The Document Center site template contains features that make it easier and more efficient to create and manage large sets of documents. In most cases, a site owner can add each of these features separately. But a Document Center site template automatically enables the recommended document management features. The following sections briefly describe these features.
SharePoint offers many features for managing content, and it scales well. If you have hundreds or thousands of documents, videos, and so on that you have to manage, consider using a Document Center site template (included with SharePoint by default). This template is optimized for large-scale document management.