CentOS is an abbreviation for Community Enterprise OS. This is one of the best Linux distributions for servers and it's regarded as being one of the most stable and secure Operating Systems available. CentOS is open-source software, which means that you are able to customize it in any way you see fit, adding and removing packages or updating the code of all of them. It's also free to distribute and use, so you won't have to pay any license fees, which means that the total price that you'll have to pay for a server running CentOS will be more affordable than the price for a server working with some other OS. What makes CentOS unique among various other Linux releases is its huge developer community, that will help you find the reply to any question or problem you might have. What's even more, each version which is released officially is supported for ten years, that is is longer than with any alternative operating system. This means ordinary security and stability updates which will provide a dependable software environment for all of your web applications in the long run.
CentOS in VPS Servers
You can pick CentOS for your brand new VPS server through the registration process. We provide 32-bit and 64-bit versions, to give you the option to pick the one which is more suitable for the apps that you'd like to install and work with. CentOS supports various web hosting Control Panels, and you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, according to what you would like to do - to create 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 domains together and control the entire server as one single account. You'll also have the option to acquire your VPS without any Control Panel if you need a machine with CentOS, however with no additional software which comes with the Control Panels. In this way, you'll be able to install web or database servers that are different from the default ones that we supply.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
You're able to acquire CentOS with each and every dedicated server that we supply, as 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are among the options that you'll be able to select on the registration page. CentOS supports all three website hosting Control Panels that we supply, so that you're able to pick Hepsia, DirectAdmin or cPanel to be set up on the server. The first one is suitable for less experienced users who need a powerful hosting solution, considering that a Hepsia-equipped server is managed like a large account, while the other two Control Panels enable you to make a number of web hosting accounts on your server and even to resell the web hosting space. If you want CentOS without any additional software, you're able to pick a server setup without Control Panel at all. You can then add just the software that you need. We also offer a Managed Services upgrade, which includes weekly CentOS updates.