CentOS is short for Community Enterprise Operating System. This is one of the leading Linux releases for servers and it is recognized as being one of the most dependable and protected Operating Systems available. CentOS is open-source software, which means that you'll be able to customize it in whatever way you see fit, adding and removing packages or modifying the program code of all of them. It is also free to distribute and use, so you won't have to pay any license fees, which means that the overall price that you will need to pay for a server making use of CentOS will be more affordable as compared to the price for a server running an alternative OS. What makes CentOS stand out among other Linux distributions is its huge developer society, that will help you get the reply to any kind of question or problem you have. What's more, each version that is released officially is supported for ten years, that's is a lot longer than with any alternative operating system. What this means is ordinary protection and stability updates that provides a stable software setting for all of your web applications in the long run.

CentOS in VPS Servers

CentOS is among the Operating System solutions provided by our Linux VPS plans. You'll get an efficient, well-protected and dependable machine equipped with a 32- or 64-bit OS, according to the choice 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 is not possible with other Linux releases. These options give you the opportunity to decide what you'd like to do with your VPS - to host your own sites and to take care of the whole server as a single very powerful account, or to set up different accounts and provide access to others if, for instance, you wish to start a website hosting reseller business. In case you are more experienced and you want a server with CentOS, however without the extra software which is usually set up on it, you can order a VPS without any Control Panel. This will allow you to completely modify the software environment for your websites.

CentOS in Dedicated Servers

If you need a dedicated server with CentOS, you can take advantage of the packages that we offer, due to the fact that this Operating System is one of the options which you are able to pick through the registration process. As the software that you intend to run can have specific system requirements, we have 32-bit and 64-bit versions of CentOS. CentOS supports numerous web hosting Control Panels, which means that if you obtain a dedicated server with our Hepsia Control Panel, you can manage the server like you're managing a single very large account, while with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you will be able to have individual accounts for the domain names which you host and can even start a reseller business, since the two Control Panels feature such a functionality. If you add our Managed Services upgrade, we will also perform OS upgrades weekly and will ensure that your server is protected and has the most up-to-date software at all times, in order to guarantee the best performance for your websites.