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Microsoft Announces Azure Stack For India

All the major Azure Stack partners HP, Dell, EMC, Lenovo and Cisco, have started shipping Azure Stack to customers in India.

Debashis Sarkar | News18.com@SarkDeb

Updated:December 15, 2017, 1:54 PM IST
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Microsoft Announces Azure Stack For India
Operating since September 2015, Microsoft is also the first public cloud service provider to be empaneled by Ministry of Information Technology (MeitY) in late 2016. (Image: REUTERS/Charles Platiau)
Being the only provider of all three cloud platforms – private, public and hybrid – Microsoft has now launched Azure Stack for India. Azure Stack is an extension of Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform enabling entirely new hybrid cloud scenarios.

“As many mobile-only and cloud-only collaboration and productivity scenarios emerge in the workplace, we are working with our customers and partners to accelerate movement to the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge in the next year, and to help build new engines of growth. With Azure Stack, we will help our customers move forward in their preferred digital transformation path at a pace they prefer,” said Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India.

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All the major Azure Stack partners HP, Dell, EMC, Lenovo and Cisco, have started shipping Azure Stack to customers in India. A large Azure Stack ready partner ecosystem has been created with partners such as Netmagic, Embee and G7CR. Microsoft has three of its 42 global datacenters regions located in India at Mumbai, Pune and Chennai. To recall, Microsoft was the first global public cloud provider to offer local cloud services in India

Operating since September 2015, the company was also the first public cloud service provider to be empaneled by Ministry of Information Technology (MeitY) in late 2016. It continues to be a certified cloud provider for Governments in India.

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“As the pace of digital transformation picks up in 2018, we recognize that many customers prefer to evolve gradually by first moving to a hybrid cloud environment before fully embracing the public cloud,” added Maheshwari.

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