Learn more about the CentOS Linux distribution and why it has become the OS of choice for many hosting companies.
CentOS is amongst the most preferred Linux-based server Operating Systems to choose from. It is employed by countless web hosting suppliers, since it's very stable, reliable and secure, not to mention that it can be customized freely, because it's an open-source Operating System. CentOS is used for production servers, because it is also very quick and takes negligible resources. On top of that, you will be able to set up and run any web application, provided that it can function on a Linux device. If you use a CentOS-powered server, you are able to update any part of the Operating System in accordance with your needs. The fact that CentOS is free of charge does mean that you'll need to pay just for your server, but not for any sort of license fees, that will lower your overall expenses. A large group of developers and users is behind CentOS, therefore in case you ever have any kind of problems, or you're simply unsure how to perform a particular task, you can discover a solution right away. A significant benefit of the OS is also the fact that every version is officially supported and updated for at least ten years, which means that you'll always have a secure and dependable software environment.
CentOS in VPS Servers
You'll be able to select CentOS for your new VPS server
during the registration process. We provide 32-bit and 64-bit versions, to give you the option to choose the one that is more suitable for the apps that you want to install and run. CentOS supports different website hosting Control Panels, so you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, based on what you intend to do - to make a separate account for every single domain name
hosted on your server and even to start your very own reseller business, or to host all your domains at the same time and control the server as a single account. You will also have the choice to buy 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 set up web or database servers that are different from the default ones that we supply.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
If you decide to acquire one of the dedicated server
packages which we supply, you can choose the CentOS Operating System for your machine. As it is very light and efficient, you will be able to utilize all of the resources for your website. CentOS supports all three website hosting Control Panels which we supply - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. In this way, you can use the dedicated server for virtually any purpose - to host all of your personal Internet sites in just a single account, to make separate Control Panels for each domain name or even to resell website hosting packages to other people. You can also obtain a server devoid of Control Panel and install any custom software which you need, instead of the default applications that we install on each machine that is ordered with a Control Panel. When you add the optional Managed Services bundle during the registration process or at any later time, we will perform regular CentOS updates besides the other things which are included in the package.