Control panel is one stop solution for web hosting. If you are not tech savvy, the control panel will handle the web hosting operations for you. It allows you to add DNS zone, website, FTP accounts, email accounts, databases and much more from the web interface. You will not need to handle such task manually, a control panel will do this for you. Most of the hosting provider offers control panel pre-installed with the server. So, if you are purchasing a server to host websites, a control panel is recommended for easy operations.