The synergy between Vodafone Idea and Microsoft for cloud services is a proof of how important cloud services is now becoming. Both the business tycoons announced the partnership on June 6th, this year. We understand that Vodafone Idea is a telecom service provider. Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service. It is used to build and manage applications and other services.
Vodafone Idea Chief Business Officer Nick Gliddon, said “We are happy to partner with Microsoft to support out customer as they move towards a cloud-centric approach to their businesses. Cloud adoption is a ‘when’ and not an ‘if’.” This statement is stating a very important fact. The entire world is moving toward the cloud.
Gliddon added, “It is integral to growing the business economically with speed and efficiency. However, robust network connectivity will always be required to get the best out of cloud.”
Vodafone Idea Business Services (VIBS) will now provide connectivity to Microsoft Azure. Vodafone users will now be able to connect to their apps on Microsoft Azure. The MPLS VPN connectivity is said to be highly secure and private. It is very convincing in terms of efficiency and performance. The objective of the partnership is to offer a more reliable service to the telecom users. The apps are now more secure and faster in functioning.
More companies are considering do what VIBS did to improve their customer experience. At the end of the day it is about getting better user feedback and building a strong customer base. A cloud service provider hosts apps and digitally transforms the way people use technology. Cloud services come with scalability, speed and agility. Users would find their apps to be more responsive and this would also help the telecom company to beat its rivals and stand out in the market.
Nick Gliddon also added, “With the market moving towards cloud at a fast pace, our focus is to build an eco-system which allows our customers to extend their on-premise network on to Microsoft Cloud on a private connection.”
It’s about empowering workforces and engaging customers. A cloud service provider helps you do that in the best way. After all it is a robust network that leads the market and only cloud can offer you the security, speed and efficiency that is require to be your best at your business.