Small to medium sized business owners can usually relax when it comes to utilizing shared-server hosting plans. In general, normal web traffic is usually not enough to make a dent in the limitations hosting companies place on their bandwidth policies.
But there are times when a small or medium sized business makes significant leaps and bounds with the popularity of their website. And there comes a time when a website simply outgrows the resources provided in shared plans. At that time it may be time to move on up to the big leagues with a VPS or dedicated hosting plan.
But what is that precise moment? Is there a defined traffic number that indicates the necessity for a dedicated server? Let’s take a look at how you may know when your small or medium sized business website needs additional resources.