CentOS is among the most widespread Linux-based server Operating Systems today. It's preferred by numerous hosting service providers, since it's very stable, secure and reliable, not to mention that it is freely customizable, because it's an open-source Operating System. CentOS is used for production servers, as it is also really quick and takes negligible system resources. What's more, you are able to set up and run any web application, as long as it can run on a Linux computer system. When you use a CentOS-powered server, you'll be able to adjust any part of your Operating System in accordance with your preferences. The fact that CentOS is provided for free also means that you'll need to pay only for your server, and not for any sort of license fees, which will reduce your overall expenses. A vast group of developers and users is behind CentOS, and if you ever have any problems, or you're simply unsure how to perform a certain task, you'll be able to discover a solution right away. A significant benefit of the OS is also the fact that each and every version is officially supported and updated for no less than ten years, so that you'll always have a secure and dependable software environment.