To know minimally the technical and legal terms involved in the contracting of a web hosting, it is very useful to know what is acquired or needed, avoiding future inconveniences.
To choose a hosting in Spanish is not only to compare prices and offers, but it is also necessary to pay attention to these points:
The pages or websites use a physical space on the internet. This lodging or storage is done by a company or provider, through special computers called servers or hosting.
The type of server to hire will depend on the space it will occupy as the case may be, a personal or business portal and the amount of traffic projected to receive. It is very important to know the existing alternatives and determine the kind of place to be housed.
These servers can be of type:
Shared: where the hosted websites share the resources of the same server.
Dedicated: ideal for high traffic websites, the server will be available totally for the contractor, offering maximum performance.
Virtual Private Server or VPS (Virtual Private Server): it is a shared server between virtual machines, these act as a dedicated server with superior performance.
Cloud: there are several VPS that allow greater expansion without limitations.
Choosing web service providers to publish the physical location of their data centers is crucial for search engine positioning, regional optimization and loading speed, which will be of milliseconds for those living in Spain, while if the visit is made from another country, these times can rise from 2 to 3 seconds, enough time to lose potential visitors.
Hiring a Spanish web storage service ensures compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (RGPD) and the correct treatment of information of natural persons, not only personal data but also the circulation of this data. Failure to comply with this Law carries penalties of up to 20 million euros.
The resolution of problems with the hosting service will not present barriers, being handled in the same language you can send email or call by phone.
Affinity in the hours of service, availability 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, will not be of great help, if the same time slot is not shared. An urgent requirement, it will take less time to resolve if the hosting is in the country where the client is, otherwise it could take at least 5 or 6 hours. The maintenance work on the servers will be done regularly at night, at times where you do not need to use the web or when traffic is less.
Understanding the operation of prices published by a web hosting provider will avoid confusion at the time of billing. These prices are usually shown per month, and they end up paying for total periods ranging from 3 months to 10 years. It is essential to evaluate what will be the final price to be paid.
Look for testimonials and positive qualifications expressed by other clients, regarding the services provided by the supplier to hire. It can be done through Google, using phrases such as: “host-name-to-hire opinions”.