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For majority of business owners running small businesses or personal websites, the shared hosting isdefinitely the best option. But, if you need security with ability to customize the hosting environmentaccording to your needs, you need to have something more – you need dedicated hosting.Dedicated web hosting is a type of web hosting where the entire web server including all software isleased out to a single client. Once you rent a web server under it, you don’t need to share it with anyother websites. You are free to choose the Operating System (OS) that will run on your server.Moreover, you are free to choose your preferred software. It gives you impeccable security coupledwith independence.It is definitely costly than other forms of hosting, but if you compare it on the scale of benefits Vs. cost itworks out better. Virtual Private Server (VPS) is another option for you. The physical characteristics of aVPS are somewhat similar to shared hosting. A single web server is used to host many websites.However, virtualization technology is used to make all websites run independently. Even more than oneOperating Systems (OS) can be used to run different websites on the same terminal. Additionally, thescalability and flexibility inherent in VPS is simply impressive.You may ask – if VPS with almost same capabilities is available at affordable price, why should I choosededicated hosting? The answer is those words – almost similar capabilities. Even though it has similarlook and feel to dedicated, it is not that much powerful and secure. Irrespective of development in thevirtualization technologies, your business website needs more. If your business can afford this kind ofhosting, you should go for it.
Following are some reasons why you should choose dedicated hosting:1. Independence: Your website will run independently over the web server hired by you. It is dedicatedfor your use only. The inherent independence associated with dedicated server offers lots of benefits.The first is the freedom to choose any Operating System. You are free to choose your own preferred OS.Then, there is complete freedom to use software you want. In shared hosting, you have to accept thebundle of software as provided by the hosting company.2. Keeping your website ahead: Your online business has something peculiar, isn’t it? It has its uniquerequirement. During the development phase, you have passed its unique requirement to yourdevelopers. But, what about hosting? With shared hosting, you have to accept what has been offered bythe service providers.The case is more or less similar with VPS. But, here at dedicated hosting you will enjoy the impressivefreedom. You can develop your hosting environment as per your needs and requirements.3. Security: The biggest problem with shared hosting is security threat. When you are sharing the webserver space with many other websites, you can’t expect it to be strong enough to counter asophisticated hacking attempt. The DDoS attack on shared hosting environment is quite common. Thesituation is, again, more or less same with virtual private server.You can’t take risk if your website needs security. What if your website is supposed to be a platform formaking financial transactions like an e-commerce website? Can you take the risk? It is because of thisfact that almost all business websites prefer dedicated web hosting over any other.
4. SEO: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a process through which the visibility of your website isenhanced in the search engine ranking pages (SERPs). Google has clearly said that there is no impact onsearch engine ranking because of shared hosting. But, the question remains because of the verytechnical nature of shared hosting. First of all the IP address of your web server will also be shared by allother websites using the same platform. Consider a situation where majority of websites sharing thisserver are spams.Will Google allows so much spam from a single IP address. What if a website blocks the IP address tocontrol the spam and in effect also blocks you. In a nutshell, if you want to remain in the safe side in theonline world, you need to consider dedicated website hosting. Though if the online business you arerunning can afford it.5. Performance: In the world of hosting environment, the performance depends on the quality ofsoftware, hardware, and other accessories. Here with dedicated hosting you can choose everything asper requirement. Almost all hosting companies also endeavor to provide impeccable performance fortheir dedicated client including high speed, great bandwidth, prudent handling of load issues.These are five top criteria why you should use dedicated web hosting. It is definitely costly, but if yourwebsite needs to handle high amount of traffic and also requires security you need to considerdedicated hosting.