OpenVZ Hosting includes your choice of the following Linux versions: CentOS 6, and Ubuntu 14.04 (Additional OSes are Available, as are all premade VM appliances from TurnKeyLinux. All packages include full root access.
All Nodes are connected to the local network, and storage network at 1000mbit. Network is connected to a 100mbit internet connection, with multiple and redundant 10gbit uplinks from the datacenter.
Separate VM backups are available for $7.00 per month.