Small businesses run applications or test them on Windows based desktop applications. In the past, Windows servers were required for development or even for running the applications. These servers were earlier were either hosted on dedicated servers or in office premises. However, one of the main drawbacks of such in-house server hardware, their maintenance, management of IT as well as network infrastructure are costly propositions. This kind of cost is extremely difficult to handle for the small businesses as well as start-ups. In fact, it becomes extremely tough for these entities with less operating capital to manage and maintain monthly costs and fees associated with onetime set-up expenses.
Costly in-house servers can be avoided by opting for more cost effective hosting options such as VPS server hosting. It has been empirically found to be much more cost effective as well as better hosting solution than dedicated hosting as well as in-house office hosting. Most advantageous aspect of VPS servers is that it offers similar control as dedicated servers but at significantly lesser cost. When you switch from in-house server to VPS server, you will find that there is operational costs reduce too, especially on management of server, power usage, office space utilized, and many more.
Windows vs. Linux VPS Server Hosting
If you are a small business or start-up, you can easily and surely go for VPS server hosting. It is basically of two types. While one types is known as Linux VPS servers, the other is called Windows VPS hosting. With Linux VPS, technology support available is LAMP (Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP). In case of Windows VPS, available tech supports are ASP.NET, VB.NET, and many more. In case, your need revolves around using MS SQL database or Microsoft Access, Windows is the only solution for you. This is one of the reasons why Windows OS based VPS hosting has become so widely used by the users.
VPS Hosting – What’s so Special?
When Windows VPS hosting is used, Hyper-V technology of Microsoft is used. This is a versatile as well as efficient solution. VPS stands for Virtual Private Server, which is based on advanced technology and is available at a fraction of cost with respect to dedicated server. What is so unique about it is the fact that the users get same level of control on the hosting resources that a user gets in case of dedicated server.
Specialty of this Windows VPS hosting is that it mimics dedicated server hosting from the garb of a virtual server. What you essentially get is a similar kind of experience as dedicated server but at a far lesser cost. What you essentially get is a control level through the use of remote desktop (Terminal server/RDP) that is similar to dedicated server. In addition, you get full administrative control along with ability to choose the operating system (Windows or Linux), and full administrative access.
However, in case of VPS, the hardware used by each virtualized server housed in a machine server is shared by all other VPSs housed in that same machine server. VPS system has been found to be highly effective for businesses that are in the quest of
• Creating private networks
• Deploying applications, which are geographically diverse load balanced, or
• Completing virtual clusters
All these aspects can be availed by a user in a VPS server hosting solution. But the best thing is that it doesn’t come with the overhead of dedicated hardware. To top the benefits is the fact that due to shared nature of the hardware used by the VPS, the cost associated with VPS is far less than that of dedicated servers.
Lesser cost of VPS server hosting and at the same time availability of similar kind of services as dedicated servers are highly beneficial for small businesses as well as start-ups. For more info, call at:- 1800-212-2022, or mail at:- firstname.lastname@example.org.
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