Startups are more than a word, they are the newest company that can change the world. Startups needs to focus on their core needs such as guidance on scaling up and customer acquisition. Microsoft helps Startups to built expertise and need to leverage the full potential of the Cloud.
Recently Microsoft showcases SaaS cloud solutions in India
SAAS SOLUTIONS – Software as a service
- It is a software distribution model in which a third-party provider hosts applications and makes them available to customers over the Internet.
- SaaS is one of three main categories of cloud computing,
- SaaS removes the need for organizations to install and run applications on their own computers or in their own data centre.
- Azure was announced in October 2008.
- Released on 1 February 2010 asWindows Azure, before being renamed to Microsoft Azure on 25 March 2014.
- Microsoft Azureis a Cloud computing platform.
( A Cloud Platform offered by a service provider as a hosted service which facilitates the deployment of software applications without the cost and complexity of acquiring and managing the underlying hardware and software layers).
- Its Infrastructure created by Microsoft for building, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centres.
- It supports many different programming languages, tools and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems.
Microsoft helping new age Indian startups to develop SaaS solutions on Microsoft Azure platform
- Microsoft provides the right tools and right resources, good knowledge and connections that expertise needs and create innovative, SaaS solutions built on the Cloud.
As per Financial Express –
Harish Vaidyanathan, Director, Independent Software Vendor Programmes at Microsoft said
“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.”
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella 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.
- To Support startups in the country, Microsoft has launched multiple programme.
- Its “BizSpark Plus” programme offers free Azure Cloud services to qualified startups to power their business.
- Their programme also provides free software, developer tools, and technical support to help startups be successful.
- Microsoft help late startup Microsoft Accelerator too works with late-stage & mature startups by focusing on their core needs which includes guidance on scaling up and customer acquisition.
- To support startups in the country, Microsoft has launched multiple programmes.