Microsoft strengthens SMBs in India with its Cloud offerings
Microsoft is accelerating its cloud momentum across small and medium businesses (SMBs) in India.
With over 60 million SMBs, India’s SMBs form the backbone of the national economic structure. They provide employment to around 120 million people and contribute around 45% of overall exports from India. With the growth of mobile computing and better connectivity, SMBs are leveraging the power of cloud services to enhance productivity, improve business efficiency and customer engagement and create innovations in products and services. Research firm Gartner predicts that more than 80% of the enterprise workloads are expected to shift to the cloud by end of 2020.
SMBs consider cloud adoption for various reasons, including revenue growth, cost savings, improved security, value differentiation and anytime anywhere access to documents and applications from multiple locations.
Pay less, get more: Running any part of the business on the cloud on their terms and timelines, SMBs can see more cost savings.
Flexible modernization and scale, unparalleled innovation: Adding cloud capabilities at their own pace, eliminating administration
Unmatched security and business continuity: Up-to-date security updates and protection from threats and ransomware
Cloud computing technologies are not only advanced but also affordable and easy to deploy and use. This creates an opportunity for SMBs to change the way they use IT services, and in turn improve their operational efficiency and productivity, leading to improved profitability and growth. Cloud computing has made IT related expenses predictable and less capital intensive, making cloud the essential IT infrastructure of SMBs.
Microsoft is bringing the power of the cloud to SMBs across Tier I, II and III cities in India to help them achieve more. Its 9500+ strong partner ecosystem that is present across 250 cities in India is helping the company move closer to SMBs. The partners enable businesses find the right technology that match their business requirements. Together with ISV partners, Microsoft is bringing cloud solutions that address the business needs of SMBs in an affordable and scalable manner.
Being the only provider of all the three clouds in India, the differentiated value proposition of the Microsoft cloud offerings is to deliver more value to the core of every business. The integrated capabilities spanning the Microsoft cloud create an unmatched platform for digital transformation for organizations of all sizes. With the Microsoft cloud, SMBs can boost productivity, optimize resources, and accelerate the pace of innovation.
Underlying all of this is Microsoft’s mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.