CentOS is one of the most widespread Linux-based server Operating Systems out there. It's used by various web hosting service providers, as it's very stable, reliable and secure, not to mention that it is freely customizable, because it's an open-source Operating System. CentOS is used for production servers, because it is also really quick and takes minimal resources. On top of that, you can set up and run any kind of web application, provided that it can function on a Linux device. If you use a CentOS-powered server, you're able to customize any part of the Operating System in accordance with your needs. The fact that CentOS is free of charge means that you'll need to pay only for your server, but not for any sort of license fees, that will decrease your overall expenses. A large community of developers and users is behind CentOS, so if you ever experience any kind of problems, or you're simply unsure how to perform a certain task, you'll be able to find a solution quickly. A significant advantage of the OS is also the fact that each and every version is officially supported and updated for at least 10 years, so that you'll always have a safe and dependable software environment.