2016’s Ultimate Guide to Web Panels: cPanel vs. Plesk vs. Webmin vs. Others

Reference: http://www.hostingadvice.com/blog/cpanel-vs-plesk-vs-webpanel/

Control Panel Features Matrix

 We all know it is easier to see things visually, so we put together a nice table for you to compare all of the control panels and their features quickly. Below the table, we provide some commentary on each piece of software and links to help you investigate further.
Control Panel Reviews Backend Language Open-Source Linux Windows DNS Email FTP Databases ipv6 Multi-Server
cPanel Perl, PHP x x x x x x x
Plesk PHP, C, C++ x x x x x x x x
DirectAdmin PHP x x x x x x
Core-Admin PHP x x x x x
InterWorx PHP x x x x x x x
ISPmanager C++ x x x x x x x
iMSCP PHP, Perl x x x x x x x
Froxlor PHP x x x x x x
Vesta PHP x x x x x x
ZPanel PHP x x x x x x x x
Sentora PHP x x x x x x x
Webmin Perl x x x x x x x x
ISPConfig PHP x x x x x x x x
Ajenti Python x x x x x x
BlueOnyx Java, Perl x x x x x x x
CentOS Web Panel PHP x x x x x x x
Virtualmin PHP x x x x x x x x

These panels’ features are varied. Some panels may be best suited for shared hosting customers, while others are very popular among cloud hosting users. Still, whether you’re running your site on dedicated servers, a VPS, or a shared hosting environment, the usefulness of being able to manage your files, email, apps, et cetera from one intuitive interface is invaluable.

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