REDPLAID Managed Hosting Selected for Microsoft BizSparkâ„¢ Program
ST. LOUIS, MO (Gawkwire.com) REDPLAID Managed Hosting, a division of Connectria Corporation®, today announced that it has been selected as a Network Partner within Microsoft BizSpark, a program designed to assist startup software companies.
The BizSpark Program is a new global program designed to accelerate the success of early stage Startups by connecting them to Network Partners: active members of the global software ecosystem who can provide mentorship, guidance and resources to BizSpark Startups.
BizSpark Startups who qualify for the program are entitled access to Microsoft development tools, platform technologies and production licenses, such as Windows Server and SQL Server (including Enterprise Editions). Qualified Startups will also benefit from support and visibility through Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) and the global BizSpark community of partners, investors and clients.
Under the BizSpark program, REDPLAID will provide selected Startups its managed hosting services. "As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, REDPLAID has successfully provided managed hosting services for Microsoft products for years," noted Rich Waidmann, REDPLAID President and CEO. "Through the added incentives offered with BizSpark, REDPLAID hopes to further extend its longstanding tradition of enabling startup software companies around the globe."
In order to qualify for the BizSpark program, the Startup must be a private company building a software-based product or service, have been in business for less than 3 years and have less than US$1 million in annual revenue.
To join the BizSpark program, or learn more about BizSpark and REDPLAID Managed Hosting Services, please visit: bizspark.redplaid.com.