Web hosting services provide online systems for hosting websites. There are many different web hosting services available, offering both shared and dedicated hosting plans.
Web sites requires a hosting computer and server software. Learn the difference between virtual web hosting, also known as shared web hosting, and VPS, or Virtual Pirate Server technology.
This 3D computer rendering of a server rack is filled with grey rack-mount computer servers and shows a red server that has been partially slid out. This type of server rack is designed to be used in large data centers with dedicated power and cooling.
Websites are hosted on servers like this rack containing two computer servers. An optical drive and a 3.5 inch floppy disk drive enable technicians to install software conveniently. Servers like this often contain an array of hard-drives.
Website servers require servers and space for hard-drives. These hard-drive arrays often allow swapping of drives, even while running. Websites usually require the hosting servers to stay online even during maintenance.
This virtual hosting directory comprises information about virtual web hosting providers throughout the United States. The virtual hosting image on this page depicts virtual hosting server computers. Each directory listing includes contact information and a website link.