BENGALURU: Microsoft exhibited Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for the Indian enterprises and organizations which are made by startups that understand the possibilities and advantages of the public Cloud and build their SaaS solutions on the Cloud.
Microsoft focuses to provide the right tools, resources, connections, knowledge and expertise that startups need to leverage the full potential of the Cloud and create innovative, SaaS solutions develop on the Cloud, the company stated in a statement.
“Our strategy is to build best-in-class platforms and productivity services for a mobile-first, cloud-first world. We realize the pivotal role that startups, with their ideas and enthusiasm, can play in leveraging those platforms to create newer solutions,” stated Harish Vaidyanathan, Director, Independent Software Vendor Programs at Microsoft, in a statement.
Microsoft has announced multiple program to support startups in the country. Its “BizSpark Plus” program provides free Azure Cloud services to qualified startups to power their business.
The program also offers free software, developer tools, and technical support to help startups be make their.
Microsoft Accelerator also works with mature and late-stage startups, emphasizing on their core needs like guidance on scaling up and customer acquisition.
Earlier, Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO was in Delhi where he urged the Indian developers to use Microsoft platforms to innovate. “I want us to be the platform to foster the ingenuity of the people of India,” he stated.