All devices on the Internet are identified by a specific number called an IP address, such as When you have a website, the domain that you type in order to access it is to save you time, yet the server where the site files are still has an IP. As there are a lot more websites and devices than there're IPs, all the shared website hosting servers have a number of websites under an identical IP, whereas when you use a dedicated server you will have a dedicated IP as well. Even in the first case though, you can get a dedicated IP for your sites and host them on a shared server. One benefit would be that you'll have far better search engine rankings as a dedicated IP generally means a quicker loading website. What's more, you need such an IP in case you want to buy an SSL certificate for your site and secure the information that visitors submit on it.

Dedicated IP Address in Website Hosting

If you use any of our website hosting plans, you'll be able to add a dedicated IP address to your account with ease and assign it to a domain or subdomain with just a few clicks. This is valid no matter which data center you've chosen for the account throughout the registration process, so it's possible to take advantage of this feature in our US, UK and AU facilities. In this way, you can have a dedicated IP for an e-commerce site, for instance, while a forum attached to it can use the server's shared IP as you can modify each domain or subdomain individually through the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia Control Panel. If you need a dedicated IP for an SSL certificate and you obtain the SSL through us, you are able to use the auto-configuration tool, that will assign an IP and install the SSL automatically for the site where you wish to use them.

Dedicated IP Address in Dedicated Web Hosting

Since our Linux dedicated web hosting feature 3 dedicated IP addresses as part of the plans as standard, we shall give you a serious advantage in case you wish to run any software that requires such an IP. We supply them at zero cost and you will be able to use them for as long as you use your server for anything you would like - child name servers for any domain name which you host, an SSL certificate for any site on your server, a software server (games, VOIP), and so on. Through the Upgrades menu in the billing Control Panel that you will obtain to take care of renewals, service upgrades and domain registrations, you will also be able to obtain more dedicated IPs in groups of three whenever you want. They'll be assigned to your server in minutes, so that you can start using them for your websites and web-based applications without delay.