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    Even though dedicated servers have been a successful choice for many businesses over the years, it is only natural that people will continue to look for the next big thing. You cannot have failed to notice the importance of the cloud in recent times and this had led many to think that cloud hosting is the future.

    There are definite benefits to using cloud hosting for your website but there are still a great number of benefits in using dedicated servers which means this option should not be ruled out. In essence, this decision will still come down to a personal choice but there are some ways in which you may find one of the two options provides the better outcome for you.

    There is a school of thought that cloud hosting provides a greater degree of security than dedicated hosting because of the number of different layers where information will be stored. Ensuring safe storage for data is essential for businesses these days and this may give the cloud hosting facility the edge for some people. However, there are many additional security steps that can be undertaken with dedicated servers to provide the level of security you need.

    A major benefit of dedicated servers is that the user can have full control over what software or add-ons they use. In the modern era where the ability to customize is so high, this can see a company receive the best value for money from their services. After all, if you do not use a service, why should you be paying for it and dedicated servers put control firmly in the hands of the company.

  • #2
    Re: Dedicated Servers vs Cloud Hosting

    The differences between a Dedicated Server vs Cloud Computing are significant and the selection between the two should be based upon individual need. For those who are expanding into a web-based market, one should research the options carefully before making a commitment.


    • #3
      Re: Dedicated Servers vs Cloud Hosting

      It means cloud hosting is for large or important websites...


      • #4
        Re: Dedicated Servers vs Cloud Hosting

        A server with multiple IP Class C has a lot of emphasis on link building service in order to support the site, to increase SERP incoming traffic and a job.
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        Last edited by mathewsteves; 02-24-2012, 10:18 AM.


        • #5
          Re: Dedicated Servers vs Cloud Hosting

          Should you host your next application in the cloud or should you continue to host your application on dedicated servers?

          If you were itching to put your next application in the cloud, you may want to hold off on that move. In some cases it makes sense to start your application in the cloud, but in most cases it doesn’t. In the past, reliability was a big concern with hosting in the cloud. Your instance could disappear at any time without notice. There were no up-time guarantees or solid SLA’s. Most of these concerns are melting away as the cloud computing industry starts to mature.

          If looking strictly at price points, cloud computing may seem just a little more cost effective than renting a dedicated server. But it’s not an apples-to-apples comparison. For cloud servers, you are paying for the resources that your virtualized instance uses. With a dedicated server, you pay the same amount regardless how much that server is used.

          As far as cost, again – it depends on the type of application you want to host. If you just want to host a blog, you will probably be better off with getting a virtual private server (VPS) than a dedicated server or putting your application in the cloud.

          If you find yourself transcoding thousands of videos, running a social network, need your content distributed globally, hosting a Facebook application, or have some other unpredictable high-volume application, then the cloud is the place for you.

          If you know what your bandwidth requirements will be month-to-month and you can plan your growth, then it will probably be more cost effective to stick with dedicated servers vs cloud computing.


          • #6
            Re: Dedicated Servers vs Cloud Hosting

            Cloud is just like VPS, VPS/Cloud come cheaper if your looking at the right provider and for your needs. Consult with some companies before you buy.


            • #7
              Re: Dedicated Servers vs Cloud Hosting

              Dedicated hosting includes unlimited Fanatical Support for all supported products, services, and software.


              • #8
                The cloud server is best suitable for unpredictable and fluctuating demands, cost efficiency of cloud server suits best to eCommerce websites, and is ideal for web hosting providers and for testing of new and basic websites.
                If you are aiming for high performance, resilience, reliability and full control, then dedicated servers should be your default choice.


                • #9
                  Cloud & dedicated server has the only difference of security and accessibility.

                  Some people might say the cost matters, but when it comes to hosting your all-important data, cost should not be an inhibitor.


                  • #10
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                    A dedicated server is a physical server that is bought or leased completely for your own particular business needs. Dedicated servers are more suitable for large organizations and associations that require incredibly high amounts of data security, or company that have unsurprising demand requiring the majority of their servers.

                    On the off chance that you have to upgrade IT execution without the gigantic expenses related with acquiring and dealing with a completely dedicated infrastructure, cloud servers are an awesome choice. Numerous small and midium sized organizations, and those with variable requests and workloads, find that cloud servers address their issues adequately.



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