An Operating System is the software which interacts with the hardware of a computer system and functions as the intermediary between all the applications and the hardware, including peripherals such as a printer, a computer mouse or a keyboard. When you run an app, it transfers requests to the OS using an API (Application Program Interface) and the contact is done through a command line or a Graphical User Interface (GUI). Similar to a personal computer, web hosting servers also use an Operating System which acts as a host for any software installed on them, which includes script applications or server-side software such as a flash server, a VOIP server, and so on. A virtual machine can be set up on a physical one, so it is possible to install a guest OS on it and have a different system environment in contrast with the physical server host OS.

Multiple OS in VPS

Our virtual private server solutions include three Linux distributions that you could choose from for the Operating System of your new hosting server - Debian, Ubuntu and CentOS. Aside from being 100 % free, the OSs are very stable and secure and the reason to offer you all 3 of them is to ensure that you will be able to run each app that you would like, as different pieces of software have different requirements about the environment they work on. Each of the three OSs is backed by a large community of developers who have made many hundreds of software packages that you can set up and use on your VPS. Based on the Operating System which you select, you will also be able to choose between three different Control Panels to control your web hosting content. Needless to say, if 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 OS for maximum stability and security.

Multiple OS in Dedicated Hosting

We offer three Operating Systems with our dedicated server packages - CentOS, Ubuntu and Debian. They're all different Linux distributions and we offer them not only because they are freely available and they will not increase the low price of your new hosting server, but also because they are outstandingly secure and stable. Each of them is backed up by a large community of developers, so you will be able to choose from thousands of software packages that you could install on your server if the application that you intend to work with has certain requirements. The Operating System will also determine what internet hosting Control Panel you can use because the Control Panels that we offer run on specific OSs only and since we would like to give you as much adaptability as possible, we offer several OSs and multiple Control Panels. If you choose a server with a certain Operating System, we will change it upon request if it turns out that you will need another one. We could also keep your OS updated weekly as a part of our additional Managed Services upgrade.