An Operating System is the software that communicates with the hardware of a computer and is the intermediary between all the applications and the hardware, which includes peripherals such as a printer, a mouse or a keyboard. When you run software, it sends requests to the OS using an API (Application Program Interface) and the communication is done via a command line or a Graphical User Interface (GUI). Just like a personal computer, web hosting servers also have an Operating System that serves as a host for all the software installed on them, which includes script apps or server-side software such as a flash server, a VOIP server, and many others. A virtual machine can be created on a physical one, so it is possible to install a guest OS on it and have a different system environment in contrast to the physical server host Operating System.

Multiple OS in VPS

We offer as many as three different Linux releases for the Operating System of our virtual private servers - Debian, CentOS and Ubuntu. These are among the safest and the most reliable OSs on the market and we offer all three instead of only one because we realize that you may want to set up some software that has specific requirements for the Operating System it'll run on. The latter is because each of the three Operating Systems has a vast support community behind it and there're various software applications you may install on the server. Your OS choice will also determine what hosting Control Panel can be installed on the VPS if you want to use one and that's why we offer several Control Panels as well. In the event you decide that you want a different OS, our tech support team can quickly wipe the existing one and install the one that you'd like. In addition, we offer an optional service to maintain the OS on your VPS updated weekly.

Multiple OS in Dedicated Hosting

The dedicated servers that we offer can be set up with as many as 3 different Operating Systems as we want to offer you more flexible plans which will enable you to install and run any web software whatever its system requirements. Your options are CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu and these 3 OSs are among the most reliable and safe ones, not mentioning that they don't have any kind of license fees. All three have thousands of developers who have created a large number of software packages that you could 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 choose when you register. In case you need a different OS later, it won't be a problem as we can always reinstall your server. With our Managed Services package we could also keep your OS secure by updating it on a weekly basis with any patches which are available for it.