CentOS is one of the preferred Operating Systems for hosting servers. It is one of the countless Linux distributions in existence, however what differentiates it from all the others is the long-term support, which guarantees that you'll always have a reliable and secure Operating System. Each CentOS version that is released is supported for ten years, which is much longer than with any other OS in existence. CentOS also has a much more numerous developer community than other distributions, so in the event you experience any problem or have some questions, you are able to rapidly get the details that you need. CentOS is regarded as one of the best server Operating Systems, as it's very stable and secure, which makes it very reliable even when you host sensitive info. Because it is open-source, you are able to modify any part of it and personalize it according to your needs, not to mention that the total cost for a CentOS-based server will be lower, since you won't have to pay license fees of any sort.
CentOS in VPS Hosting
If you obtain one of our virtual private server packages, you'll see CentOS as one of the Operating System choices on the sign-up page. You're able to choose to run either the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of CentOS, determined by the software that you want to set up later. In contrast to other Linux distributions, CentOS supports different website hosting Control Panels as well, so you will be able to choose Hepsia, cPanel or DirectAdmin, each of which can be installed throughout the VPS creation, along with web server software, MySQL server software, etc. When you'd like to have a VPS for another purpose or if you'd like to have different software on it, you'll be able to order the server with no Control Panel and you'll obtain a machine with CentOS and the Apache web server software only. With a CentOS-powered virtual server from us, you will enjoy a safe and reliable web hosting service for all of your sites.
CentOS in Dedicated Web Hosting
If you need a dedicated server with CentOS, you can take advantage of the plans that we offer, as this OS is one of the options that you are able to pick through the order process. Since the software that you intend to use can have specific system requirements, we have 32-bit and 64-bit versions of CentOS. CentOS is compatible with various website hosting Control Panels, and if you get a dedicated server with our Hepsia Control Panel, you are able to control the server like you're controlling a single large account, whereas with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you can have individual accounts for the domains which you host and can even start a reseller business, since both the Control Panels feature this a functionality. If you add the Managed Services upgrade, we will also perform OS updates every week and will make sure that your server is protected and has the latest software all the time, in order to guarantee the best performance for your sites.