CentOS is one of the preferred Operating Systems for website hosting servers. It's one of the numerous Linux releases in existence, however what differentiates it from the rest is the long-term support, which ensures that you will always have a stable and safe OS. Every CentOS version that is released is supported for 10 years, that's longer than with almost every other OS out there. CentOS also has a much larger developer community than other distributions, therefore in case you encounter any kind of problem or have some questions, you're able to quickly discover the data that you need. CentOS is regarded as one of the best server Operating Systems, since it's very stable and secure, that makes it very reliable even when you host sensitive info. Considering that it is open-source, you can modify any part of it and personalize it according to your requirements, not to mention that the total cost for a CentOS-based server will be lower, because you won't need to pay license fees of any type.
CentOS in VPS Hosting
You'll be able to pick CentOS for your new virtual private server during the signup process. We supply 32-bit and 64-bit releases, so as to give you the opportunity to pick the one that is more suitable for the apps that you want to install and work with. CentOS supports a variety of hosting Control Panels, and you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, based on what you wish to do - to set up a separate account for every single domain name hosted on your server and even to start your very own reseller business, or to host all of your domains together and manage the entire server as one single account. You'll also have the choice to acquire your VPS without any Control Panel in case you need a machine with CentOS, yet without the extra software which comes with the Control Panels. This way, you will be able to install web or database servers that are different from the default ones which we supply.
CentOS in Dedicated Web Hosting
You will be able to get CentOS with each dedicated server that we supply, since 32-bit and 64-bit releases of the OS are among the options that you'll be able to select on the order page. CentOS is compatible with all three hosting Control Panels that we supply, which means that you'll be able to select Hepsia, DirectAdmin or cPanel to be installed on your server. The first one is suitable for less experienced users who need a powerful web hosting solution, since a Hepsia-equipped server is controlled like one very large account, while the other two Control Panels allow you to generate numerous website hosting accounts on your server and even to resell the hosting space. If you want CentOS with no additional software, you can pick 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, that features weekly CentOS updates.