Fully Managed VPS – Advantages and Limitations

When a business is searching for a VPS hosting solution, one of the most important things is the hosting management level selected and then provided by the service provider. Unmanaged VPS hosting can be the precise answer for a small business if it has its own IT department along with expertise with VPS hosting. By making such a choice the business also saves some money too. This also means that it has complete freedom in running the software on the VPS and also managing the account in the way it wishes. However, in case the concerned business doesn’t have resources, money, and time for taking control of the Virtual Private Server, then it is up to that business to decide which management level works best for them.

If you are contemplating going for manager VPS servers, it must be said here that it is always better to go for higher service level. This ensures that you get more without having the requirement of spending a lot. However, when it comes to defining fully managed VPS with cPanel, there is no specific or standard definition. To get an idea regarding the features that are usually there in fully managed VPS hosting in India, here is a list of features.

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Available Features with Fully Managed VPS

When going for fully managed VPS you should be rest assured that there are certain features such as configurable root access, automatic patching, more than one dedicated IPs, availability of application manager, SSH, availability of back-ups for disaster recovery, on-demand backups, expert services, migration from shared hosting, best monitoring service, availability of control panels, dual support facilities – chat as well as dedicated team, seamless upgrades, website security, and website security. These features are way better than the managed ones because here expert services are available as standard feature. However, in ordinary managed servers this facility is available only as paid support. When compared with the self managed VPS services, you will find that some of the important features are missing. Here are some of the features that you will not find in self managed ones and they are automatic patching, disaster recovery as well as on-demand backups, application manager, paid expert service (optional and paid), website security, and dedicated team support. These are the advantages of opting for fully managed VPS with cPanel.

Is there any limitation associated with fully managed VPS?

There are some specific boundaries in case of fully managed VPS server hosting and one of the most important one is about the root access. In many cases, it has been found that root access is not available even when you have fully managed VPS. Other restrictions some hosting companies impose on their clients include multiple website hosting freedom, 3rd party application installation, game server running, and many more.

That’s the reason why a business must ask its hosting service provider about the installation facilities that are available to them. Also inquire about the support team and their features when opting for fully managed VPS hosting with cPanel.

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