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Microsoft launches Office 365 in India
30 June, 2011
Microsoft launched Microsoft Office 365 in India to enable
easy access to cost effective business productivity solutions.
According to the company, the launch is a part of Microsoft's
comprehensive cloud services strategy. It said its low price
offering starting $2 per user per month will allow small and
medium businesses and enterprise customers to access
Microsoft's popular e-mail, collaboration, conferencing and
productivity capabilities online.
"Microsoft Office 365 provides all of the familiar enterprise
class productivity solutions on a flexible usage and payment
model, delivering streamlined communication with high
availability, comprehensive security and simplified IT
management," said Sanket Akerkar, managing director, Microsoft
Corporation India Pvt. Ltd.
"Customers who have already started
using the services are realizing savings from reduced
hardware, software and operational costs," he added.
The company said that over the last 45 days, more than 12,000
organisations have signed up for Office 365 trials.
Office 365 is built with an updated platform and new
infrastructure investments and is backed by the industry's
most rigorous financially-backed SLA. It will be available in
different 'packages' depending on the size and need of the