CentOS is short for Community Enterprise OS. This is one of the top Linux releases for servers and it's well known as being one of the most reliable and safe Operating Systems on the market. CentOS is open-source software, which means that you will be able to personalize it in whatever way you see fit, adding and removing packages or modifying the code of any of them. It is also free to distribute and use, so you won't need to pay any kind of license fees, which means that the total price that you'll need to pay for a server running CentOS will be lower than the price for a server running an alternative OS. What makes CentOS unique among other Linux distributions is its huge developer community, that will help you find the answer to any question or problem you might have. What's even more, each version that's released officially is supported for 10 years, that is is much longer than with any alternative operating system. This means ordinary security and stability updates that provides a stable software environment for all your web apps in the long run.
CentOS in Dedicated Servers Hosting
CentOS is among the Operating Systems that we provide with all of our dedicated server plans. Throughout the registration process, you will be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of the OS and ensure that the software environment on your new server meets the specifications of the applications that you would like to set up. Unlike other Operating Systems, CentOS also allows you to select from a couple of web hosting Control Panels, based on what you need the server for. With Hepsia, for instance, you are able to control the entire server like an individual account regardless of the number of domains that you host, while with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you'll be able to generate an independent account for each and every domain name, which will give you the opportunity to start a web hosting reseller business. If you do not select any Control Panel, you'll get the server with CentOS only, since the software that comes with the Control Panels will not be installed. We also provide regular OS updates included in our Managed Services package, so you won't need to invest effort and time downloading and setting up the most up-to-date and most secure software on the dedicated server.