Dedicated Server


A dedicated server is a single server in a network responsible for supporting the needs of that network. For example, a server set to handle only the communications between all computers at your office is considered a dedicated server. Many internet hosting service providers offer both dedicated and shared options, with the latter being a significantly cheaper option. Although a dedicated server can be costly, it comes with many distinct advantages.

However, not all servers are dedicated. In some networks a computer can act as a server and perform other functions as well.

Types of Dedicated Servers

  • Proxy servers
  • Mail servers
  • Web servers
  • Applications servers
  • FTP servers
  • Virtual servers
  • Open source servers

Advantages of a Dedicated Server

  • Increased speed and performance
  • Greater reliability and lower risk of downtime
  • More control and customization to meet specific needs
  • Improved security capabilities

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