Choosing the Server That Is Right For You

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Liquid Web Storm ServersOne of the web hosting industry’s favorite items to discuss right now is the Cloud. As purveyors of this technology with our Storm Servers, Liquid Web is well acquainted with the benefits cloud hosting brings to the table, though we want to make certain it’s the best solution for anyone who may be interested in it. In every case, our clients’ custom needs come first and we are happy to discuss server options with them and assist them in order to ensure that their account provides exactly the amount of hosting power they need.

Dedicated Servers
Our traditional dedicated servers are our most powerful of the server options, providing customers with a dedicated environment where they can customize the resources they need. Customers can select exactly how much RAM, hard drive space, and processing power they want and are able to add to these resources over time. In addition, dedicated servers allow customers to add products and services only available to dedicated products, such as:

  • Guardian Backup
  • Hardware Firewalls
  • Bandwidth pooling behind a Private Network
  • SAN
  • Hardware Load Balancers
  • Locked Cabinets
  • A+B Power

Storm Servers
Our Storm Platform is perfect for the client with changing needs and fluctuating traffic who can provide better service – in the most cost-effective manner – with flexibility and the tools to scale on the fly. With our Storm Platform, customers can launch servers and storage volumes to build a complete and scalable cloud environment for their website or application. In addition to easy scalability, with our Storm Server customers only pay for what they use, based on a per-day pricing. Customers can create and destroy Storm Servers as they need them! Other features of our cloud product include:

  • Easily upgrade or downgrade
  • Create deployable server images
  • API enables programmatic access to the server
  • SSD available for High-Performance Environments
  • Move between Storm VPS & Storm Dedicated
  • Bandwidth included

Creating Storm Servers can be done easily, in just a few steps. If you’re interested in a Storm Server for your web application, read our informative Knowledge Base article to see how it’s done.

Hybrid Hosting
A third option open to our customers is to combine the power and customization of a Managed Dedicated Server (physical) with a Storm Server (cloud) with Hybrid Hosting. The combination of paramount durability with the easy scaling and pay-as-you-go control of Storm Servers, all within the same wholly-owned data center, adds a level of personalization to our customers’ cloud hosting experience. It provides customers with the ability to customize everything from server specifications, storage devices, load balancers, and firewalls in a manner that is exclusive to our hybrid hosting environment.

Benefits of Hybrid Hosting with Liquid Web:

  • Customizability
  • Dedicated Load Balancers
  • Enhanced Memory Capabilities
  • Directly Attach to Storage Networks
  • Dedicated Firewall

All three of the above mentioned hosting solutions are great server options, depending on a specific customer’s needs. Having our highly skilled technicians at your disposal means that you don’t have to waste time and money guessing which solution is right for you. Our sales staff and Heroic Support® teams are always available, 24/7/365, to help determine the best way to outfit your hosting needs.

For more information, call 1-800-580-4985 or Live Chat with our Support or Sales team today.

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