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Rootserver with Windows or Linux

The root servers can be leased with Linux or the Windows operating system. Webtropia.com always offers the latest version of the operating system, e.g. Windows Server 2012 R2 or Debian 8.0, for your root server. Learn more about the root server operating systems at webtropia.com

Rootserver Linux


If you would like to lease a root server with Linux, you can choose between the most current Linux distributions.The choices available include, among others, CentOS, Debian, FreeBSD, openSUSE and Ubuntu in the latest versions.

Most root servers run on Linux, an open source alternative, because Windows operating systems are very expensive. Because of the open source code, hosting providers can offer root servers with Linux very affordably. At webtropia.com you get the operating system, which is available in various distributions, free of charge. These distributions are a collection of programs which facilitate the communication between you and the hardware. The choices available include, among others, CentOS, Debian, FreeBSD, openSUSE and Ubuntu in the latest versions.

The choices available include, among others, CentOS, Debian, FreeBSD, openSUSE and Ubuntu in the latest versions. The distributions vary according to the applications included and the time frame of new updates or versions. In addition, they utilize differing tools to help you manage the software in the systems. Subsequently, webtropia.com allows you the opportunity to switch between Linux distributions on the root server.

Debian 8.0

Rent now your rootserver with Debian 8.0 and put on the most popular distribution of the Linux applications.

CentOS 7

Put on the root server with CentOS 7 if you want stability and enterprise suitability! The abbreviation stands for CentOS Community Enterprise Operating System

Ubuntu 14.04

Decide now for Ubuntu Root Server and take advantage of the ease of use as well as the friendly and helpful community of Ubuntu.

openSUSE 13.2

The openSUSE root servers are a popular product for developers and of registered users of desktop or server systems.

Now rent your root server with Linux or Windows!

Root server with Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 R2


Lease your root server with the Windows operating system on favourable terms. The root server can be ordered with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012.

Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 R2 operating systems are available on all root servers for an additional €5.00 per month.

Windows Server 2008 R2

Get your rootserver with Windows Server 2008 R2. The license for Windows Server 2008 is available for 5,00 € per month.

Windows Server 2012 R2

The root server is also available with Windows Server 2012 R2 to rent. The Windows licence cost additional € 5.00 per month

Windows Server 2016

Our root servers are now also available for rent with the new Windows Server 2016. This new Windows license costs 5.00 € per month.

In compliance with the directive 2006/112/EC in the modified version, starting 1.1.2015 prices can vary depending on the country of residence of the customer (the prices in the offers are prices for the Federal Republic of Germany and include VAT). If your place of residence is not in Germany, the prices are net.