Every byte present on the internet today is physically on a machine somewhere around the world. This machine with this specific piece of information is sharing it with anyone using the world wide web.
But the most important thing you need to know is the location of the hosting server as that plays a vital role in the quality of its distribution.
Lot of entrepreneurs, while setting up their online businesses, ask why they should invest more for hosting servers outside of their borders when the same services are available to them in their very backyard?
But, young businesses fail to grasp the many factors that come into play for server location.