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August 21, 2018

A Guide to eCommerce
Web Hosting

Author Sudesh Sahu
Category Blog | eStore Development |
Starting an online store today is extremely simple. However, running it without hassles is a challenge. To solve this challenge, you need to take a simple decision: hosted or self-hosted. We often ask our customers how they chose us for website hosting. The common answer is –one of your customers is a mutual acquaintance and recommended you. We are happy to hear that. However, we feel it is important to educate online store owners about how they choose the eCommerce web hosting service provider. Here is a guide to eCommerce web hosting to help you better understand the thought process.
Simply, considering a web-hosting agency based on a suggestion might not be the right approach. Your business requirements could be different from them.

Here is the difference between different types of web hosting available.

As a Magento solution provider, we always recommend our customers to choose a dedicated web hosting or dedicated server for their eCommerce websites.  Here are some of the points on why you need a dedicated web hosting for your e-commerce website?
The short answer is – dedicated server serves as the best option for eCommerce sites with huge tractions is because they have sufficient storage space. You can enjoy great connectivity among the eCommerce ecosystem.
With a dedicated server, you actually rent a physical machine. You are not sharing your software resources with others. This allows you to optimize your server resources as per your bandwidth. You can modify your environment at the application level to suit your business requirements.
Magento is the best eCommerce platform for an eCommerce website, provides many performance optimization features. One of the key features is Redis Cache. This features stores the backend sessions.  For more details, check out our blog “Magento for e-commerce websites.
Are you ready to talk to a hosting service provider? Make sure you have this checklist handy – Choosing the best Magento Managed Service Provider. Be sure to check out Nexcess, a leading Magento hosting service provider.

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