A virtual or a dedicated hosting machine is a standalone machine, which has its own Os and maintaining the latter up-to-date is an essential, albeit underestimated task. Not only can an update boost the general performance of your internet sites, but it could also save you a great deal of troubles in the future. An update can be released for a lot of reasons, the most common being to fix newly found security holes, which may allow third-party individuals to access and change the content you have on the hosting machine. You can also see an improved performance of your web programs since updates can also be released for better compatibility between the Operating System and the configuration it works on as a way to get the most out of the hardware. In addition, if you keep your programs up-to-date, they might also require a later OS version that will have the required software dependencies and will enable them to function properly.
Weekly OS Update in VPS Servers
If you use one of our Virtual Private Servers, you can take full advantage of our Managed Services pack, which includes a number of admin tasks which our administrators can perform on your server. Among them you shall 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 on a regular basis. This is valid for all three Os's we supply - CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu. With this service, you won't have to concern yourself with server-side security issues and you can use it if you do not have a lot of 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 apps you have on the hosting server are working properly.
Weekly OS Update in Dedicated Servers
In the event that you do not have the time to update the Operating System of your dedicated server
or you aren't quite experienced and you simply don't have the skills to do that, you can take full advantage of our OS update service, which is included with the Managed Services upgrade. The latter can be added to your account whenever you want and our system administrators shall update the Operating System which you have picked during the signup - Debian, Ubuntu or CentOS, with all officially released patches. They shall also carefully check if the software on your hosting machine is functioning exactly how it issupposed to after the update so as to avoid any complications in the future. You'll have a secure server at all times as the updates are carried out each week.