Virtual server hosting can be complicated when businesses decide to open up multiple website domains. The ability to use relatively small amounts of disk space in a cost-effective solution make using a shared server effective for organizations with a single domain. However, the Web Hosting Geeks report this model can become complicated and expensive if a webmaster tries to have multiple domains hosted.
The difficulty comes as many web hosting services require a separate account for each website placed on a shared server. However, using multiple domain hosting, organizations can put multiple sites under one account, using separate partitions of a shared server. This can create a cost-effective way to manage multiple domains.
The Web Hosting Geeks report multiple domain hosting can be especially profitable when users have multiple sites with similar topics. This links the pages to one-another, upgrading the overall page rank of each site.
Another Web Hosting Geeks report said VPS servers could be ideal for hosting multiple domains. Since VPS servers are shared, a client can put all of its websites on one device, using the entire virtual private server for its domains. Through cPanel and other management tools, the webmaster can then freely scale and customize each site as if it were on a dedicated server because the client is the sole proprietor of the VPS environment.