New free hosting plan offers users a chance to beta test Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 and SQL Server 2005.
Starting Tuesday, August 9, Hosting.com is introducing free ASP.NET 2.0 and SQL Server 2005 hosting plans that allows customers to beta test the newest offering from Microsoft. As a Microsoft Certified Partner, Hosting.com is able to provide access to these new tools recently introduced in the developer community.
ASP.NET 2.0 offers customers a powerful new set of tools designed for building data-driven websites. The new controls and features allow for enhanced productivity, greater personalization and added login security. The free Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 hosting plan includes a $1.00 set-up fee, 200 MB disk space, 10GB monthly data transfer, and 1 FTP account. Specific features include:
* Over 50 new controls for navigation, security, data and web parts.
* Personalization services and built in membership roles
* Enhanced and simplified data access through data sources
* Database caching