

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Level 3 might be a good option.

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You can think of Peer 1 DC from LA , they really have got good connectivity and a stronger network. You may try them as per your requirements.

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I've got a VPS from KnownHost in Colo 4 Dallas....and it's certainly not slow for me in Southern Spain.

I've also got a reseller account with MDDHosting in Denver and that's really quick for me as well.

It's not just location....it's the quality of hardware, network, server load etc that play a big part.

And MDD and KH both use top quality kit on good networks, and allocate space sensibly. Sure....you pay more for it....but you get what you pay for.

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Chicago has always been my favorite DC location.

Being in Indiana, this means great connection for me but also throughout the United States due to it's central location and carriers.

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