An Operating System is the software that communicates with the hardware of a computer system and serves as the intermediary between applications and the hardware, including peripherals such as a printer, a computer mouse or a keyboard. When you run an app, it transmits requests to the OS through an API (Application Program Interface) and the contact is done through a command line or a Graphical User Interface (GUI). A lot like a personal computer, web servers also use an Operating System that acts as a host for any software installed on them, which includes script apps or server-side software such as a flash server, a VOIP server, etc. 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 OS.

Multiple OS in Dedicated Servers

The dedicated servers we offer can be set up with as many as three different Operating Systems as we want to offer you more versatile solutions that will allow you to install and run any kind of web software regardless of its system requirements. Your options are CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu and these three OSs are some of the most reliable and safe ones, not mentioning that they don't have any kind of license fees. All three have numerous developers that have created a large number of software packages that you may install and use on your web hosting server. We also offer three hosting Control Panels and which one you can use depends on the Operating System that you select when you register. In case you need some other OS subsequently, it will not be a problem as we can always reinstall your server. With our Managed Services package we could also keep your OS secure by upgrading it on a weekly basis with all patches that are available for it.