Vodafone Microsoft deal: Vodafone to provide office 365 services
The enterprise arm of Vodafone India, Vodafone Business Services (VBS) has tied up with Microsoft as a cloud service partner. Vodafone Microsoft tied up for the Office 365 services. VBS will offer Office 365 to Indian customers to give them enterprise-grade productivity and collaboration services. Vodafone Microsoft tied up to offer Office 365 via cloud servers. The service is based on pay per use and software as a service model. Vodafone Business Services Director Nick Gliddon said:
“We are pleased to partner with Microsoft to bring the Office 365 suite to our enterprise customers. We are confident that the pay-per-use Software as a Service (SaaS) model will make our customers’ business future-ready by giving them predictable IT costs and taking care of the technology upgrades and scalability worries. Vodafone is acknowledged as an enterprise mobility leader. With our cloud platform and tie-up with Microsoft, we are now well positioned as a total communications partner to our enterprise customers.”
After the Vodafone Microsoft deal Indian enterprise customer will get better service. Vodafone Business Services (VBS) will enable Indian businesses of all sizes to access Office 365. The service delivery and entire support will be managed by Vodafone. VBS awarded as the ‘Enterprise Mobile Service Provider of the Year’ recently for the sixth year in a row 2011 to 2016. Microsoft’s Marketing and Operations General Manager Meetul Patel said.
“We are excited to have Vodafone Business Services as a Cloud Partner. Our tie-up will give Indian enterprises of all sizes affordable access to Microsoft’s suite of collaboration and productivity services – across devices, anywhere, anytime, and worry-free.”