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Welcome to the Hosting Community

The Microsoft Hosting Community is available at no charge to Microsoft partners who are interested in the hosting industry. Gain access to information and marketing resources to help you develop and extend your Microsoft-platform hosting solutions.

What you need to know

Take the next step by earning the Hosting competency—and differentiate your business from your competition, with access to exclusive sales and marketing materials and Microsoft partner branding.

Drive customers with referrals

Connect with new customers searching for qualified Microsoft hosting partners, applications, and services by listing your company in with Microsoft Referrals.

Get started with SPLA

With the Microsoft Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA), there are no up-front costs or Microsoft Volume Licensing commitments. You pay only for what you used in the previous month, you have access to the latest versions of software, and you can sell your services worldwide.

Hosting Community resources

Demos and downloads

Explore the broad range of demos and downloadable software to get the most from the Hosting Community.

Learn and get ready

Prepare for accreditations with no-cost, on-demand trainings and assessments developed specifically for Hosting Service Providers.

Promote and sell

Access digital marketing assets to help you maintain consistent messaging for the products and offers that are relevant to your business.