Managed Windows VPS
Managed Windows VPS features a server with configuration and maintenance entirely implemented by the forces and capacities of the selected hosting provider. In the matter of renting this type of server, you should rely on AlexHost, professional in hosting services’ field. By concluding a contract, you get the opportunity to rent a server solution of interest, in particular, a managed one. What does it mean? The managed servers’ type involves the resolution of any technical issues by the AlexHost team of specialists (software updates, installation and configuration of up-to-date software, mail, database management and control over other tools).
Managed Windows VPS technical features
Managed Windows VPS hosting with AlexHost support involves the inclusion of a number of options that provide full control of all systems. In particular, this is an automatic backup. This option allows to:
- Release users from hard work.
- Prevent all sorts of errors.
- Maintain security at a consistently high level.
Experts recommend choosing a managed Windows VPS for users who are less competent in server administration issues. It should be understood that the VPS management process is quite specific and complex, it requires familiarity with the operating system and command line skills. In the case of renting a managed VPS server, all system and administration tasks will be realized by AlexHost team.
At the same time, the performance of obligatory system administration by AlexHost specialists does not at all deprive users of access to the control panel. However, you can definitely forget about the need to make regular technical updates, or to influence the systems responsible for sever’s functioning.
The presence of managed VPS hosting does not require the user to have an extensive knowledge base on server administration. Some of functions will be available, but their usage will not hinder even an inexperienced administrator (downloading files, creating mail accounts, installing some types of software).
Managed Windows VPS hosting advantages
Rented with AlexHost support, managed Windows VPS is endowed with a number of advantages and strengths, including:
- Solving management and administration issues by AlexHost specialists.
- High security level.
- The ability to operate such a server even by inexperienced users.
- Simplified server management through the built-in cPanel tool (a control panel with a modest set of the most important tools).
Order managed Windows VPS at AlexHost
To order a managed Windows VPS hosting, you should submit an application on the provider’s website, or inform about the desire to rent such a server solution by phone. This type of server includes a wide range of features that will take some getting used to if you have previously utilized a standard shared hosting account. When ordering a managed server through AlexHost, you will be offered comfortable and easy management through cPanel. It includes a range of tools that allows launching and configuring any web resource. Also the following are among the available related features:
- Comprehensive technical support 24/7.
- Installing a complete software package (such as MySQL and WordPress).
- Backing up information to preserve and protect it.
What is managed Windows VPS and how does it differ from standard VPS hosting?
Managed VPS hosting on Windows is a specialized category of VPS (Virtual Private Server) hosting offered by AlexHost. It includes a range of supplementary services designed to manage and support the Windows operating system. The primary distinction between managed VPS hosting and standard VPS lies in the extent of management and support furnished by the hosting provider. The following table illustrates the contrasting features of managed Windows-based VPS hosting in comparison with VPS hosting:
|Support level||Managed VPS offers the highest level of technical support in comparison with a traditional VPS. This support encompasses such services as assistance with operating system installation and configuration, resolution of technical issues and problems, as well as help in managing specific server components and areas.|
|Patches and updated||AlexHost provider takes on the responsibility of ensuring that the Windows operating system and its suite of associated web applications are kept up to date. This commitment is aimed at ensuring the security and stability of the server.|
|Server management||Managed VPS hosting on Windows, as provided by AlexHost, involves the provider taking on the complete spectrum of responsibilities, which encompasses performance monitoring and the establishment of a secure server environment. Consequently, users are relieved of the need to invest time and effort into server administration tasks.|
|Speed of response to failures and problems||With a managed VPS server, it is essential that the provider delivers a swift response to any challenges and technical issues. This commitment is crucial for ensuring server reliability and maintaining high availability.|
|Users’ support||Managed VPS on Windows implies comprehensive user support (resolving any technical issues, conducting consultations).|
Regular VPS hosting, on the other hand, offers more limited support services and administrative tasks remain the responsibility of the users.