When your web site is working over time as
a virtual host/shared host, it's time to upgrade to a managed dedicated server. A virtual
host, is a web server which is located on a physical server that shares it's resources
with many other virtual servers. These work wonderful for most web sites and is certainly
economical if your site does not demand a more costly dedicated server. However when it's
time to move up, you will need to make the jump.
Signs that you need to move up are:
- High hit rate (several thousand per week)
- Slow downloads on pages which normally
download quickly and your Internet connection is running at normal speeds (a result of too
much traffic on your site)
- An inability to connect to your web site
because it is recieveing too many hits and it is busy
- CGI scripts are running slow or are using up
too many CPU cycles
- You need total control or root access to
- You need more bandwidth and don't want to
pay the usual shared hosting premium for it
- You need to be able to setup custom
Why choose Mill City Solutions?
Our servers are reliable and robust to
handle your server needs. In addition, they are value priced to give you the most bang for
your buck. Our Linux servers run Red Hat Linux 6.1 a proven and dependable server
Mill City Solutions can also offer you managed services for your dedicated server. From system
administration to software installation and port monitoring Mill City Solutions can run
your server for you when you don't want to.
Mill City Solutions knows how important
dedicated servers are to your business. The servers are housed in a secure environment
each having it's own APC battery backup. The facility is protected against power loss by
backup diesel generators capable of prividing power for a week. Redundant Internet
connections are provided by OC-12 and DS-3 connections to major providers including
AT&T, UUnet, Global Crossings, and Level3.