Educate yourself about the CentOS Operating System. Find out why it is the preferred distro of Linux for a variety of hosting companies.
CentOS is amongst the most widespread Linux-based server Operating Systems today. It's used by a lot of hosting service providers, since it's 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, as it's also very fast and takes minimal resources. What's more, you're able to set up and run any kind of web app, as long as it can operate on a Linux equipment. When you use a CentOS-powered server, you can customize any part of the Operating System in accordance with your needs. The fact that CentOS is free of charge also means that you'll have to pay only for your server, but not for any license fees, that will minimize your overall expenses. A large team of developers and users stands behind CentOS, so that in case you ever experience any problems, or you're simply unsure how to perform a particular task, you'll be able to discover a solution quickly. An important advantage of the OS is also the fact that each and every release is officially supported and updated for at least 10 years, which means that you will always have a safe and reliable software environment.
CentOS in VPS Web Hosting
You can pick CentOS for your brand new virtual private server
throughout the registration process. We provide 32-bit and 64-bit versions, so as to give you the chance to select the one that will be more suitable for the applications that you want to install and run. 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 each and every domain name
hosted on your server and even to start your reseller business, or to host all of your domain names together and control the server as one single account. You'll also have the option to order your VPS without any Control Panel if you need a machine with CentOS, yet devoid of the additional software that is provided with the Control Panels. In this way, you can install web or database servers which are different from the standard ones that we provide.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers Hosting
If you need a dedicated server
with CentOS, you can take advantage of the plans that we offer, because this Operating System is one of the options which you are able to choose through the registration process. As the software that you need to use may have specific system requirements, we have 32-bit and 64-bit releases of CentOS. CentOS works with various hosting Control Panels, so if you acquire a dedicated server with the Hepsia Control Panel, you will be able to control the server as if you're controlling a single large account, and with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you are able to have independent accounts for the domain names that you host and can even start a reseller business, since the two Control Panels offer such a functionality. If you add the Managed Services upgrade, we will also perform OS updates every week and will ensure that your server is protected and has the most up-to-date software all the time, so as to guarantee the best performance for your websites.