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Microsoft derives 95% of revenue from partners

Microsoft, which refers to itself as a partner-led company says, close to 95% of its revenue comes from its partners. And the software giant is working closely with these partners to handhold them and digitally transform their businesses. Microsoft is also simplifying its operating model by bringing its partner facing … Read more »

Microsoft sees small, medium units in Tier 2 & 3 towns taking to cloud

Microsoft sees growing awareness among small and medium businesses in non-metro locations for adoption of cloud technologies. “Tier-2 and Tier-3 locations are catching up fast due to broadband penetration and advancements. Also, small business units see some value in going for cloud services. We will say India is a value-sensitive … Read more »

PayPal, Microsoft partner to build-up digital workplaces

PayPal announced its partnership with tech major Microsoft to enhance its customer services in the ever-increasing digital workplace. The US-based information technology company is looking towards building workplaces in the digital space which are agile, collaborative and mobile. PayPal is also looking to collaborate the creativity with its strategic goals … Read more »

Microsoft announces $500 mn program for start-ups

Global technology giant Microsoft announced the launch of a $500 million program that delivers access to technology, go-to-market and community benefits to help start-ups grow their customer and revenue base. While the company did not provide specific numbers for investments in India, Anant Maheshwari, MD, Microsoft India, told Business Standard … Read more »

LinkedIn launches ‘Scheduler’ to ease hiring process

LinkedIn launched a new tool called “Scheduler” that will help ease the hiring process both for recruiters and candidates as well as avoid fallouts. “LinkedIn Scheduler” automates initial interview scheduling for recruiters and candidates, directly via InMail. The new tool would help candidates and recruiters save time spent on scheduling … Read more »

Microsoft partners with Chalkup to improve classroom education

Microsoft has partnered with classroom collaboration startup Chalkup to drive better learning experiences for students globally. As part of the collaboration, Microsoft will bring the best of the Chalkup features, like it’s original rubrics system, to make it easier to assess and grade student assignments into “Microsoft Teams”. … Read more »