CentOS is one of the preferred Operating Systems for web hosting servers. It is one of the many Linux distributions available, but what differentiates it from the others is its long-term support, which guarantees that you'll always have a stable and secure Operating System. Every CentOS version that is released is supported for ten years, that is a lot longer than with another OS in existence. CentOS also has a much larger developer community than other distributions, therefore in the event you experience any kind of problem or have any questions, you are able to instantly get the details which you need. CentOS is considered to be one of the best server Operating Systems, since it is very stable and secure, which makes it very reliable even if you host sensitive information. Because it is open-source, you're 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, as you will not have to pay license fees of any sort.
CentOS in VPS Servers
You'll be able to select CentOS for your brand new VPS server through the registration process. We supply 32-bit and 64-bit releases, so as to give you the opportunity to choose the one which will be more suitable for the apps that you would like to install and run. CentOS supports different web hosting Control Panels, so that you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, according to what you intend to do - to create a separate account for every single domain hosted on your server and even to start your reseller business, or to host all your domains at the same time and manage the whole server as a single account. You will also have the option to purchase the VPS without Control Panel in case you need a machine with CentOS, however devoid of the additional software that comes with the Control Panels. In this way, you can easily install web or database servers which are different from the standard ones which we provide.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
CentOS is among the Operating Systems that we provide with all our dedicated server packages. Throughout the signup process, you will be able to select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of the OS and make sure that the software environment on your new server meets the specifications of the apps that you want to set up. In contrast to other Operating Systems, CentOS also allows you to choose between various hosting Control Panels, determined by what you need the server for. With Hepsia, for instance, you'll be able to manage the server like an individual account whatever the number of domains that you host, while with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you will be able to make an individual account for each domain, which will give you the opportunity to start a hosting reseller business. If you do not choose any Control Panel, you'll get your server with CentOS only, since the software that comes with the Control Panels will not be installed. We also offer weekly OS updates included in our Managed Services package, so you won't have to invest effort and time downloading and setting up the most up-to-date and most secure software on your dedicated server.