What is Virtual Web Hosting and its need in business?

There are many types of virtual web hosting like Shared Hosting, Dedicated Hosting, and VPS Hosting, but you need someone with expertise in hosting services to guide you on which one suits your business today and in the future.

To start off let us first understand the need for VPS hosting in the business. For instance, Alpha Vbox has two types of clients, let’s say a medium size business where online sales of products and services are fairly good with good traffic to the site and desire to grow more and the second client is an entrepreneur, a photographer with a desire to showcase his/her photography skills online and want to start off properly through a professional company. Both the above clients are different sizes, with different budgets and different goals. Hence, they both require unique customized solutions for their unique requirements and only a company with experts in VPS hosting will be able to design solutions for their individual needs.

Now let’s find out what is a VPS hosting service?

VPS or Virtual Private Server hosting service is where the web hosting company (Alpha Vbox) provides root access and admin rights of its own Operating System or virtual machine to its clients so that they can install a software of their choice and manage the running of their website, hence that is what VPS hosting is used for.

How to set up a VPS for hosting?

The first step of VPS hosting need in business is to hire a VPS hosting company. Setting up a VPS needs technical skills and knowledge of scripts like PHP, Perl, and software like Apache and database management system like Perl and many more settings. The best part is you do not have to do anything, your VPS hosting company (Alpha Vbox) will do all the technical setup like software downloads, installs, and configurations for you, they will provide you with all the access codes and if you specify, the hosting company will also fully manage the virtual server for you.

Shared Hosting vs VPS Hosting vs Dedicated Hosting:

Below is the difference between Shared, VPS and Dedicated, you can also choose a type of hosting by reading reviews, specifically VPS hosting reviews, since many businesses prefer this more over the other two, as it bridges the gap between Shared and Dedicated, and businesses enjoy huge benefits.

Shared Hosting

VPS Hosting

Dedicated Hosting

Infrastructure

Shared Server

Virtual Server

Dedicated Server

Pricing

Cost-effective

Affordable

Cheaper than setting up own server

Bandwidth

Limited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Return on Investment

Good in case of less website traffic

High in case of more website traffic

Higher customer engagement, high conversion, and high traffic

Security

Less secure as other businesses also share the server

More secure

Most secure against malware and

Administration

Both managed and unmanaged

Both managed and unmanaged

Both managed and unmanaged

Scalability

Short-term

Long-term

Long-term

Backup web hosting

Yes

Yes

Yes

Is VPS better than shared hosting?

The answer really differs from business to business. Both the types of hosting are viable options, however, when you closely look at VPS hosting comparison against Shared hosting, you will notice that both serve different purposes for different businesses. It really boils down to your business requirement and budget.

VPS is great for businesses who receive high traffic to their website, want a secure connection and require unlimited space and memory. Whereas, Shared hosting is for businesses who are on a tight budget, do not mind sharing, have limited space and memory needs and have traffic which is not very high. So, hiring Service Providers that understand every businesses’ unique needs is a priority if a business wants to really benefit in the long run.

Best VPS hosting 2019:

In 2019, businesses looking for a reliable and flexible VPS hosting can always change to other hosting solutions if they are not satisfied with the existing service, and the transition to VPS hosting management by Alpha Vbox will be smooth and hassle-free.

According to a study by Distil Networks, ‘Bad Bot Report 2019 – The Bot Arms Race Continues’ bad bots bring 20.4% of internet traffic, whereas good bots bring 17.5% and humans bring 60.1% traffic. This shows, to stay in the competition, businesses need to gear up and host up with a company to optimize their website to attract most of the traffic from good bots and humans and guard against bad bots.

There have been many reports of huge enterprises becoming an easy target for hackers. In a May 2019 news article by zdnet.com, Microsoft SharePoint servers in Canada and Saudi Arabia were under attack, so no matter the size of your business, your website could be the next target.

Hence, with Alpha Vbox you can choose between Easy VPS and Power VPS for your website. Alpha Vbox is one of the leading companies for VPS hosting in India and that is why we make sure our servers are robust and secure against hackers and also make your website ready for the future.

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  1. Thanks for your article! You targeted a topic we have already considered a few times. Our result in the past was a “light” version from what you have suggested. But your proposed way is far more structured and therefore we will follow it the next time we touch that topic 🙂 Thanks again!

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