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DiscountASP.NET launches Windows 2008 Hosting

DiscountASP.NET, a provider of Microsoft Windows hosting, today announced the launch of Microsoft Windows 2008 Hosting on their enterprise-class shared hosting infrastructure. The new Windows 2008 hosting platform includes new enhancements, including:

* Windows Server 2008 Standard edition

* Internet Information Services 7.0 (IIS7)

* FTP 7 (including FTP over SSL)

* PHP5

* Trust Level Control

* Microsoft IIS Manager access

Furthermore, the company declares the introduction of 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.

"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."

"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."

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