GoDaddy’s Dedicated Server Hosting Review

Review Of Dedicated Web Hosting Services By GoDaddy

While GoDaddy did not exactly start business as a web hosting company, in the recent times it has grown as the big daddy of web hosting companies. The main advantage that the customers of GoDaddy get is that the company provides you the ability to customize the services to the core. The company allows you to build up the plan you want using the various options. You can strike the best balance between the budget you have and the service you want. This facility is available in dedicated hosting as well. The company allows you to go for preset dedicated hosting options or you are allowed to configure your own dedicated hosting server.

Unique Benefits

• You get 20% discount on any of the dedicated hosting packages!

• You get the ability to make your own plans.

• There is no long term contract involved. GoDaddy offers a month based billing cycle.

• Managed hosting is also available priced at extra $99.99 a month.

• You can purchase custom Support services for prices as low as $49.99 per 30 minutes.

• The company guarantees a fast and efficient setup.

• You can have either Pleask or cPanel.

Key Features

• Setup is free of cost and available at no charge.

• Both Windows and Linux hosting is available.

• You can have Celeron or Pentium 4 processor with Hyper Threading technology.

• Bandwidth overcharge that suspends your account instead of overcharging it is available.

• Tipping Point Intrusion Protection Systems ensure server security.

• A free SSL certificate is provided in case you want to run a secure site.

• You get free Google AdWords credit to promote your site.

• There are Red Hat Fedora Core 4 Linux-based OS which come with 3 dedicated IP addresses.

• FTP access is provided round the clock.

Editor’s Comments:

For every person who wants to run his website with a hosting company that it can rely upon, GoDaddy is the best in business.. The company is superb from beginning to end. You can choose from a plethora of plans and in case you ae not able find the one that suits you the most, there is the option to customize the plan you want for yourself. The company provides you the best hosting infrastructure and backs it up with a round the clock support through email or telephone.

While GoDaddy started as a domain name registration company, it has created a reputation beyond repute when it comes to high quality web hosting services. GoDaddy hosting is becoming very popular, very fast in the web-hosting sector, especially dedicated one.

Basics – What You Need To Know

GoDaddy has one of the best data centers in hosting industry. The data center is spread across 30000 square foot. The main connectivity option is DWDM. Then there are multi, 10Gbit lines. Furthermore the company has made arrangements to deploy a VPN system. The company also provides the ability to create a VPN in case you hire more than one server. Your server comes with Tier 1 connectivity. Similarly the company has deployed N+1 redundancy in the power supply systems as well. The company has deployed UPS systems, which kick in immediately and prevent downtime. Very soon the power generators come into play. The generators have enough diesel to keep on running for a week in one go. GoDaddy has also deployed a number of systems to ensure physical security of the data center. There is a Network Operations Center to take care of all the aspects of the data center. While the clients are not provided physical access to the server they do get full root level privileges for system administration.

Service Offerings:

In case the server goes down because of reasons attributable to GoDaddy, the company would rectify the issue free of cost. In case you want to avail the services of trained GoDaddy personnel, you would have to go for the assisted support plan. This is charged at $99.95 a month. You would not have to worry about any of the maintenance issues of your server. Other than this, you can also choose custom based hosting plans. GoDaddy provides several tools and service to ensure the security of your server. You can also get firewall and backup services for your dedicated server.

Sample Server Plans

• Preconfigured Economy with 1×120 GB storage, 500 GB bandwidth, 1 GB RAM and a Celeron 2.0 Ghz processor for $88.99/month

• Preconfigured Deluxe Plan with 2×120 GB storage, 500 GB bandwidth, 1 GB RAM and a Pentium 4, 3.0 Ghz processor for $147.96/month

• Preconfigured Premium Plan with 2×120 GB storage, 2000 GB bandwidth, 2 GB RAM and Pentium 4, 3.0 Ghz processor for $273.92/month

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