When is a dedicated server required for your business?
Last Updated on March 30, 2015 by Ruchir Shastri
Since the start of web hosting services, technology has improved on high scale in year 2015. New features were added with the technology advancement in any web hosting service. Selection of web hosting service among these depends on the usage and needs of your website.
VPS hosting has too grown up with better visualization software and scaling ability. Dedicated server has much more potential to host your website(s) hosting with best security than VPS. Although VPS is still the best solution for many business owners as it offers enough power at reasonable rates.
Every webmaster knows what virtual private server is, still let’s explore it one more time. VPS suits to small or medium businesses for any of their hosting requirements at affordable price. It is like “You are having fixed amount of resources (RAM/CPU/HDD) for your server with full control”. VPS have the capability of performing better just like dedicated server but in a shared environment (multiple VPS’ hosted on same server but with isolation). As you are having complete root / administrative access, many software or applications gets installed as per business needs. Compared to shared hosting, VPS Hosting is much faster and it gives better performance.
Why should I prefer DEDICATED SERVERS?
First of all, let’s define what is a dedicated server?
A Dedicated Server is the standalone physical machine to host medium / large business sites or applications or it can be used for backup purposes. A client can use the allocated CPU and RAM resources of a dedicated server for faster performance of their websites.
Your online projects are mission-critical and resource-intensive? You need ultimate performance from your web hosting?
In this case, VPS Hosting won’t help and dedicated server will outperform VPS Hosting with in all areas. Dedicated Servers are most powerful and speedier choices among web hosting services. They provides around-the-clock guaranteed accessibility from any location around the Globe. Dedicated servers ranked up as far as web hosting performance concerns, although prices are high too.
Now let’s talk about benefits in selecting dedicated servers, which may or not available with VPS.
One of the major feature of a dedicated server is that it is completely under the control of the owner. It can be rebooted in required times. Any Software, any tools or any server applications can be installed in your dedicated server. Also dedicated server can be completely customized with your chosen OS as per the business needs. OS Choices available: CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu & Microsoft Windows Server (2008 & 2012) or install your own OS.
VPS Hosting provides do not allow their customers to install and run more software even it is much needed and ready to install. Also VPS providers sometimes do not give 100% control of their virtual modules to their clients. VPS Customers have to compulsory share the resources of their server, while dedicated servers customer enjoys resources at any time. Processors, Memory, hard disk storage capacity, network access & rest belongs to the owner in 100% capacity. With Dedicated Servers, any hardware can be handle and run in server. Customers gets full control of a server. ‘You are complete owner of the house’.
Dedicated hosting is reliable. There is risk of not having required access to the resources at times of need in VPS. Your website may goes down or temporary unreliable due to other customer’s use of the server. Especially at times, when server gets bombarded with huge traffic. Dedicated hosting solves those problems by giving you an entire server all to yourself. In this type of situation, there is no chance of a single issue with dedicated server hosting. No worry about other websites using all your bandwidth when you need it most. Due to this particular reason, there is no downtime or no crashing issues with dedicated server hosting. Your site will be up all time with huge traffic handling capacity inclusive of video streaming / high quality images. Your website will never get denied access to the resources it needs to handle traffic and media.
Dedicated Server hosting performs better. Hosting your traffic flooded website with VPS, will lead to many crashing and unavailability. Also high resolution photos and videos can be incorporated in website without any fear of bandwidth loss. In any of the case, dedicated server will offer best reliability and smooth run-up of website. There is no compromise with the performance. Your website will be accessible to each potential client with best loading time.
Dedicated web hosting is secure. One of the biggest benefit offered by dedicated server is far greater level of security, compared with VPS. All the resources are allocated to the particular server, making it far more secure than a VPS. With managed level service, shield your server with regular updates and security patches.
Also, Softsys Hosting dedicated hosting includes 24/7 support. Bare metal servers allows you to create a custom firewall and enforce your own access control policy. With a dedicated server, you will be allocated with your own IP range. No Blacklist issues due to spamming activities by other customers.
DDoS protected Dedicated Servers. DDoS attacks makes your website unavailable to end users. Most providers will null route your IP for a period of 2 – 48 hours in case a DDoS attack is detected. All services will be inaccessible / down due to DDoS attack for you and all your visitors. These attacks are giving hard time to website owners but Softsys Hosting have perfect solution: DDoS protection system. These will help to mitigate these attacks and make sure your websites and servers are accessible to all end users. Also redundant DDoS mitigation systems will filter all malicious / bad traffic and continue to forward all clean traffic to your servers. This means that your websites / services will continue to operate without any downtime.
Although DDoS protection is expensive. DDoS attacks suffered customers are looking for the web hosting companies with DDoS protection. It is advisable for website owners to check for DDoS protected web hosting services from any web hosting company.
Other options of standard dedicated servers:
• If in need of more speed, go with SSD server and
• If you want to completely relax, give all server management to Softsys Hosting managed dedicated server hosting service.
Are you interested in powerful dedicated server hosting to better match your business needs and goals if compared to VPS? Softsys Hosting dedicated server hosting plans start at $100.00. Take a look at our website or shoot an email to the sales team on sales @ softsyshosting . com.