Known to be a secure and stable Linux distribution, Debian GNU/Linux is among the favorites of experienced users. Package management is achieved with the Advanced Packaging Tool (APT) system.
There are more than 15490 packages available, precompiled software bundled up in a nice format for easy installation on your machine. This lends itself to quick and reliable deployment of services and applications.
Though most software in the stable branch is relatively dated, it is a trade-off for extreme stability and security. Debian is an excellent choice for webhosting resellers looking for the best in stability, security, and reliablilty.
Generally any software that will run on a Linux dedicated server will run in an OpenVZ based Debian VPS environment.
Below are some examples of common software our customers are running in their VPSs:
Every Debian VPS is provisioned with a static IPv6 address in addition to a static IPv4 address. This allows all IPv6 compatible applications and services running in the VPS to be accessible to clients on native (or tunneled) IPv6 networks.
With IPv4 address space depleting fast, be ahead of the transition to IPv6.Learn More ››
Dahdi (Digium/Asterisk Hardware Device Interface) timing can optionally be enabled for any Debian VPS. This facilitates supporting certain functionality within the Asterisk PBX software, including conferencing. Several FAQ articles are provided in our Knowledgebase outlining the compilation procedure if building Asterisk from source.
Other PBX software can be installed in a Debian VPS as well, including:
or software to provide GUI-based configuration, billing, or predictive dialer capabilities to Asterisk: