Cloud giant Microsoft’s Hong Kong arm (Microsoft Hong Kong) and Japanese telecommunications company NTT have formed a partnership that will see the companies offer hybrid cloud options in Hong Kong. Microsoft
, which has headquarters in Redmond, Washington, United States, provides the Azure cloud platform and Office 365 - a cloud version of its popular communication and collaboration software. Its partnership with NTT is a response to interest generated by multinational companies in Hong Kong who want cloud-based solutions.
NTT, which has headquarters in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, is recognized as one of the world. NTT will utilize its information and communications technology infrastructure to enable Hong Kong businesses to adopt a hybrid solution which leverages Microsoft Azure and offers public and private clouds.
“In Hong Kong, hybrid cloud is becoming the new normal,” explained the President and CEO of NTT in East Asia Hideaki Ozaki to the South China Morning Post. “Our ultimate goal is to widen the adoption of cloud solutions as much as possible.”Do you know of any other industry players forming partnerships? Let us know the details. Add your comments below.