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Understanding Bandwidth on 100Mbp/s Port on Dedicated Servers


To understand Bandwidth on 100Mbp/s port on Dedicated Servers, we will first know a little about Dedicated servers.

Dedicated server is a web hosting solution where a single server is devoted to one single customer in the data center. This server is not shared with anyone else, therefore a seamless web performance with great speed and security is ensured. Bandwidth is one of the dedicated server resources in addition to CPU, memory, storage, RAM etc.

Bandwidth means amount of data transferred in a certain log of time. Data transfer rate is always calculated as kbps, mbps or even gbps ie. Kilobyte per second, megabyte per second and gigabyte per second respectively. It is basically the representation of data transfer speed for server-to-user communication.

So, the intensity of bandwidth matters a lot for data transmission speed. In simpler words, if the bandwidth is high, heavy files like image, video or heavy traffic website will load in no time. Whereas, with lower bandwidth, there will be buffering and streaming.

Now let's see what do we mean by bandwidth on 100 mbp/s port distributed among various clients in a dedicated server environment.

The physical web server is distributed to certain switches port. This is called unmetered bandwidth. Here the hosting service provider sets the speed limit according to the choice of the client. Say, if a client chooses to buy dedicated server on 100 mbps bandwidth, then the maximum speed limit will be capped to 100mbit/s. However, it will not meter the client's server consumption on traffic-incoming or outgoing. It only meters the the maximum speed limit.

Features of 100 mbps dedicated server unmetered bandwidth

  • No additional bandwidth bills
  • High speed connectivity
  • Constant and nonstop server performance
  • Heavy sites easily loads in no time
  • Unlimited data exchange
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