We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The graphical user interface makes it easy for users to configure the sites."
"The solution integrates well with most Microsoft products."
"The solution is very easy to use and offers a quick deployment."
"The solution is easy to use and connects with Microsoft."
"What I like the most is that it is easy to use."
"Microsoft's technical support has always been very good."
"The solution is very stable. The solution is very simple and easy to use."
"The interface, simplicity, and ease of management are all good features that make this user-friendly."
"The most valuable features are the Domain Controller and the WBFS Manager."
"The most valuable feature is the financial accounting."
"When it comes to the user interface, the context is better than other tools because it is easier to use."
"The .NET framework is a mature platform that is very helpful and saves time during the software development process."
"As we are a software company, we find that accessing resources using this technology is easier compared to the others."
"I'd rate the solution as highly stable."
"Ease of use, the richness of the libraries and basically very good development tools."
"Proven solution with valuable customization."
"This solution needs to be easier for cases where you want to have an IIS cluster."
"If Microsoft IIS could work well with AppOptics or things like PHP, Python, and other custom languages that run on the webserver, it would be ideal. I think there are cases where people need to use Apache instead of IIS when IIS doesn't work well with other web languages."
"We've never had any issues with the solution, but it's still nice to have overall improvements on it. It could be easier and faster to use, for example."
"The documentation is not very detailed. They need to improve it and add to it. They should ensure there are lots of visuals to help users better understand the solution."
"In the next release, I would like to see better integration between the cloud environment and the on-premises environment."
"The documentation isn't very good and the options are very complex."
"The level of technical support the solution offers could be improved."
"Scalability issues and security concerns need attention from Microsoft."
"Better integration with other tools to make the operation faster would be an improvement."
"This solution should include Power BI so that we don't have to use any third-party tools."
"They should have more training materials available that are specific to .NET. We spend a lot of money training our engineers."
"If Microsoft would provide a monthly subscription at a cost that a developer can afford then it would be really helpful."
"In the next release, I am looking for more advanced technologies such as socket communication and enhanced features like realtime chat with the clients."
"The pricing is a bit expensive."
"The .NET open source community could be larger."
"Lacking in auto-scaling."
"This solution comes included with Windows Server."
"The price of the cloud system is a bit high."
"The pricing could be cheaper."
"There is a Community Edition that can be used free of charge, but the licensing cost for the Enterprise version is quite high."
"If you want to develop an enterprise-level application, you have to purchase the enterprise-level development license."
"The Microsoft .NET Framework is free of charge, without licensing cost."
"For the moment I can only give the product a rating of five out of ten since only some of the customers will be satisfied, those that have the financial resources for hosting a platform on Windows Server."
"The solution is free but you need to pay for a license for the hosting service."
IIS is ranked 4th in Application Infrastructure with 9 reviews while Microsoft .NET Framework is ranked 2nd in Application Infrastructure with 13 reviews. IIS is rated 8.0, while Microsoft .NET Framework is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of IIS writes "The interface, simplicity, and ease of management lend flexibility to this configurable solution". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft .NET Framework writes "Lacks adequate cross-platform performance and interoperability with AS400, but is the only viable solution for non-cross-platform tasks and works smoothly with Microsoft Technologies". IIS is most compared with NGINX Plus, Tomcat, Apache Web Server, Oracle WebLogic Server and IBM BPM, whereas Microsoft .NET Framework is most compared with Apache Web Server, Magic xpa Application Platform, SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Portal, JBoss Enterprise Application Platform and IBM DataPower Gateway. See our IIS vs. Microsoft .NET Framework report.
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