HOUSTON, March 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — cPanel® L.L.C., the Hosting Platform of Choice, a WebPros® portfolio company, is expanding its collaboration with Ubuntu to provide full support for Ubuntu LTS 20.04 with cPanel & WHM version 102.
In the winter of 2020, CentOS 8 announced that it would be reaching its end-of-life in December of 2021. This news was somewhat unexpected in the open-source and web hosting worlds. In response, cPanel has been working towards providing solutions that will benefit our partners and customers and expand options as we move forward together.
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Aila Power, VP of Product Development, said: “Ubuntu is a solid Linux Distribution with a great track record of security and innovation. I’m really excited that cPanel & WHM are now available on this distro that is the first choice for many when they build a new application.” We provide greater Operating System (OS) diversity, more substantial stability, and increased safety for our customers and their customers.
Our collaboration with Ubuntu will give cPanel & WHM users more open-source Linux distribution architecture options within their current infrastructure while providing a more robust business suite of solutions to help customers scale and expand their business hosting operations.
“Ubuntu has long been the platform of choice for large scale compute estates and Canonical are delighted to partner with cPanel to mitigate the impact on long term stability and predictability brought about by the changes to CentOS” shared Mark Lewis, VP of Application Services, at Canonical | Ubuntu.