Going for a VPS hosting plan from the existing shared hosting plan? Choosing a VPS hosting provider is a difficult decision mainly because when you go through VPS companies each one of them offers almost the same kind of disk space, bandwidth, third party software’s, customer support and money back guarantee.
I started my website on a shared hosting plan, but later mainly due to bandwidth and poor performance of the server, I had taken the suggestion of going for VPS/dedicated plan to get better control and improve server performance.
When you search with keywords best VPS hosting or top 10 VPS hosting, you will get good number of sites with reviews and providers. But as a customer is it a wise decision to simply follow reviews and signup with a particular VPS provider?
Before going for VPS provider from your existing shared hosting setup, make serious thoughts about below points. There are many things which need to be considered before thinking about VPS plans. This evaluation will help you to take better decision while moving from shared to VPS plan.
* Do the existing bandwidth and software’s meeting current requirement in a resources sharing set up.
* Do existing disk space enough to store data.
* Do get 24/7 support and more than 99% uptime guarantee?
* Do it worth really moving from existing shared hosting set up which cost you under $100/year to VPS plans which cost you $500/year.
Selecting VPS Server Plans
After thorough evaluation you can decide either to continue with existing plans or move to VPS server. Next you can decide to go for VPS providers with either Linux or Windows VPS Server hosting plans. Normally Linux VPS server hosting are cheaper as compared with Windows VPS hosting because Windows hosting you have to pay additional license fee.
Final step in the choosing VPS providers is to make the list of your system requirement and select a hosting from top 10 VPS providers where you can expect efficient 24/7 technical support, 30-90 days money backup guarantee, no fixed time contract other than the best features promised by all these companies.