Microsoft Azure powers digital transformation for Indian businesses in 2017

ANI | Updated: Jan 17, 2018 15:45 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan 17 (ANI): For decades, Microsoft has been at the forefront of converging technologies to offer progressive innovation as a technology company. At the heart of the new Microsoft is Azure, a global computing cloud used to build, deploy and manage applications through an unparalleled global network of datacentres.

This has enabled Microsoft to be able to offer unparalleled differentiation in futuristic uses of cloud technologies.

Moving into 2018 with the aim to empower every Indian and every Indian organisation with best-in-class technology, Microsoft offers its legacy software's as services on Azure cloud, thus enabling businesses in India to accelerate their digital transformation in delivering new customer experiences throughout 2017.

Till date, Azure supports the widest range of programming languages, frameworks, operating systems, databases, and devices, allowing enterprises to leverage the tools and technologies they trust.

In 2016, using Microsoft's Cloud infrastructure, over 2000 start-ups created a range of IT solutions for retail, e-commerce, banking, logistics, energy, healthcare, and FMCG organisations.

Since then the firm's addressable market is far bigger now.

In 2017, Microsoft saw India's top IT companies and talent combine the finest that Microsoft offers with open source data, AI innovations on Azure to create data-driven, intelligent apps.

As a result, a significant number of Indian businesses are driving innovation using Microsoft's advanced cloud services in areas such as big data, IoT, advanced analytics, and cognitive services.

Marquee customers such as Tata Motors, Flipkart, Ola, SBI and Wipro amongst others, are taking advantage of Microsoft's unmatched security, privacy, transparency and the most comprehensive compliance coverage of any cloud provider.

Further, over the past year, along with increased adoption, the Microsoft Azure team has explicitly focused on removing all barriers for enterprise customers, so that even the most complex technology and policy requirements are uniquely met with Azure.

Moreover, Azure enabled IT and developer productivity, provided a consistent hybrid cloud, unlocked AI solutions, and also ensured trust through security, privacy and cost controls. (ANI)