Windows hosting makes a viable option for a broad range of needs. This platform can provide virtually all the same functionality as Linux and a little more when considering integration with other Microsoft products. Although you might have to pay a little more, the power and efficiency of the Windows platform outweighs the cost disadvantage by far.
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