I found this link on Reddit today, and I thought that some of you may be shopping around for hosting. 4 things your web host doesn't want you to know
At one point in time, we were looking at a hosted space away from our (then pitiful) primary and backup sites, the idea being that as a last case scenario, we could redirect users to that site which stated that we were having issues.
Eventually we got to the point that we felt comfortable with our data sites and canceled the hosting, but if you don't currently have a backup solution, a cheap parked host somewhere might not be a terrible idea.
Here's a page on how to choose a web host. There are many similar pages