Each and every PC or web server is run by an Operating System - the low-level program which communicates with the hardware, including peripherals such as a mouse and a printer, and any apps that are installed on the system. Any program input through a command line or a Graphical User Interface (GUI) is processed by sending an Application Program Interface (API) request to the Operating System. On a server, any application runs within the parameters specified by the OS as well - priority, physical memory, processing time, and so on. This goes for both standard website scripts and server-side software like a media server. If a virtual server is created on a physical one, there can be two separate Operating Systems, referred to as guest OS and host OS, so that you can set up a different software environment on the very same machine.

Multiple OS in VPS Servers

Our VPS server solutions come with three Linux releases that you may choose from for the Operating System of your new server - Debian, Ubuntu and CentOS. Apart from being free, the OSs are very stable and protected and the reason to offer all 3 of them is to ensure that you will be able to run any app that you'd like, as different pieces of software have different requirements about the environment they work on. Each of the three OSs is supported by a huge community of web developers who have made a large number of software packages that you can set up and use on your VPS. In accordance with the Operating System that you pick, you will also be able to select between 3 different Control Panels to manage your web hosting content. Also, in case you decide that you need some other OS, we can always reinstall the server with it. As an additional upgrade, we also offer you weekly updates of the Operating System for max stability and security.

Multiple OS in Dedicated Servers

We offer three Operating Systems with our dedicated server packages - CentOS, Ubuntu and Debian. They are all different Linux distributions and we offer them not only because they're completely free and they won't increase the cost of your new web hosting server, but also because they are very secure and stable. Each of them is supported by a big community of web developers, so you will be able to choose from countless software packages that you can install on your server in case the app that you intend to work with has certain requirements. The Operating System will also determine what internet hosting Control Panel you can use since the Control Panels that we offer run on specific OSs only and since we would like to provide you with as much flexibility as possible, we offer a couple of OSs and multiple Control Panels. If you choose a server with a certain OS, we could change it upon request if it turns out that you will need another one. We will also keep the OS updated on a weekly basis as a part of our additional Managed Services upgrade.