As far as the hardware is concerned, our dedicated offer has always been awesome. However, during the last few years we have added so many innovations to our shared hosting that our dedicated servers started to lag behind a little. Some of the options you loved so much, like the data center choice, the Joomla and WordPress Autoupdaters, the CDN service, etc., were not available for our dedicated server users. The good news is that this is no longer the case! From now on all innovations implemented by SiteGround will be available for our dedicated server users too.