CentOS is amongst the most widespread Linux-based server Operating Systems on the market. It is employed by numerous hosting providers, because it is very stable, reliable and secure, not to mention that it is freely customizable, because it is an open-source OS. CentOS is used for production servers, as it's also very fast and takes negligible resources. Also, you can install and run any web application, as long as it can operate on a Linux equipment. If you use a CentOS-powered server, you are able to change any part of the Operating System according to your requirements. The fact that CentOS is free does mean that you'll have to pay just for your server, and not for any kind of license fees, which will cut down your overall expenses. A huge team of developers and users is behind CentOS, therefore if you ever encounter any problems, or you're simply unsure how to perform a particular task, you will be able to find a solution in no time. A significant benefit of the OS is also the fact that every version is officially supported and updated for at least 10 years, so you'll always have a secure and dependable software environment.
CentOS in VPS Servers
You'll be able to select CentOS for your new VPS server throughout the registration process. We provide 32-bit and 64-bit releases, in order to give you the opportunity to select the one that will be more suitable for the applications that you'd like to install and work with. CentOS supports a number of hosting Control Panels, and you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, based on what you'd like to do - to make a separate account for each and every domain name hosted on your server and even to start your very own reseller business, or to host all your domain names at the same time and manage the server as a single account. You'll also have the choice to buy your VPS without Control Panel in case you need a machine with CentOS, however with no additional software which is provided with the Control Panels. This way, you'll be able to install web or database servers which are different from the standard ones that we supply.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
You will be able to get CentOS with each dedicated server which we provide, as 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are some of the options that you will be able to choose on our registration page. CentOS supports all three web hosting Control Panels that we offer, so that you're able to choose Hepsia, DirectAdmin or cPanel to be set up on your server. The first is appropriate for less experienced users that need a powerful hosting solution, since a Hepsia-equipped server is managed like one very large account, while the other two Control Panels will allow you to set up a number of hosting accounts on your server and even to resell the website hosting space. If you want CentOS with no additional software, you'll be able to select a server setup with no Control Panel at all. After that you can add just the software that you need. We also offer a Managed Services upgrade, which includes weekly CentOS updates.