A service that maintains Web Sites on the Internet. It is connected to the Internet 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
a company that provides web space to companies or individuals on one of their servers
A service provided by a collection of nodes to allow remote netlet execution.
A commercial, free or advertising-supported service that allows a third party to store information on an Internet host (e.g. web server). These services may be sophisticated (providing a range of services to the client, such as website design and management) or the simple provision of hard disk space only.
hosting company - The company, organization, or institution that maintains a particular server that you use and grants you access to the server. Compare with Internet service provider, which is the company that provides you access to the Internet in general. While many Internet service providers also provide servers (such as web servers for your webpages), you may also access servers that are not maintained by your Internet service provider. For instance, you may use your cable Internet connection (the cable company is your Internet service provider) to transfer files to a server at your office (your company is the hosting service for that server). Fetch Softworks is not a hosting company or Internet service provider.