Learn more about the CentOS Linux distribution and why it is the OS preferred by several hosting companies.
CentOS is an abbreviation for Community Enterprise OS. This is one of the leading Linux distributions for servers and it's recognized as being one of the most reliable and risk-free Operating Systems available. CentOS is open-source software, so you can personalize it in any way you see fit, adding and removing packages or updating the code of all of them. It's also free to distribute and use, so you won't have to pay any license fees, meaning that the total price that you'll have to pay for a server making use of CentOS will be more affordable as compared to 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 find the reply to any kind of question or problem you have. What's even more, each version that's released officially is supported for ten years, which is much longer than with any other OS. This means frequent protection and stability updates which will provide a great software environment for all of your web apps in the long run.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers
CentOS is among the Operating Systems which we provide with our dedicated server packages. Throughout the signup process, you can select 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 specifications of the apps that you intend to install. Compared to other Operating Systems, CentOS also allows you to choose from various website hosting Control Panels, based on what you need the server for. With Hepsia, for example, you can manage the server like just a single account regardless of the number of domain names which you host, while with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you're able to make a separate account for each domain, which will give you the opportunity to start a hosting reseller business. If you do not choose 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 supply regular OS updates included in our Managed Services package, so you will not have to spend effort and time downloading and installing the most recent and most protected software on the dedicated server.