CentOS is an abbreviation for Community Enterprise Operating System. This is one of the top Linux distributions for servers and it is recognized as one of the most dependable and protected Operating Systems available. CentOS is open-source software, so you are able to personalize it in whatever way you see fit, adding and removing packages or modifying the code of all of them. It's also free to distribute and use, so you will not need to pay any license fees, meaning that the overall price that you will have to pay for a server running CentOS will be much lower than the price for a server running another OS. What makes CentOS unique among other Linux distributions is its huge developer community, that will help you discover the answer to any kind of question or problem you might have. In addition, each version which is released officially is supported for 10 years, which is a lot longer than with any alternative operating system. This means ordinary safety and stability updates that will provide a dependable software environment for your web apps in the long run.

CentOS in VPS Hosting

You'll be able to select CentOS for your brand new virtual private server through the registration process. We provide 32-bit and 64-bit releases, to give you the chance to choose the one which will be more suitable for the apps that you would like to set up and manage. CentOS supports different web hosting Control Panels, so you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, according to what you intend to do - to make a separate account for every single domain hosted on the server and even to start your own reseller business, or to host all your domain names at the same time and control the whole server as one single account. You'll also have the choice to order your VPS without any Control Panel in case you need a machine with CentOS, however devoid of the additional software that is provided with the Control Panels. This way, you can easily install web or database servers which are different from the standard ones which we supply.

CentOS in Dedicated Web Hosting

If you decide to obtain one of the dedicated server plans which we supply, you'll be able to pick the CentOS Operating System for your new machine. Due to the fact that it's very light and fast, you will be able to utilize all of the resources for your Internet site. CentOS supports all 3 website hosting Control Panels which we offer - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Thus, you'll be able to use the dedicated server for any purpose - to host your personal websites in a single account, to create separate Control Panels for each and every domain or even to resell web hosting packages to other people. You may also acquire a server with no Control Panel and set up any custom-made 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 registration process or at any later time, we'll perform weekly CentOS updates besides the other things which are included in the package.