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Understanding the Role and Scope of Web and Email Hosting

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It’s the age of technology nowadays and it’s quite important to market your product online. To make a strong presence in this regard it’s essential to have a website that speaks about your company or business. To put up such websites you need a hosting service to keep it running and accessible. Such facilities where your site is hosted are known as servers and this range of services are known as web hosting services. Similar is the case with mail hosting which is run on Email servers.

Let us understand what is web and Email hosting all about.

Web hosting- When you are opting such a service you generally two options. Either you can go for dedicated server hosting or the shared ones. As the name suggests in dedicated ones an entire server is reserved for your website. Here you are allowed to make any kind of custom changes i.e. can modify it according to your requirements. In shared the server is shared between multiple users. It means here you need to actually share the all the features that comes with an individual server i.e. bandwidth, memory etc. The shared services are offered at reduced prices when compared to the dedicated one.

Which of the type suits you actually depends upon your requirements. If you need a large memory space or bandwidth and have a very high privacy expectation then managed dedicated servers are for you otherwise the shared ones run just as good. Nowadays with technological innovations virtual private servers and cloud hosting services are also available that comes with additional features and benefits.

Email Hosting - If you own a domain name and wants all your business emails to be received there then it’s necessary for you to avail such Email management services. If you go for such facilities then everything that deals with mail management could be taken care of and you can focus well on your business. For example Exchange server 2010; a Microsoft based mail service offers features such as protection of emails from all kinds of outbound and inbound threats, calendaring, contact sharing, document sharing, Archiving, setting up of specific distribution lists etc. To top it up such service could be accessed from any kind of computing device such as smart phones, tablets etc. Additionally service providers that provide such facilities also offer 24 hour technical support in all kind of issues.

If you are looking to avail such services for your company then go for only those providers that holds reputation and experience in this field and offers round the clock support.

Earthlink is a leading internet services provider that offers dedicated server hosting and Email hosting( exchange server 2010 based)

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