Windows is a popular platform for hosting websites in the world of internet, but with the thousands of configurations available on the web, choosing the best one can be a pain. In this article, we discuss the perfect configuration for a dedicated server that runs on Windows OS. Since, large organizations are the ones that demand this kind of server the most, having a state of the art data center is a necessity for all hosting firms. Presently, the best Windows hosting dedicated servers operate on Dell hardware that is supplemented with all requisite services.

The ideal dedicated Windows hosting India solution provides 99.99% uptime and loads websites in the least amount of time. An ideal of this sort should have the following:

Dual QUAD Core 2.33 GHz, 1333 MHz, L2 12 MB

Windows 2003 / 2008 Instance

Database - MS SQL 2005 / 2008 Express

Control Panel - CP Online

Of course, these servers come with a free dedicated web server management service, which includes managed load balancing, database hosting, DNS, enterprise storage and (on request) backup. There are innumerable Indian firms that provide servers with such a configuration and the abovementioned services at competitive rates to companies located across the globe.

A dedicated server with such a configuration provides the complete setup for all applications to work, especially the ones that need to be created using MS tools. No root/remote desktop access is necessary for this kind of web server, which is well known for its easy of usage. Automatic software updates, server monitoring, intrusion detection & prevention, and IP cop Premium Firewall Services are prerequisites for any competent dedicated server used for Windows hosting India. Some other tools & services that are typically provided with a standard server of this type are listed below:

Network Vulnerability Scanners

Console Server Management

Remote Power Cycle Management

Network Monitoring Services

A Windows hosting company that provides these servers usually holds expertise in this area and provides 24X7X365 technical support to its clients. Likewise, it is also provided with out of band access in instances when the websites receive unprecedented number of footfalls. The dedicated web server can have 30-500GB hard disk space, 2-4GB RAM (can be upgraded), and 500-2000GB bandwidth, along with uniform RAID1 backup. Hosting firms also provide upgradation in terms of MS SQL 2005 / 2008 Express to MS SQL 2008 Web and MS SQL 2005 / 2008 Express to MS SQL 2005 / 2008 Standard at reasonable prices.

Author's Bio: 

Sorav Singh has 5 long years of career proficiency of working as a content writer. Throughout the years, Ms. Sorav has been writing content about Dedicated Server and Hosting related issue like Corporate Hosting & Cloud Hosting and has offered some of the outstanding contents to the viewers.