A dedicated IP address suggests that you shall have a distinctive numeric identifier on the Internet and that it will not be shared with other's Internet sites or applications as it happens with a shared hosting account. There are many uses for a dedicated IP - including, when an SSL certificate is needed in case you have an electronic store and you want to accept online payments or in case you have a login form and you would like the data that users submit to be encrypted. A dedicated IP address could also be used for other apps, like a VoIP server, for example. Furthermore, it will provide more credibility and protection to your websites, considering the fact that a network flood to a shared IP won't have any impact on your dedicated IP. In case you host your Internet sites with our company and you have your own server, you shall be able to get one or numerous dedicated IP addresses with just a couple of mouse clicks and to use them just in case you cannot use the IP provided with the web server.