Pasadena, California – (The Hosting News) – October 31, 2008 – ASP.net hosting and SQL hosting provider, DiscountASP.NET, has introduced free Sandbox Hosting to enable next-generation web application packaging and deployment, using Microsoft web deployment tools for developers.
Bill Staples, General Manager at Microsoft noted, ”One of our goals with the new Web Deployment Tool and Visual Studio 10 was to improve the application deployment experience. We wanted to make it easier for developers to package their applications so that others could deploy them hassle-free to production environments. We are thrilled to work together with our hosting partner, DiscountASP.NET, to debut the latest Web Deployment Tool and to offer a sandbox environment so developers can get first-hand experience to test these new publishing scenarios.”
DiscountASP.NET and Microsoft announce a partnership to offer a free open beta sandbox hosting program for testing the next-generation Web Deployment Tool from Microsoft. This program is designed for developers to experience and provide feedback on next-generation web application packaging and deployment scenarios.
The new partnership is hoped to provide a free sandbox hosting program for testing the Microsoft Web Deployment Tool. This program is designed for developers to get early experience with and provide feedback on next-generation web application packaging and deployment scenarios.
This partnership and beta program was unveiled at the Professional Developers Conference 2008 in Los Angeles during the session entitled, ”Deploying Web Applications with IIS 7.0 and the Web Deployment Tool.”
The free Web Deployment Tool sandbox hosting program is offered as an open beta and is limited to the first 2000 people who register. The beta hosting account comes with 50 MB of disk space and 50 MB of SQL Server 2008 database space. Interested developers are welcome to sign up at http://labs.discountasp.net. The sandbox program will continue until March 31, 2009.
Takeshi Eto, VP Marketing and Business Development at DiscountASP.NET remarked, ”One of the common technical support issues that our team receives is from customers who have a working web application on their local development computer which fails to function properly when deployed on our production web hosting environment. The new Web Deployment tool makes deploying applications easier. We are proud to work in partnership with Microsoft to help improve the web application deployment experience for developers.”
As a Microsoft Gold Certified partner, DiscountASP.NET is an innovative global leader in Microsoft Windows hosting. DiscountASP.NET is one of the first hosts to offer Windows 2008 shared hosting, SQL 2008 hosting, and was voted Best ASP.NET Hosting Service in the asp.netPRO Magazine 2008 Readers’ Choice poll for four consecutive years. Through strong word-of-mouth and their commitment to ASP.NET and SQL technology, DiscountASP.NET has become the choice for affordable enterprise-class ASP.NET web hosting in the US and UK.
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