There are some large website packages or better named high traffic web hosting packages that are essentially lots of managed servers put together in a cluster, for load balancing. These servers are usually all managed by the web hosting company and have one or more load balancers going to multiple managed dedicated servers that are tied in to one or more managed dedicated database servers. This whole solution is for a very load intensive website (high traffic or high number crunching) and can be a completely administered solution so you don’t have to do a thing it just works so you can concentrate on your business. Managed web hosting is ideal for websites that are so busy or important that you can not afford any down time as the site is already looked after by the provider's system admins.
Managed dedicated server hosting is the main solution for high end administered web hosting, since there is an entire server full of resources available for you to take advantage of. Given the price differences between VPS and dedicated servers it only makes sense to get a dedicated server.
For high demand sites Managed Dual XEON dedicated servers are best, especially with quad and six core Xeon processors. These high end systems have lots of CPU power and that also makes them attractive for people looking to exploit the server. If you don’t have the staff on hand that can effectively administer dedicated servers then you should look at having them managed. Dedicated server hosting with the right administrator behind the wheel can really pay off when you have a busy web site.
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