So you have got a dedicated server? Now what? How do you propose to manage it? In-house? Great! So, do you have a dedicated team for the server’s management? Can they handle it efficiently? What are the benefits you want of reap of the server? Can you ensure business continuity in case of a failure? How efficient is your team’s troubleshooting ways? How soon can you recover from a problem?
These are questions you should ask even before you buy a dedicated server. You should not buy a dedicated server just because you can afford it; you should be capable enough to manage it efficiently. Now, you may think that an internal team will be able to take care of it for you, but are you sure it will reap all the benefits of the server? Not all organizations are equipped to handle the server internally. That does not mean your team cannot but you must be absolutely sure about it.
If an internal team cannot take care of the server well, who else can? A professional team of experts dedicated to taking care of servers. How can such a team understand what you need? And wouldn’t they be expensive? Well, the reason they are professionals is because they can analyze your needs perfectly and make sure you get what you want and beyond. As per the cost, yes, hiring such a team will make you spend more. But when you weigh the expenses against the benefits you get, you realize the management doesn’t turn out to be expensive at all. So, how do you manage your server?