CentOS is among the most preferred Linux-based server Operating Systems on the market. It's employed by a large number of hosting service providers, because it's very stable, secure and reliable, not to mention that it is freely customizable, because it's an open-source OS. CentOS is used for production servers, as it's also very fast and takes negligible resources. Also, you'll be able to install and run any kind of web application, as long as it can operate on a Linux computer system. When you use a CentOS-powered server, you're able to edit any part of your Operating System in accordance with your specifications. The fact that CentOS is absolutely free also means that you will need to pay for your server, but not for any sort of license fees, that will reduce your overall expenses. A huge community of developers and users is behind CentOS, so that if you ever experience any kind of problems, or you're simply unsure how to perform a certain task, you will be able to discover a solution very quickly. An important benefit of the OS is also the fact that each and every release is officially supported and updated for a minimum of 10 years, so that you will always have a safe and reliable software environment.