IIS is again a webserver developed by Microsoft with windows NT family. It is distributed along with windows NT. It is used for hosting websites and other content on the web. IIS has rich graphical interface to manage the webserver which keeps it in the front runner for the ease of use. IIS has inbuilt support for the Microsoft technologies like Microsoft SharePoint Microsoft visual studio .NET, web distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV). WebDAV makes the content creation fast and easy.
Secure the server by reducing the attack surface area
Improve performance and reduce memory footprint
Empower Web applications
Better development experience
Use the full power of ASP.NET
Why Internet information Server?
IIS includes: IIS allows Web applications to fully leverage the powerful features and extensibility of ASP.NET 2.0. ASP.NET features including forms-based authentication, membership, session state and many others can be used for all types of content, providing a unified experience across the entire Web application.