WHAT IS A VIRTUAL PRIVATE SERVER (VPS)?
A Virtual Private Server (VPS) is one instance of a Virtual Server. It has its own operating system, applications and data which are all isolated from all other data that resides on the physical server. A Virtual Private Server can enable you to leverage the benefits of dedicated servers at a fraction of the cost.
IS VPS MORE OR LESS EXPENSIVE THAN DEDICATED SERVERS?
Virtual Private Servers come out on top when compared to either reseller hosted servers or dedicated servers. Dedicated server users pay, by far, more money to obtain the server performance and capacity that they can get from a Virtual Private Server solution. We leverage economies of scale to provide best of class hardware and software solutions.
DO I GET A DEDICATED IP ADDRESS WITH MY VPS ACCOUNT?
Yes. With your own dedicated IP address you can run your own web, e-mail and FTP servers. You can also improve their SEO performance by having a dedicated IP address.
IS VPS EASY TO USE?
With the use of remote desktop access, you can easily manage your VPS. You can add and delete software data to and from your VPS and you can optimize performance, scalability and throughput.
CAN I CUSTOMIZE MY VIRTUAL PRIVATE SERVERS?
Yes, absolutely. You can use your VPS to host unlimited domains, you can install applications with root-access capabilities and you can resell hosting services. With these capabilities, you can indeed customize your overall computing environment.
ARE VIRTUAL PRIVATE SERVERS RELIABLE? COULDN'T SOMEONE ELSE'S APPLICATION CRASH MY SERVER?
Virtual Private Servers are private, isolated, environments. You can rest assured that your server and your data will not be affected by other users code. This benefit is especially important when mission critical web applications are being deployed.
ARE VIRTUAL PRIVATE SERVERS SECURE?
Yes, when operating in a shared hosted environment, even with all the appropriate security measures, breaches in security can occur. The level of security increases significantly when you upgrade to VPS's. Each VPS is isolated via virtualization software which keeps all data, applications and processes safe and secure in its own virtual environment.
ARE THE VPS SERVERS AND SOFTWARE SCALABLE?
Yes, absolutely. If you are anticipating growth you should consider the use of a VPS. The capabilities and the capacity of a VPS can easily be increased to meet your needs. If you are fortunate and experience significant growth, the applications and data that reside on your VPS can be easily moved to larger and \/ or to additional servers.