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.IIS Hosting

The Best IIS Hosting Solution.

Each of our web hosting solutions are fine-tuned, blazing fast and are ready for you! Choose the high speed package tailored for your needs.

Developer Friendly IIS Hosting

Just a few ways we make your life easier...

developer friendly hosting

At A2 Hosting, you get the best versions of your favorite and the most popular Windows Hosting development software. Here are just some of the development software and solutions that will be included within your account:

ASP.NET 2.x, 3.x & 4.x     Microsoft SQL Server 2016     Windows Server 2012 & 2016     Access Database     MVC 4 or 5     Classic ASP     .NET Core 2.2     Silverlight 4 or 5     FTP / SFTP     SSLFree SSL     IIS 8.5 & 10     MySQL 5.6     PHP 5.6, 7.0 or 7.1

fast hosting

A mere 1-second page load delay impacts your bounce rate, SEO rankings, your conversion rate and ultimately your bottom line! You won't have to worry about any of this when you choose A2 Hosting and our screaming fast SwiftServer platform! That's because your sites come hosted on our speed optimized servers with your choice of server location, free SSDs, LiteSpeed web server and our up to 20X faster Turbo Server option all leading to better website performance!

free migration

Are you ready to move your site to A2 Hosting, but nervous about doing the actual site migration to our servers by yourself? Don't be! In most cases we can move your site for free. Just contact our friendly 24/7/365 Guru Crew Support team to request that they move your site for you! It's a worry-free migration! That means there's no more barriers for you to get your hands on all of our site speed optimization resources! Isn't it about time that you love your web host?

Our 24/7/365 support staff includes expert system admins hard at work ensuring your server runs at its peak. We employ our industry's best practices, feature servers in the best data centers and make sure your server includes the latest security patches. That's why we can commit to your service being up over 99.9% of the time.

.IIS Hosting - Experience The A2 Difference Today!

Here are just a few of the .IIS Hosting benefits you'll experience with us that make A2 Hosting the very best!

.IIS Hosting - Industry Best Solutions

Our goal isn't to win awards. Our goal is to offer the best web host solutions that are both blazing fast and ultra-reliable. Even so, we're still extremely proud of our team's accomplishments! Since our launch in 2003, their hard work has helped us earn recognition and accolades as the top hosting provider in the industry. 

.IIS Hosting - What Our Customers Have To Say?

97% of A2 Hosting users have said that they would recommend our services to a friend. Below are just a few examples of reviews from those customers.

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Not seeing the hosting solution that you want or need?  Don't worry! We have a whole range of services that are bound to fit your specific hosting needs. At A2 Hosting, we offer SharedReseller and VPS services as well as Managed WordPress solutions.Looking for a new domain name or SSL Certificate? We've got you covered there as well! Just click the button below to visit our Web Hosting comparison page. That's where you'll see a full breakdown of each of our Windows Hosting services.

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Reliable .IIS Web Hosting

At A2 Hosting, not only are our servers fast, they're ultra-reliable. That's because we know how much care you put into developing your sites and applications. You can't deal with downtime. That's why they're fine-tuned, dependable and backed by our 99.9% Uptime Commitment.

Do you have any .IIS Hosting questions? Just ask our 24/7/365 Guru Crew Support team. They're friendly, knowledgeable and standing by to help! Ask them about all the developer friendly tools that are included with your account. They can tell you how you get the best versions of ASP.NET, MSSQL, PHP, Windows Server and so much more!

Get started now! You're going to love our .IIS Hosting service. We're so sure of it, we'll let you try us completely risk free. That's right! We offer our Money-Back Guarantee.

What Is .IIS?

.iis web hostingInternet Information Service (IIS) is Microsoft Corporation's flagship web server. Focused on providing the fastest .IIS web hosting anywhere, A2 Hosting offers the best version of IIS web services. Developed not only as a web server, IIS can also manage and maintain a variety of popular web protocols, server modules and applications for bi-directional communication. A2 Hosting connects you with all necessary services to make any development project a complete success. IIS incorporates protocols such as HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, FTPS, SMTP and NNTP. HTTP and HTTPS, used from web pages. Over time, IIS it has become a primary host for HTTP-SOAP, Active Server Pages (ASP) and additional web service related protocols. 

.IIS support from A2 Hosting gives you complete autonomy of your development environment. The best version of IIS is loaded with powerful administrative enhancements. The application settings and technology tools can be used to customize .IIS to match your unique specifications. Listed below are some key configuration capabilities and programmatic features built within IIS. 

  • Access Protection
  • ASP.NET and PHP Support
  • Centralized Web Farm Management
  • Delegated Remote Management
  • Dynamic Caching and Compression
  • Enhanced Server Protection
  • Integrated Media Platform
  • Modular and Extensible Web Server
  • Powerful Admin Tools
  • Rich Diagnostic Tools
  • Scalable Web Infrastructure
  • Secure Content Publishing

If you already own a domain and want to migrate your setup, A2 Hosting can help!

Your IIS Hosting Expectations 

Reliability, speed and security are most likely on the top of your .IIS hosting expectations list. With the ability to monitor and manage remotely at any time, our .IIS hosting enhances flexibility during your initial planning. As you begin to onboard for development and staging, our services will help you gauge performance objectives to meet or exceed your benchmarks. 

As your hosting service provider, our goal is to consistently deliver a secure, reliable, and remotely accessible IIS experience, at the fastest possible speeds. A2 Hosting's .IIS web hosting has introduced several high performance tools to assist administrators and service providers in creating scalable applications, sites, and clusters. We make it easy for you to monitor and tune performance to function optimally even during demanding conditions.

Web Development Tools 

IIS Microsoft Web Development Tool gives administrators the ability to package an entire web module complete with the configuration, certificates and databases into one unified package, then deploy from one location. In addition, administrators have the ability to control delegation options for developers and control access for non-admins. Delegated administration is a powerful way to managed segregated task among a remote team with no conflict in security and the ability to lock specific configuration and policy settings. These are some of the accessible features IIS Web Development Tools is used to manage. 

  • GAC Assemblies (Global Assembly Cache) responsible for shared resources
  • COM DLL support.
  • SQL databases
  • SSL certificates

Administrative Diversity 

The latest versions of IIS contains a thorough combination of administrative utilities that can be used from the GUI or from the command line. IIS also allows powerful API scripting using Windows PowerShell to automate repetitive processes. 

The .IIS Remote Connections manager makes navigating between .IIS and ASP.NET functions easier to execute for delegated administrators. The Remote Connections Manager is an effective way reduce overhead by eliminating administrative burdens and streamline control using resourceful delegation. Group membership data, settings, and diagnostics are intelligently configured in one place, then applied as needed within the .NET framework for both windows and non-Windows operating systems. 


The IIS command-line utility designed to read and write configuration instructions, to access the IIS site and application pool state. This powerful feature allows administrators to key-in specific commands related to routed URLs, processes and dataflow. 


IIS scripting provides administrators powerful automation capability. Basic and complex tasks can be executed using VBScipt and JScript. Using WMI in IIS gives administrators basic configuration tasks like managing web sites and applications. 

Windows PowerShell 

.IIS provides accessible API functionality that allows managed code to tap into system status, diagnostics, and server configuration. No matter the complexity of the task, through Windows PowerShell Provider, web administrators can enhance system performance and production. The PowerShell command sequences invokes the API runtime and allows direct programmability. 

Reliability & Scalability 

.IIS reliability delivers on multiple levels. With its ability to adjust capacity progressively, .IIS handles application routing requests, load balancing and dynamic scalability by allowing the administrator the URL Rewriter. Improve search results by making site URLs search engine-friendly, map static URLs and enforce a consistent host name for a site. Through he Application Request Routing (APR), administrators can apply rule based HTTP server requests to adjust and optimize load balancing functions to support a web farm propagation systematically and at reduced cost. Web or application servers can easily be added, configured or removed. The APR monitors URL testing, monitoring while giving the administrator an aggregated view using the IIS Manager. 

Dynamic Caching and Compression 

ASP.NET, PHP, ASP and other application frameworks perform better utilizing IIS HTTP caching and compression. Both static and dynamic web content are accelerated with IIS's integrated caching and compression technology. Enhanced bandwidth compression works in unison with a compression enabled client. The output of dynamic ASP.NET, Classic ASP, PHP or other dynamic pages in buffered memory cache. The query string values as well as HTTP headers can be managed by the administrator to determine when the data can be sent to the web client. This dramatically increases performance amd response times. 

Error Troubleshooting 

.IIS provides error messages and security action items to server administrators. Monitoring and measuring media experiences is critical for understanding how users engage with content and how to more profitably deploy media. Failures can easily be re-analyzed using the Failed Request Tracing feature. .IIS server administrators can easily redefine error conditions that they wish to monitor. Failed Request Tracing includes failure events and can be encoded in events. IIS error and troubleshooting capability provides unprecedented diagnoses and detailed application resolution. 

.IIS Security 

.IIS Enhanced Server Protection provides secure web publishing support using the highest industry standard protocols. .IIS FTP Publishing Service allows developers to securely transfer content using SSL (FTPS). .IIS Enhance Server Protection also provides advanced web support for standards such as UTF8 and IPv6. .IIS WebDAV Extension permits developers the ability to publish content with enhanced security features. Listed below are some of the key security enhancements packaged in IIS. 

  • Access Protection Safeguard /URL Authorization/Request Filtering (Designed to protect the web server from unauthorized malicious requests, built-in filtering and URL authorization rules.)
  • URL Rewriting
  • ASP.NET and PHP Support
  • Advanced Process Architecture
  • Enhanced ASP.NET Integration and Extensibility

Enhanced ASP.NET Integration 

.IIS boasts an integrated processing pipeline and administrative tools specifically for the ASP.NET runtime native and managed modules. The following list highlights key IIS integration capabilities that allow developers the flexibility to utilize and even build your own custom modules. 

  • Popular Web Languages
  • Rich Native (C/C++) and Managed (.NET) Extensibility
  • Reduced Security Footprint
  • Customized Installation Options
  • Extend Engagement
  • Web Platform Installer Support

Media & Adaptive Streaming 

With ability to stream .IIS true HD, .IIS adaptive streaming technology can deliver on-demand live to seamlessly broadcast HTTP to standard media and Microsoft Silverlight clients.