Linux CentOS Cloud Servers

Launched in late 2003, CentOS is a community project with the goals of rebuilding the source code for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) into an installable Linux distribution and to provide timely security updates for all included software packages. To put in more bluntly, CentOS is a RHEL clone. The only technical difference between the two distributions is branding - CentOS replaces all Red Hat trademarks and logos with its own. But the connection between RHEL and CentOS is not immediately visible on the CentOS web site; due to trademark laws, Red Hat is referred to as a "Prominent North American Enterprise Linux Vendor", instead of its proper name. Nevertheless, the relations between Red Hat and CentOS remain amicable and many CentOS developers are in active contact with Red Hat engineers.

CentOS is often seen as a reliable server distribution. It comes with the same set of well-tested and stable Linux kernel and software packages that form the basis of its parent, Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Despite being a community project run by volunteers, it has gained a reputation for being a solid, free alternative to the more costly server products on the market, especially among the experienced Linux system administrators.

vServer Center's CentOS Cloud Server is a CentOS Virtual Server that is served by a computing resource pool (aka Cloud) consists of redundant network switches, redundant enterprise class data storage systems, redundant high end physical computer servers, and VMware server virtualization and cloud computing software. Each of our CentOS Cloud Servers has its own dedicated operating system and maintains the same functionality as traditional physical computers. Our VMware Linux CentOS Servers support High Availability (HA). If a physical computer fails, your Linux CentOS server will be automatically switched to other live physical computers. We guarantee 100% CentOS Cloud Server uptime!

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vServer Center's Linux CentOS Server Hosting features:

  • Dedicated Operating System: Customers can have their favorite operating systems. The Operating System can be changed or upgraded at anytime; Operating Systems supported: Windows server 2012, Windows server 2008, Windows server 2003, Windows 7 and Windows 8; Linux CentOS, Ubuntu Server, Debian Linux, Linux Fedora, Linux openSUSE, Slackware Linux, FreeBSD Server, and more.
  • VMware vCenter Control Panel: With VMware vCenter Control Panel customers can self install server OS, self reboot servers, self re-install or upgrade server OS, and access server console remotely;
  • Full Administrative Access: Customers will have root access for the Unix server or full administrative access for the Windows server; Customers can install any software or application on their servers;
  • High Availability: If a physical computer fails, customers' VMware cloud servers will be automatically switched to other live physical computers;
  • UnMetered Bandwidth: Customers get a fixed monthly bill. No surprise bandwidth charge for any month;
  • High performance: VMware Performance Benchmarks test scores are even higher than some low and medium level Physical Servers;
  • Enterprise Class SAN storage systems and high end physical servers. All live data drives are fiber channel or SAS drives. All live data are protected by dual parity disks plus two additional hot spare disks. All SAN storage volumes are Snap Mirrored to another Enterprise SAN storage system;
  • Full featured VMware enterprise software: Customers' VMware cloud servers are served by VMware Service Provider vCloud Premier Service Provider bundle enterprise software;
  • Unlimited DNS hosting: Free easy to use web based cPanel DNS manager; Hosting unlimited number of domain names and unlimited number of DNS zones and records;
  • 100% Uptime Guaranteed! Our enterprise class cloud servers are so reliable, we guarantee 100% cloud server uptime!
  • SSAE 16 (formerly SAS 70) certified Data Center includes redundant diesel power generators, power UPSes, environmental cooling systems, multi-level security, and pre-action fire suppression systems.
  • 24x7x365 USA based live tech support by phone, web portal, and email;

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