Managed hosting companies monitor and maintain all of the infrastructure issues that are integral in hosting a site or application on the Internet. Unlike MSP's, which offer the applications themselves, a managed hosting provider procures, configures, installs, and maintains the necessary servers, firewalls, and other devices that the customer's architecture requires, including the operating system, and any backend database and server support required to make the site functional (such as Oracle and Apache for example). Once configured, the managed hosting company connects the server to the Web via its own network, where it is monitored on a 24 hour basis. In essence, a managed hosting provider takes on the responsibility for maintaining your infrastructure: if a hard drive fails, the hosting company replaces it; if a server dies, the hosting provider swaps it; if there's a spike in traffic, bandwidth is increased. The following companies provide Managed Web Hosting services.
Ranking Updated: Jan 16, 2012
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