CentOS is amongst the most popular Linux-based server Operating Systems available on the market. It is used by a lot of hosting service providers, because it is very stable, reliable and secure, not to mention that it can be customized freely, since it is an open-source Operating System. CentOS is used for production servers, because it's also very fast and takes minimal system resources. What's more, you're able to set up and run any web application, as long as it can run on a Linux equipment. When you use a CentOS-powered server, you can adjust any part of the Operating System in accordance with your needs. The fact that CentOS is free of charge also means that you will have to pay only for your server, but not for any kind of license fees, that will lower your overall expenses. A large team of developers and users stands behind CentOS, and in case you ever experience any problems, or you're simply unsure how to perform a certain task, you can find a solution in no time. A significant advantage of the OS is also the fact that each version is officially supported and updated for at least ten years, so you'll always have a secure and stable software environment.
CentOS in VPS Servers
CentOS is among the Operating System choices offered by our Linux VPS service
. You will get a quick, risk-free and reliable machine with a 32- or 64-bit OS, depending on the choice that you've made through the sign-up process. You will also be able to choose from the Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin web hosting Control Panels - something, that is not possible with the other Linux releases. These options provide you with the opportunity to choose what you'd like to do with your VPS - to host your own sites and to control the whole server as a very powerful account, or to make many different accounts and provide access to other people if, for instance, you intend to start a hosting reseller business. When you are more experienced and you want a server with CentOS, however without the further software that is usually set up on it, you are able to get a VPS without any Control Panel. This will help you completely customize the software environment for your Internet sites.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
CentOS is among the Operating Systems that we supply with our dedicated server
plans. During the signup process, you'll be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of the OS and make sure that the software environment on your new server will meet the specifications of the applications that you intend to set up. In contrast to other Operating Systems, CentOS will also allow you to choose between various website hosting Control Panels, according to what you need the server for. With Hepsia, for instance, you can control the whole server like just a single account irrespective of the number of domains which you host, while with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you'll be able to create an individual account for each and every domain, which will give you the opportunity to start a hosting reseller business. In case you don't pick any Control Panel, you will receive your server with CentOS only, as the software that comes with the Control Panels will not be installed. We also offer weekly OS updates as part of our Managed Services package, so you won't have to invest time and effort downloading and setting up the latest and most protected software on your dedicated server.