Part I: Valuable Updated Information On Having a Dedicated Server
Do you have a business online? Then you need to know valuable updated information on having a dedicated server. The more information you know about this type of server, the easier it will be for you to make an informed decision about whether this is the right type of server for your business needs. The first thing that you need to understand is what exactly this type of server is.
So, how exactly does a dedicated server work? It is a good idea to have a basic understanding of how this type of server works. Basically, when you use an internet browser such as, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or another one, and you type in an address. The browser will take apart the web address from the protocol and the domain name server will then translate the domain name into an IP address. The browser will then determine the protocol, or HTTP, and decide how it should access the data. After signals have been sent to the correct places on the server to retrieve the information you want, it will come back to your computer as a webpage in the browser.
Did you know that the dedicated server is not only in charge of telling the different file types apart, but also other jobs? This type of server is in charge of storing data and information in such a way that it is easy for anyone access it at a moment’s notice. You definitely can’t go wrong with this server if you have a growing business with growing website traffic because it was set up to handle your business needs.
For many business owners having a dedicated server has many advantages that help them build their business. Understanding what the advantages are will help you make a more informed decision about whether this is the right type of server for you or not. So, what are the advantages that can help you as a business owner?
When you have a business that gets a lot of traffic, then having a dedicated server for your business website is a definite advantage because you won’t have to worry about your website having a lot of downtime. Sharing a server with other web users can be frustrating because you don’t have any control over your site if something happens to the server. So, you have to wait for someone else to fix the problem and get you back online. With the dedicated server, you will be able to make sure your site is back online as soon as possible.
Having your own dedicated server also means that there are no restrictions on bandwidth or on CPU utilization. This is a definite problem with web servers because there are so many people sharing the same space. With your own server, this is never an issue. So, having this type of server means that you will have a lot more freedom and flexibility than other business owners do online.
One big advantage that a lot of business owners like is the fact that they are able to customize the control panels for them to manage their server. Though the price of setting up a dedicated server is a little higher, as mentioned earlier, it is still quite low and affordable for most business owners. So, don’t think that you can’t afford this type of server because anyone can if you really need it for your business.
One downside to the dedicated server is that it will take time and work to get everything set up and running smoothly. For most people, getting this type of server set up with take around 24 to 48 hours after your order for this server has been verified. The upside is that even though you have to wait to get everything set up right, once it is, you are the only one using it.
Plus, with your own dedicated server, you will have complete control of your server. So, what does this mean for you exactly? It means that you since you are not sharing web space with other online users; you will have a lot more command over the operations of the server, along with the bandwidth.
Continue Reading: Part II