When you set-up your e-business, we need to be sure that our data and more importantly the customer’s data is safe and secure. This is the reason why medium and large sized businesses prefer dedicated servers as against shared servers. A dedicated server will be allocated exclusively for your business, so that you can host your business applications without any hindrance. In Miami dedicated servers are available in the various data centers that rent out servers to firms. Servers are offered on Linux and Windows operating systems and based upon your requirement the server space can be allocated. The free servers include CentOS, Fedora Core, Debian and BSD systems which include FreeBSD and Open BSD.
The prices of dedicated servers vary and different hosting service providers offer servers at different rates. A dedicated server with Pentium 4, 1 GB RAM and 160 GB hard disk space would cost approximately $80/month. Miami dedicated hosting service providers offer prices which are competitive and the prices range from $60/month to $170/month for dedicated Linux hosting. A dedicated dual core Xeon (WoodCrest) 2.8 GHz, Fedora Core 5.0 64 bit, 2GB DDR 400 Memory RAM and 160 GB SATA hard drive will cost $170/month. The server set-up cost is a one time cost of approximately $315. This is a high-end hosting service and will suit well for medium size businesses. The applications and the services that come along with Linux hosting include Apache, Mysql, PHP/Python/Perl and the standard Linux server includes all necessary email applications.
Some businesses may have their business processes more aligned towards Microsoft technologies. Windows dedicated servers would be required for such businesses. There are dedicated solutions that come for Windows servers. The prices start from $80/month and goes till $190/month. The basic packages include Intel Celeron Dual 2.8GHZ 64 Bits processor, Windows server edition 2003, 1GB DDR 400 Memory RAM and 160 GB SATA Hard Drive. The set-up cost for the server is $120. The advanced packages include Dual Core Xeon (WoodCrest) 2.8GHz, Windows Server 2003, 2GB DDR 400 Memory RAM and 160 GB SATA Hard Drive. The server set-up cost is $315. There are lots of different packages between the basic and the advanced versions and you can choose the best option that suits your business.
The Dual Xeon dedicated servers are choice of many medium businesses and the price range starts from a low of $140 and goes upto $190. You can opt for a 2x Xeon Irwindale, L1 Cache 4 MB dual processor, Fedora Core 5.0 64Bit, 1GB Memory RAM and a 160 GB SATA hard drive. This package come for a price of $140 and the set-up is absolutely free of cost. If your choice is a 2x Xeon Irwindale, L1 Cache 4MB Dual Core, CentOS 4.3, 2GB RAM (recommended) and a 500GB SATA hard drive. All these come at a cost of $190/month and the set-up cost is $125. With so many options at hand you can choose the best option. You should keep the scalability factor in mind because you have an understanding of the transaction volume growth. Dedicated servers are one of the safest ways to host your business online.