London, UK - August 13th 2007 - NetBenefit, one of the UK's most experienced managed hosting providers, is offering the first 50 customers to buy a Windows server a free copy of Microsoft's Expression Web design software. The package provides all the tools needed to create a high quality website and is worth over £260.

Expression’s enhanced industrial design will give NetBenefit’s customers cutting-edge capabilities, enabling users to create CSS-based websites, configure and insert ASP.NET controls and use drag-and-drop tools for quick visualisation. They will also be able to build and format website designs on industry-standard XML data using powerful WYSIWYG design tools, without increased complexity or cost.

Jonathan Robinson, Chief Operating Officer at NetBenefit, comments: “We are delighted to be able to offer this great new software free to clients taking advantage of our leading Windows based managed hosting solutions. As a Microsoft Gold certified partner we have an experienced team of professionals focused on building windows based managed hosting platforms tailored to our clients’ business needs. The new Expressions software is just one of a suite of innovative new design products from Microsoft. It combines the creative power to design brilliant online content with the ability to produce standards-compliant websites all in one package.

- Ends -

For further information please contact Jonathan Bawden or Danielle Pereira, Portfolio Communications - 0207 240 6959 or

Notes to Editors:

About NetBenefit
NetBenefit is part of London listed Group NBT plc (LSE: NBT.). Established in 1995, NetBenefit is an experienced provider of Managed Hosting services in the UK, with a range of services to suit every level of business. Its world-class network infrastructure allows it to guarantee resilient, available and secure Managed Hosting for businesses that need a hosting provider they can depend upon.

Group NBT plc is a leading provider of domain name management and Internet-related services through the three trading brands, NetNames, NetBenefit and Group NBT has over 200 employees and is based in London with offices in Copenhagen, New York, Nice, Frankfurt, Munich and Madrid.

For further information about NetBenefit or GroupNBT please visit or

Published on: 12:00AM on 13th August 2007