A virtual or a dedicated hosting machine is a standalone machine, that has its own Operating System and keeping the latter up-to-date is an important, though underrated task. Not only can an update improve the functionality of your internet sites, but it could also save you a great deal of issues later on. An update can be released for a variety of reasons, the most prevalent being to fix newly identified security holes, which may enable third-party individuals to access and alter the content you have on the hosting machine. You will also see an improved overall performance of your web apps because updates could also be released for better compatibility between the Os and the configuration it operates on in order to get the most out of the hardware. Furthermore, if you keep your programs up-to-date, they may need a later Operating system version which will have the necessary software dependencies and will permit them to function properly.
Weekly OS Update in VPS Servers
If you take advantage of one of our Virtual Private Servers, you can take full advantage of our Managed Services pack, which includes a number of administration tasks our administrators can perform on your hosting server. Among them you will discover the Operating System update service, so in the event that you include the pack to your VPS server plan, we'll keep your OS up-to-date consistently. This is valid for all three Os's that we offer - CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu. With this service, you'll not need to concern yourself with server-side security issues and you can employ it if you do not have much experience with maintaining a Linux machine or if you simply don't have time to handle such matters. After each update our admins will make sure that all websites and offline applications which you have on the hosting server are working properly.
Weekly OS Update in Dedicated Servers
If you don't have enough time to update the Operating System of your dedicated server or you are not very experienced and you simply don't possess the skills to do that, you can take advantage of our Operating system update service, which comes with the Managed Services upgrade. The latter could be included to your account whenever you want and our system admins will update the Operating System that you've picked during the signup - Debian, Ubuntu or CentOS, with all officially released patches. They will also thoroughly check if the software on your hosting machine is functioning the way it isdesigned to after the update so as to avoid any complications down the road. You shall have a secure server at all times since the updates are carried out each week.