US ISVs: Verify Your Application on Windows Azure Earn $250

Microsoft Platform Ready is currently offering $250 checks to independent software vendors (ISVs) in the United States that confirm via a screenshot that your application is compatible with Windows Azure.The first 250 eligible companies that complete promotion procedures, register, and verify a compatible Windows Azure Platform application on MPR site ("Compatible Application") between April 15, […]

Microsoft Platform Ready is currently offering $250 checks to independent software vendors (ISVs) in the United States that confirm via a screenshot that your application is compatible with Windows Azure.

The first 250 eligible companies that complete promotion procedures, register, and verify a compatible Windows Azure Platform application on MPR site ("Compatible Application") between April 15, 2011 and June 17, 2011 will be eligible to receive $250 USD that can be used for marketing or other purposes.

So, if you’re already close to or past the finishing line, go get a $250 check or that Microsoft Office Professional 2010.

To participate in this promotion company must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Company must be legally domiciled within the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia)
  • Company must be an active member of the Microsoft Platform Ready (MPR) program.

How to Participate

  1. Get your app compatible between April 15th and June 17th, 2011 with the help from the MPR Test Tool or self-verify compatibility. Application testing is now simpler and faster with the MPR Test Tool -- find common compatibility issues and receive immediate remediation advice.
  2. Take a screenshot of the Test Tab in MPR, indicating that your app is verified compatible between April 15 - June 17,2011; complete and send this email template with your snail-mail details before June 21, 2011 12:00 PT.
  3. Once we confirm your entry is eligible* you'll receive a check for $250 USD that you can use for marketing resources such as Ready-to-Go (RTG) campaigns and services, search advertising through Microsoft Advertising and more.

Please review the offer terms and conditions here, and Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Terms and Conditions here.

[Via: Windows Azure Platform, Web Hosting and Web]