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Microsoft Announces Commercial Cloud Services from Local Datacenters by End 2015

Microsoft is planning to host Office 365 services from a Microsoft datacenter in India. This is planned to launch by the end of CY 2015. Office 365 customers in India today will be able to migrate their tenant to this new datacenter once it launches. We will have additional information about Office 365 on the newly announced India datacenter closer to the time.

New Opportunities for Partners
Over the last few years, Microsoft India has continued to enable its partners with cloud capabilities in order to better address the market. Several Microsoft partners, including System Integrators (SIs) like HCL Infosystems, TCS and Wipro, and ISVs such as MartJack, Newgen Software Technologies Limited and Nucleus Software, have built or intend to build cloud offering with Microsoft Azure and Office 365. Over the last year, the number of Microsoft’s cloud solution partners has increased by more than 200% and the number of ISV applications has grown by 100%.