A Solid Foundation for Your Business — More Secure, Flexible and Innovative

Designed to power the next generation of network applications and Web services, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with Internet Information Services 7.5 (IIS7.5) is the most advanced Windows Server operating system available today.

All Hostway Windows managed servers now offer Windows Server 2008 R2, helping drive your business forward with leading-edge technology. This version builds on the award-winning foundation of Windows Server 2008 expanding existing technology and adding features. New virtualization tools, Web resources, management enhancements, and exciting Windows 7 integration help save time, reduce costs, and provide a platform for a dynamic and efficiently managed data center.

Enhanced Security

  • Built on the strengths of Windows Server 2008, with significant security and reliability enhancements
  • Improves filtering and encryption with a new Windows firewall and next-generation cryptography support
  • Prevents unauthorized connections to your networks, server, data and user accounts

Streamlined Server Management

  • Gives you access to all server management functions via a single, unified console
  • Simplifies remote location management and improves administration experience
  • Centralizes application access with enhanced terminal services gateway and RemoteApp

Advanced End User Functionality

  • New, powerful customization, diagnostic and troubleshooting tools
  • Provides the ability to run both local and remotely hosted programs on a single desktop
  • Easier deployment and maintenance of SharePoint solutions, improving business processes and productivity
  • Fully customized installation, resulting in enhanced security and reduced attack surface

Built for the Web

  • IIS 7.5 is a major enhancement to the existing IIS Web server, and plays a central role in integrating Web platform technologies
  • Provides hosting for both ASP.NET and PHP, giving you the flexibility to host multiple application platforms side-by-side
  • Store IIS configuration settings in web.config files, making it easier to use Xcopy to copy applications across multiple front-end Web servers, avoiding costly, error-prone replication and manual synchronization issues
  • Powerful kernel-mode caching boosts performance of all dynamic content and improves overall user experience

All of the benefits of Windows Server 2008 R2 are yours when you select this Windows operating system with any Hostway managed hosting solution.

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