Pasadena, California – (The Hosting News) – March 4, 2008 – ASP.net hosting and SQL hosting provider, DiscountASP.NET, has debuted the integration of Microsoft Windows 2008 Hosting, on its enterprise-class shared hosting infrastructure.
Takeshi Eto, VP Marketing at DiscountASP.NET noted, ”DiscountASP.NET is committed to innovation and being a first mover in the adoption of new Microsoft technology in the Windows shared hosting niche. With our launch of Windows 2008 hosting, we are excited to provide our customers with the most cutting-edge hosting environment so they can create and deploy next-generation web applications.”
The new Windows 2008 hosting platform includes many new enhancements, including:
- Windows Server 2008 Standard edition
- Internet Information Services 7.0 (IIS7)
- FTP 7 (including FTP over SSL)
- Trust Level Control
- Microsoft IIS Manager access
DiscountASP.NET introduces two new Control Panel tools for IIS7 hosting management. Customers can use the Application Pool Pipeline Mode chooser tool to switch between Classic and Integrated mode. In addition, a new Microsoft IIS Manager Permission tool is introduced allowing customers to manage the users that can have IIS 7 Manager access privileges.
Mr. Eto added, ”We also want to make sure that we do not leave out our existing DiscountASP.NET customers from the benefits of the new IIS7 hosting platform. For those customers that want to migrate from our Windows 2003 hosting platform to the new Windows 2008 hosting platform, then can request to schedule a server migration.”
DiscountASP.NET is a Microsoft Windows-based shared hosting provider, focused on ASP.NET and SQL database hosting. A Microsoft Gold Certified partner, DiscountASP.NET was one of the first hosts to launch a free .NET 3.5 hosting and IIS7 hosting beta program, Silverlight-compatible hosting, and ASP.NET AJAX hosting.
For more information about DiscountASP.NET, please visit: www.discountasp.net.