Applied Innovations Offers Free WebMatrix Hosting

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Applied Innovations today announced it is offering 3 months of free WebMatrix hosting on its Hyper-V Cloud platform. This announcement comes on the heels of the official launch of WebMatrix by Microsoft today.

Applied Innovations’ WebMatrix Hosting Plan
For a limited time, get 3 months free web hosting for Microsoft’s Web Matrix – an innovative, integrated development tool with Applied Innovations. The plan includes 5GB disk space, 200GB bandwidth, 5 free MSSQL 2008 or MySQL 5.x databases, and full support for ASP.NET, MVC, MVC2, MVC3, SQL Compact, ASP.NET Webpages / Razor, LINQ, PHP and more.

“Our WebMatrix hosting plan will allow you to experience the easiest development and deployment process imaginable,” stated Jess Coburn, founder and CEO of Applied Innovations. “We’re confident developers will quickly see the advantages of trusting their applications to our highly available, redundant cloud platform that currently represents one of the largest deployments of Hyper-V Cloud online!”

What is WebMatrix?
Microsoft WebMatrix is a revolutionary new web development tool that includes everything you need for website development. Whether you start from open source web applications, built-in web templates or just start writing code yourself, it’s seamless, simple and free.

WebMatrix installs in minutes and incorporates a web server, database and programming frameworks in an integrated experience. WebMatrix will streamline the coding, testing and deployment of any or PHP website and also dovetails with all of the most popular open source apps like WordPress, DotNetNuke, Umbraco and Joomla. Running right on your desktop, WebMatrix makes the transition from development to production virtually seamless by utilizing the same powerful web server and programming environment that will push the finished site to the Internet.

A longtime Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and exclusive Windows platform web hoster, Applied Innovations was selected as one of the exclusive hosting partners for the WebMatrix Beta Program in July 2010.

“Applied Innovations launched our new testing environment Applied I Labs when the WebMatrix Beta Program went live 6 months ago. With Applied I Labs, the server is independent and isolated, so it’s a secure environment to explore and test freely,” continued Coburn. “It was a great opportunity to work with our friends at Microsoft to ensure WebMatrix would meet or exceed all expectations. WebMatrix makes the development, deployment and hosting of applications like DotNetNuke, WordPress, Joomla and Drupal virtually effortless.”

“We were honored Applied Innovations has been able to so actively support the beta and launch of WebMatrix,” said Coburn. “It is a validation of our partnership with Microsoft and proof of’s commitment to deliver the most innovative tools and technologies for ASP and PHP developers alike.”

About Applied Innovations, Inc.
Based in Boca Raton, Florida, Applied Innovations is a Microsoft Gold Certified hosting provider specializing in Windows hosting since 1999, including Shared, VPS and Dedicated hosting.. Promising superior performance, innovative world-class hosting services and Total Customer Satisfaction at highly competitive rates, Applied Innovations has hosted thousands of domains for small to medium sized businesses worldwide. Applied Innovations has developed a reputation for implementing the latest hosting technologies as soon as they become available, offering customers a cutting-edge Windows hosting experience for PHP, .Net, eCommerce and CMS applications; business, personal, professional and novice customers alike.