Microsoft Hosting
By using this site you agree to the use of cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads.


Microsoft Hosting

Get hosting news

Stay current with the monthly hosting newsletter
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.

Earn a competency

Drive customers with Pinpoint

Connect with new customers searching for qualified Microsoft hosting partners, applications, and services by listing your company in the Microsoft Pinpoint online marketplace. More than 20 percent of Pinpoint visitors become viable prospects.

Get listed

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.

Learn more about SPLA

Hosting Community resources

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

    Software downloads
  • Learn and get ready
  • Prepare for accreditations with no-cost, on-demand trainings and assessments developed specifically for Hosting Service Providers.

    Start the training today
  • Social networks

  • Join the hosting community on Twitter and LinkedIn