CentOS is short for Community Enterprise OS. This is one of the top Linux releases for servers and it's regarded as one of the most dependable and safe Operating Systems on the market. CentOS is open-source software, which means that you're able to customize it in any way you see fit, adding and removing packages or altering the code of any of them. It is also free to distribute and use, so you will not have to pay any kind of license fees, meaning that the overall price that you will need to pay for a server running CentOS will be much lower than the price for a server working with an alternative OS. What makes CentOS stand out among other Linux releases is its huge developer society, which will help you find the reply to any kind of question or problem you may have. In addition, each version that is released officially is supported for ten years, that's is a lot longer than with any other OS. What this means is routine security and stability updates which will provide a dependable software environment for your web apps in the long run.

CentOS in VPS Servers

You can pick CentOS for your new VPS server during the sign-up process. We supply 32-bit and 64-bit versions, in order to give you the option to pick the one that is more suitable for the apps that you would like to set up and manage. CentOS supports different hosting Control Panels, so you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, depending on what you would like to do - to set up a separate account for each and every domain hosted on the server and even to start your own reseller business, or to host all of your domains at the same time and manage the server as one single account. You'll also have the choice to get your VPS without any 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'll be able to set up web or database servers which are different from the default ones which we supply.

CentOS in Dedicated Servers

If you decide to get one of the dedicated server plans which we provide, you'll be able to choose 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 system resources for your Internet site. CentOS supports all of the 3 website hosting Control Panels which we offer - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. In this way, you can use the dedicated server for any kind of purpose - to host all your personal websites in just a single account, to make separate Control Panels for each and every domain or even to resell hosting packages to other people. You may also obtain a server with no Control Panel and install any custom software that you need, in place of the default apps that we install on each machine that is ordered with a Control Panel. If you add the optional Managed Services bundle during the registration process or at any later time, we'll perform regular CentOS updates besides the other things that are part of the package.