An IP address is a unique number which distinguishes a site or a hosting server on the world-wide web, so in the event that you have a dedicated IP, it shall be employed just by your sites and won't be shared with other individuals as it happens with shared website hosting accounts. If you have your own hosting server, you'll have a dedicated IP, but you may require extra ones for various uses. Provided you have an online store, for instance, you will need an SSL certificate for it, to make certain that the payment information your customers submit will be encrypted and safe. The same is valid in the event that you have a login form of some sort and you would like the usernames and the passwords which visitors enter to be secured. The SSL certificate requires a dedicated IP, which ought to be different from the one that you already have on the web server. You might also need an independent IP for an application such as a VoIP server, or if you need a slightly better functionality for a certain Internet site, which may affect its position in search engine results.
Extra Dedicated IPs in VPS Web Hosting
If you order one of our Linux VPS web hosting packages
, we will provide you with one dedicated IP address by default and a second one free of charge - if you add any one of the hosting Control Panels we offer to your order. Extra IPs could be purchased easily in case you require them. The option is available on the order page, so if you need more IPs from the beginning, we can assign them to your VPS the instant it is set up and you can use them the moment you start using the web server. If you need them for any reason afterwards, you can order them from the billing area and they shall be available in a couple of minutes. This way, you can assign dedicated IP addresses not only to your own sites, but also to clients' websites in case you have launched a reseller business. You can order IPs as often as required and renew them along with your virtual hosting server plan. If, eventually, you require less IPs, you will have the chance to renew just those which you need, while the extra ones shall be taken off your hosting server.
Extra Dedicated IPs in Dedicated Servers Hosting
Each and every dedicated server
which we offer includes 3 dedicated IP addresses provided free of charge on top of the monthly fee for the plan. We also give you the opportunity to add more IPs to your web server both when you sign up and at a later time using your billing Control Panel, so you may order the IPs whenever you need them without a restriction on the amount or on how often you get them. They may be purchased in groups of 3 and will be assigned to your hosting server immediately. You can renew them with the Internet hosting plan and you may decide if you will renew all of them, or a smaller number - if you no longer need the rest. Each and every dedicated IP address allocated to your web server may be used for any purpose: for a personal site, for a software web server, or for a hosting customer - in the event that you've decided to start out your own Internet hosting enterprise and you're reselling accounts to other people.