Bangalore, June 23 2016: IT service provider, Microsoft has showcased a few Software as a Service offerings for enterprises and organizations, developed by cloud based startups in India.
The offerings include Vymo – a personal assistant app for enterprise sales and service, Ameyo -- an Omni-channel platform for streamlined customer interaction, QUSTN (Capabiliti) – a mobile-based talent management platform, FlamencoTech-- a cloud solution provider for building intelligent infrastructure, and Yellow Messenger – a universal messaging platform that lets you order anything online through chat.
Details of these five startups and their offerings here
Says Harish Vaidyanathan, Director of Independent Software Vendor Programs at Microsoft: “Our strategy is to build best-in-class platforms and productivity services for a mobile-first, cloud-first world and we realize the pivotal role that startups, with their ideas and enthusiasm, can play in leveraging those platforms to create newer solutions. We are committed to partner with the startups and provide them with all means necessary to grow while helping India become a more connected and empowered nation."
All these SaaS solutions have been built on the Microsoft Azure public cloud platform and are a part of the company’s #EmpowerIndia start-up program. The program aims at fostering innovation among start-ups in India by providing right tools, resources, connections, knowledge and expertise that startups need to leverage the full potential of the cloud and create innovative, SaaS solutions built on the cloud.
Satya Nadela, CEO, Microsoft, who was in Delhi earlier this month, said “I want us to be the platform to foster the ingenuity of the people of India."
The company has also launched multiple programmes for start-ups, which include the BizSpark Plus and Microsoft Accelerator. BizSpark Plus offers free Azure Cloud services to qualified startups to power their business. The programme also provides free software, developer tools, and technical support. The Microsoft Accelerator helps mature and late stage startups with guidance on scaling up and customer acquisition.