CentOS is one of the most widespread Linux-based server Operating Systems nowadays. It's employed by many hosting providers, as it is very stable, reliable and secure, not to mention that it can be customized freely, since it's an open-source Operating System. CentOS is used for production servers, for the reason that it is also really quick and takes negligible system resources. What's more, you will be able to set up and run any kind of web application, as long as it can operate on a Linux equipment. If you use a CentOS-powered server, you will be able to update any part of your Operating System in accordance with your preferences. The fact that CentOS is provided for free means that you'll need to pay just for your server, but not for any sort of license fees, that will minimize your overall expenses. A large community of developers and users is behind CentOS, therefore in case you ever experience any kind of problems, or you're simply not sure how to perform a particular task, you'll be able to find a solution right away. An important advantage of the OS is also the fact that every single release is officially supported and updated for at least 10 years, so that you'll always have a secure and dependable software environment.
CentOS in VPS Servers
When you purchase one of our VPS server
plans, you'll see CentOS as one of the Operating System options on the signup page. You'll be able to choose to install either the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of CentOS, determined by the software that you wish to install later. Unlike other Linux distributions, CentOS supports different 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, etcetera. When you'd like to have a VPS for another purpose or if you need different software on it, you will be able to order your server without any Control Panel and you'll obtain a machine with CentOS and the Apache web server software only. With a CentOS-powered virtual server from our company, you'll enjoy a protected and reliable hosting service for all of your websites.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
When you decide to get one of the dedicated server
packages that we supply, you can select the CentOS Operating System for your machine. Since it's very light and efficient, you will be able to utilize all of the resources for your Internet site. CentOS supports all 3 web hosting Control Panels which we offer - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Thus, you'll be able to use the dedicated server for any type 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 web hosting plans to other people. You can also obtain a server without a Control Panel and install any custom 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 the optional Managed Services bundle during the signup process or at any later time, we'll perform regular CentOS updates besides the other things that are included in the bundle.