CentOS, a Linux-based distribution program often used to create a CentOS VPS web hosting solution, was recently described as an elite software item in a Ghacks.net report.
According to the report, CentOS is capable of providing many of the same features and benefits of a Red Hat Linux distribution program, but offers lower costs and fewer requirement in terms of propriety software. Furthermore, CentOS allows developers to establish a secure, reliable and stable platform with their web hosting provider.
In order to maximize the reliability and security of CentOS VPS solutions, the report said SSL certifications are important.
According to the report, Secure Socket Layer encryption is a protocol allowing third-party providers to securely distribute resources between multiple machines through an internet connection. The report said secure communication between parties is essential for companies using virtual server hosting solutions, making SSL encryption a critical part of a hosting solution.
Hosting providers can perform a number of tasks to maximize the potential of an SSL Certification, the report said. One of the primary ways to use SSL protocol is to use the encryption on every hosted website. By providing every tenant with SSL security, virtual server hosting vendors can maximize the reliability of their systems, according to the report.