The term “host” is used in several contexts, in each of which it has a slightly different meaning:
In Internet protocol specifications, the term “host” means any computer that has full two-way access to other computers on the Internet.
For companies or individuals with a Web site, a host is a computer with a Web server that serves the pages for one or more Web sites. A host can also be the company that provides that service, which is known as hosting.
According to a recent AT&T Small Business Technology Poll, 72 percent of the small businesses surveyed said they used a mobile app in their business. Even more striking, nearly 40 percent of those surveyed said their business most likely would not survive — or would be greatly challenged — without mobile apps.Continue reading