CentOS is one of the most widely used Operating Systems for hosting servers. It's one of the many Linux distributions in existence, however what differentiates it from the rest is its long-term support, which guarantees that you'll always have a reliable and risk-free Operating System. Each CentOS version that is released is supported for 10 years, which is considerably longer than with almost every other OS in existence. CentOS also has a much larger developer community than other distributions, therefore if you experience any problem or have any questions, you're able to instantly discover the data that you need. CentOS is widely known as one of the best server Operating Systems, because it is very stable and secure, that makes it very reliable even when you host confidential info. Since it is open-source, you are able to modify every part of it and personalize it according to your requirements, not to mention that the total cost for a CentOS-based server will be lower, because you won't have to pay license fees of any sort.
CentOS in VPS
When you obtain one of our virtual private server
packages, you'll see CentOS as one of the Operating System options on the signup page. You're able to decide to set up either the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of CentOS, determined by the software that you'd like to set up later. In contrast to other Linux releases, CentOS supports different web hosting Control Panels as well, so you will be able to choose Hepsia, cPanel or DirectAdmin, each of which can be installed through the VPS creation, along with web server software, MySQL server software, etc. When you need a VPS for a different purpose or if you need different software on it, you'll be able to order your server without Control Panel and you will get a machine with CentOS and the Apache web server software only. With a CentOS-powered virtual server from us, you'll have a safe and reliable hosting service for all of your web sites.
CentOS in Dedicated Hosting
If you decide to purchase one of the dedicated server
plans which we provide, you will be able to select 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 of the resources for your site. CentOS supports all of the 3 hosting Control Panels that we provide - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. This way, you'll be able to use the dedicated server for any kind of purpose - to host all your personal sites in a single account, to make separate Control Panels for each domain
or even to resell hosting packages to other people. You can also buy a server without a Control Panel and set up any custom 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 our optional Managed Services bundle during 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 package.