SoftLayerTM Joins Microsoft Hosting BizSparkTM Program
Offers Valuable Cost Savings and Support for Qualified Startup Companies
Dallas—May 18, 2009— SoftLayerTM Technologies has been approved as a partner in the Microsoft® Hosting BizSparkTM Program. As a BizSpark partner, SoftLayer can now provide qualifying startup companies with value pricing on Microsoft development software and tools.BizSpark is a global program designed to equip emerging, high-potential startups with entrepreneurial and technological resources that can accelerate their early growth and success. Qualified startups receive a wide range of benefits including:
- Fast and easy access to full-featured Microsoft development tools, platform technologies, and server product production licenses to help develop and bring innovative solutions to market.
- Access to Microsoft Network Partners around the world, including incubators, investors, advisors, and government agencies focused on software-fueled innovation and entrepreneurship.
- Global visibility to potential investors, clients, peers, and partners.
About SoftLayer Technologies
Headquartered in Dallas, SoftLayer is the innovation leader in Cloud, Dedicated, and Managed Hosting, and the largest private hosting company in the world. SoftLayer provides cloud, dedicated, and seamlessly integrated computing environments, with world-class data centers in Dallas, Houston, San Jose, Seattle, and Washington D.C., and network Points of Presence nationwide. The company integrates and automates all elements of its platform, empowering enterprises of any size with complete control, security, scalability, and ease-of-management via a leading Customer Portal and Open API. For more information, please visit www.softlayer.com or call 866.398.7638.