Bitrix Inc., a fastest growing content management solution provider, today announced that one of its products Bitrix Site Manager can be deployed with confidence on Microsoft’s Windows Server 2008 (Certified for Windows Server 2008), the most advanced Windows server operating systems yet. Certified for Windows Server 2008 logo identifies applications that have been independently tested to meet the highest technical bar for stability, security, reliability, availability, Windows fundamentals, and platform compatibility. The certification of the commercial web-application sets the new quality standards for web-developers. The requirements include surviving low-resource simulations, Smart card login and secure credential management, ability to work in a multilingual environment, degrade gracefully when services are unavailable, and function properly in safe mode. Bitrix Site Manager – Content Management System written in PHP, became the first web application certified for Windows Server 2008. Currently, only 119 software products worldwide received this status. “Microsoft actively supports the development of modern web technologies and helps partners to create quality products that allow companies to stay competitive on the global market”, – said Nikolay Pryanishnikov, president of Microsoft Russia. “We are glad that Russian software development company became the first-ever PHP-application which has passed the most complicated check on compatibility and reliability. We are certain that Microsoft certification will help Bitrix to reach even more impressive results”. “Windows Server 2008 Certification is a natural step for Bitrix Inc. in mastering and developing new technologies”, said Sergey Ryzhikov, CEO of Bitrix Inc. “Compatibility with Microsoft platform ensures web-developers and web-site owners that Bitrix Site Manager meets the stringent quality requirements. As a result, when companies choose Bitrix’ or Microsoft products they receive better performance and reliability, as well as numerous security enhancements”. Windows Server 2008 software certification consists of approximately 100 test cases that independently confirm an application’s compliance with best practices for compatibility, security, reliability, and availability on the new platform, while ensuring the software performs in a 64-bit environment. The certification identifies top-performing technologies that are ready to deploy in mission-critical environments. About Bitrix Bitrix, Inc. specializes in the development of content management systems and portal solutions for managing web projects and multifunctional information systems on the Internet. Bitrix specialists, by their considerable efforts and skill, developed the Bitrix Site Manager software—a standalone application that provides complex web solutions. This software tech-corp was established in 1998 by a group of IT specialists. Bitrix continues to hold a leading position in the web development market, always offering high-standard solutions to its clients and partners.