Quality Dedicated Hosting Solutions
Server Central has been in business since 1999 providing thousands of businesses with the high end hosting that they need. They operate good quality data centers, which is where the servers will be physically hosted. In these data centers they have technical staff to monitor and fix any issues that come up so that your sites will be running smoothly at all times.
They do not offer shared or VPS hosting, but they do have colocation services, dedicated servers, virtualization, cloud services and things like that. Their data centers are located in Elk Grove Village, IL, Chicago, IL, Ashburn, VA, San Jose, CA, Amsterdam, NL and Tokyo, JP. All of their data centers have high quality redundant power, cooling and network connections to help avoid any type of issue.
Uptime & Reliability
Very Stable Hosting
You won't find a hosting provider that has a better data center for your servers. They also use high end hardware for all their servers, and they monitor everything for problems. All this leads to a very stable hosting environment.
If you need extremely stable hosting, you can also operate your site on multiple servers in multiple data centers so even in the event of a problem (which is very rare) your site's traffic will just route to the location that is working.
Lots of High End Features
When you sign up for dedicated hosting with this company you will be able to get your server hosted in one of their great data centers. Once up and running you can manage the server in almost any way you would like. The servers themselves are all quite high end with more than enough CPU and memory to run just about any type of site. If you have an extremely large or busy site you can operate multiple servers for the same site, which gives you some nice additional redundancy and power.
Server Central also has great backup and replication services, data migration, DDoS mitigation services, a powerful firewall, load balancing, network monitoring and more. They also offer 'Disaster Recovery as a Service' which is an innovative option that many larger companies are moving toward today.
As you can see, this is not a typical hosting provider. If you just need basic website hosting, this is not likely the company for you. If you run a mid to large size business that needs a stable web environment, this company can meet your needs.
Good Support for the Servers
This company will monitor your servers and respond immediately should there be a problem. In many cases they can fix issues before you even realize there was a concern. Like most dedicated servers, however, they don't provide the support for your own software. This is normal, but you need to make sure you're aware of it so that you don't have cause issues and expect Server Central to fix them.
The pricing with this company is fairly reasonable for what you're getting. They certainly aren't the cheapest around, even within the dedicated server niche. If you want cheap, this is not the option for you. This company is focused on quality for all their services. The prices, however, aren't out of line based on the server specs and other features you'll be getting so if you can afford it, this company is well worth the money.
If you don't want anything but the best quality hosting, this is a nice company to consider. They have data centers in many locations so you can keep your servers near your target customers and they have a lot to offer for high end sites. This hosting provider is used by some very large sites including ANB Amro Bank, OutBrain, TrueCar, Shopify and more.
- Very High End Data Centers
- In Business since 1999
- Trusted by many major sites
- Only offering dedicated servers
- You are responsible for site related issues