CentOS is an abbreviation for Community Enterprise Operating System. This is one of the top Linux distributions for servers and it is regarded as being one of the most stable and protected Operating Systems available. CentOS is open-source software, so you are able to customize it in whatever way you see fit, adding and removing packages or altering the code of any of them. It's also free to distribute and use, so you will not need to pay any license fees, which means that the total price that you will need to pay for a server making use of CentOS will be lower than the price for a server working with another OS. What makes CentOS unique among various other Linux releases is its huge developer community, that will help you get the answer to any question or problem you have. What's more, each version that's released officially is supported for 10 years, that is is a lot longer than with any other operating system. What this means is frequent safety and stability updates that will provide a great software environment for all of your web applications in the long run.

CentOS in VPS Servers

You will be able to select CentOS for your brand new VPS server through the registration process. We supply 32-bit and 64-bit releases, to give you the opportunity to pick the one that is more suitable for the applications that you wish to set up and manage. CentOS supports different web hosting Control Panels, so that you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, based on what you intend to do - to create a separate account for each domain hosted on your server and even to start your own reseller business, or to host all your domains at the same time and control the entire server as one single account. You'll also have the option to obtain 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're able to install web or database servers which are different from the standard ones which we provide.

CentOS in Dedicated Servers

If you decide to acquire one of the dedicated server packages which we provide, you're able to choose the CentOS Operating System for your machine. Due to the fact that it is very light and efficient, you will be able to utilize all the system resources for your Internet site. CentOS supports all of the 3 web hosting Control Panels which we provide - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. This way, you'll be able to use the dedicated server for any purpose - to host your personal Internet sites in just a single account, to make separate Control Panels for each domain or even to resell hosting packages to other people. You may also get a server without a 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. If you add the optional Managed Services bundle during the signup process or at any later time, we'll perform weekly CentOS updates besides all the other things which are included in the package.