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Server Reliability and Performance Benchmarks

server networkThe server is the central computer on a network for data storage and provision of resources. The network operating system is installed and managed on the server. It is very annoying for a provider or site if the server fails for a few minutes or even a couple of hours.

So ask about the reliability of the server before entering into a contract with the provider. Citing server failure as a reason to change providers may be require you to give several months notice and a possible incur transfer fee for the assessment of the domain.

The availability should be at least 80 percent of the daily average. Some providers even offer compensation in the form of credits in case of server failures. Server outages due to external problems (earthquakes, war, and weather damage) are usually excluded. Dedicated and colocation services are available from a variety of reliable providers like Peer 1 hosting.

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