Dedicated server is a kind of powerful web hosting model, where a single computer in network is reserves to serve an individual client. A dedicated server is rented by a web host service provider to client on monthly basis.
This solution of web hosting is best suitable for businesses with the higher traffic since this offers a web host of benefits like reliability, customization and flexibility, for optimum web hosting experience.
Dedicated servers are more flexible as comparatively to the shared web hosting, as company has full controls over server which also includes choice of hardware, operating system etc. There is also an another level of managed or dedicated hosting which commonly referred as complex manages web hosting.
Complex Managed Web Hosting applies to Virtual Servers, Hybrid Servers and Physical Dedicated Servers, with many of the companies choosing hybrid hosting solution.
There are number of similarities between a complex managed hosting and standard hosting but there is a key difference is there which includes engineering support and level of administrative, customers pay to owe the both infrastructure deployment, which includes complex and increased size of hosting server.
Web hosting provider steps in just to take most management part like IT support, storage, memory and security. Service is proactive in nature. Server admin can be provided by web hosting company as add on service. In some of the cases, dedicated servers offer less overhead and large return on investment.
These servers often housed in the data centers which are similar to colocation facilities, which provide HVAC systems and redundant power sources. In the contrast to the colocation, server hardware is being owned by web hosting provider and in some of the cases hosting provider provide support for the applications or operating systems.
Features of Dedicated Servers
Enterprise Quality Hardware: Quality service starts at data centre. This is the reason that dedicated servers are highest quality based servers with superior performance for critial websites and online applications.
Managed Web Servers: All of the dedicated web servers come with fully support service, which allows to contact experienced technicians at any time to take any kind of assistance with server. If you looking for help hardening security of web server, configuration of server, technical team of dedicated servers always there to help out.
WHM/cPanel Plesk: You will get controls of cPanel. You can buy license for cPanel at time of ordering the dedicated server and this will be added to monthly cost of web server.
RDP Access/Root SSH: If you using managed servers then you can easily manage these servers directly because all these servers come with administrative access and root via SSH for Linux web servers and RDP for Windows based . This gives a complete freedom to configure server as per the organization requirements.