A dedicated IP address means that you'll have a distinctive numeric identifier on the Internet and that it will not be shared with other people's Internet sites or apps as it happens with a shared Internet hosting account. There are lots of uses for a dedicated IP - including, when an SSL certificate is needed in case you have an Internet store and you need to accept online payments or when you have a login form and you want the info which users submit to be encrypted. A dedicated IP address can also be used for other apps, such as a VoIP server, for example. In addition, it'll offer more credibility and protection to your sites, as a network flood to a shared IP will not have any impact on your dedicated IP. If you host your Internet sites with our company and you have your own server, you shall be able to get one or several dedicated IP addresses with simply a couple of clicks and to use them in the event that you cannot use the IP provided with the hosting server.