Microsoft And Jio Join Forces

Microsoft And Jio parntered on digital transformation in India

Microsoft and Reliance Jio have entered a long-term strategic relationship, which aims to accelerate the digital transformation of the Indian economy and society.
 
Microsoft said that together they aim to intensify the adoption of modern leading technologies like data analytics, AI, blockchain and edge computing across small and medium enterprises.
 
As part of the collaboration, Jio will provide its internal workforce with collaboration tools available with Microsoft 365. Also, it will move its non-network applications to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.
 
Microsoft and Reliance Jio
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Jio will promote the adoption of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform within its growing ecosystem of startups, as part of Jio’s cloud–first strategy. Also, it will set up datacenters across India, consisting of next-generation compute, while Microsoft will deploy its Azure platform in these datacenters to support Jio’s offerings.
 
Jio will make use of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform in order to produce innovative cloud solutions focused on the needs of Indian businesses.
 
Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, said, "The combination of Jio’s leading connectivity and digital solutions with Azure, Azure AI and Office 365 will bring powerful tools and platforms for compute, storage, productivity and more to millions of businesses in the country."