CentOS is one of the most popular Linux-based server Operating Systems on the market. It is used by lots of hosting providers, because it is very stable, secure and reliable, not to mention that it is freely customizable, because it's an open-source OS. CentOS is used for production servers, for the reason that it is also really quick and takes minimal resources. On top of that, you'll be able to install and run any web app, provided that it can operate on a Linux equipment. If you use a CentOS-powered server, you'll be able to modify any part of the Operating System in accordance with your specifications. The fact that CentOS is absolutely free does mean that you'll have to pay only for your server, and not for any sort of license fees, which will minimize your overall expenses. A large community of developers and users stands behind CentOS, and in case you ever experience any kind of problems, or you're simply not sure how to perform a certain task, you'll be able to discover a solution very quickly. An important benefit of the OS is also the fact that every release is officially supported and updated for no less than 10 years, so that you will always have a safe and stable software environment.
CentOS in VPS
CentOS is among the Operating System solutions provided by our Linux VPS services
. You'll get a quick, safe and dependable machine using a 32- or 64-bit OS, depending on the selection that you've made during the signup process. You can also pick from the Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin web hosting Control Panels - something, that is not possible with the other Linux releases. These options provide you with the opportunity to choose what you would like to do with the VPS - to host your own sites and to maintain the entire server as a single very powerful account, or to create different accounts and provide access to other people if, for example, you wish to start a website hosting reseller business. When you're more experienced and you want a server with CentOS, however without the extra software that's usually installed on it, you can acquire a VPS without Control Panel. This will allow you to completely customize the software environment for your Internet sites.
CentOS in Dedicated Hosting
When you need a dedicated server
with CentOS, you can take advantage of the plans that we supply, due to the fact that this OS is one of the options that you're able to pick during the registration process. Since the software that you intend to run can have specific system requirements, we have 32-bit and 64-bit versions of CentOS. CentOS supports various hosting Control Panels, which means that if you get a dedicated server with the Hepsia Control Panel, you can manage the server as if you're managing one very large account, while with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you're able to have separate accounts for the domains
which you host and can even start a reseller business, since both the Control Panels feature such a functionality. When you add our Managed Services upgrade, we'll also perform OS updates on a weekly basis and will ensure that your server is safe and has the most up-to-date software at all times, in order to ensure the best performance for your Internet sites.