The control panel is designed to simplify the management and administration of web sites.Control panel automates a large number of tasks that allow service providers to reduce operating costs and resources while at the same time increasing profitability, efficiency and customer satisfaction.
Clients can control there sites and other services through graphical user interface. Right now different of web hosting control panel available in market few of them as per below.
* cPanel – It is one of the most commonly used control panel that includes adding/removing email accounts, managing Mysql database, check statistics of the website etc. It is mostly used on Linux O.S. For further information of its features, you can check the following site –
site – http://www.cpanel.net
* Plesk –
It is can be used for both Linux/Windows servers. Its interface is similar to Windows XP.However, its features is quite similar to cpanel.
Site – Mac Virtual Machines and Virtual PC. Automation and Virtualization Software for Desktops, Servers, Hosting, SaaS – Parallels
* H-Sphere –
This is a version released by Positive Software. H- Sphere is available for both Linux/Windows O.S., it is loaded complete key functionality.
Site – Parallels Acquires Positive Software
* Ensim –
It aims to provide support for windows/linux O.S., it has a capability to manage any types of websites. Its interface is quite compact compared to other competitors.
Site – Applications and Directory Management | Exchange, Active Directory & Mobility | www.ensim.com
* DirectAdmin –
It aims to provide support to linux O.S. Their features are quite similar to cPanel. There are no such additional features that should have been a part of it.
Site – DirectAdmin Web Control Panel
* Interworx –
It mainly supports Linux as an operating system, they provide usage snapshots on their site, and the interface is well-organized.
Site – InterWorx-CP :: InterWorx Control Panel | InterWorx Control Panel
* Helm –
It provide support to Windows operating system. It supports standard features. Billing information can be viewed.
Site – http://www.webhostautomation.com/products/helm
* Hosting Accelerator –
It mainly supports windows server, it lacks many features common to others, it is not at all user-friendly.
Site – HostingAccelerator – Hosting Automation Software for Windows
* InsPanel –
A windows-server supporting control panel. It has many features to be listed, it is well-organized.
Site – InsPanel Web Hosting Control Panel for Windows
* CWIPanel –
It features are the same like any other control panel. It only supports windows server.
Site – Windows Control Panel – CWIPanel – Web Hosting Software