Free hosting offerings have been launched to help jump start your Web applications. That includes ASP.NET or PHP apps.

Microsoft partners will host your application or Website on the most up-to-date Web platform, and you get a great deal.

You get

  • Free hosting for 60 days*.
  • Free Microsoft Expression Web** ($299 value)
  • Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition.
  • Free $100 Microsoft adCenter search advertising credit.

Here's the summary of what can be included:

  • Windows Server 2008
  • IIS 7
  • ASP.Net
  • SQL Server 2008 Web
  • PHP and MySQL
  • Expression Web and Visual Web Developer Express
  • Click here for a complete list of the Microsoft Web Platform components.

You get to choose from:

  • Shared hosting: Basic Web presence and content management.
  • Virtual dedicated hosting: Custom Web application development and high traffic.
  • Dedicated hosting: Content and applications on your hardware.

For more information, see Microsoft Web Platform -- Free Hosting.