CentOS is short for Community Enterprise OS. This is one of the best Linux distributions for servers and it is well known as being one of the most stable and risk-free Operating Systems available. CentOS is open-source software, which means that you can 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 won't have to pay any kind of license fees, which means that the overall price that you will have to pay for a server making use of CentOS will be cheaper as compared to the price for a server running another OS. What makes CentOS stand out among other Linux releases is its huge developer society, which will help you discover the answer to any kind of question or problem you may have. Furthermore, each version which is released officially is supported for ten years, that is is longer than with any other operating system. What this means is routine safety and stability updates that will provide a reliable software environment for all of your web applications in the long run.
CentOS in VPS Servers
You can select CentOS for your brand new VPS server throughout the registration process. We supply 32-bit and 64-bit versions, to give you the opportunity to pick the one which will be more suitable for the applications that you would like to set up and manage. CentOS supports various hosting Control Panels, and you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, according to what you would like to do - to set up a separate account for each and every domain name hosted on your server and even to start your very own reseller business, or to host all your domain names together and control the whole server as one single account. You'll also have the option to get your VPS without Control Panel if you need a machine with CentOS, however with no extra software which comes with the Control Panels. This way, you will be able to set up web or database servers which are different from the default ones that we offer.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
When you decide to get one of the dedicated server packages that we provide, you are able to choose the CentOS Operating System for your machine. As it is very light and quick, you will be able to utilize all of the system resources for your site. CentOS supports all three hosting Control Panels that we supply - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. In this way, you'll be able to use the dedicated server for any kind of purpose - to host your personal websites in a single account, to make separate Control Panels for each and every domain name or even to resell hosting plans to other people. Also, you can purchase a server devoid of Control Panel and install any custom software that you need, in place of the default applications that we install on each machine that is ordered with a Control Panel. If you add our optional Managed Services bundle throughout the signup process or at any later time, we will perform regular CentOS updates besides all the other things that are included in the bundle.