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The Biggest Secret in Web Hosting?

In the Seinfeld episode “The Millennium,” Elaine feels slighted by a sales clerk and decides to try to put the store out of business. As part of this ill-conceived plan, she buys a ton of stuff from a competitor, only to find out that both stores are owned by the same woman who annoyed Elaine in the first place. Much of what makes this funny is that Elaine was such a reactionary, but another factor is that it’s not happening to us.

We have a similar situation going on in web hosting. A large number of web hosts are actually owned by one company that most web developer, designers, and bloggers have never heard of. That company is Endurance International Group and they have over 700,000 customers spread over 25 different hosting brands.

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