CentOS is an abbreviation for Community Enterprise Operating System. This is one of the leading Linux distributions for servers and it is regarded as being one of the most stable and safe Operating Systems available. CentOS is open-source software, which means that you will be able to personalize it in any way you see fit, adding and removing packages or modifying the program code of any of them. It's also free to distribute and use, so you will not have to pay any kind of license fees, which means that the total price that you'll have to pay for a server making use of CentOS will be cheaper than the price for a server running some other OS. What makes CentOS stand out among various other Linux distributions is its huge developer community, which will help you get the answer to any kind of question or problem you might have. Furthermore, each version which is released officially is supported for ten years, that is is longer than with any other OS. What this means is frequent protection and stability updates which provides a dependable software setting for your web applications in the long run.
CentOS in VPS
CentOS is among the Operating System options offered by our Linux VPS
. You will get a fast, risk-free and dependable machine along with a 32- or 64-bit OS, according to the selection that you've made during the sign-up process. You will also be able to choose from the Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin website hosting Control Panels - something, which is not possible with other Linux distributions. These options provide you with the opportunity to choose what you'd like to do with the VPS - to host your sites and to maintain the entire server as a very powerful account, or to generate various accounts and provide access to other people if, for instance, you intend to start a website hosting reseller business. When you're more experienced and you want a server with CentOS, however without the extra software which is usually set up on it, you will be able to acquire a VPS without any Control Panel. This will enable you to completely customize the software environment for your sites.
CentOS in Dedicated Hosting
CentOS is among the Operating Systems that we provide with all our dedicated server
plans. Throughout the registration process, you can pick from the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of the OS and make sure that the software environment on your new server matches the specifications of the applications that you'd like to set up. Unlike other Operating Systems, CentOS also allows you to select from several web hosting Control Panels, depending on what you need the server for. With Hepsia, for example, you will be able to manage the server like a single account irrespective of the number of domains
that you host, while with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you're able to make a different account for each domain, that can give you the opportunity to start a web hosting reseller business. In case you do not pick any Control Panel, you will receive your server with CentOS only, since the software that comes with the Control Panels will not be installed. We also provide you with weekly OS updates as part of our Managed Services package, so you will not have to invest effort and time downloading and installing the latest and most protected software on the dedicated server.