Taking forward the commitment towards building a strong Web ecosystem and fostering innovation around web, Microsoft India yesterday launched the WebsiteSpark program, an initiative designed to create a partner network and drive business growth for professional web development and design companies. Combined with the release of the Web Platform Installer 2.0 and the Windows Web Application Gallery 2.0, the initiatives make it easier for Web professionals & Organizations to build richer, more compelling Web experiences. The program is supported by Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), National Association of Software and Services Company (NASSCOM) and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) as the network partners; and Netmagic and Net 4, as the hosters.
As the latest initiative in the ‘Spark’ family of programs, including BizSpark and DreamSpark, Microsoft is building upon a legacy of working with key communities and providing the additional support, tools and resources needed in order to help them thrive. The WebsiteSpark Program provides Web professionals with Microsoft software and solutions, together with related tools, training and support, to help their businesses succeed. The WebsiteSpark Program also helps drive new business opportunities by connecting Web professionals and hosters with an ecosystem of customers, partners and other professionals with complementary technologies.
Companies/developers signing up for WebsiteSpark Program will have access to:
Participating companies/developers will also be facilitated with professional support and training:
In addition to software, solutions, training and support, the WebsiteSpark program will extend the reach of participating companies by featuring their offerings in a WebsiteSpark marketplace, supported by Microsoft marketing vehicles. Further, the program will provide an impactful partner ecosystem to support Web professionals’ success. The partnership with Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), National Association of Software and Services Company (NASSCOM) and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) will help jump-start web professionals’ development projects.