An Operating System is the basic software which controls a computer. It handles the way the hardware behaves, the communication with peripherals like a monitor, a printer or a keyboard, the allocation of memory between apps, as well as the prioritization of apps if multiple ones run concurrently. Every program which is installed on a computer operates by sending requests to the OS for different services via an application program interface (API). The contact with the OS is possible using a Graphical User Interface (GUI) or a command line. In the web hosting world, the Operating System is what commands a server along with all the 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 which runs on the server host OS.

Multiple OS in VPS

Our virtual private server solutions include three Linux distributions that you could pick from for the Operating System of your new hosting server - Debian, Ubuntu and CentOS. Aside from being 100 % free, the OSs are extremely stable and protected and the main reason to offer you the three of them is to ensure that you'll be able to run every app that you would like, because different pieces of software have different requirements regarding the environment they can be used on. Each one of the three OSs is supported by a vast community of web developers who have created a large number of software packages that you can install and use on your VPS. In accordance with the Operating System which you pick, you will also be able to choose between 3 different Control Panels to take care of your hosting content. Also, should you decide that you need some other OS, we could always re-install the server with it. As an additional upgrade, we also provide weekly updates of the Operating System for max stability and security.

Multiple OS in Dedicated Hosting

The dedicated servers that we offer can be set up with as many as 3 different Operating Systems because we want to give you more versatile packages which will permit you to install and run any web software regardless of its system requirements. Your options are CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu and these 3 OSs are some of the most reliable and secure ones, not mentioning that they do not have any license charges. All three have lots of developers that have created countless software packages that you can install and use on your server. We also offer three web hosting Control Panels and which one you can use depends on the Operating System that you select when you register. If you need a different OS later, it won't be a problem as we can always reinstall your machine. With our Managed Services package we can also keep your OS secure by updating it every week with any patches that are released for it.