CentOS is one of the preferred Operating Systems for website hosting servers. It is one of the countless Linux releases available, however what differentiates it from all the rest is the long-term support, which ensures that you will always have a stable and secure Operating System. Every CentOS version that is released is supported for a decade, which is much longer than with almost every other OS on the market. CentOS also has a much larger developer community than other distributions, therefore in case you encounter any problem or have any questions, you are able to instantly find the details that you need. CentOS is considered to be one of the best server Operating Systems, due to the fact that it's very stable and protected, that makes it really reliable even when you host confidential info. Because it is open-source, you can modify each and every part of it and customize it according to your needs, not to mention that the overall cost for a CentOS-based server will be lower, as you will not need to pay license fees of any sort.
CentOS in VPS Servers
You'll be able to select CentOS for your new VPS server through the registration process. We offer 32-bit and 64-bit releases, to give you the option to choose the one which will be more suitable for the apps that you would like to set up and manage. CentOS supports a variety of website hosting Control Panels, so you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, depending on what you wish to do - to set up a separate account for each and every domain name hosted on the server and even to start your own reseller business, or to host all of your domains together and manage the server as a single account. You will also have the choice to order the VPS without any Control Panel if you need a machine with CentOS, but with no extra software that comes with the Control Panels. In this way, you can install web or database servers which are different from the default ones that we provide.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
When you decide to obtain one of the dedicated server packages which we supply, you can choose the CentOS Operating System for your new machine. Due to the fact that it is very light and quick, you will be able to utilize all the system resources for your website. CentOS supports all of the 3 web hosting Control Panels which we offer - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. In this way, you're able to use the dedicated server for any kind of purpose - to host all your personal sites in a single account, to set up separate Control Panels for each domain name or even to resell web hosting packages to other people. Also, you can obtain a server devoid of Control Panel and install any custom-made software which you need, in place of the default apps that we install on each machine that is ordered with a Control Panel. When you add the optional Managed Services bundle during the sign-up process or at any later time, we will perform weekly CentOS updates besides all the other things which are part of the package.