It depends on your website / applications platforms which your choose to use.
If you choose ASP.NET scripts and SQL Server database to develop your applications, then you have to choose Windows hosting plans. While, Linux hosting plan are suitable for PHP, mySQL and Ruby on rails scripts based website.
ASP.NET Web Hosting
account that supports fast and automatic installation of ASP.NET CMS, PHP CMS, blogs, forums, shopping carts and many more.