Hostway Adds Support for Microsoft® WebMatrix to FlexCloud™ Servers
New Suite for Web Developers
Chicago, Illinois, January 19, 2011 —Hostway Corporation, a global leader in infrastructure and cloud services, today announced a new feature for its FlexCloud Servers—a scalable, on-demand cloud computing solution that combines the flexibility of the public cloud with the reliability and performance of an enterprise-grade virtual environment. FlexCloud Servers now provide support for Microsoft WebMatrix—a new Web development suite that includes everything required for rapid website development using popular open source applications.
WebMatrix installs in minutes and incorporates a Web server, database, and programming framework in an all-in-one integrated experience. WebMatrix will streamline the coding, testing, and deployment of any ASP.net or PHP website, and also pre-configures and installs the most popular open source applications, including WordPress, DotNetNuke, Umbraco and Joomla!
FlexCloud Servers make it easy to quickly publish websites with WebMatrix. The WebMatrix server image is pre-configured and available in the FlexCloud Server image library. Users simply configure a new server instance using this image and enter the connection information into WebMatrix to upload.
"The new WebMatrix image illustrates the power and flexibility of the FlexCloud platform," said Todd Benjamin, vice president of enterprise hosting for Hostway. "Users can create server instances from their own or our pre-published library of images, significantly reducing the time, effort, and cost to launch fully-functional applications in the cloud."
For more information on FlexCloud Servers and Microsoft WebMatrix visit www.hostway.com/webmatrix/.
About Hostway Corporation
Hostway Corporation is a leader in Cloud, Managed, and Managed Hosting. Hostway delivers reliable, secure, and scalable Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions to over 600,000 customers worldwide. Hostway services its clients from more than 250,000 square feet of state-of-the-art data center space, spanning four continents and 12 countries. Hostway has emerged as one of the largest cloud hosting and Infrastructure-as-a-Service providers in the world due to the company’s expertise in developing secure, multi-tenant hosting environments and is committed to providing SMB's and large enterprises with cost effective business solutions. Hostway’s core products include Managed Hosting, Cloud Hosting, and Email and Applications.
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