Learn About Managed and Unmanaged Dedicated Hosting

Web hosting is of many different types and is available along with different services. There are many types of hosting server available and one can choose according to his will but businessmen prefer to choose dedicated server for reliable and stable hosting services. Now people looking to obtain dedicated web hosting don’t have detailed information about the types of dedicated hosting plans. Well dedicated web hosting is of two types, managed and unmanaged dedicated hosting. Both are different in terms of management services.

Managed Dedicated Hosting – Costly

In managed dedicated hosting one have all the regular services and options such as on can choose own operating system (OS) and control panel and can define his own server settings. Along with these basic services one can get additional server management services which mainly include software installation, security software installation, control panel configuration, updating server applications, perform regular site back-up and more. So all you have to do is to manage your website content while the third party, your host will take care of the rest. In managed dedicated hosting one has to pay for all these services, that’s why is way more costly then unmanaged dedicated hosting.

Unmanaged Dedicated Hosting – Less Costly

In unmanaged dedicated hosting one can have basic services which include OS installation, control panel configuration and basic security software installation and rest has to manage by himself.  If you need some additional applications to be installed you have to install it by yourself using control panel, also you have to configure your server security by installing additional security software and beside this you have to keep your server updated by all means. It is less costly then managed dedicated hosting as you are not getting extra services, so you don’t have to pay extra as well.

It is recommended that people who don’t have much knowledge about server management should choose managed dedicated hosting because it is an expensive hosting server and a minor mistake and cause big loss. As compared to that if you do have information regarding server management than you should choose unmanaged dedicated hosting so that you can save some money. Both managed and unmanaged dedicated servers are reliable and offered by all the best web hosts.