About Our Network

At Budget Host, we understand that to be the best, you need to have the best. That’s why we only use servers housed in world-class data centers. In order to serve our customers with the fastest and most reliable routing of traffic, our servers are placed inside a network of multiple connections to major Internet backbone carriers with OC-12 and Gigabit Ethernet connections.

Canadian Data Center
  • State-of-the-art facilities located in a AAA-rated building
  • Dual electrical grid connections from independent substations
  • Internally redundant, by-passable 250 kVA UPS systems
  • Dedicated backup generator with manual bypass to second non-dedicated backup generator
  • Fault-tolerant 600V air conditioning system with humidity regulation
  • Air conditioning units and pumps connected to generator power for unlimited runtime in the event of utility power failure
  • Stratified air flow design for increased cooling efficiency and reduced energy costs
  • Non-service-affecting FM-200(r) Fire Suppression System with multiple zones and central control
  • Infrastructure built to comply with seismic code


  • Fully redundant core switches, routers, and load balancers, utilizing 802.1w rapid spanning tree protocol (RSTP) for split-second failover and high availability
  • Multiple GigE backbone trunks for fast network performance and traffic spike tolerance
  • 24×7 environment and network monitoring and response
  • Multi-homed network with BGP-advertised address space and connections to multiple Tier-1 providers:
    • 2 x GigE (Big Pipe, Level 3)
    • 1 x OC-12 (MCI)
    • 1 x 100 Mbps (VAIX)