Let’s talk VPS.
The technology you use as your company’s foundation has a significant impact on its performance, security, privacy, and scalability. Unfortunately, website hosting is one of them that is often overlooked at first.
When it comes to hosting, most businesses start from the ground up and stick with shared hosting (which is the cheapest). They later realize that they need to upgrade to a more reliable, stable, and flexible hosting plan.
Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting provides you with your own virtual server, complete with CPU, disk, and RAM. With VPS hosting, you get a lot of benefits that you don’t get with shared hosting. It is cost-effective but much superior to pooled hosting, making it an excellent alternative for small companies in search of a private virtual server.
But why should you migrate to a VPS server? What’s in it for you, and what benefits do you anticipate?
Let’s have a look.
The most important reason to move to VPS hosting right away is that it is stable. Shared networking has a lot of drawbacks and safeguarding concerns. Even if you have achieved a strong degree of protection for shared hosting, a violation may occur due to someone else’s negligence. You share the server with a number of other users, and if hackers gain access to one of the user accounts, they have access to all of the other user accounts on the server.
This is not how VPS hosting works. Having your own server means you control it, which greatly improves security. Your information is kept isolated and confidential on the virtual cloud and is not exchanged with anybody else. You’ll have administrative and even root access to your computer.
Hackers won’t be allowed to bypass other virtual machines once a user account is compromised. You are not obligated to compensate for anyone else’s error.
2. Performance of your website
One of the main metrics that is related to many other key metrics is website pace. As an example, 46% Waiting for web pages to load is something that many users dislike, and a 100-millisecond gap in load time has been shown to decrease conversion rates by 7%. Slow websites have a high bounce rate and since website visitors dislike waiting they may abandon the site if it takes too long to load:
There are many options to increase the efficiency and load time of your website, so it all boils down to your host. Whatever you do, if you’re on a sluggish hosting server, your website speed won’t be much better.
This is just what VPS hosting solves. Because your provided with your own dedicated resources on a virtual server, it improves the efficiency of your website. Without taking any other steps, switching to VPS hosting would address website speed issues to a large extent.
3. Scalability is an important factor
One of the most important advantages of VPS hosting is that it is both scalable and versatile.
As your company expands, you’ll need to upgrade your hosting plan to accommodate the increased traffic. To provide the best service to your clients, you’ll need to increase your resources and move to a dedicated hosting package. As the company expands, you can quickly incorporate more servers and services (RAM, SSD, and so on).
If you need to delete servers or reduce resources, you can do so with ease. There are times when you need to move a website, merge websites, use redirects, sell a company, and so on, and you suddenly require less hosting resources, which VPS hosting provides.
VPS hosting is an excellent option for all forms of companies because of its versatility. You don’t get this with shared hosting, where the only choice as your business grows is to move hosting companies or hosting plans.
Last but not least,
VPS hosting is reasonably priced. With just a small price gap between pooled and VPS hosting. Don’t put your website’s security, efficiency, or business scalability at risk just to save a few dollars.
Perhaps the most pressing issue for companies across the globe today is security and privacy. Don’t jeopardize your website for the sake of short-term financial gain.