Andover, MA (PressExposure) December 02, 2009 -- NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI), a leading provider of cloud-enabled enterprise-hosting and managed-application services, today announced that NaviSite will sponsor a one-day workshop, along with Microsoft Corp., for web designers and developers on December 9th. This workshop will examine best practices and will include demonstrations of websites and applications that use a broad spectrum of commercial and open-source development environments. Sessions will cover the Microsoft Web Platform, Internet Information Services (IIS), Windows Server 2008 R2, and PHP on Windows, as well as the market-leading development environments of Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Expression Studio and Microsoft Silverlight.
Workshop Details: Elite Web Optimization Event
Date: Wednesday, December 9th Time: 10 am to 6 pm Location: Cambridge, MA â New England Research and Development Center (NERD) Registration: http://microsoftandnavisite.eventbrite.com The Microsoft Web Platform gives web professionals the framework, web server, database, and tools to build and run websites and applications on Windows. Windows Server 2008 with IIS 7.0 provides an open platform for hosting PHP applications from a single server. With optimized IIS support for both .NET and PHP, as well as native support for SQL, developers are discovering that the Microsoft Web Platform is more flexible and performs better than alternative platforms.
âNaviSite continues to be one of the leading U.S. hosting companies participating in the Microsoft WebsiteSpark program,â said John Zanni, general manager of Worldwide Hosting at Microsoft. âNaviSiteâs combination of strong service and deep expertise with both open source and Microsoft technologies make it an excellent collaborator for Web pros looking to build stronger, more technically advanced Windows Web solutions.â
âNaviSite hosts thousands of websites and web applications on our managed dedicated hosting and virtual hosting environments,â said Sumeet Sabharwal, Senior Vice President of SMB Hosting at NaviSite. âWeb professionals value the experience and demonstrated reliability that NaviSite has been providing for more than 10 years.â
NaviSite offers a comprehensive suite of cloud-enabled managed-hosting solutions â including dedicated servers, database management; server management; virtualization; disaster recovery; remote monitoring; and network and security services â designed to meet customersâ IT management needs and maximize uptime and efficiency.