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Why dedicated servers are the best choice for web-based firms

01/18/2013 | Internet hosting |

If you expect to do the majority of your business online, the choice of how you host your web servers will be one of the most vital considerations when setting up your systems. Get this wrong and you'll find you aren't able to meet the expectations of customers, leading to lost business and a negative reputation.
 
Therefore, choosing the right type of server is vital. There are three basic options to go for - shared services, virtual private servers and dedicated servers. While all three have their own strengths and weaknesses depending on what you hope to use them for, if you're developing web applications or running an ecommerce platform, dedicated server solutions are usually the best way to go.
 

Freedom of choice
This was stated by PC Pro magazine, which explained the key benefit of these offerings is that you get total control over the hardware through a browser-based control panel and root/admin-level access for advanced operations. What's more, it's completely up to you what operating system you choose, so you can select one that has the right features and modules you need. Linux-distributions and Windows Server are the most common options.
 

High bandwidth availability
Although these tools are more expensive than shared service, the fact they are solely for use by your website is another huge bonus for dedicated services and one that could be a deciding factor if you need to run a reliable, fast website that can cope with large numbers of customers. If you are using shared connections, these are unlikely to offer enough bandwidth to cope with periods of high traffic, even if it is just for short periods. This can frustrate customers who find themselves unable to complete a transaction and ultimately cost you revenue - something no business wants.
 

While this will be important for all online businesses, those that offer web applications or other services delivered via the internet will be particularly affected by this issue.
 

PC Pro concluded: "In other words, if your core product is delivered to the customer via the internet, rather than being a physical product that is merely ordered online, a dedicated server is likely to be the best choice."
 







Here are 4 out of 12 reasons why you should choose SnelServer.com

Upgrade anytime

We offer additional flexibility by allowing you to upgrade your server at any time. You can upgrade your server without having to renumber your IP addresses or lose your data. All our dedicated servers come with hot swap drives, so the upgrades can often be done without any downtime.

Instant setup

SnelServer.com is a professional hosting provider with a no-nonsense mentality. We are one of the few hosting providers that actually offer affordable dedicated servers with instant setup. Therefore, there is no need to wait hours or even days to host your IT environment. Our dedicated servers enable you to create a fast and reliable hosting environment within a few minutes. Save time and money by getting our dedicated servers with instant setup and enjoy our servers with robust performance.

Custom built servers

We are committed to meet the changing hosting needs of our customers. SnelServer.com allows you to assemble your own dedicated server with any combination of hardware, memory or processor. By using our user-friendly drag and drop configuration tool you can easily build your own dedicated server completely tailored to your own needs. All you have to do is to drag or click the components you need. Our custom-built dedicated servers provide enterprise solutions which allow you to maximize your IT environment.

Application Programming Interface (API)

SnelServer.com provides a reliable and easy to implement Application Programming interface (API). Our API allows you to integrate our control panel seamlessly into your own systems. By integrating our control panel you can resell our dedicated servers under your own private brand at prices you want. We allow you to use our infrastructure and at the same time you will have a total control in providing support to your own customers. Get started on integrating our powerful API in to your business and earn money easily.

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