CentOS is short for Community Enterprise OS. This is one of the top Linux distributions for servers and it is recognized as one of the most stable and risk-free Operating Systems out there. CentOS is open-source software, so you'll be able to customize it in any way you see fit, adding and removing packages or modifying the code of all 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 overall price that you'll need to pay for a server making use of CentOS will be much lower than the price for a server running an alternative OS. What makes CentOS unique among various other Linux releases is its huge developer society, which will help you get the reply to any question or problem you may have. What's even more, each version that is released officially is supported for a decade, that is is a lot longer than with any other operating system. What this means is ordinary protection and stability updates which will provide a great software setting for all of your web apps in the long run.

CentOS in VPS Web Hosting

CentOS is one of the Operating System options offered by our Linux VPS web hosting. You'll get a quick, secure and reliable machine equipped with a 32- or 64-bit OS, based on the selection that you've made during the signup 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 releases. These options will give you the opportunity to choose what you'd like to do with the VPS - to host your own Internet sites and to control the entire server as one very powerful account, or to set up different accounts and give access to other people if, for instance, you wish to start a website hosting reseller business. If you are more experienced and you want a server with CentOS, however devoid of the additional software that's usually set up on it, you'll be able to get a VPS without any Control Panel. This will allow you to completely modify the software environment for your websites.

CentOS in Dedicated Servers Hosting

When you decide to obtain one of the dedicated server packages which we provide, you'll be able to choose the CentOS Operating System for your new machine. As it's very light and quick, you will be able to utilize all of the resources for your site. CentOS supports all 3 web hosting Control Panels that we provide - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Thus, you'll be able to use the dedicated server for any type of purpose - to host your personal Internet sites in just a single account, to make separate Control Panels for each domain or even to resell website hosting packages to other people. Also, you can obtain a server devoid of Control Panel and set up any custom software that you need, instead of the default applications that we install on each machine that is ordered with a Control Panel. If you add the optional Managed Services bundle throughout the sign-up process or at any later time, we will perform regular CentOS updates besides all the other things which are part of the bundle.