Host Depot Upgrades to Microsoft SQL Server 2005

Host Depot Upgrades to Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Optimizing its Customers’ IT Environments by Delivering a more Secure and Reliable Data Management and Analysis Platform

Coral Springs, Fl. June 22, 2006 – Host Depot has upgraded its Microsoft (MS) SQL server to MS SQL 2005. This upgrade will allow its current customers using MS SQL 2000, to utilize the upgraded more comprehensive platform, which provides enterprise-class data management with integrated Business Intelligence (BI) tools.

Existing customers who use MS SQL 7.0 will automatically move to MS SQL 2005 with no added cost to their current SQL server plan with Host Depot, while MS SQL 2000 customers will have the option of upgrading. This option, according to previous cases studies reported to Microsoft, will enable those who upgrade to MS SQL 2005 to have a 20% increase in server speed to help improve their business. MS SQL 2005 also offers significant improvements aside from server speed:

  • Faster results – A new Management Studio and integration with Visual Studio 2005 and the Microsoft .NET common language runtime helps to build, debug, and operate applications faster and more efficiently.
  • Better Decisions – A comprehensive business intelligence platform for data integration, analysis, and reporting that helps to turn insight into action and make better decisions, faster
  • Trusted Platform – The highest performance, availability and security to run the most demanding applications with native data encryption, secure default settings, and password policy enforcement
MS SQL 2005 also offers enhanced enterprise data management and optimizes the user’s IT environment, which is why so many business and IT decision makers adopt Microsoft SQL Servers for their businesses.

“Now having Microsoft SQL 2005, we can offer a significantly improved server solution to our customers, allowing them to stay at the forefront of their industries through being up-to-date with the latest technologies available,” said Sarah-Joy Reid, Director of Operations for Host Depot.

This upgrade is part of the enhancements Host Depot has been making to improve their business through enhanced service plans and better equipment for their customers. Innovation is a necessary step for anyone in the web hosting industry to survive, and Host Depot plans to remain an industry leader.

About Host Depot, Inc.

Host Depot, Inc. was founded in September of 1997 as a technology company with a focus on hosting and the development of integrated e-commerce solutions tailored for small, medium, and large businesses. Since their inception, they have grown to provide a breadth of new services including Internet access products, web site development, promotional services, and high-end e-commerce hosting solutions. Their goal, to this day, is to provide a convenient, high-performance, and reliable web hosting experience. They have assembled a solid foundation of state-of-the-art servers, high-performance networks, and experienced professionals to ensure that Host Depot, Inc. remains the web host of choice. Further information about Host Depot may be obtained visiting the company's web site at

Thursday, June 22, 2006

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