CentOS is one of the preferred Operating Systems for hosting servers. It's one of the numerous Linux distributions out there, however what differentiates it from all of the rest is the long-term support, which guarantees that you'll always have a dependable and safe OS. Every CentOS version that is released is supported for 10 years, that is much longer than with another OS in existence. CentOS also has a much larger developer community than other distributions, therefore in case you encounter any problem or have some questions, you'll be able to rapidly discover the info which you need. CentOS is regarded as among the best server Operating Systems, since it's very stable and secure, that makes it very reliable even if you host confidential info. Because it is open-source, you are able to modify any part of it and customize it according to your needs, not to mention that the total cost for a CentOS-based server will be lower, since you won't need to pay license fees of any type.
CentOS in VPS Servers
You'll be able to select CentOS for your brand new VPS server
during the signup process. We supply 32-bit and 64-bit versions, to give you the opportunity to select the one that will be more suitable for the apps that you intend to set up and run. CentOS supports a variety of hosting Control Panels, so you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, based on what you'd like to do - to set up a separate account for every single domain name
hosted on your server and even to start your reseller business, or to host all your domain names together and manage the server as a single account. You'll also have the option to get the VPS with no Control Panel in case you need a machine with CentOS, but with no additional software that comes with the Control Panels. This way, you can install web or database servers that are different from the default ones which we provide.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
You can obtain CentOS with each dedicated server
which we supply, since 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are among the options which you are able to choose on our order page. CentOS is compatible with all three hosting Control Panels that we supply, so that you can pick Hepsia, DirectAdmin or cPanel to be installed on your server. The first is suitable for less experienced users who require a powerful website hosting solution, since a Hepsia-equipped server is controlled like a very large account, whereas the other two Control Panels allow you to set up various web hosting accounts on your server and even to resell the hosting space. If you need CentOS with no additional software, you're able to select a server setup without Control Panel at all. After that you can add only the software that you need. We also offer a Managed Services upgrade, which includes weekly CentOS updates.