WebsiteSpark™ is an initiative by Microsoft that provides Web Pros (professional web developers and designers) with free software, tools and support to help them drive new business opportunities through connections with partners and customers around the world.

Benefits for WebsiteSpark™ Developers

Get Microsoft Software and Tools

  • Windows® Web Server 2008 R2 Web Edition
  • SQL Server® 2008 Web Edition
  • Expression® Studio 2
  • Expression® Web 2
  • Visual Studio® Professional

Get Support and Training

  • Two technical support incidents per program membership
  • Training events and activities
  • Unlimited access to technical manage newsgroups on MSDN
  • Unlimited program support for non-technical issues
  • Access to broad community support through connections with Network Partners, Hosting Partners, and peers with complementary services and technologies

Become a Net24 Nominated Web Pro

There are some simple eligibility requirements to qualify for the WebsiteSpark program:

To qualify you must

  • Be a professional firm whose primary business is providing web development and design services for your customers.
  • Have less than 10 employees (including owners, employees, and contractors)
  • Or an Individual : An individual that performs web-related development and/or design services for its current customers or plans to provide such services to its customers in the future. An Individual does not have his/her own company and/or does not work for a web design or development company.

In addition, you must be willing to

  • Develop and deploy at least one new Web site using Microsoft tools and servers within six months after enrollment, and report it and other new sites to Microsoft.
  • If not already a member, enroll in the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN, formerly known as the Microsoft Partner Program) as part of program participation.

Exclusive Hosting Benefits for WebsiteSpark™ Customers

A participating Web Pro can save significant costs by obtaining free Microsoft licenses for the purpose of offering hosting services with no up-front costs by partnering with a WebsiteSpark Hosting Partner like Net24 and adopting the WebsiteSpark offer.

Complimentary Microsoft software licenses such as Windows Server 2008 Web Edition and SQL Server 2008 Web Edition can be utilised in a production environment on Net24's VPS, Cloud and Dedicated Servers enabling you to provide your customers with competitively priced hosting solutions on the Windows Web platform.

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