DiscountASP.NET Launches Free .NET 3.5 Framework Hosting Combined with IIS7 Hosting Beta Program

.net 3.5 framework hosting beta program

September 19, 2007 - DiscountASP.NET, an ASP.NET hosting leader, announces the re-launch of the beta hosting program on the latest Microsoft Windows 2008 Server (Longhorn) and Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.0 (IIS7) with the addition of .NET Framework 3.5 hosting. The new combined IIS7 hosting and ASP.NET 3.5 hosting beta plan is available to all DiscountASP.NET customers at no additional cost.

.NET Framework 3.5 expands on the previous versions with Language Integrated Query (LINQ) and new tools for developers to simplify building applications using Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Communication Foundation and Windows Workflow Foundation.

"DiscountASP.NET is committed to innovation in the ASP.NET hosting niche and being an early adopter for new .NET technology." said Takeshi Eto, VP marketing at DiscountASP.NET. "Now, our customers can begin experimenting with .NET Framework 3.5 in a live hosted environment. We are also excited to offer our customers with some features that they have been asking for - like LINQ and FastCGI."

DiscountASP.NET customers can enable their free beta .NET 3.5 hosting accounts instantly via their hosting control panel. This beta hosting program will continue until the final version of Windows Server 2008 is officially released.

About DiscountASP.NET: (DiscountASP.NET)
DiscountASP.NET is an award-winning, 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 SQL 2005 Reporting Services hosting, .NET 3.0 hosting, and ASP.NET AJAX hosting. Through strong word-of-mouth and their commitment to ASP.NET and SQL technology, DiscountASP.NET has become the choice for affordable, enterprise-class, and feature-rich ASP.NET web hosting.