Sitefinity and DiscountASP.NET Partner to Provide a Free Website for .NET User Groups

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May 20, 2008 - Telerik, the publisher of the Sitefinity CMS and a leading vendor of UI components for .NET, and DiscountASP.NET, a Microsoft gold certified shared hosting provider, announced today the two companies have partnered to extend a unique offer to the INETA User Group (UG) community.

The offer will help UGs enhance collaboration between its members and facilitate the management of their daily activities.

"Telerik has a long standing relationship with the .NET UG community, and the feedback and support we receive from UG members is extremely valuable to us," said Nadia Terzieva, VP of Business Development at Telerik. "We are happy that we have the opportunity to give back to UG members, by making it easy for them to have a brand new website up and running in a matter of hours, with the help of the specially developed DNUG template and INETA manual."

User groups will receive a free Sitefinity Standard edition license (worth $899) and free Windows hosting (worth $240/year). By leveraging the special, custom-built DNUG website template, integrated into Sitefinity, UG members are empowered to organize events, share files and photos, participate in forums and polls, write blogs or news, publish presentations, create job or sponsor listings, etc.

"DiscountASP.NET does what we can to promote .NET technology and we are more than happy to provide .NET hosting for .NET user groups," said Takeshi Eto, VP of Marketing at DiscountASP.NET. "We look forward to hosting a thriving .NET user group community."

.NET user group members can sign up for this exclusive offer for a free Sitefinity license and Asp.net hosting at http://www.sitefinity.com/product/features/free-offer.aspx. More details on DiscountASP.NET are available at www.discountasp.net.

About Telerik:
Telerik is a leading vendor of developer tools and components for .NET. Building on its expertise in interface development and Microsoft technologies, Telerik helps customers build applications with unparalleled richness, responsiveness and interactivity. Created with passion, Telerik products help thousands of developers every day to be more productive and deliver reliable applications under budget and on time. For more information on Telerik, visit www.telerik.com. For information on Sitefinity, visit sitefinity.com.

About DiscountASP.NET:
DiscountASP.NET is an innovative leader in Microsoft Windows-based shared hosting, focused on providing the best value in ASP.NET and SQL database hosting. A Microsoft Gold Certified partner, DiscountASP.NET was one of the first hosts to launch Windows 2008 hosting, and .NET 3.5 hosting supporting LINQ and ASP.NET AJAX hosting. Through strong word-of-mouth and their commitment to ASP.NET and SQL technology, DiscountASP.NET has become the choice for affordable enterprise-class ASP.NET web hosting. For more information, visit DiscountASP.NET.