So you have a great business idea that you’d like to get online? If that’s the case, then you undoubtedly want the right host for your online business. There are many things to consider when selecting a suitable host. One of the most important is the operating system.
One option you can select is a Windows-based server. If that’s the case, then you’re most likely going to opt for a Virtual Private Server (VPS) or a Virtual Dedicated Server (VDS) for cost reasons.
As the name implies, a virtual server is not an actual, physical server but a specific partition that’s part of a larger server. Think of a virtual server as a component of a “real” server that has been sliced up into numerous, smaller operations. This enables people who run small businesses (like yours) to share the same physical server at a reasonable price.
Here are some of the benefits of using a Windows-based virtual server. [Read more…]