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Types of Web Hosting

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There are different types of web hosting services available in the market depending upon the nature, functionality and requirements of the website. It can also be classified according to operating system platform, price category, bandwidth, required space based and performance based.

Types of Web Hosting

There are different types of web hosting services available in the market depending upon the nature, functionality and requirements of the website. It can also be classified according to operating system platform, price category, bandwidth, required space based and performance based.

Here we classify the types of web hosting service system, according to:

1. Operating System based Web Hosting

  1. Windows Web Hosting
  2. Linux Web Hosting
  3. Macintosh Web Hosting
  4. Sun Solaris Web Hosting

2. Price based Web Hosting System

  1. Free Web hosting
  2. Cost Effective Web Hosting Service
  3. Reseller Web Hosting Service

3. Space based Web Hosting System

  1. Dedicated Web Hosting
  2. Virtual Private Server (VPS) Hosting
  3. Managed Web Hosting
  4. Shared Web Hosting
  5. Server Co-Location

4. Application based/ Special types of Web Hosting

A. DNS Hosting
B. Game Server Hosting
C. E-mail hosting

The key responsibilities of a web hosting company are - to provide server space, web services and maintenance of servers that host websites owned or controlled by individuals and companies.

The client can opt any web hosting company depending upon the requirement of the website, budget and client’s customer demand in case of any e-commerce company.

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