A virtual or a dedicated server 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 boost the performance of your websites, but it can also save you lots of issues in the future. An update could 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 alter the content that you have on the server. You will also see an improved functionality of your web applications since updates might also be released for better compatibility between the Operating System and the configuration it works on in order to get the most out of the hardware. Moreover, if you keep your apps up-to-date, they could also need a later OS version that will have the required software dependencies and will enable them to work properly.
Weekly OS Update in Dedicated Web Hosting
If you do not have time to update the Os of your dedicated server or you aren't incredibly experienced and you simply do not have the skills to do that, you can take advantage of our Operating system update service, which is included with the Managed Services upgrade. The latter might be included to your account whenever you want and our system administrators will update the Operating System which you've chosen during the signup - Debian, Ubuntu or CentOS, with all officially released patches. They will also meticulously check if the software on your hosting machine is functioning the way it'smeant to after the update as to avoid any problems in the future. You will have a secure server at all times because the updates are carried out every week.