CentOS is short for Community Enterprise Operating System. This is one of the best Linux distributions for servers and it's recognized as being one of the most stable and protected Operating Systems out there. CentOS is open-source software, so you can personalize it in any way you see fit, adding and removing packages or updating the code of all of them. It is also free to distribute and use, so you will not have to pay any kind of license fees, which means that the overall price that you'll have to pay for a server making use of CentOS will be more affordable as compared to the price for a server working with another OS. What makes CentOS stand out among various other Linux releases is its huge developer community, which will help you discover the answer to any question or problem you have. What's more, each version that is released officially is supported for 10 years, which is longer than with any alternative operating system. What this means is frequent safety and stability updates that provides a reliable software environment for all your web apps in the long run.

CentOS in VPS Servers

If you purchase one of our VPS server plans, you will see CentOS as one of the Operating System choices on the sign-up page. You can choose to run either the 32-bit or the 64-bit release of CentOS, determined by the software that you wish to install later. Unlike other Linux distributions, CentOS supports different hosting Control Panels as well, so you can pick Hepsia, cPanel or DirectAdmin, each of which can be installed through the VPS creation, along with web server software, MySQL server software, and so on. If you need a VPS for a different purpose or if you'd like to have different software on it, you're able to order the server without Control Panel and you'll get a machine with CentOS and the Apache web server software only. With a CentOS-powered virtual server from our company, you will enjoy a secure and reliable website hosting service for all of your sites.

CentOS in Dedicated Servers

CentOS is among the Operating Systems which we provide with all of our dedicated server packages. During the sign-up process, you will be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of the OS and ensure that the software environment on your new server matches the specifications of the applications that you would like to install. Unlike other Operating Systems, CentOS will also allow you to choose between a couple of hosting Control Panels, according to what you need the server for. With Hepsia, for instance, you are able to manage the server like a single account regardless of the number of domains which you host, while with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you are able to create an independent account for each domain, that can give you the opportunity to start a web hosting reseller business. In case you do not pick any Control Panel, you'll get the server with CentOS only, since the software that comes with the Control Panels won't be installed. We also provide you with regular OS updates as part of our Managed Services package, so you will not have to devote time and effort downloading and installing the most recent and most secure software on the dedicated server.