CentOS is short for Community Enterprise Operating System. This is one of the leading Linux releases for servers and it's regarded as being one of the most dependable and protected Operating Systems out there. CentOS is open-source software, so you will be able to customize it in any way you see fit, adding and removing packages or changing the code of any of them. It's also free to distribute and use, so you won't need to pay any kind of license fees, meaning that the total price that you will need to pay for a server running CentOS will be much lower than the price for a server running another OS. What makes CentOS unique among various other Linux distributions is its huge developer community, that will help you find the reply to any question or problem you have. Furthermore, each version that's released officially is supported for 10 years, which is a lot longer than with any other operating system. This means regular safety and stability updates which will provide a great software setting for all of your web apps in the long run.
CentOS in VPS Hosting
CentOS is one of several Operating System choices provided by our Linux VPS hosting packages. You will get an efficient, safe and dependable machine equipped with a 32- or 64-bit OS, based on the choice that you've made during the signup process. You can also select from the Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin web hosting Control Panels - something, that is not possible with other Linux releases. These options give you the opportunity to decide what you'd like to do with the VPS - to host your personal Internet sites and to take care of the whole server as a single very powerful account, or to generate various accounts and provide access to other people if, for example, you want to start a web hosting reseller business. If you're more experienced and you want a server with CentOS, however devoid of the further software that is usually set up on it, you're able to order a VPS without any Control Panel. This will help you fully modify the software environment for your sites.
CentOS in Dedicated Web Hosting
CentOS is among the Operating Systems that we supply with our dedicated server packages. During the signup process, you will be able to choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of the OS and make sure that the software environment on your new server meets the requirements of the apps that you would like to install. Unlike other Operating Systems, CentOS also allows you to pick from several website hosting Control Panels, depending on what you need the server for. With Hepsia, for example, you'll be able to take care of the whole server like a single account irrespective of the number of domain names which you host, while with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you're able to generate a different account for each and every domain name, that can give you the opportunity to start a web hosting reseller business. If you do not select any Control Panel, you'll get the server with CentOS only, as the software that comes with the Control Panels won't be installed. We also offer regular OS updates as part of our own Managed Services package, so you will not have to devote time and effort downloading and installing the latest and most secure software on the dedicated server.