What benefits do virtual servers have over shared web hosting?

There are many benefits to having a virtual server product.

The top benefit, as polled by our users, is that you get 2 dedicated IP addresses.

When you use shared hosting, you're sharing everything the server has to offer: RAM, Disk Space and IP addresses.

If someone sends out e-mails which in turn cause SPAM complaints you will be affected. IP addresses are bound to the server and shared by all the users. These addresses can become dirty by no fault of your own.  When you have your own virtual server, you have complete access, control and exclusivity to your resources.  Nobody can rain on your parade except yourself.

Other really interesting benefits include unrestricted root access to a command prompt as well as root access to Web Host Manager, to create your own individual cPanel accounts or resellers!

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