CentOS is one of the most widely used Operating Systems for web hosting servers. It is one of the countless Linux distributions out there, but what distinguishes it from all the others is the long-term support, which ensures that you'll always have a reliable and safe Operating System. Each CentOS version that is released is supported for a decade, which is much longer than with any other OS in existence. CentOS also has a much more numerous developer community than other distributions, therefore in case you experience any problem or have any questions, you'll be able to quickly find the info which you need. CentOS is regarded as one of the best server Operating Systems, as it's very stable and secure, that makes it very reliable even if you host sensitive information. Due to the fact that it is open-source, you are able to modify every part of it and customize it according to your requirements, not to mention that the overall cost for a CentOS-based server will be lower, as you will not need to pay license fees of any type.
CentOS in VPS Web Hosting
You can pick CentOS for your new virtual private server
throughout the sign-up process. We supply 32-bit and 64-bit releases, in order to give you the chance to pick the one that is more suitable for the apps that you'd like to install and manage. CentOS supports different website hosting Control Panels, and you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, based on what you intend to do - to set up a separate account for every single domain name
hosted on the server and even to start your very own reseller business, or to host all your domain names at the same time and control the whole server as one single account. You'll also have the option to get the VPS without any Control Panel if you need a machine with CentOS, however with no additional software that comes with the Control Panels. In this way, you can install web or database servers which are different from the standard ones that we offer.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers Hosting
When you need a dedicated server
with CentOS, you can take advantage of the plans which we supply, due to the fact that this OS is one of the options which you are able to pick during the order process. As the software that you want to run can have specific system requirements, we have 32-bit and 64-bit releases of CentOS. CentOS supports a number of web hosting Control Panels, so if you acquire a dedicated server with our Hepsia Control Panel, you can control the server as if you're managing a single very large account, whereas with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you'll be able to have independent accounts for the domain names that you host and can even start a reseller business, since both the Control Panels feature such a functionality. If you add the Managed Services upgrade, we'll also perform OS updates every week and will ensure that your server is safe and has the latest software at all times, in order to guarantee the best possible performance for your websites.