In the web hosting services the web based interface called as Control panel this interface offers by the hosting company which allows customers to manage their various hosted services in a single place.There are different types of control panels it is depend on you that which one is best for you and also which cPanel offers by your web hosting company with your hosting packages.
Generally two main options are available for control panel. One is the cPanel/WHM (Web Host Manager) and other one is Parallels Plesk. If you choose the Linux operating system it is better to choose cPanel and if you want to choose windows then Plesk is good for you. These are the two most widely used and respected control panels respectively for each operating system. Windows has
In the virtual private servers or VPS hosting give you a many options either Linux or windows for your web sites creativity. Linux VPS control panels are generally going to require a lot more text based interface than Windows VPS ones. Virtual private servers offer you many options to choose from in your website creation adventures.
For the Linux or windows we can choose the parallels plesk . But it is more compatible with the windows. As compare to plesk the cpanel is more extensive of the clients because plesk there is one one login destination as opposed to the two logins of cPanel but also having different logins to handle the different accounts like administrators, clients, resellers and even domain owner and also for mail users. There are two mostly used control panels for each operating system. The lasted release of windows is Enkompass brand control panel. But it is available to limited number of clients but its future prospects are good so it easily gain number of clients and provides services to larger number of customer in near future.
If talks about the technical aspects of control panel.
Among the web hosting clients the most popular package of the control panel is the cpanel/WHM with Linux because these combination helps the web site owners to handle and manage their websites and web site related issues and the advance WHM services of automated server management the whole task of server administrators.
Cpanel .The difference of course is that cPanel is primarily used for Linux instead of Windows. Windows Enkompass is made by the same company as cPanel and shares many of the same kinds of options. This allows those who have had experience with cPanel to make an easy transition to the Enkompass interface. Much like cPanel you can upgrade your Enkompass account when you need to incorporate more users to your server. As far as unmanaged control panels go, you cannot go wrong with Webmin, Virtualmin or Cloudmin. All three are Linux based however and not necessarily compatible with Windows operating systems. This allows those who have had experience with cPanel to make an easy transition to the Enkompass interface. Much like cPanel you can upgrade your Enkompass account when you need to incorporate more users to your server. In VPS hosting and dedicated server