CentOS is among the most sought after Linux-based server Operating Systems today. It is used by numerous hosting suppliers, since it's very stable, secure and reliable, not to mention that it can be customized freely, since it is an open-source Operating System. CentOS is used for production servers, because it is also very quick and takes minimal resources. In addition, you are able to install and run any web application, provided that it can operate on a Linux device. When you use a CentOS-powered server, you can edit any part of your Operating System according to your requirements. The fact that CentOS is provided for free means that you will have to pay only for your server, and not for any kind of license fees, that will reduce your overall expenses. A huge community of developers and users stands behind CentOS, and in case you ever have any problems, or you're simply unsure how to perform a specific task, you'll be able to discover a solution in no time. An important benefit of the OS is also the fact that every release is officially supported and updated for a minimum of 10 years, so you'll always have a safe and dependable software environment.