Self Managed Dedicated Server Hosting

Get high-powered Dedicated Server Hosting.

  • 99.9% server uptime, money-back guarantee.
  • Powerful, easy-to-use control panel options.
  • Root access and SSD or HDD drives on top-of-the-line of bare metal servers.
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Dedicated Server Hosting for system admins and developers.

Calling all experienced developers, system admins or agencies seeking powerful server capabilities: our Dedicated Server Hosting provides high-performance server options with isolated resources to run mission-critical applications where latency and uptime matters. 
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All plans include:

Monitoring and alerts.

Monitor server uptime, resources (CPU, RAM and Storage) and Domains — stay informed with alert notifications.

Bare metal servers.

Harness the full processing power with bare metal servers from a tenant with root and admin privileges for complete control of the server, right down to the kernel.

SSD or HDD – your choice.

Whether you want blazing fast read/write – or tons of storage capacity, we’ve got you covered with HDD or NVMe SSDs (up to 25X faster) storage options.

Expert dedicated hosting support.

All plans come with free standard hosting support. Optional paid server management services include fully managed support and task-based services.

Built in security.

Single-tenant infrastructure provides higher levels of security and control. And at the network level, you’ll get powerful DDoS protection.

Easy-to-use control panel.

Optional industry standard cPanel/WHM or Plesk Webhost Edition available on Linux CentOS.

Reliable, 99.9% server uptime – guaranteed.

Never miss opportunities to engage with a customer (or potential customer). That’s why we offer a 99.9% uptime guarantee. And if we don’t uphold the guarantee, you may be eligible for a discount on your purchase during that time.

Free SSL Certificate.

You get a free SSL certificate for the first year with the purchase of any annual hosting plan. After the initial year, SSL automatically renews at the then-current price until canceled. You may cancel automatic renewal at any time in your GoDaddy account.

Websites and apps that process credit cards are expected to be PCI compliant

Compare GoDaddy Dedicated Server Hosting plans and support services.

Compare GoDaddy Dedicated Server Hosting plans and support services.

Self Managed

As low as

$129.99 /mo

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Fully Managed

As low as

$239.98 /mo

For experienced users that want full control over their server.
For those that don’t have the time or advanced server skills.
4C/8T, 3.0 GHz Turbo - 16C/32T, 2.9 GHz Turbo
4C/8T, 3.0 GHz Turbo - 16C/32T, 2.9 GHz Turbo
Storage HDD (RAID-1)
Storage SSD (RAID-1)
2 x 4 TB - 2 x 8 TB

2 x 500 GB - 2 x 1 TB
2 x 4 TB - 2 x 8 TB

2 x 500 GB - 2 x 1 TB
32 GB - 256 GB
32 GB - 256 GB
Operating Systems
CentOS, Ubuntu or Windows
Control Panel
cPanel/WHM or Plesk Obsidian Web Host Edition (optional)
cPanel/WHM or Plesk Obsidian Web Host Edition
Monitoring & Remediation
Monitoring and alerts
5-minute intervals
1-minute intervals
Additional dedicated IP options
CPU, RAM, disk & uptime
Services monitoring
Proactive remediation
Standard Hosting phone support
Comprehensive help/how-to video library and technical blogs
Community peer-to-peer advice
Dedicated services team - (control panel recommended)
Paid option
Unlimited service requests.
Content migration
Paid option
5 free site migrations, 70% discount off service fee for additional site migrations.
Server setup
Paid option
DNS setup and configuration
Paid option
SSL installation
Paid option
HTTP/2 server configuration
Paid option
Package management
Paid option
Email client setup
Paid option
PHP module install/upgrade
Paid option
MySQL optimization
Paid option
WordPress setup
Paid option
Disk space audit
Paid option
Firewall rules configuration
Paid option
Call for custom service request
Paid option

Self Managed Dedicated Server Hosting popular uses.

Applications that requires intensive workloads and large amounts of raw processing power, and…
  • Big data
  • Machine learning
  • Live media streaming
  • Website and application hosting
  • Communication apps
  • Backups and storage
  • Infrastructure virtualization
  • Server clusters
  • Business applications (CRM, ERP, data analytics software)
  • Online game hosting
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Dedicated Server hosting FAQ.

How many IPs are included with Dedicated Server Hosting?

GoDaddy Dedicated Hosting includes one free dedicated IP address to use for custom applications, staging sites, email and other administration tasks.

  • Custom software and applications: If you’re running any custom software on your server then you might require a dedicated IP address. Some types of server software will require a dedicated IP in order to function properly.
  • Control Panel Management: Separate your sites and your control panel onto 2 different IP addresses for security and to isolate services.
  • Email deliverability: A dedicated IP protects your reputation and ensures your emails get delivered to their intended recipients. If you’re using domain-based email (i.e., you may potentially run into email delivery issues. 

    (Please note: If you use a shared IP address with your email — with other users on the same shared IP address — you run a greater risk of your IP getting blocklisted or blocked.) 

What is a dedicated server?

A dedicated server provides you with optimal performance for all your applications because it allows your owner to have exclusive access to it and its resources. You have full control by tailoring it to fit your business, change configurations of the server, add new software and even add a higher level of security if needed.

How does Dedicated Server Hosting work?

When we lease you a dedicated server (although we lease you the server, it’s all yours to manage) it’s custom-configured to your application, e.g., website, web hosting, database, gaming and video streaming. And it can be more than one – for even better performance capabilities. If that means you’re a bigger (or rapidly growing) business, that’s all the more appealing to go with dedicated server hosting.

Who should buy Dedicated Server Hosting?

If you’re looking for the most power and control over your hosting environment, dedicated server hosting is for you. And, it’s also recommended that you have advanced server administrative skills to best manage your dedicated server.

What type of website should not use Dedicated Server Hosting?

A dedicated server can run any type of website. However, unless the site is mission-critical with very high traffic (or using high intensive resource applications), dedicated server hosting will provide more power, but may not be necessary. Other solutions like shared hosting, Web Hosting Plus or a VPS may be better suited for less resource-intensive needs.

Will I be able to manage Dedicated Server Hosting through a web-based control panel?

Yes, you can install a control panel with selected OS versions. We offer easy-to-use control panels like cPanel/WHM or Plesk Obsidian Web Host Edition (includes WordPress toolkit) available on Linux CentOS.

Can I upgrade my VPS hosting account to a dedicated server?

Yes. If you currently have a VPS hosting account with us, you can upgrade to our dedicated hosting at any time by ordering a new server. For fully managed customers, we’ll migrate your data from your current account to your new server. We also offer paid migrations for those who don’t want to migrate their data manually.

Will there be any downtime upgrading my VPS to Dedicated Server Hosting?

Yes, because the upgrade includes a new server purchase. Although the average time for us to provision your new server will likely be a few minutes, it may take up to 24 hours or more. But, if you need your hosting right away, call us at (480) 463-8824 and we'll do our best to speed things up.

Does your Dedicated Server Hosting solution offer HDD or SSD NVMe options?

Depending on your requirements, you may choose one of two disk types: HDD and SSD NVMe. HDDs are traditional spinning disks, which provide the highest storage capacities – however, while HDDs offer extremely high capacities, they are not the fastest options.

For customers with a high demand on read-/write performance, we now offer SSD NVMe. SSDs are Solid State drives, which are much faster than HDDs by nature because they don’t have any moving parts. To increase performance even further, we offer NVMe SSDs, which use the NVMe interface specification for PCI Express-based solid drives. NVMe drives are not affected by the bottlenecks of the ATA interface – delivering up to 4X better IOPS (Input/Output Operations Per Second) than the fastest SAS option available.

What is RAID and do you offer RAID with your dedicated servers?

Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) is a means for storing data on multiple hard disks, then linking the disks so that the operating system on your server views them as a single entity. Yes, we provide RAID-1 with all of our dedicated server hosting plans.

How soon will I get my Dedicated Server Hosting?

Although the average time for us to provision your account will likely be within minutes, it may take up to 24 hours or more. But, if you need your hosting right away, call us at (480) 463-8824 and we'll do our best to speed things up.

What is PCI compliance?

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS or PCI for short) designates security standards to protect cardholders’ credit card data. That means, entities that store, process or transmit credit card information are expected to be compliant to the standards in the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards.

How can I accept credit cards online?

Our hosting services are a great place to setup your online presence and product catalog. You can then work with a third-party provider to process payments on your behalf to keep credit cards off your server. If you would like to accept payments directly on your server, we offer PCI-certified products like our Managed WordPress Ecommerce Hosting and the GoDaddy Online Store. Whichever path you choose, make sure to be informed of additional requirements to keep your business PCI compliant.

What are the additional requirements I should know about?

We recommend you work with your payment provider (e.g., PayPal Checkout, Square Online Checkout and Stripe Checkout) to understand any additional requirements for which you are responsible. If you’re using one of our PCI-certified products, we have a simplified checklist for you here.