DiscountASP.NET Wins Visual Studio Magazine 2006 Readers' Choice Merit Award for Best ASP.NET Web Hosting

June 28, 2006 - ASP.NET hosting and SQL hosting provider, DiscountASP.NET, proudly announces receiving the Best ASP.NET Web Hosting merit award from leading technology publication, Visual Studio Magazine in their 2006 Readers' Choice Award poll.

The Readers' Choice Award winners are chosen by Visual Studio Magazine readers. The readers voted for their favorite products in 22 categories. Visual Studio Magazine announced the 14th annual Readers Choice Award winners during a reception at the TechEd 2006 Conferences.

Patrick Meader, Visual Studio Magazine editor-in-chief, said, "What makes the Readers Choice Awards significant is that it is the people who use these products on a daily basis, who use them in the trenches to get work done, that choose the winners. Winning a Readers Choice Award is a vote of confidence from the people who matter most-the people who build the stuff that makes the business world go."

"Visual Studio Magazine's readers are high-level enterprise experts who know that third-party components and tools are essential to successful enterprise solutions," added Jeff Hadfield, VP Publishing. "Our influential mix of readers-application architects, development managers and senior enterprise developers-are integral to the buying process in their organizations. For sixteen years, FTP has supported and encouraged Visual Studio components and tools, and we salute this year's entrants and winners."

"Winning this merit award for Best ASP.NET Web Hosting is an honor," added Takeshi Eto, DiscountASP.NET VP Marketing. "We will continue to innovate our hosting product to meet the needs of the Visual Studio developer."

About Visual Studio Magazine:
Visual Studio Magazine, formerly Visual Basic Programmer's Journal, has been the leading independent source for technical information for professional developers working with Microsoft-based toolsets and technologies for almost 15 years. For more information:

About DiscountASP.NET:
DiscountASP.NET (www.DiscountASP.NET) is an innovative leader in Microsoft Windows-based shared hosting, focused on providing the best value in ASP.NET and SQL database hosting. A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, DiscountASP.NET was one of the first hosts to launch ASP.NET 2.0 hosting and SQL 2005 database hosting. Through strong word-of-mouth and their commitment to ASP.NET and SQL technology, DiscountASP.NET has become the choice for affordable and feature-rich ASP.NET web hosting and SQL hosting.