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How Big Is a Dedicated Server?

When it comes to running a single website or even multiple websites, many people are turning to dedicated servers as viable hosting solutions. If you're looking for flexible and customizable hosting that will meet your specific needs, a dedicated server can be a great option for you. Still, if you're like many people researching dedicated server hosting, you may be feeling a little confused as to what this entails. By having a better understanding of key details, such as the components and size of dedicated servers, you can make an informed decision regarding your own hosting needs. Components of a Dedicated Server Before we talk about sizing, it’s helpful to understand what an actual server looks like. After all, if you're going to be renting one from a hosting company, it will be located remotely – which means you'll never actually see it in person. A powerful dedicated server can take up

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Physical Security Features to Look for When Choosing a Server Host

When you're shopping for a dedicated server, the hosting company you choose can make a world of difference in your overall experience. There are many priorities to keep in mind when choosing a dedicated hosting company, from security and speed to reliability and technical support. From a safety standpoint, one aspect that is commonly overlooked is the importance of physical, on-site security. Why Does Physical Security Matter? It's no secret that security is key when choosing a dedicated server for any application. Technical security features, such as standard DDoS protection and data encryption, can provide you with much-needed peace of mind when making the decision to utilize a dedicated server. However, physical security features are just as important because they help to prevent data breaches and keep your sensitive information from falling into the wrong hands. Top Physical Security Features to Look for in a Dedicated Host So, what kinds of physical security features should you

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Why You Should Choose a Data Center in the New York City Area

Whether you're looking for dedicated server space for Forex trading, hosting your business website, or simply getting the most out of your online gaming experience, New York City is a prime data center location. At ReliableSite, we're proud to offer a top-rated data center in the New York City metro area to accommodate all of your dedicated hosting needs. In fact, we have multiple data center locations across the United States and allow our customers to select their desired location. Is our New York City data center location right for you? There's a good chance it could be your best choice. Here’s why: Enjoy Prime Connection Speeds New York City is known for having some of the best internet connectivity in the world. You can take advantage of these lightning-fast speeds when you select NYC as your dedicated server's data center location. As a result, you’ll enjoy lower latency – and if you're looking for a

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Dedicated Servers for Healthcare Data Storage

If your business handles any sort of medical or health records, it is imperative that you have a strong healthcare data management plan in place. For most medical facilities, this means not only digitizing patient health records but also storing (and backing them up) on a secure dedicated server. The last thing your business needs is a healthcare data breach that could tarnish your reputation and put patients' confidential data on-the-line. The Importance of Secure Healthcare Data Storage In the United States, health records are so sensitive that they are protected by law. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was passed in 1996 and implemented vital safeguards designed to protect medical data and related health information. All businesses that handle medical records are required to adhere to HIPAA regulations – and if your business fails to properly safeguard sensitive data (including confidential medical records), you could face a HIPAA

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The Best Uses for Bare Metal Servers

For many seeking a reliable hosting option that offers the advantages of dedicated hosting, a bare metal server can be a smart choice. In recent years, the popularity of bare metal servers has seen a huge increase – despite the fact that they have actually been around for decades. The potential uses for this hosting option are seemingly endless, making them an attractive option for businesses in various industries. What Are Bare Metal Servers? What is a bare metal server, anyway? Essentially, these refer to a basic computer hard disk with no operating system or software — just the physical server hardware itself. Unlike a traditional dedicated server, a bare metal server is more-or-less a blank slate. The advantage of this type of setup is that it’s fully customizable in ways that traditional dedicated servers (with operating systems and software already built in) are not. As a result, users can

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How an Unmetered Dedicated Server Can Set Your Business Apart

When it comes to keeping your company's website running reliably, a dedicated server can make all the difference. Specifically, a dedicated server provides the quality hosting your website needs to maximize uptime, reduce page-loading times, and provide your visitors with the best user experience possible. As you explore dedicated hosting options, you'll see that you have a choice between traditional and unmetered dedicated servers. By having a better understanding of the differences between each and the benefits of an unmetered server for growing businesses, you can make an informed decision regarding your hosting needs. What is an Unmetered Dedicated Server? With a traditional hosted server, you pay to utilize a set amount of bandwidth each month. In most cases, that includes a 10TB bandwidth cap on a 1Gbps port. For some websites and other applications, this might be enough bandwidth. In other situations, however, an unmetered server may be the better option Specifically, an unmetered dedicated server allows the account holder to utilize as much bandwidth as needed without

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What is a cPanel Dedicated Server?

If you want your server to be easy to manage, cPanel is the perfect tool. cPanel is a graphical, web-based management tool, designed to make the administration of servers and websites as simple as possible. A cPanel dedicated server will provide an easy way to manage hosted resources such as email, FTP, databases, and files. Here's everything you need to know about cPanel hosting and the advantages of using it. What is cPanel? cPanel is a very popular, useful web-based utility that makes it possible to manage all aspects of a hosting account. There are dozens of features that can be accessed through cPanel, but some of them are more universally useful than others. Through cPanel, you are able to: Create new email accounts and access these accounts through multiple web mail frameworks. Create and manage FTP accounts, in addition to directly accessing files through a file browser. Check on quota limits, including email quotas, file size quotas, and database quotas.

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Why Running Your Own Server Might Cost You More than Renting One

Building your own server may seem like an appealing idea at first, but it may not be as beneficial as it seems. While you can build your own server at home, you usually won't be able to achieve the same level of reliability and power as a hosted server environment inside of a data center. Ultimately, attempting to build an at-home server can end up being costlier than investing in a server host. How to Run a Server at Home At its most basic, a server is a computer with the proper configuration. You can build a computer, install server software, and connect it to the internet — in just three steps, you've set up a home server. Many people frequently set up their own home server for: Media – A media file server may be used to serve music, video, and games to the rest of a home. Games – A

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Why Our Gaming Servers Rank at the Top

Do you want a server that can support all of your gaming needs? Our gaming servers provide all of the essentials for your latest Minecraft, MMORPG, or development server. Whether you're interested in just playing a few games with your friends, or you want to build a truly large and persistent world, we have a server that's perfect for you. Here are some of the major ways in which our gaming servers are at the top of the leaderboard. The Most Powerful Servers for the Most Demanding Games Our dedicated gaming servers can support everything from MMORPGs to Battle Royale-style games. Whether you're interested in playing Minecraft or deploying an FPS multiplayer experience, we have rigs with the hardware to match. We have designed our gaming servers from the ground up to provide high performance, low latency, and the best  reliability. Our advanced technology can handle even extremely large games,

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Protect Your Site in 2019 with FTP Backup Storage

Is your data protected? If your website isn't currently being backed up, you may not have access to your data in the event of an accident or attack. It's important that you regularly back up your website so it can be restored if an incident occurs. Here's what you need to know. Threats Are Growing: Are You Prepared? Many people forgo backing up their website in an attempt to cut costs and save time. However, not backing up your data can prove to be both disastrous and costly in the event of an emergency. When it comes to your data, cutting corners is not advisable, especially as new cybersecurity threats begin to emerge. There are a number of growing threats that websites and webmasters may encounter in 2019: Accidental Deletion - When a file is deleted from a server or network location, there often isn't another copy – this is

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