A virtual or a dedicated server is a standalone machine, which has its own Os and keeping the latter up-to-date is a vital, although underestimated task. Not only can an update improve the general performance of your internet sites, but it will also save you lots of troubles down the road. An update could be released for a variety of reasons, the most common being to fix newly discovered security holes, which may allow third-party individuals to access and change the content which you have on the server. You can also see an improved functionality of your web programs because updates might also be released for better compatibility between the Os and the configuration it operates on as a way to get the most out of the hardware. Also, if you keep your applications up-to-date, they could also require a later OS version that will have the needed software dependencies and will permit them to work properly.
Weekly OS Update in Dedicated Servers
If you get one of our dedicated web hosting plans and you want to have an up-to-date Operating System, but you have not managed your own server before and you're not certain how to do that or you just do not have enough time to deal with the hosting machine, you can take advantage of the OS update service that is included in our Managed Services bundle. Our admins can install the latest patches for the Operating system that you have selected for the hosting machine - CentOS, Debian or Ubuntu, and they shall ensure that all your applications are operating correctly after that. The updates are performed each week, so you will always have the latest Operating System version and you will not have to concern yourself with any OS-related security problems.