A hosting provider supplies the means to allow you to share your website over the internet. A hosting provider provides the hardware, softare and the connection to the internet. A hosting provider "hosts" and shares your website on the internet. In shared hosting, the provider is generally responsible for management of servers, installation of server software, security updates and other aspects of the service. The majority of servers are based on the Linux operating system, but some providers offer Microsoft Windows-based or FreeBSD-based solutions. We run 64-bit Enterprise Linux servers.