An Operating System is the basic software which manages a computer. It takes care of the way the hardware operates, the communication with peripherals such as a monitor, a printer or a keyboard, the allocation of memory between your applications, plus the prioritization of apps if several run at the same time. Each program which is installed on a desktop or a notebook functions by sending requests to the OS for different services via an application program interface (API). The interaction with the OS can be achieved via a Graphical User Interface (GUI) or a command line. In the Internet hosting world, the Operating System is what commands a server together with any software installed on it, which includes not only website scripts, but, in addition every other application for instance a VOIP or a game server. In case there are virtual machines created, they use a guest OS that is run on the server host OS.

Multiple OS in VPS Servers

Our VPS server packages include three Linux releases that you may choose from for the Operating System of your new server - Debian, Ubuntu and CentOS. In addition to being free, the OSs are really stable and secure and the reason to offer the three of them is to ensure that you'll be able to run any application that you'd like, because different pieces of software may have different requirements in terms of the environment they work on. Each one of the three OSs is supported by a huge community of web developers who have created many hundreds of software packages which you can set up and use on your VPS. In accordance with the Operating System that you select, you will also be able to choose between three different Control Panels to control your website hosting content. Needless to say, in case you decide that you need a different OS, we could always re-install the server with it. As a paid upgrade, we also offer you weekly updates of the Operating System for max stability and security.

Multiple OS in Dedicated Servers

The dedicated server solutions that we offer come with three different Operating Systems to choose from. They are all Linux release - Ubuntu, CentOS and Debian, and not only do they have no license taxes, but they’re also considered to be among the most reliable and safe OSs. We offer three different ones for the reason that each one of them is supported by a separate community. The packages that you can add on your hosting server are different and this may matter in case you want to install some piece of software with specific requirements for the hosting environment. In this light, the internet hosting Control Panel that you can select for the dedicated server is also determined by the OS that you'll select. You may choose any of the three Operating Systems throughout the order process, but if needed, we can always install the server anew with another one upon your request. As an optional service that you can add to the plan at any time, we can update your OS regularly so as to keep it as secure as possible.