Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Boost Your Business With VPS Hosting

VPS Hosting
In past years, when internet services started in India, only shared hosting was popular concept of hosting. In this hosting service one server is shared between many users. One server hosts multiple websites which use the same resources like processor, RAM, disk space & bandwidth. So in this hosting service each user has limit on particular services. After that web hosting service provider companies started providing dedicated server.

In dedicated hosting, you will get your own server. You have full control over the server. Dedicated server is most secure & reliable. But dedicated server hosting was very expensive;small & medium sized business can’t afford this. This hosting has some other problems such as: hardware maintenance problem, configuration problems etc.

After that, Virtual Server Hosting was born & popular very quickly among small businesses & medium businesses. This hosting provides all the features same as dedicated server but at lower cost. So this is also known as Virtual Dedicated Server. The businesses which were unable to afford dedicated hosting opted VPS hosting. VPS provides features according your website needs like performance, resources, updates & speed.

There are some features of VPS hosting which help you to understand why you should opt for this hosting service:

  • Data backup is a very serious issue. You need to make sure that your data is safe. In this hosting you get data backup feature.
  • In this service you get 99.9% uptime on entire network with high speed.
  • In VPS servers, hosted sites are totally independent & have own dedicated IP address, CPU resources, RAM, memory space & disk space.
  • You will get 24*7*365 network & hardware monitoring.
  • You will get technologies like Solid State Drive (SSD), ASP.NET, MSSQL database, control panels & compatibility with applications & software by Microsoft.

Benefits of VPS Hosting
There are many benefits associated with this hosting service, which can boost your business.

  • In this hosting, you have full root access to virtual machine. So you will have full control to your server. This allows you to install any software according to your website needs on your server.
  • It provides hosting of multiple websites in inexpensive ways.
  • You will get good performance & you don’t need to worry about low speed & downtime because of heavy load on website.
  • You will get excellent security, so no need to worry about security.
  • VPS hosting provides backup of data in case of any disaster.
  • You will get 24*7*365 full technical support by professionals.

Limitation of VPS Hosting
VPS hosting has some limitation like other hosting services, such as:

  • Limitation of resources like RAM & CPU.
  • Some software do not work due to limited resources.
  • You need to have some technical knowledge to install software & maintain the server.

Which Service Provider is Right for Business?
Web hosting companies used to host the websites on the server & make it available online. You must sure that you select right service provider for your business.

  • You need to check previous record of company & also check customer reviews about the company.
  • Check out the support system. You need to make sure that you will get proper technical support in future.
  • You need to check what type of services they provide & their prices. You also make sure that there are no hidden charges.
  • Check how much data transfer & uptime they promise.
  • While choosing a web host make sure that how much storage space is required to store your data.
  • Make a list of your requirements & select a company that can fulfill your website needs.

VPS hosting provides reliability & flexibility. In this hosting you can enjoy features & functions of dedicated server with affordable price. With some benefits, it has some limitations as well, like limited resources. But this is a good medium between shared hosting & dedicated hosting.

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