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Web Hosting company Netfirms unveils new hosting technology at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference
Web host's unified Windows and Linux platform recognized in evolution of hosting

July 12, 2007 - Netfirms, Inc. (http://www.netfirms.com) President, Thomas Savundra, will officially unveil Netfirms MultiPlatform™ hosting technology at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Denver, Colorado this week.

Savundra will be presenting with Microsoft Corp's (NASDAQ: MSFT) John Zanni, Managing Director of Hosting, at the Executive Summit presentation - Hosting 2.0: The Evolution of Hosting. Over 10,000 partners, industry experts, speakers, exhibitors, and Microsoft executives will be in attendance.

Netfirms is the first to offer a unified Windows and Linux web hosting platform, allowing developers to use both Microsoft Windows and Linux-based web development tools simultaneously to build feature rich, dynamic web sites and applications.

"We worked with Microsoft engineers for over a year to develop, test, and certify our MultiPlatform technology to meet growing customer demand for ASP.net hosting," says Thomas Savundra. "This integrated technology is a natural step forward in our industry. Web developers no longer have to choose between Windows or Linux platforms to build their websites."

Netfirms Multiplatform is available on Netfirms Business and Netfirms Enterprise hosting packages starting at $14.95/month, which include ASP.NET 1.0 and 2.0, SQL Server 2005, Apache, MySQL, Ruby on Rails and PHP.

For more information on Netfirms MultiPlatform visit:
http://www.netfirms.com/web-hosting/web-hosting-business/


For more information about the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference visit:
http://www.microsoft.com/partner/events/wwpartnerconference/default.htm


About Netfirms: Netfirms, Inc., founded in 1998, provides web hosting solutions and technology to successful small and medium-sized businesses, home office, entrepreneurs and individuals worldwide. Netfirms hosts over 1,000,000 websites, with offices in the U.S. and Canada. Netfirms was selected in 2006 as one of HostReview.com's Top 10 Fastest Growing Web Hosting Companies.

For more information about Netfirms, visit http://www.netfirms.com/


Media Contact: Julie Vieth, Communications Coordinator Netfirms Inc., 416-661-2100 x266 julie@netfirms.com