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Old 01-13-2012, 12:35 AM
John23 John23 is offline
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Post Dedicated Hosting and Switch Port Speed

Dedicated hosting can seem like a very strange world if you are new to it and you will find that there are many technical terms which may sound of place. This is funny because once you have developed knowledge and experience in the field you will know what everything means but for newcomers, terms like switch port speed will definitely be something that will have them scratching their hands., if it is possible, you should try and find the time to research any terms you are unsure of the title to give you a helping hand in getting used to dedicated hosting.

Switch Port Speed may sound like something from Star Wars but in reality, it can have a huge impact on how customers view your site. Getting people to your site as quickly as possible is important because if customers are waiting on your page loading up, they may decide to click off and visit a rival site. This means a loss of business and if it happens too often, it could be bad news for your business.

You need to know that the higher rating for your switch port speed, the greater the level of traffic will be able to pushed through by your server to your site. It is easy to see why some sites are in need of a big switch port speed to cope with all the people looking to visit the site but bear in mind there will be costs and potential problems with this.

The fact that a high switch port speed can lead to bandwidth overages and your site crashing should also be borne in mind as this can also affect your reputation. You will find in dedicated hosting that striking a balance is often the most difficult task of all.
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Old 01-18-2012, 06:33 AM
Nile Hadwards Nile Hadwards is offline
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As I know if you are a customer checking a site out, if it takes too long to load, you will likely take your business elsewhere. This is damaging to a business so you need to ensure you avoid this issue.
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