Microsoft India’s ‘Future Decoded on Wheels’ bus visited Chandigarh today. The bus is fitted with demos and showcases of technologies that can help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The bus started its 25-city, 13000 kilometer journey in Gurgaon on August 23. Chandigarh witnessed conversations and presentations on how technology can help SMBs use digital to grow their businesses, expand into new markets, and empower their employees.
Future Decoded on Wheelsshowcases the modern workplace by bringing together Office 365, the Windows 10 operating system as well as Windows 10 ready devices, Enterprise Mobility and Security under one roof. These products help SMBs collaborate, communicate, and connect better in their ecosystem. SMBs that buy Office 365 subscriptions on board the bus can avail special discounts on their purchase. With Office 365 Business Premium being made available at a discounted rate of INR 528 per user/ per month.*
With the help of the experiential bus, SMBs can also leverage Microsoft Azure for cloud-based infrastructure, applications and data storage to increase efficiency and enhance security. The coach also showcases Microsoft Kaizala and Skype Lite that enable the mobile only workforce to access information from anywhere. Through Future Decoded on Wheels, SMBs can also experience business application tools like Microsoft Dynamics 365 that enable businesses to provide enriched customer experiences across their sales, marketing and services support.
The coach houses a portfolio of Windows10 powered iBall devices in innovative form factors, with an exclusive offer of 3 months’ additional warranty free on any iBallCompbook for SMBs who purchase their devices on board the bus.
“SMBs are often faced with the challenge of having access to and retaining skilled workforce, access to newer customers and markets and the need for continued investments and innovation. Microsoft is empowering India’s SMBs by providing reliable cloud based solutions that address each of the key challenges. The Cloud offers a better way of delivering superior services to our customers. Cloud technologies are secure, low maintenance and enable our SMB ecosystem to try new business models and make necessary iterations to these models, at a significantly lower cost. Future Decoded on Wheels as a format gives us the capability to drive awareness right to the doorstep of potential customers through this one of a kind experience”, added Rajiv Sodhi, Commercial Partner Leader, Microsoft India.