March 4, 2008 - DiscountASP.NET, an innovative ASP.NET hosting leader, announces the launch of Microsoft Windows 2008 Hosting on their enterprise-class shared hosting infrastructure. 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 is committed to innovation and being a first mover in the adoption of new Microsoft technology in the Windows shared hosting niche," said Takeshi Eto, VP Marketing at DiscountASP.NET. "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."
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.
"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," added Takeshi Eto. "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 an innovative leader in Microsoft Windows hosting, focused on providing the best value in .NET hosting and SQL database hosting. A Microsoft Gold Certified partner, DiscountASP.NET was one of the first hosts to launch ASP.NET 3.5 hosting, ASP.NET AJAX hosting, and Silverlight compatible 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 ASP.NET web hosting. For more information, visit www.DiscountASP.NET.
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