Australian LiteSpeed Web Hosting
Webcity now provides hosting using LiteSpeed Enterprise, the world's fastest commercial, enterprise grade web server software.
The vast majority of web hosting companies host customer web sites on Apache, free web server software. At Webcity, we have upgraded our hosting servers and now utilise LiteSpeed Enterprise. As per details below, this provides significant performance improvements for our customer web sites as well as increased stability and resistance to malicious attacks.
- Run high traffic websites with ease
- Faster load times by up to 50%
- Double the number of active connections
- Websites response rate twice as fast
- High capacity websites unresponsive on Apache
- Enhanced security and reliability
|Features||Apache 1.3/2.0||LiteSpeed 2.1|
|Ruby on Rails Integration|
|Memory Footprint||Large (process/threads)||Small (event-driven)|
|Scalability||Poor (~1000 concurrent clients)||Excellent (20,000+ concurrent clients, SMP Linear)|
* Based on benchmarks performed by LiteSpeed Technologies.
LiteSpeed Enterprise Security
Receive a level of protection redundant on many rival servers and ensure that your websites are kept up and running with:
- Request checking
- Request filtering
- Access Control
- File system protection: Static file checking
- External application firewall
- LiteSpeed restricts resources that can be consumed by CGI applications.
- Reduces security risk by restricting the system resources that the CGI script can access.
Static File Performance Comparison
for more information, see litespeedtech.com