Windows Server 2012 is the latest release of Windows Server family and it succeeds Windows Server 2008 R2. Various features were added or improved over the previous Windows version, such as an updated version of Hyper-V, an IP address management role, a new version of Windows Task Manager, a new file system etc…

At the moment many hosting companies offer ASP.NET hosting on Windows 2012 Server in different categories as shared, VPS, dedicated, reseller and cloud hosting services. So, depending on your needs and budget the customers could chose from different solutions.

The main Windows 2012 Hosting benefits are ASP.NET 4.5, MS SQL 2012 Server and MVC 4 support, it also comes with IIS 8. As the ASP.NET 4.5 and MVC 4 comes with all Windows 2012 Web hosting plans, the SQL 2012 Server is an option, so some Hosts could require to purchase it as additional add-on.

So, what is the best Windows 2012 Hosting? Depending on customers’ needs it depends on hosting location, type, customer support, uptime, security, managed options etc…There is not rule what exactly is the best, because each ASP.NET solution has different requirements.