Classification Server Types
- Web-related server: Mirror, Web, Certificate, Commerce, FTP, Index
- Mail server: Mail List
A mail server (also known as a mail transfer agent or (MTA), a mail transport agent, a mail router or an Internet mailer)
is an application that receives incoming e-mail from local users (people within the same domain) and remote senders and forwards outgoing e-mail for delivery.
- Filing server: File, News,Telnet
- LAN-related server: Directory, Application
- Dedicated servers: DNS, Proxy
Dedicated server is a service that includes the hardware, software, and ongoing upkeep of a dedicated server.The dedicated server industry often bundles additional services and products
with the servers to provide a deeper level of management. Another type of managed service is [vps hosting (virtual private server), this is multiple smaller servers within a larger server under the same hardware.
Managed dedicated server providers employ full-time system administrators that maintain dedicated servers.
A managed dedicated server allows for not only more productivity, but eases your mind about a multitude of other issues, sometimes unforeseen by the client and even the developers working on functions of the dedicated hosting server.
Security is a very large factor in choosing not only a managed dedicated hosting company, but also in choosing a managed dedicated server.