Server Lets .Net Apps Run on Apache
Covalent's new Enterprise Ready Server lets developers run .Net applications on Apache systems.Covalent Wednesday afternoon will announce that its Enterprise Ready Server, or ERS, is now compatible with Microsofts ASP.Net development environment. Covalents server is based on the Apache 2.0 open-source platform. Developers now can create .Net applications and run them on Apache systems, according to Jim Zemlin, vice president of marketing for Covalent. The move addresses two trends within the industry, Zemlin said. The first is that it bridges the two most popular Web servers, Apache and Microsofts IIS.
It also deals with the struggle within enterprises, where operations groups are pushing to run the Apache platform for its security and ease of use, while developers want the freedom to work within whatever environment they desire.