A2 Hosting News

A2 Hosting News

You will find below all the latest A2 Hosting news featuring product updates, company acquisitions, financial information, key appointments, sponsorships, outages and anything else that may be of interest about A2 Hosting.

Company History

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A2 Hosting History

The following is a brief timeline of A2 Hosting:

  • August 2001 — A2 Hosting is a web hosting company that was founded by Bryan Muthig under its previous name "Iniquinet". It started out as a "modest startup business to serve a few clients".
  • March 2003 — Iniquinet Hosting rebrands to A2 Hosting, the name being a tribute to their home town of Ann Arbor, MI.
  • July 2004 — A2 Hosting becomes one of the first web hosting companies to support PHP 5.
  • August 2009 — Server Rewind backup tool made available for free on all web hosting accounts.
  • February 2010 — PHP version switcher is now available, allowing choice of PHP versions.
  • April 2011 — Managed VPS hosting plans are launched.
  • May 2012 — New website launched.
  • January 2013 — New SSD Hosting and SwiftServer platform launched, bringing a clear focus on website speed technologies.
  • October 2014 — Optimized WordPress Hosting is launched, with sophisticated caching technologies, including LiteSpeed cache, Memcached and OpCache.
  • November 2014 — Turbo Servers are launched offering up to 20X faster page load times.
  • May 2015 — New Amsterdam and Singapore data center locations launched.
  • November 2016 — A2 Hosting launches Windows Hosting plans.
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