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About CentOS

CentOS is an enterprise Linux distribution version that regularly updates to support newer hardware. It is based in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Headquarters Location

100 East Davie Street

Raleigh, North Carolina, 27601,

United States



Latest CentOS News

TuxCare Announces Early Access to CentOS 7 Extended Lifecycle Support

Nov 15, 2023

Security Boulevard Community Chats Webinars Library TuxCare Announces Early Access to CentOS 7 Extended Lifecycle Support PALO ALTO, Calif. – November 15, 2023 – TuxCare , a global innovator in enterprise-grade cybersecurity for Linux, today announced it’s now offering early access to its CentOS 7 Extended Lifecycle Support (ELS) repository. Organizations can now gain missing patches to numerous vulnerabilities in CentOS 7 – which are labeled as critical or high by NIST. Additionally, patches for all newly discovered critical and high vulnerabilities are available with a 14-day SLA. The offering comes amid a looming end of life date of June 2024 for CentOS 7. It uniquely helps organizations prevent from finding themselves in the high-risk scenario of running systems with numerous unpatched vulnerabilities across an entire server fleet. TuxCare’s security experts and researchers position the company to offer these vital patching services that are not currently available through any other vendor. “Our CentOS 7 ELS arms customers with the peace of mind that they now have much more time to plan ahead with a CentOS 7 that works fine and remains protected,” said Michael Canavan, Chief Revenue Officer at TuxCare. “Extending CentOS 7 support is crucial for many, as they look onward to strategize how to best move forward in an efficient and cost-effective manner. We’re committed to consistently providing the support they need, when they need it.” TuxCare is on a mission to reduce the world’s risk of cyber exploitation. Through its automated live security patching solutions and extended lifecycle support services for Linux and open source software and languages, TuxCare allows thousands of organizations to rapidly remediate vulnerabilities for increased security and compliance. The world’s largest enterprises, government agencies, service providers, universities, and research institutions are protected by TuxCare on over one million workloads and growing. For more information, go to . To stay connected with  TuxCare , follow us on  LinkedIn ,  Twitter ,  Facebook ,  TikTok , and  YouTube .

CentOS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Where is CentOS's headquarters?

    CentOS's headquarters is located at 100 East Davie Street, Raleigh.



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