CentOS is short for Community Enterprise Operating System. This is one of the top Linux distributions for servers and it is regarded as one of the most stable and protected Operating Systems out there. CentOS is open-source software, so you can customize it in whatever way you see fit, adding and removing packages or modifying the program code of any of them. It's also free to distribute and use, so you won't have to pay any license fees, which means that the overall price that you will need to pay for a server making use of CentOS will be much lower than the price for a server running an alternative OS. What makes CentOS stand out among various other Linux distributions is its huge developer community, which will help you get the answer to any kind of question or problem you may have. In addition, each version which is released officially is supported for 10 years, which is longer than with any other operating system. This means regular safety and stability updates that provides a great software environment for your web apps in the long run.

CentOS in VPS Servers

You can select CentOS for your brand new VPS server throughout the registration process. We supply 32-bit and 64-bit versions, so as to give you the option to pick the one that will be more suitable for the applications that you'd like to install and manage. CentOS supports a variety of web hosting Control Panels, and you will have a choice between cPanel, Hepsia and DirectAdmin, according to 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 reseller business, or to host all of your domains at the same time and manage the whole server as one single account. You will also have the choice to purchase the VPS with no Control Panel in case you need a machine with CentOS, yet with no extra software that is provided with the Control Panels. In this way, you will be able to set up web or database servers that are different from the standard ones which we offer.

CentOS in Dedicated Servers

CentOS is one of the Operating Systems which we provide with all of our dedicated server packages. During the signup process, you can choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of the OS and make sure that the software environment on your new server will meet the requirements of the applications that you intend to install. In contrast to other Operating Systems, CentOS will also allow you to choose between a couple of website hosting Control Panels, determined by what you need the server for. With Hepsia, for instance, you'll be able to manage the server like just a single account irrespective of the number of domain names that you host, while with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you can make a different account for each domain, that can give you the opportunity to start a web hosting reseller business. If you do not pick any Control Panel, you will receive your server with CentOS only, as the software that comes with the Control Panels won't be installed. We also offer you regular OS updates as part of our Managed Services package, so you won't need to devote time and effort downloading and setting up the most current and most secure software on the dedicated server.