Business people use internet not only to advertise and expand their business but also consider it as a virtual market. Internet has got huge amount of potential buyers of the market for certain areas of business dealing with specific products such as electronics, clothing, apparels, home appliances, household items and many more. And to tap this market the business people want to establish them in the Internet.
To do this they create and have their own business websites like online shopping websites, merchandize and trading sites, etc. through which they sell their products and services online. And by doing so their products and services can reach millions of people in one shot. And after they create such specific sites, it has to be hosted through a web hosting company; only then these websites can be accessed, viewed and used by a large amount of people through the internet.
Only few web hosting companies are capable of doing such online business websites hosting and this kind of web hosting service they offer is known as ecommerce web hosting. Huge web servers with solid power back up are needed for such ecommerce web hosting services as these eCommerce websites require a lot of web space and also have a huge traffic.