CentOS is short for Community Enterprise OS. This is one of the leading Linux distributions for servers and it's recognized as being one of the most stable and secure Operating Systems available. CentOS is open-source software, so you can personalize it in any way you see fit, adding and removing packages or altering the program code of all of them. It's also free to distribute and use, so you will not have to pay any license fees, which means that the total price that you'll have to pay for a server running CentOS will be cheaper as compared to the price for a server working with an alternative OS. What makes CentOS unique among other Linux releases is its huge developer society, that will help you get the reply to any kind of question or problem you might have. Furthermore, each version which is released officially is supported for ten years, that's is much longer than with any alternative operating system. This means ordinary protection and stability updates which will provide a dependable software environment for all your web apps in the long run.
CentOS in VPS Servers
CentOS is one of the Operating System solutions offered by our VPS servers
. You'll get a quick, secure and reliable machine provided with a 32- or 64-bit OS, depending on the choice that you've made during the sign-up process. You'll also be able to select from the Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin web hosting Control Panels - something, that isn't possible with the other Linux releases. These options will give you the opportunity to choose what you'd like to do with your VPS - to host your own websites and to maintain the server as a very powerful account, or to make various accounts and give access to others if, for instance, you intend to start a web hosting reseller business. When you are more experienced and you want a server with CentOS, however with no further software that is usually installed on it, you are able to purchase a VPS without any Control Panel. This will allow you to entirely modify the software environment for your Internet sites.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
If you decide to purchase one of the dedicated server
packages which we supply, you're able to pick the CentOS Operating System for your new machine. Due to the fact that it is very light and fast, you will be able to utilize all of the resources for your website. CentOS supports all 3 web hosting Control Panels that we supply - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. This way, you can use the dedicated server for any kind of purpose - to host all of your personal sites in just a single account, to create separate Control Panels for each domain
or even to resell hosting packages to other people. You can also acquire a server devoid of Control Panel and install any custom-made software that 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 throughout the registration process or at any later time, we will perform weekly CentOS updates besides all the other things which are included in the package.