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Microsoft's Back2Business Solution Boxes for Indian SMBs

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Microsoft on Tuesday announced new solutions that favour the Indian small and medium businesses to maintain business continuity and embark on their cloud adoption journeys. Back2Business Solution Boxes are ministered to address certain aspects across different organization sizes, and also comprise offerings across Azure and Modern Workplace.

“The Back2Business Solution Boxes through its pay-as-you-go pricing scheme, offer speedy distribution and usage, coupled with assurance to privacy and security,” said Harish Vellat, Senior Director - Small and Mid-corporate business, Microsoft India.

As stated by the technology giant, the solution is tailored to boost employee productivity and encourage customer engagement. Amid the slowdown of economy caused by the pandemic, the solution is expected to keep business run through outages and reduced on-premise infrastructure management costs.
Moreover, Back2Business Solution Boxes help ramp up legacy systems, migrate workloads to Azure or modernize apps and websites.

Microsoft presents the solution boxes in four variants; Starter, Booster, Modern Business, and Advanced. The ‘Starter’ box caters to small organizations seeking for remote working and collaborations in safe environments. Mid-sized businesses that require both online and desktop applications, secure disaster recovery strategies, and backup service make use of ‘Booster’ package.

The ‘Modern Business’ is designed for SMB customers that suits simple security foundation. ‘Advanced’ solution brings top-notch choices in security capabilities, cost reduction, and customer management.

Partner networks are enabled with flexibility in tailoring the boxed packages using own value offerings to meet the migration and deployment purposes. Covid-19 has wreaked havoc all over the world and many countries are currently experiencing economic slowdown. The global crisis has led to layoffs and unemployment in both stable and weaker economies alike. Needless to mention, startups and SMBs are facing more challenges in the light of limited capital and available resource to keep the operations running.

“Small and medium enterprises always constitute a vital part of the Indian economy. Their resilience and entrepreneurial energy is admirable as companies embark on new normal approaches in difficult times,” added Harish Vellat.

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