Regional Rankings

After 2+ Years of Testing, who is on top of the Regional Rankings in North America, Europe & Asia Pacific?

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North America Rankings – Apr 2016 to Jul 2018

Congratulations to Lightning Base who is the #1 Host in North America!!

This contest, however, is really tight, with just 1% difference between Lightning Base & GoDaddy. The battle here is far from over, and with 4 hosts with an Overall Score above 90%, its anyone’s game.

North America Rankings Chart - Apr 2016 to Jul 2018
North America Rankings Table - Apr 2016 to Jul 2018

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04 Apr 2016 to 07 Jul 2018

And the #1 Host in North America is…

Europe Rankings – Apr 2016 to Jul 2018

Congratulations to Lightning Base who is also crowned our #1 Host in Europe!!

The battle for top billing in Europe seems to be limited to just 2 hosts, Lightning Base & SiteGround. The difference from North America above, is that Lightning Base holds a slightly larger lead at the top.

Europe Rankings Chart - Apr 2016 to Jul 2018
Europe Rankings Table - Apr 2016 to Jul 2018

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04 Apr 2016 to 07 Jul 2018

And the #1 Host in Europe is…

Asia Pacific Rankings – Apr 2016 to Jul 2018

And for the first time, we have a new leader in Asia Pacific – Congratulations goes out to GoDaddy!!

Prior to this update, Lightning Base had led across all 3 regions. Can they reinstate themselves at the top of Asia Pacific or will GoDaddy hold them off in the second half of 2018?

Asia Pacific Rankings Chart - Apr 2016 to Jul 2018
Asia Pacific Rankings Table - Apr 2016 to Jul 2018

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04 Apr 2016 to 07 Jul 2018

And the #1 Host in Asia Pacific is…

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