St. Paul, Minnesota – (The Hosting News) – March 6, 2009 – Web hosting firm, KickAssVPS.com, a Linux and Microsoft Windows Virtual Private Server hosting provider, has deployed what is reported to be the industry’s first publicly available Virtual Private Server powered by Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.5.
Brian Emerson, president and CTO of KickAssVPS.com remarked, ”Our high volume of VPS provisioning enables us to work more closely and directly with Parallels, the leading developer of virtualization technologies for our industry. It is always rewarding when we can leverage this relationship to deliver innovative new technologies exclusively for our customers, and it represents just another value-add that contributes to the allure our company boasts in the hosting marketplace. As leader in the Virtual Private Server market, our customers look to us to introduce the latest features and developments available in the marketplace.”
Offering the next-generation of Microsoft technologies, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 is the most recent publicly available iteration of the new server platform. Users can take advantage of a new portfolio of upgrades, including enhanced Web support with IIS7, more efficient management capabilities with the new Server Management suite, and increased security in the operating system and network stack. The beta period for KickAssVPS.com customers is expected to last until May.
KickAssVPS.com is able to offer Microsoft Windows Server 2008 during a special beta program to its VPS customers using Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.5, the industry’s preeminent virtualization software available exclusively to KickAssVPS.com as part of its Parallels Gold Partnership.
KickAssVPS.com provides standardized and customized Virtual Private Servers, operating with a 100% Microsoft Certified, United States-based workforce. Virtual Private Server plans, available on both Linux and Microsoft Windows platforms, start at $25 monthly. KickAssVPS.com also offers ColdFusion Hosting; SSL Certificates; Shared Web hosting; and Domain Name registration.
A division of Point North Networks, Inc. KickAssVPS.com is one of the largest providers of Virtual Private Servers in the Midwest. KickAssVPS.com is a Certified Microsoft Hosting Partner and Parallels Gold Partner, with a fully Microsoft Certified customer support team. Point North Networks, Inc. has over 15 years of experience in developing and implementing solutions for Fortune 500 companies, including 3M, BestBuy, and Carlson Companies.
To learn more about Microsoft Windows Server 2008 VPS hosting from KickAssVPS.com, please visit: www.kickassvps.com/services/windows_2008.php
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