Dedicated Server

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Dedicated Server: Server which is limited to serving one website or a small collection of websites owned by a single person. Dedicated servers tend to be more reliable than shared (or virtual) servers. Dedicated servers usually run from $100 to $500 a month. Virtual servers typically run from $5 to $50 per month.

Shared Server

Technology / Email / Shared Server: An email server used by more than one company or sender. Shared servers are less expensive to use because the broadcast vendor can spread the cost over more users. However, senders sharing a server ri MORE

Server

Technology / Computers / Server: This is a mainframe computer that serves the other computers attached to it. MORE

Virtual Server

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Virtual Server: A server which allows multiple top level domains to be hosted from a single computer. Using a virtual server can save money for smaller applications, but dedicated hosting should be used for large com MORE

Proxy Server

Technology / Computers / Proxy Server: A server that acts as an intermediary between a workstation user and the internet so that the enterprise can ensure security, administrative control, and caching service. A proxy server is associated MORE

Outgoing Mail Server

Technology / Email / Outgoing Mail Server: The server that routes email messages to incoming servers on the Internet. Outgoing mail servers are also referred to as SMTP servers. The outgoing mail server at MIT is named outgoing.mit.edu and sec MORE

Internet Information Server (IIS)

Technology / Computers / Internet Information Server (IIS): A Web server that runs on the Windows NT/2000 platforms. It allows the creation of web-based applications. IIS provides both FTP server and web server capability. MORE

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