Featured Articles Launches Virtual Server Hosting with IIS 8 for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Launches Virtual Server Hosting with IIS 8 for Microsoft Windows Server 2012
September 06
08:27 2012

Web Hosting NewsToronto, ON – On September 4, 2012 Microsoft officially released the highly anticipated Windows Server 2012. The newly released server operating system offers a number of features that can be utilized to benefit developers, resellers and businesses. On the heels of this release, has announced the launch of its VPS Hosting product line of Windows Server 2012, deployed on its existing Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2-based platform.

“Our customers are always looking for the latest and greatest solutions for their Virtual Dedicated Server,” said Celal Ulgen, CMO at SoftCom Inc. “By offeringWindows Server 2012-based solutions so soon after the release date, we hope to give our customers a head start against their competition, so they can take advantage of all the improvements available in the platform.”

Included in Windows Server 2012 are a number of key features that web hosting customers will find useful, including support for ASP.NET 4.5, the latest .NET Framework, IIS CPU throttling, Application Initialization which can improve time to first byte, Dynamic IP Restrictions to help prevent DoS attacks and FTP Logon attempt restriction to help prevent brute force attacks, as well as WebSocket Protocol for real-time client/server communications. Other key features include enhanced support for open standards, improved Remote Desktop and VDI, and powerful new self-service feature that extend more control to users when accessing from the Cloud.

“We have always had a great appreciation for the products that Microsoft Offers,” said Turker Sokullu, CEO, “As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, we feel it is our duty to keep in touch with new developments at Microsoft and to launch those products and services that will work well for our customers. And by participating in the Rapid Deployment Program for Windows Server 2012, we were able to get our Windows Server 2012-based solution ready and launch a competitive solution right out of the gate.”

“Microsoft is thrilled to be working with companies like SoftCom,” said Peter Doulas, Business Group Lead for the Server and Tools Division within Microsoft Canada. “There has been a lot of enthusiasm for the recent release of Windows Server 2012, largely in part to a myriad of new features that make for a richer user experience, smarter cloud computing capabilities, intuitive automation and more. In collaborating with companies like SoftCom, customers can tap into the resources and technology to help transform their business.”

VPS plans for Windows Server 2012 are available starting at $55.95/month with a 1 year commitment. For more information please visit

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Founded in 1997, SoftCom Inc. is an industry leading provider of Cloud Hosting and Business Communication services to more than 2.5 Million users with support of 26 languages in 140 countries worldwide. The and brands are owned and managed by SoftCom. SoftCom is a Parallels Platinum Service Provider Partner, a Microsoft Gold Partner and a member of Research in Motion (RIM) Blackberry Alliance program.

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