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Why VPS: 5 Reasons you need a VPS over Shared Hosting

Posted on 17 July 2012 by Tauseef Alam

Why VPS Hosting

If you’re familiar with web hosting services you must have heard many a time about Virtual Private Server popularly known as VPS. VPS Hosting is an ideal solution for growing business or for websites which have a large volume of traffic that can’t be manage with a shared hosting. Now you must want to know when you should move to VPS from Shared hosting. In our today’s post we will write 5 reasons you need VPS Hosting over a shared hosting.

Why VPS Hosting over Shared Hosting

Better Control

All VPS comes with root level access that means you have a full control over your VPS that otherwise not possible on shared hosting because many of other websites already running on same server. You can even restart your server when required or can install any software or application.

Cost Effective

VPS is a cheaper solution compare to a Dedicated Server Hosting. It’s a perfect solution when you require features comes with a dedicated server in cheaper price. You can get a VPS plan starts from just $10 per month.

High Level of Security

Shared hosting doesn’t provide you a level of security which is required for a dynamic website or blog. VPS hosting comes with a dedicated IP & unique to user password entries. You can also use firewall and can restrict your server access from certain IPs to ensure a high level of security.

Support & Manageability

Almost all the top web hosting providers offers premium support for their VPS clients. generally they offer support over the phone, Email, Chat & trouble ticket. You can also get a managed server with some additional cost which makes VPS a better choice over shared hosting.


Shared hosting doesn’t guarantee you a great performance, many a time you face a poor uptime & slow server performance issue in shared hosting, this is generally happens because their are many websites sharing the resources of a single server. VPS is your own private server which host only those websites which you host on it and it also comes with dynamic upgrade facility, i.e you can upgrade or downgrade your server any time as per your requirement.

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