A virtual or a dedicated server is a standalone machine, which has its own Operating System and maintaining the latter up-to-date is a crucial, though underrated task. Not only can an update improve the performance of your websites, but it can also save you a great deal of troubles down the road. An update may be released for many different reasons, the most prevalent being to fix recently identified security holes, which may allow third-party individuals to access and modify the content that you have on the hosting machine. You might also see an improved efficiency of your web programs as updates might also be released for better compatibility between the Operating System and the configuration it functions on as a way to get the most out of the hardware. In addition, if you keep your applications up-to-date, they might also require a later OS version which will have the needed software dependencies and will allow them to operate adequately.
Weekly OS Update in Dedicated Hosting
In case you don't have time to update the Operating System of your dedicated server or you aren't very experienced and you simply don't have the skills to do that, you can take advantage of our OS update service, which is included with the Managed Services upgrade. The latter could be included to your account whenever you want and our system admins shall update the Operating System that you've chosen 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 precisely how it'sdesigned to after the update in order to avoid any complications down the road. You'll have a secure hosting server at all times since the updates are performed every week.