CentOS is one of the preferred Operating Systems for website hosting servers. It's one of the countless Linux releases available, but what differentiates it from the rest is its long-term support, which ensures that you will always have a stable and safe OS. Each CentOS version that is released is supported for ten years, that's considerably longer than with almost every other OS available. CentOS also has a much larger developer community than other distributions, so if you experience any problem or have some questions, you can quickly discover the info which you need. CentOS is widely known as one of the best server Operating Systems, since it is very stable and protected, that makes it really reliable even if you host sensitive information. Because it is open-source, you are able to modify any part of it and customize it according to your requirements, not to mention that the overall cost for a CentOS-based server will be lower, since you will not have to pay license fees of any sort.
CentOS in VPS Servers
You will be able to pick CentOS for your new VPS server through the sign-up process. We provide 32-bit and 64-bit releases, to give you the option to choose the one which will be more suitable for the applications that you want to set up and manage. CentOS supports a number of hosting Control Panels, so you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, according to what you would like to do - to make a separate account for every single domain hosted on your server and even to start your reseller business, or to host all your domain names at the same time and control the whole server as a single account. You will also have the option to get your VPS with no Control Panel if you need a machine with CentOS, however devoid of the extra software which comes with the Control Panels. In this way, you're able to install web or database servers which are different from the standard ones that we offer.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
If you decide to obtain one of the dedicated server plans that we offer, you are able to choose the CentOS Operating System for your machine. Since it is very light and quick, you will be able to utilize all the system resources for your Internet site. CentOS supports all of the 3 web hosting Control Panels which we provide - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Thus, you will be able to use the dedicated server for any type of purpose - to host all your personal sites in just a single account, to make separate Control Panels for each and every domain or even to resell hosting packages to other people. You can also obtain a server devoid of Control Panel and install any custom software which you need, instead of the default apps that we install on each machine that is ordered with a Control Panel. If you add the optional Managed Services bundle throughout the sign-up process or at any later time, we'll perform weekly CentOS updates besides all the other things which are included in the bundle.