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What is a Dedicated Server?

A dedicated server is a physical computer usually in a rack mount case and sitting in a rack. They are hosted in data centers. The industry normally offers 100Mbps of bandwidth through Ethernet with these servers. It is a server you rent on a monthly basis to host your desired server software and applications. Quite often companies buy co-location in data centers, buy a server and host it there. A dedicated server is an alternative to owing the server equipment.