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Helpful Information to Find the Ideal Web Hosting Service PDF Print E-mail

Whether you are running a large business or small size company, a website is more than mandatory equipment to register the presence of your business across the world nowadays. Much of its performance depends on the chosen hosting services. So, a hosting solution should be chosen carefully with much contemplation. Ideally, you should choose the one that suits your business rather than which costs lesser.

To understand concern and issues that revolves around hosting solutions, we need to understand the web hosting services offered by internet hosting provider.

Mainly, five types of hosting services- dedicated shared, co-location, virtual, managed and cloud hosting service are available in the market. Here we are discussing some standard features of these services.

Dedicated Hosting Service: In Dedicated hosting solution, one server hosts your website and offers total control. You can host unlimited number of domains. Dedicated web hosting offers carrier neutral bandwidth hosting and has lowest latency among the types of web hosting services offered. It is the most reliable and comprehensive server hosting solution available. The dedicated hosting service is backed up by timely support on 24X7 basis and personal account manager.

Shared Web Hosting Solution: In this hosting, your website shares space with other websites. The uploading speed of your website can get bit slower as other websites would be sharing the space and potential of the server. If you are sharing space with websites which demand huge bandwidth or memory, the performance and traffic of your website is marred. This is the cheapest form of shared web hosting solution available. Most of the web-blogs and small website are hosted on shared basis. Though, nowadays most of the service providers are offering excellent support by the means of antivirus, dedicated team for technical support and control panel.

Virtual Web Hosting Service: Virtual web hosting fills the prevalent gap between shared and dedicated hosting. It has features of both shared services but at lesser costs. Since, Virtual Private Server runs its own OS and hardware, users have super access and control over website and environment.

Managed Web Hosting Service: Managed web hosting is more or less similar to a dedicated hosting service but without any access to program files. Server management is done by the concerned hosting service provider but you have to manage files and core information, which can be troublesome.

Co-location Hosting: In this type of hosting, your site is hosted on a custom server. You can include RAM, disk space, CPU efficiency as per your liking and business need. You can also request assistance from the service provider or choose to manage the server on your own. For businesses struggling with challenges of uprising costs, limited resources, and turnaround time's co-location is the best option.

Cloud Hosting: As a user- you host website, hardware or software inside a massive computing infrastructure known as cloud. Used as pay-as-you-go service, you just need to tap the cloud if you want to modify the resources you are using at a moment. A cloud hosting utilizes multi-connected servers which reduces the downtimes considerably. A cloud based hosting is cost efficient and completely scalable.