What is Dedicated Hosting?

Dedicated Hosting is a type of web hosting service where client will get a dedicated server (computer) for all their website needs. In other words client will have full control over their server. Client can install new modules, scripts and can do any things. On Dedicated Hosting client can customize their server based on the need what they have. Dedicated Hosting is a full manageable server, and it’s not shared with anyone not hardware or software.

According to Wikipedia, dedicated hosting is “A dedicated hosting service, dedicated server, or managed hosting service is a type of Internet hosting in which the client leases an entire server not shared with anyone. This is more flexible than shared hosting, as organizations have full control over the server(s), including choice of operating system, hardware, etc. Server administration can usually be provided by the hosting company as an add-on service. In some cases a dedicated server can offer less overhead and a larger return on investment. Dedicated servers are most often housed in data centers, similar to colocation facilities, providing redundant power sources and HVAC systems. In contrast to colocation, the server hardware is owned by the provider and in some cases they will provide support for your operating system or applications.”

How much it costs for Dedicated Hosting?

Dedicated Hosting will cost you around $120 to $300. It is very expensive compared to Shared Hosting and VPS Hosting. But you will get all the benefits for choosing Dedicated Hosting, your website will be fast, and less responsive time. If your website is fast, search engine results position will be improved.

Dedicated Hosting best suitable for?

If you are getting lots of traffic, if your current server can’t face that much traffic, then you can choose dedicated hosting. If you are migrating from shared hosting then first you need to try VPS Hosting after that you can migrate to Dedicated Hosting. Because Dedicated Hosting is more expensive that other Hosting plans like Shared Hosting and VPS Hosting.

If you want to know more about Shared Hosting and VPS Hosting read these posts.

Vivek Vengala

Vivek Vengala is a Online Entrepreneur, Web Developer from Hyderabad India.