Media Temple Tops for Hosting Leading Blogs

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As online media continues to disrupt news consumption, the leading blogs are building huge audiences and making money – making these top blogs a more attractive customer for hosting and data center providers. Which providers are having the most success with commercial blogs?

Media Temple is the clear winner, according to a survey of where the top 100 blogs are hosted, hosting 13 of the top 100 blogs. The Los Angeles hosting company, which offers shared hosting and a grid platform, counts TechCrunch, Mashable and Dosh Dosh among its customers. Runners-up include Datagram (The Gawker Media blogs and the Huffington Post) and Six Apart (Seth Godin) and Voxel (Perez Hilton, Daily Kos).

While some high-traffic blogs seek out commercial hosting, four of the top 100 continue to host on Google’s free Blogger service, most notably PostSecret.

About the Author

Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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