anonymous FTP – an option in FTP that allows users to download files without having to establish and account.
Apache – an open source web server software.
ASP Hosting – Web hosting that supports Active Server Pages, a server-side scripting environment from Microsoft.
autoresponder – a program that sends an automatic form response to incoming emails.
bandwidth – how much data can be transmitted in a time period over a communications channel, often expressed in kilobits per second (kbps).
burstable bandwidth – a hosting option that allows sites to use the available network capacity to handle periods of peak usage.
business hosting – Web hosting geared towards the mission-critical functions demanded by business-class customers.
colocated hosting – hosting option whereby the host provides and is responsible for the equipment,
dedicating an entire server to the client’s websites.
ColdFusion hosting – Web hosting that supports ColdFusion, a web application language introduced by Allaire and currently owned by Macromedia.
data transfer – The total amount of outbound traffic from a website*, typically measured in gigabytes (Gb).
dedicated hosting – hosting option whereby the host provides and is responsible for the equipment, dedicating an entire server to the client’s websites.
dedicated IP – an IP address dedicated to a single website.
web hosting – the business of providing the storage, connectivity, and services necessary to serve files for a website.