Domain registration is an industry in India that has been growing steadily over time. With hundreds of new domain registrars who offer licensing and hosting services, an aspiring domain owner is spoilt for choice. However some services are better than others in terms of what they offer their customers. To get a measure of who’s who of the domain registration scenario in India, here’s a list of some of the top domain registrars and hosting providers in India.
With over 2,700,000 domains registered, this is the biggest domain registrar in India. It is also one of the first Indian companies to venture into the domain registration and reselling business. This also makes it an old and trusted name. With over 65000 web hosts and over 4 million domain reselling partners, Resellerclub is easily at the top and undoubtedly the best domain registrar in India.
At over 114,000 domains registered, NET4INDIA is probably the most famous domain registrars in India. This draws it to second spot in our list of top, best domain registrars in India. It caters to several big names from the business industry in India, both in the private sector and the public sector. With names such as SBI and Sahara in its clientele, NET4INDIA is easily one of the most trusted and well serving domain registrars in the subcontinent. It has its own domain hosting service as well.
Answerable.com now BigRock
Answerable was the third largest domain registrar and hosting provider in India. After being acquired by Directi owned brand BigRock it still maintains its sweet spot at number three with 56,785 domains registered under it, add to it BigRock solutions own pool of 12,820 domains, and you get a huge force to reckon with in the domain registration market. Number three on the list, Answerable/BigRock is one of the strongest potential leaders among the top domain registrars and hosting providers in India.
In this top heavy list, aboutdomain.com holds its own as one of the popular domain registrars of India. Though its numbers can’t compete with the top big-shots of this market, it is still a very popular choice for small to medium scale businesses. They are in tough competition with BigRock, who is all set to overhaul the domain market rankings with its aggressive marketing strategy.
Again short on the numbers, when compared to the leaders, Dfordomains is an ICANN accredited domain registrar based in Mumbai. With over 20,000 domains registered under it, it gives close competition to Aboutdomain.com and hence is the fifth entrant among the top domain registrars and hosting provider in India.
GoDaddy – in.godaddy.com
With over 12 million customers and 55 million domains under management, GoDaddy is world’s largest domain name registrar and hosting service provider. When it comes to Indian market, GoDaddy has made its presence marked in past couple of years. With reliable hosting services, parked domain services, and of course easy and affordable domain registration services, GoDaddy is sure to go a long way
Located in Gurgaon, Haryana, ZNetLive is probably one of the fastest growing domain registrars and web hosting company in India. Owing to affordable prices and reliable services, the company is rapidly increasing its customer base and may be soon match numbers with some of the big names mentioned in the list. With big names like Akai, MakeMyTrip, J K Cement, Himachal Pradesh Cooperative Department, and many more in its clientele list, ZNetLive is a name to lookout for in the future.
While short in numbers when we compare it with the top names in our list, still the Noida based company is able to make a mark for itself within a decade of its inception in 2003. With more than 25k serving customers, it is increasing hundreds of new names to its clientele list on a daily basis.
Hosting Raja is one of the fastest growing Indian company. Founded in 2006, it is one of the few Indian companies operating in many South Asian countries as well. In the long list of hosting companies, it is one company to lookout for.
With 6 million customers worldwide, HostWay is a preferred company for small and medium businesses since 1998. With 100 million invested in network infrastructure and more than 400 employees, it holds a significant position when we talk about top domain registrar and hosting companies in India or worldwide.