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What's Necessary for Ventrilo server hosting?
Being part of a gaming community is a unique experience and if you are looking into ways to bring your gaming to a new level you need to decide as a community if you want to go with Ventrilo server hosting. If you do decide that you need or want Ventrilo server hosting the next step is as a community decide what is most important to you when it comes to choosing the hosting company.
You'll need to consider several things when it comes to choosing your hosting company, including Ventrilo server hosting. What are the most important concerns and aspects of your gaming community? If you need less than a thousand slots for a professional version but need more than eight as provided by the freeware version, you'll want to consider Ventrilo server hosting.
Ventrilo server hosting basically rents slots so if you need 50, 100, or 200 you can rent them from a server host. As with just about anything you get what you pay for. You are going to want to avoid the cheapest server hosting companies as well as the most expensive.
The most expensive is probably overcharging unless they have an extensive list of features and the cheapest one is probably going to cut corners on aspects you will find important such as customer service. Other than price, which is usually a major consideration for most gaming communities there is bandwidth. This is probably going to be the next biggest consideration of most gaming communities because you are going to want enough bandwidth that you do not have a poor connection or start losing people when the server becomes active.
Third, customer service and technical support, these are important but they are probably not going to be the highest considerations unless there is a situation that requires the use of either of these services. This is why when it comes to Ventrilo server hosting they rank high but are probably not the highest ranked aspects that are looked for in a hosting company.
Active or uptime is also very important when it comes to Ventrilo server hosting. The server has to be active or up most of the time so that you and those in your community can use it. This is why you want to choose a hosting company that's going to give you a high percentage of uptime. In fact, you'll want a guarantee of 99%; it's very common that most companies have a downtime of approximately 1% for maintenance and emergency issues, and this is true of Ventrilo server hosting, too.
Look at the aspects you consider most important when it comes to your hosting company. They'll be very important to your community, too. Most of the time, your community is going to be helping to pay for hosting costs particular to gaming, and for those available to applications, too. This makes Ventrilo server hosting a good server choice for most gaming communities.
Jarrod Ploof is the founder of UGT-Servers, a ventrilo hosting company. He understands the importance of high quality VOIP service, as delivered by the ventrilo server, to enrich the gamers experience.