Each desktop or notebook or web server is run by an Operating System - the low-level program that interacts with the hardware, including peripherals such as a mouse and a printer, and any applications that are currently installed on your system. Any program input using a command line or a Graphical User Interface (GUI) is processed by sending an Application Program Interface (API) request to the OS. On a server, any application runs within the parameters set by the OS as well - priority, physical memory, processing time, and so on. This is valid for both standard Internet site scripts and server-side software such as a media server. If a virtual server is generated on a physical one, there can be two separate Operating Systems, named guest OS and host OS, so that you'll be able to set up a different software environment on the same machine.

Multiple OS in VPS Hosting

Our virtual private server packages include three Linux releases which you can choose from for the Operating System of your new web server - Debian, Ubuntu and CentOS. In addition to being free, the OSs are really stable and protected and the primary reason to offer all three of them is to make sure that you can run any kind of application that you would like, because different pieces of software may have different requirements when it comes to the environment they can be used on. Each one of the three OSs is supported by a huge community of developers who have generated many hundreds of software packages which you can install and use on your VPS. Based on the Operating System that you select, you will also be able to select between 3 different Control Panels to manage your website hosting content. Also, should you decide that you need another OS, we could always reinstall the server with it. As an optional upgrade, we also offer weekly updates of the OS for max stability and security.

Multiple OS in Dedicated Web Hosting

We offer three Operating Systems with our dedicated server solutions - CentOS, Ubuntu and Debian. They are all different Linux distributions and we offer them not only because they're cost-free so they will not increase the price of your new web server, but also because they are exceptionally stable and secure. Each of them is supported by a big community of web developers, so you'll be given the option to choose from a large number software packages that you may install on your server if the app that you would like to employ has certain requirements. The Operating System will also determine what hosting Control Panel you can use because the Control Panels that we offer run on particular OSs only and since we would like to provide you with as much freedom as possible, we offer multiple OSs and multiple Control Panels. In case you choose a server with a certain OS, we can change it upon request in the event that it turns out that you will need a different one. We can also keep the OS updated weekly as part of our useful Managed Services upgrade.