Microsoft launches public cloud services in India

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New Delhi: Microsoft on Tuesday launched its public cloud services from local data centres which will aid business and organizations to fuel inclusive growth.Microsoft will inaugurate three data centres – Chennai, Pune and Mumbai – in the country. The new centres will start operations after the facility is inaugurated by the respective chief ministers – J Jayalalithaa and Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday.

Market research firm Gartner claims that the public cloud market will be at $2 billion by 2018.”More organizations and governments will adopt the public cloud which will open up more opportunities for Microsoft,” Tyler Bryson, general manager, marketing and operations, Microsoft India said.

“Enterprise-grade performance, flexibility and, No wasted resources because you pay for what you use”. He added. A public cloud is based on the standard cloud computing model, in which a service provider makes resources, such as applications and storage, available to the general public over the internet.