Debian is a Linux release, that's widespread for desktop computers, however it's been becoming more popular as a server OS over the last few years as well. It is really dependable and safe, as fixes are released within a couple of days after a problem is discovered. Debian has a huge support community, so when you have any questions or problems with the OS or with some of the 30,000+ packages it includes, you are able to contact the developers immediately through e-mail using special mailing lists and receive a reply in just 15-20 minutes. The Debian community gives you the top level of support possible, because all of your questions will be handled by the same people who made Debian in the first place, so they have a thorough knowledge of how their own system functions. Since the Operating System is absolutely free to use and distribute, no license costs will be included with your hosting fees and you will be able to modify the program code files and any other software which you install with no restrictions, in order to optimize the software environment for your Internet sites. In addition, Debian performs really well on any kind of hardware, as it's light and quick and doesn't need much memory.