CentOS is short for Community Enterprise Operating System. This is one of the leading Linux releases for servers and it is regarded as one of the most stable and risk-free Operating Systems available. CentOS is open-source software, so you can customize it in whatever way you see fit, adding and removing packages or updating the code of any of them. It is also free to distribute and use, so you won't have to pay any license fees, meaning that the overall price that you will have to pay for a server making use of CentOS will be much lower as compared to the price for a server running an alternative OS. What makes CentOS stand out among various other Linux releases is its huge developer community, that will help you find the answer to any kind of question or problem you have. In addition, each version that's released officially is supported for ten years, that is is much longer than with any alternative operating system. What this means is routine safety and stability updates that will provide a dependable software environment for all of your web apps in the long run.

CentOS in VPS Servers

CentOS is one of several Operating System choices offered by our Linux VPS hosting service. You'll get a fast, risk-free and reliable machine using a 32- or 64-bit OS, according to the selection that you've made during the registration process. You may also select from the Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin website hosting Control Panels - something, that is not possible with the other Linux distributions. These options will give you the opportunity to decide what you'd like to do with your VPS - to host your websites and to manage the server as a single very powerful account, or to make different accounts and give access to others if, for example, you wish to start a web hosting reseller business. When you're more experienced and you need a server with CentOS, however devoid of the further software that's usually set up on it, you will be able to acquire a VPS without any Control Panel. This will enable you to fully customize the software environment for your websites.

CentOS in Dedicated Servers

You're able to acquire CentOS with each and every dedicated server that we offer, since 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are among the options that you'll be able to pick 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 the server. The first one is appropriate for less experienced users who need a powerful website hosting solution, since a Hepsia-equipped server is controlled like a single very large account, whereas the other two Control Panels will allow you to create a variety of website hosting accounts on your server and even to resell the web hosting space. If you want CentOS without any additional software, you'll be able to choose a server setup without Control Panel at all. You can then add just the software that you need. We also offer a Managed Services upgrade, which includes weekly CentOS updates.