CentOS is one of the preferred Operating Systems for hosting servers. It is one of the many Linux releases available, but what differentiates it from all the others is the long-term support, which guarantees that you will always have a dependable and risk-free Operating System. Every CentOS version that is released is supported for 10 years, that's longer than with another OS on the market. CentOS also has a much larger developer community than other distributions, therefore if you experience any problem or have some questions, you're able to instantly discover the information that you need. CentOS is regarded as among the best server Operating Systems, since it is very stable and protected, which makes it really reliable even if you host confidential info. Considering that it is open-source, you're able to modify each and every part of it and customize it according to your requirements, not to mention that the overall cost for a CentOS-based server will be lower, as you will not have to pay license fees of any type.

CentOS in VPS

If you get one of our virtual private server packages, you will see CentOS as one of the Operating System choices on the signup page. You are able to decide to set up either the 32-bit or the 64-bit release of CentOS, based on the software that you intend to set up later. Unlike other Linux releases, CentOS supports different hosting Control Panels as well, so you'll be able to choose Hepsia, cPanel or DirectAdmin, each of which can be installed through the VPS creation, as well as web server software, MySQL server software, etc. When you need a VPS for another purpose or if you'd like to install different software on it, you'll be able to order your server without Control Panel and you will acquire a machine with CentOS and the Apache web server software only. With a CentOS-powered virtual server from us, you'll enjoy a safe and reliable website hosting service for all of your Internet sites.

CentOS in Dedicated Hosting

CentOS is among the Operating Systems which we provide with all our dedicated server packages. During the sign-up process, you'll be able to choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of the OS and make sure that the software environment on your new server meets the requirements of the applications that you'd like to set up. Unlike other Operating Systems, CentOS also allows you to select from various web hosting Control Panels, depending on what you need the server for. With Hepsia, for example, you can control the entire server like a single account irrespective of the number of domain names that you host, while with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you can generate a separate account for each domain, which will give you the opportunity to start a hosting reseller business. If you don't select any Control Panel, you will get the server with CentOS only, since the software that comes with the Control Panels won't be installed. We also provide weekly OS updates included in our own Managed Services package, so you will not have to invest effort and time downloading and setting up the most current and most secure software on your dedicated server.