An IP address is a unique number that separates a website or a web server on the Internet, so in the event that you have a dedicated IP, it shall be employed exclusively by your websites and shall not be shared with other people as it happens with shared website hosting accounts. Provided you have your own web server, you shall have a dedicated IP, but you may require extra ones for different purposes. If you have an electronic store, for example, you will need an SSL certificate for it, so as to make sure that the payment information that your customers submit will be encrypted and secure. The same is valid if you have a login form of some kind and you wish the usernames and the passwords which visitors type in to be secured. The SSL certificate requires a dedicated IP, which should be different from the one which you already have on the hosting server. You may also need an individual IP for an application such as a VoIP server, or if you need a slightly better overall performance for a certain site, which will affect its position in search engine results.
Extra Dedicated IPs in VPS Servers
Each and every VPS server service that we provide includes 1 dedicated IP address and if you add a hosting CP to it, we shall provide you with a second one at no additional cost, so you can use it as you see fit. If you wish to use more IPs, you will be able to order them with no more than a couple of mouse clicks whenever you want, since you'll discover this sort of an option both on our order page and inside your billing CP. In the first case, the dedicated addresses shall be available the moment the virtual server is ready, while in the second - a few minutes after you buy them. You can renew the IPs along with your VPS plan and use them for as long as you wish. They can be useful not only for your own sites, but also for the sites of any customers which you might have in the event that you're using the virtual server to run an Internet hosting reseller business. There isn't a restriction on how frequently you'll be able to order additional IPs or on the number of of them you'll be able to use with your server at any time.
Extra Dedicated IPs in Dedicated Servers
In case you get one of our dedicated server solutions, you'll receive 3 IP addresses at no additional charge and you can use them for any purpose. If you need more IPs, you could request them at any time from your billing area and we will assign them to the web server a few moments later. You may even get more IPs during the signup process and they'll be available on your hosting server the minute it is all set and we hand it over to you. The IP upgrade is available in increments of three and you may decide how many addresses you will order and how long you shall use them, as you could pick the number of IPs that you will renew each month with your web server plan. Any IP address that is assigned to your dedicated server can be used not just for your personal content, but for any site or application that your clients may have - if you have purchased the server with the intent to resell the disk space to third parties.