An Operating System is the fundamental software that manages a computer. It handles how your hardware behaves, the communication with peripheral devices like a monitor, a printer or a keyboard, the allocation of memory between the installed applications, along with the prioritization of apps if several run simultaneously. Each and every program that's installed on a computer system 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 Internet hosting world, the OS is what controls a web hosting server together with any software installed on it, which includes not only website scripts, but also any other application such as a VOIP or a game server. When there're virtual machines created, they employ a guest OS which runs on the server host OS.

Multiple OS in VPS Servers

We provide as many as 3 different Linux distributions for the Operating System of our VPS servers - Debian, CentOS and Ubuntu. These are among the most stable and reliable OSs out there and we supply all 3 rather than just one because we realize that you might want to set up some software which has specific requirements with regards to the Operating System it will run on. The latter is because each of the three Operating Systems has a huge support community behind it and there are different software packages you could install on the web hosting server. Your OS selection will also determine what hosting Control Panel can be installed on the VPS if you would like to use one and that is why we offer multiple Control Panels too. In case you decide that you need to have a different OS, our tech support can quickly wipe the present one and install the one that you need. In addition, we offer an optional service to maintain the OS on your VPS updated weekly.

Multiple OS in Dedicated Servers

The dedicated servers we offer come with as many as 3 different Operating Systems because we want to offer you more versatile solutions that will permit you to install and run any kind of web software regardless of its system requirements. The options are CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu and these three OSs are among the most dependable and safe ones, not mentioning that they do not have any license charges. All three have thousands of developers that have created a huge number of software packages that you'll be able to install and use on your hosting server. We also offer three hosting Control Panels and which one you can use will depend on the Operating System that you select when you register. If you need a different OS subsequently, it will not be a problem since we can always reinstall your machine. With our Managed Services package we can also keep your OS secure by upgrading it on a weekly basis with all patches that are released for it.