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Category : Web Hosting

Salient Features Of Linux Dedicated Hosting

Businesses of all types are competing with each other to get the maximum exposure and visibility to the international market. Small businesses do it by launching their website on the shared hosting platform or the VPS hosting. But the bigger organizations that need more resources for different reasons have to go in for dedicated server hosting. All types of web hosting platforms are available in the two popular operating systems of Linux and Windows. Hosting companies understand that customers are in search of affordable plans but without compromising on the quality and services. They accept hosting on Linux servers as a good choice. Medium and large companies that want reliable, secure, affordable and well performing servers are turning to Linux dedicated hosting.

Why is Linux popular?

Linux is a free and open source platform and does not carry any license fee unlike Windows OS and this makes Linux cheaper than the other operating systems. Linux has found preference as an operating system by many and has a major role in the management of all e-commerce stores and widely applied in dedicated servers. Linux dedicated hosting offers affordable and flexible plans that are customizable as per the needs of the customer’s business. Linux also supports a wide variety of applications that have been created specifically for Linux operating system.

Considerable features of Linux dedicated hosting include

The servers are built by reputed companies and are located in a safe and secure data centres. Hard disks are RAID protected and dual power with redundant supply is assured for continuous availability. Improved and high speed performance is guaranteed with no chance of any shortage in resources as the customer is the lone user of the resources that come with the server. The clients have complete control of the server with full access to the server and the operating system.

Benefits of Linux dedicated servers:

The clients need not do any capital investment as all the cost of equipment is paid for by the host. They pay for the plans selected with no additional charges. The host also extends technical and customer support. Linux dedicated hosting allows the clients to customize by installing software suitable to their business. Though paid software has many advantages using free software takes away the headaches of licensing and it allows anybody with coding experience to manage and monitor the software benefitting the entire Linux community.

The Linux dedicated hosting provider ensures safety to the data by offering DDOS protection to the server and provides for enhanced security in compliance with strategies and policies safeguarding the data against unexpected crash with backups against malware and virus attacks. Clients get root access to the server and this gives them complete control over the server without any interference from any other customer. They can customize the server including RAM, processors, storage space and bandwidth. The technical teams from the host company monitor the servers to ensure there is no downtime except for the planned downtime taken for maintenance of the infrastructure. . The host also provides for 24/7 network and hardware monitoring to control any issues at the base level itself before it starts effecting the data.

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