A Linux web hosting platform is sufficient for most websites and it is the least expensive option. It is the most stable and popular operating system on the Internet. NetFronts offers both Windows and Linux. Your website would require a Windows web hosting plan only if your site uses ASP (Active Server Pages). Only about 20% of the websites all over the world utilize ASP technology. If you did not design your site, it is best to ask your website designer or webmaster if ASP was used in building your website.
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