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cPanel Alternative

If you're deciding on cPanel vs. ServerPilot, here are some things worth considering.


ServerPilot is the best hosting control panel for developers and businesses running their PHP applications on cloud servers.

ServerPilot prioritizes

  • centralized interface (multi-server),
  • secure hosting,
  • usability,
  • speed,
  • monitoring,
  • PHP app hosting, and
  • providing the latest technologies such as PHP 8.3, HTTP/2, and Brotli compression.


cPanel is for hosting companies selling shared hosting as their primary business.

ServerPilot is for hosting companies selling managed cloud servers where each customer may be on their own cloud server for purposes of isolation and security.

cPanel prioritizes

  • reselling,
  • billing integration, and
  • email hosting.

Choosing between ServerPilot and cPanel

If security is critical to your business and you only need to run fast PHP applications, you should use ServerPilot.

If you need to host email, ServerPilot is not a good solution for you. In that case, you should consider cPanel or other control panels. However, you might want to consider other options for hosting mail.

Last updated: November 20, 2023

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