About Us

The DreamHost Story

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At DreamHost we’ve been happily hosting our clients’ dreams (and websites) since April 1997. That was when four Computer Science undergraduates at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, CA launched this company with no capital apart from a single Pentium 100 web server (Destro was her name), using shared bandwidth on a T1 line that a friend gave us at no cost. By necessity we had to be frugal, but even with our less than ample resources we always did our best to provide a quality service at a reasonable price.

Those early days forced us to get creative and use innovative solutions to meet the needs of our customers. It’s a habit that’s stuck with us as we’ve decided to build much of our own technology, and really differentiates us from the competition. Our technology is built by some of the industry’s most clever developers on stable systems that come together to create one amazing user experience. Designed to be easy-to-use, everything at DreamHost is built with the customer in mind.

So far, we’ve hit the nail on the head. Over the last decade or so, we’ve grown to more than 1500 servers, state-of-the-art data centers, and a full time staff of more than 100 employees. We now host more than 1 million domains. We’re focused solely on providing a quality customer experience backed by the absolute best web hosting technology in the industry. It’s a never-ending quest, but it’s one we’re happy to take on.

We pledge to always take your business seriously. We’re always looking for ways to diversify our offerings, improve reliability, and improve our overall quality of service. After all, your ideas put you online, but we’re the ones that help keep you there.

Free Hosting for Nonprofits

Non-profit organizations have dedicated themselves to making the world a better place. In recognition of their noble sacrifice and altruistic efforts, DreamHost is happy to provide hosting services free of charge to these groups!

This offer is limited to one shared hosting plan per nonprofit, and is only for US-based 501(c)(3) organizations. Domain registrations (other than any included with the plan) are not eligible for any discounts. Groups must be able to furnish DreamHost with an IRS-issued 501(c)(3) determination letter to qualify.

"I'm a non-profit!"

Great! Sign up for hosting with us, then fax your 501(c)(3) determination letter to 714-671-9098. Be sure to write your account number on the cover letter. We'll take it from there!

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We can't wait to see what you'll do with your new VPS service from DreamHost. Let's get this party started!

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Pay for a year, get one month free.

All dedicated servers come with Unlimited Bandwidth, one dedicated IP address, and a 4-hour SLA.

  • CPUs included: 1 (2 cores/CPU)
  • RAM included: 2 GB
  • Disk Space: 500 GB
  • Operating System: debian
  • CPUs included: 1 (2 cores/CPU)
  • RAM included: 4 GB
  • Disk Space: 500 GB
  • Operating System: debian
  • CPUs included: 1 (4 cores/CPU)
  • RAM included: 4 GB
  • Disk Space: 500 GB
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All this for just $8.95 per month!

  • Unlimited Disk Storage
  • Unlimited Monthly Bandwidth*
  • Unlimited Domains Hosted
  • Unlimited MySQL Databases
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Get a quad-core Dedicated server at a dual-core price!

Our Blue Moon 4 server includes a server-grade, quad-core CPU, 4 GB of RAM and a RAID-1, 500GB hard drive configuration.

Sign up for a one-year plan and we'll also give you the 12th month of service for free! That's a value of $139. Reserve your high-performance Dedicated server today!

Note: A one-year prepaid subscription is required. After the first year, the monthly price will automatically reset from $139 per month to the regular retail price of $169 per month.

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Thanks for giving us a try. We can't wait to do great things together!

Signing up is easy and will just take a few minutes! Cancel your shared web hosting account anytime during the first two weeks of service and you'll owe nothing but domain registration fees.

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