CentOS is amongst the most popular Linux-based server Operating Systems on the market. It is preferred by numerous web hosting providers, because it's very stable, secure and reliable, not to mention that it is freely customizable, since it is an open-source Operating System. CentOS is used for production servers, as it's also very quick and takes negligible system resources. Furthermore, you are able to install and run any kind of web app, provided that it can run on a Linux equipment. When you use a CentOS-powered server, you will be able to modify any part of the Operating System in accordance with your needs. The fact that CentOS is absolutely free does mean that you will have to pay for your server, and not for any kind of license fees, that will decrease your overall expenses. A vast group of developers and users stands behind CentOS, so in case you ever encounter any problems, or you're simply unsure how to perform a certain task, you can discover a solution very quickly. A significant benefit of the OS is also the fact that each version is officially supported and updated for at least 10 years, so you'll always have a safe and reliable software environment.
CentOS in VPS Servers
If you acquire one of our VPS server plans, you'll see CentOS as one of the Operating System possibilities on the registration page. You can choose to install either the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of CentOS, according to the software that you'd like to install later. Unlike other Linux releases, CentOS supports different hosting Control Panels as well, so you will be able to pick Hepsia, cPanel or DirectAdmin, each of which can be installed throughout the VPS creation, along with web server software, MySQL server software, etc. If you'd like to have a VPS for a different purpose or if you'd like to install different software on it, you are able to order the server with no Control Panel and you'll acquire a machine with CentOS and the Apache web server software only. With a CentOS-powered virtual server from our company, you'll enjoy a safe and reliable web hosting service for all your sites.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
If you need a dedicated server with CentOS, you can take advantage of the packages which we offer, as this Operating System is on the list of options that you can select through the registration process. As the software that you intend to run can have specific system requirements, we have 32-bit and 64-bit releases of CentOS. CentOS supports a variety of hosting Control Panels, which means that if you obtain a dedicated server with our Hepsia Control Panel, you're able to control the server like you're managing one very large account, while with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you're able to have different accounts for the domains that you host and can even start a reseller business, since both the Control Panels offer this a functionality. In case you add the Managed Services upgrade, we will also perform OS updates every week and will make sure that your server is secure and it has the latest software all the time, to ensure the best performance for your websites.