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BlueHost Dedicated Server Hosting Review

Recently, BlueHost has launched the revolutionary dedicated server hosting powered by advanced technologies and responsive technical support, with a view to eliminating the burden of server migration in case that the websites have outgrown shared hosting resources. In this article, our editors have carefully reviewed every aspect of BlueHost’s dedicated hosting, including price, uptime, speed, features, technical support, and company reputation.

This company has released 3 dedicated hosting packages for webmasters to choose the one suitable for them. In the following screenshot, we can learn the main features and price of each solution. Proceed to the details.

Cost-effective Price

Dedicated hosting service is absolutely much more expensive than the shared web hosting solution, for it provides customers with the freedom and flexibility to manage the entire server which is not shared with anyone else. Unlike many other web hosts that charge customers unreasonably high, BlueHost sets a moderate and cost-effective price for the dedicated server hosting.

BlueHost has released 3 dedicated hosting plans named Standard, Enhanced, and Premium at the price of $149.99/mo, $199.99/mo, and $249.99/mo initially. At present, however, the company has introduced a 50% discount, allowing customers to purchase starting at $74.99/mo only.

The price is applied to billing circles, which means the longer period you book, the cheaper price you get. Therefore, customers who sign up with the 12 months plan can get the cheapest price, saving $375 as a whole.

Besides, all customers are guaranteed a 30 days money back policy; thus, they can get a full refund before 30 days and prorated refund after 30 days whenever they want to cancel the account.

Outstanding Dedicated Hosting Performance

We have hosted a WordPress site with BlueHost dedicated server and tested the site performance for 30 days. As a result, the website is 100% online, and the server response time takes approximately only 350ms. Read the performance testing results as following.


BlueHost is carefully designed with the best components and the most competitive features, including Xeon processor, free domain name, CentOS 6.4 (64-bit), OpenStack, KVM, at least 3MB cache, 4GB RAM, 2 x 500 GB HDD, 5TB/mo, and 3 dedicated IPs.

Besides, BlueHost provides customers with great convenience. The Instant Provisioning helps customers get their websites online in seconds instead of waiting hours or days. The headache-free Root Access allows customers to use their favorite tools, and completely control the CentOS and operating system. Additionally, BlueHost dedicated hosting utilizes the enhanced cPanel, with which customers can fully manage their accounts, e-mails, files, and databases.

Technical Support

BlueHost offers highly experienced and professional technical support staff 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via toll-free phone call, e-mail, and live chat, addressing every dedicated hosting problem effectively and efficiently. However, some people have doubted the quality of BlueHost dedicated customer service, due to the fact that this company used to provide shared web hosting, so how do these representatives support dedicated hosting customers. In fact, all the technical support staff have already learned deeply and systematically about BlueHost dedicated hosting before the company launches the beta version.

Our editors have contacted these support staff through live chat, enquiring how to add more storage to the dedicated server. The waiting time is less than 20 seconds, and the answer is very professional and clear.

Company Reputation

BlueHost has been in the industry for more than 10 years, with more than 5 million domain names and 2.6 million users. The company focuses on providing a reliable and rich-featured hosting service at a budget-friendly rate.


Based on price, website performance, technologies, features, technical support, and company reputation, BlueHost dedicated hosting service is a good option for anyone looking to set up large websites or business online portals.

Rick Hammond

I'm a marketing consultant by trade and also own a portfolio of over 20 websites. Over the years I have tested most of the well know hosting companies for my sites and therefore can give insight into which are good and which are not from my personal experiences.

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