CentOS is an abbreviation for Community Enterprise Operating System. This is one of the leading Linux distributions for servers and it's well known as being one of the most dependable and secure Operating Systems out there. CentOS is open-source software, which means that you're able to customize it in any way you see fit, adding and removing packages or changing the program code of any of them. It is also free to distribute and use, so you will not need to pay any license fees, meaning that the overall price that you'll need to pay for a server running CentOS will be lower as compared to the price for a server running some other OS. What makes CentOS stand out among other Linux releases is its huge developer society, which will help you discover the reply to any kind of question or problem you have. What's more, each version that is released officially is supported for 10 years, that is is much longer than with any alternative OS. This means regular protection and stability updates which provides a dependable software setting for all of your web applications in the long run.
CentOS in VPS Web Hosting
You'll be able to pick CentOS for your new virtual private server throughout the signup process. We provide 32-bit and 64-bit versions, so as to give you the chance to select the one which will be more suitable for the applications that you wish to set up and run. CentOS supports various website hosting Control Panels, and you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, according to what you wish to do - to make a separate account for each domain hosted on your server and even to start your very own reseller business, or to host all your domain names together and manage the whole server as a single account. You'll also have the choice to purchase your VPS without any Control Panel in case you need a machine with CentOS, however without the extra software that is provided with the Control Panels. This way, you can easily install web or database servers that are different from the standard ones that we offer.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers Hosting
When you decide to order one of the dedicated server plans which we provide, you are able to choose the CentOS Operating System for your machine. Since it's very light and fast, you will be able to utilize all the system resources for your site. CentOS supports all 3 hosting Control Panels which we supply - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. In this way, you will be able to use the dedicated server for any purpose - to host all your personal websites in just a single account, to create separate Control Panels for each and every domain or even to resell website hosting plans to other people. You may also get a server with no Control Panel and install any custom software that you need, instead of the default applications that we install on each machine that is ordered with a Control Panel. When you add our optional Managed Services bundle throughout the signup process or at any later time, we'll perform regular CentOS updates besides the other things that are included in the bundle.