Microsoft wins biggest cloud computing client yet

Within one year since unveiling a revamped online version of its highly profitable Office software suite, Microsoft has now won the biggest cloud computing client, which is something really fantastic to happen for the US software giant. Built primarily on the sale of costly software installed on individual computers, Microsoft is certainly encountering a stiff challenge from another market leader Google along with a few others to branch out into the rapidly growing world of cloud computing. Thanks to the deal entered with the All India Council for Technology Education, Microsoft contemplates to offer Live@edu communication and collaboration software to over 7 million students and half a million teachers, a move that will have a great impact in the long run.

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Written by Martin. Posted in Latest IT News

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