A virtual or a dedicated server is a standalone machine, that has its own Operating System and maintaining the latter up-to-date is a crucial, although underestimated task. Not only can an update improve the functionality of your sites, but it can also save you lots of issues down the road. An update can be released for a variety of reasons, the most widespread being to fix recently found security holes, which may allow third-party people to access and change the content you have on the server. You may also see an improved functionality of your web programs since updates may 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 apps up-to-date, they might also need a later Operating system version that will have the required software dependencies and will enable them to operate properly.
Weekly OS Update in VPS
We provide weekly Operating System updates as an element of our Managed Services pack, so in case you have a virtual private servers from our company and you include this upgrade to your plan, our system admins will make sure that you have the latest version of the Operating system installed on your hosting machine at all times. They'll also double-check any web or offline software functioning on the Virtual private server after the update in order to ensure that things are working properly. The update service could be used for any one of the 3 Operating Systems that you can pick for your server - Ubuntu, Debian and CentOS. That way you can enjoy a stable and secure software environment in the event that you aren't really tech-savvy or in the event that you do not have much time to maintain the hosting server.
Weekly OS Update in Dedicated Hosting
If you don't have enough time to update the Operating System of your dedicated server or you are not quite experienced and you simply do not possess the skills to do that, you'll be able to take full advantage of our Operating system update service, which is included with the Managed Services upgrade. The latter can be included to your account any time and our system admins will update the Operating System that you have chosen during the signup - Debian, Ubuntu or CentOS, with all officially released patches. They'll also carefully check if the software on your hosting server is working exactly how it issupposed to after the update as to avoid any complications in the future. You shall have a secure server at all times because the updates are performed every week.