Why choose managed hosting

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A dedicated hosting service, dedicated server, or managed hosting services is a type of Internet hosting in which the client leases an entire server not shared with anyone else.

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Why choose managed hosting

  1. 1. Managed Hosting A dedicated hosting service, dedicated server, or managed hosting services is a type of Internet hosting in which the client leases an entire server not shared with anyone else.  Servers and Devices are owned by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) or hosting provider.  Customers retain have root/admin access.  Limited to managing websites and applications through online tools.
  2. 2. Why Choose Managed Hosting? When seeking server hosting plans for business or personal use, several factors should be kept in mind:  Type of server: Shared, Dedicated, Virtual, or Cloud Server  Purchasers must decide between Managed and Unmanaged hosting. Although both support the actual server hardware, managed hosting services take on the responsibility for all server maintenance NOTE: Useful for consumers who do not want to focus their resources on technical and server administrative tasks.
  3. 3. Reasons to Choose Managed Hosting 1. Managed Technical Support 2. Proactive Monitoring 3. Network Security 4. Server Optimization 5. Web Scalability 6. Managed Hosting Server Migrations 7. Automatic Server Backup 8. Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
  4. 4. Managed Technical Support  Customers of managed hosting receive full 24×7 technical support.  Consistent availability of live support to address server issues.  Benefits, such as operating system and full application management.  Managed servers are always kept up to date with the latest OS updates and security patches.  All business applications running on the servers are supported, managed, and optimized to run quickly without downtime.
  5. 5. Proactive Monitoring Managed Hosting company monitors all aspects of server activity to make sure that valuable content stays online.  A managed hosting providers are aware of unusual activity and can appropriate steps to ensure the website or application is always available.  Server management includes URL content monitoring.  Keeping the content of websites with complex applications and critical pages consistently available to visitors.  Outsourcing the task of managing a server provides the client with security.
  6. 6. Network Security Hosting company takes over the laborious task of protecting it from trojans, hackers, and spammers.  Stored information is protected with Firewall services and regular server vulnerability scans.  Hosting company creates a secure environment protecting the customer’s data with:  VPN connectivity  Secure SSH connections  Additional multi-factored authentication
  7. 7. Server Optimization There are many reasons why dedicated servers may not be running at peak capacity, and a key benefit of managed hosting is optimizing server performance.  Using SNMP to collect performance metrics in real time regarding:  CPU utilization  load averages  RAM utilization  hard drive usage  A managed hosting company provides the right service configuration for each customer’s traffic levels  Also includes troubleshooting application performance and OS level issues to ensure reliable service availability.
  8. 8. Web Scalability When a site or business begins to require stronger server infrastructure to keep up with its needs,  Managed hosting makes the transition from a single dedicated server to a multi-server cluster simple.  Make sure that separate servers are optimized for specific tasks as database, web, or application processing servers.  Company can implement load balancing to maintain an efficient distribution of traffic across the servers.  Technical staff performs all these motions, and the server’s user is never tasked with changing configurations.
  9. 9. Managed Hosting Server Migrations  Managed hosting companies help the client by migrating their:  Content  Databases  Software configuration  it provides for zero-downtime migrations.  Where the customer can switch DNS after the technical staff has adapted the website’s setup  Performed a resource  Ensuring the new server will run based on the company’s best practices.
  10. 10. Automatic Server Backup  Keeping data secure against:  Hardware failure  Accidental deletion  Developer error  Attack intrusion  Managed server hosting company performs:  Automated daily backups and  Saves the data separately,  Making the files and databases available for immediate retrieval in the case of disaster  Databases are backed up via their native mechanisms  Backups are performed daily, storing incremental data and allowing quick and easy file recovery.
  11. 11. Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)  Managed server hosting may seem more expensive than having an unmanaged server, however, the costs are not directly comparable.  Managed server hosting provides lower total cost of ownership and enables the customer to achieve more than they would on their own.  The customer has the security of a powerful and highly available server without the price tag attached to having an in-house team supporting it.
  12. 12. Thank you!

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