CentOS is short for Community Enterprise Operating System. This is one of the top Linux distributions for servers and it's recognized as being one of the most dependable and safe Operating Systems available. CentOS is open-source software, so you can personalize it in whatever way you see fit, adding and removing packages or changing the program code of any of them. It's also free to distribute and use, so you will not have to pay any license fees, meaning that the overall price that you will need to pay for a server running CentOS will be much lower as compared to the price for a server running some other OS. What makes CentOS stand out among other Linux distributions is its huge developer society, that will help you find the answer to any kind of question or problem you have. In addition, each version that's released officially is supported for 10 years, that's is a lot longer than with any alternative operating system. This means frequent protection and stability updates that provides a great software environment for all of your web apps in the long run.
CentOS in VPS Servers
CentOS is among the Operating System solutions offered by our Linux VPS web hosting service. You will get a fast, safe and dependable machine provided with a 32- or 64-bit OS, depending on the selection that you've made through the sign-up process. You may also pick from the Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin website hosting Control Panels - something, that isn't possible with the other Linux distributions. These options will give you the opportunity to choose what you would like to do with your VPS - to host your personal websites and to control the server as one very powerful account, or to generate multiple accounts and give access to others if, for example, you want to start a website hosting reseller business. In case you're more experienced and you need a server with CentOS, but devoid of the extra software which is usually installed on it, you can buy a VPS without any Control Panel. This allows you to completely customize the software environment for your sites.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
You're able to get CentOS with each dedicated server that we provide, as 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are among the options which you can pick on our registration page. CentOS is compatible with all three website hosting Control Panels that we offer, so that you are able to select Hepsia, DirectAdmin or cPanel to be installed on the server. The first is suitable for less experienced users who want a powerful website hosting solution, considering that a Hepsia-equipped server is controlled like a single very large account, whereas the other two Control Panels will allow you to generate multiple web hosting accounts on the server and even to resell the hosting space. If you need CentOS with no additional software, you'll be able to choose a server setup without Control Panel at all. After that you can add only the software that you need. We also offer a Managed Services upgrade, which includes weekly CentOS updates.