CentOS is amongst the most popular Linux-based server Operating Systems available on the market. It's employed by many web hosting providers, as it is very stable, reliable and secure, not to mention that it can be customized freely, since it is an open-source OS. CentOS is used for production servers, for the reason that it's also really quick and takes negligible system resources. Also, you're able to set up and run any web application, provided that it can run on a Linux machine. If you use a CentOS-powered server, you'll be able to edit any part of the Operating System in accordance with your preferences. The fact that CentOS is absolutely free does mean that you will have to pay for your server, but not for any kind of license fees, that will cut down your overall expenses. A large community of developers and users is behind CentOS, so if you ever experience any kind of problems, or you're simply unsure how to perform a specific task, you'll be able to discover a solution right away. An important benefit of the OS is also the fact that each version is officially supported and updated for at least 10 years, which means that you will always have a safe and stable software environment.

CentOS in VPS

You'll be able to select CentOS for your brand new virtual private server throughout the registration process. We provide 32-bit and 64-bit releases, to give you the opportunity to select the one which will be more suitable for the applications that you want to install and manage. CentOS supports a variety of website hosting Control Panels, and you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, based on what you intend to do - to make a separate account for each domain hosted on the server and even to start your reseller business, or to host all your domains together and control the server as a single account. You will also have the choice to acquire your VPS without any Control Panel if you need a machine with CentOS, however devoid of the extra software that is provided with the Control Panels. This way, you'll be able to set up web or database servers which are different from the standard ones which we provide.

CentOS in Dedicated Hosting

CentOS is among the Operating Systems that we provide with our dedicated server plans. Throughout the signup process, you will be able to choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of the OS and ensure that the software environment on your new server will meet the requirements of the apps that you want to install. In contrast to other Operating Systems, CentOS will also allow you to select from several web hosting Control Panels, depending on what you need the server for. With Hepsia, for instance, you can control the server like an individual account irrespective of the number of domains that you host, while with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you'll be able to make a separate account for each and every domain name, which will give you the opportunity to start a hosting reseller business. If you don't select any Control Panel, you'll receive the server with CentOS only, since the software that comes with the Control Panels won't be installed. We also supply weekly OS updates included in our own Managed Services package, so you won't have to devote effort and time downloading and installing the most current and most secure software on your dedicated server.