DiscountASP.NET Launches Support for Microsoft Web Deployment Tool on
Windows 2008 Hosting Platform
DiscountASP.NET, a leader in Windows Hosting, announces support for Microsoft's Web
Deployment Tool 1.0, also known as MSDeploy, on their Windows 2008 hosting platform. The
tool allows developers to package their web application configurations and content, including
databases, and to use the packages for both deployment and archiving.
Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2009 -- Windows hosting leader, DiscountASP.NET announces support for
Microsoft's newly released Web Deployment Tool 1.0, also known as MSDeploy on their Windows 2008 hosting
platform. The Web Deployment Tool significantly improves the web deployment experience for developers
hosting at DiscountASP.NET. The tool allows developers to package their web application configurations and
content, including databases, and to use the packages for both deployment and archiving.
With feature delegation support, DiscountASP.NET customers can deploy their application packages to the web
and SQL servers using IIS Manager without requiring administrative privileges, including the ability to set folders
as an application starting point. The tool also supports the management of parameter changes between
development, staging and production environments, for example, updating of the database connection string.
During application deployment only files that has changed is synchronized saving both time and bandwidth.
"Over the last couple years, Microsoft has focused on improving the web deployment scenario. Last year, in
partnership with Microsoft, we offered a free Web Deployment Tool hosting sandbox for developers to test and
provide early feedback on MSDeploy." said Takeshi Eto, VP Marketing and Business Development at
DiscountASP.NET. "The launch of the release version of MSDeploy is a significant step toward hassle-free
one-click application deployment. We are very pleased to have participated in this early effort and to make this
technology available to our cu