VPS Hosting versus Cloud Server Hosting

Adnan Raja
by Atlantic.Net (176posts) under VMware Hosting

Both virtual private servers (VPS) and cloud servers are proving themselves very important in today’s world of websites, applications, and data hosting. How do you know which option is right for you?

A VPS Server,  serves as a traditional dedicated/managed server operating in a data center. Customers typically order the specific resources they need and alter the architecture as necessary. Most hosting providers invoice VPS to the client by the minute, which can add up to be quite costly.

Cloud computing offers a variety of services from a pool of resources to provide an astonishing amount of flexibility and reliability. The allocation of a cloud solution’s resources can be increased or decreased as necessary, allowing the customer to worry less about future invoice payments and more about the business.

When making the choice between a virtual private server and a cloud server, it is important to select the server that best suits your individual needs. A VPS provides a secure environment for the transmission of sensitive data, and since it is on its own operating system, it has its own disk space and bandwidth, which ensures that all your information is safely located in one place. A cloud server is most beneficial due to the fact that it is easily scalable through virtualization. Additionally, the architecture on which a cloud server is located has proven stable through rigorous installation and testing.

Virtual private servers and cloud servers both have individual beneficial features, functions and applications. Because each solution has differences, it is important to choose the cloud server that is just right for you. If you need help choosing a VPS or cloud server, contact Atlantic.Net today at 1-800-521-5881.

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