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The Dual Screen YotaPhone is Now Exclusively Available on Flipkart

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The Yotaphone accompanies two 4.3 inch shows. One showcase is a 720p HD LCD screen with a pixel determination of 342 ppi. The second screen is a ‘constantly on’, 640×360 pixels E-Ink show with a determination of 170 ppi.

Yotaphone is an unique gadget. It offers two consecutive shows. The telephone is created by Russian organization Yota, which makes some truly cool items. The telephone has now touched base in India and will be accessible solely on Flipkart at a cost of Rs 23,499.

It’s an immaculate gadget for the individuals who need to have a decent tablet alongside the usefulness of an ordinary cell phone in one gadget. The 4.3 inch screen is proportional to the Moto E, which is a better than average size for an interactive media gadget.

Yotaphone runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. It is fueled by a 1.7 Ghz Snapdragon double center processor with 2gb of RAM. It has 32gb inner stockpiling. The gadget gets its squeeze from 1,800mah battery. It has a 13 MP back cam with LED glimmer alongside a 1mp front cam.

Abdul Karim Sawan, Vice President for Yota Devices, said on the dispatch, “Yota Devices consolidates a cell phone and tablet into one gadget for the individuals who delight in perusing on-the-go even in the brightest daylight. You can spare pictures and data on the second screen, and it stays there, regardless of the possibility that you lose battery power. You can spare anything on the constantly on presentation from a guide to a ticket. Data, in the same way as a missed assemble or conference update, stays on the constantly on screen until it is no more required.”

The gadget is accumulated to India a tie-up with Jumbo Electronics. It is a main IT, telecom and customer hardware retailer and merchant from the UAE. The telephone will go at a bargain on Flipkart on October 17.

Microsoft Announces Commercial Cloud Services

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Microsoft Announces Commercial Cloud Services from Local Datacenters by End 2015

To deliver benefits from data sovereignty, lower latency and geo redundancy with local infrastructure

New Delhi, India – 30th September, 2014 – In his first visit to India as Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella today announced that Microsoft will offer commercial cloud services – Azure and Office 365, from local datacenters by the end of 2015. This is expected to accelerate public and hybrid cloud adoption significantly in India. Organizations in the country will benefit from data sovereignty, lower latency and geo redundancy with the availability of local infrastructure.

“Microsoft is deeply committed to helping people and organizations thrive in our mobile-first and cloud-first world – that’s why we are proud to offer our commercial cloud services through datacenters in India,” said Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft. “With more than 250 million Indians using Internet-connected devices today, there is incredible demand and opportunity for India with Microsoft’s cloud services.”

“By offering our cloud services through local datacenters, we can help make Digital India a reality,”said Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman, Microsoft India. “This opens new possibilities in e-governance, financial inclusion, healthcare and education, and will help us positively impact the lives of a billionpeople.”

Microsoft’s cloud services in India have grown over 100 percent in revenue in the past year, and the commitment to offer locally hosted Microsoft Azure and Office 365 will further accelerate this. Microsoft’s locally available cloud services will open opportunities for banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) companies, state-owned enterprises and government departments to adopt the public cloud. The services offered via the local datacenters will create new avenues for Microsoft India’s 10,000+ partner ecosystem, comprised of hosters, independent software vendors (ISVs), system integrators (SIs) and others.

“I think in India, at the end of the day, what is going to drive the country forward is the ingenuity of the people of India and how technology can be an enabler”, Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft

Driving Business Growth

Several key customers such as Bajaj Finance, Fortis Hospitals and FCB/ULKA are already benefiting from their adoption of Microsoft’s cloud technologies.

“Microsoft is uniquely positioned to address the growing IT requirements of the finance industry for both productivity and platform solutions. We, at Bajaj Finance Ltd, have experienced the quality of Microsoft Cloud services first hand and are quite happy about them. The breadth of Microsoft Cloud solutions – from on premise private cloud to public and hybrid clouds – makes a comprehensive offering for financial services customers”, said Rakesh Bhatt, COO, Bajaj Finance Limited.

With the services delivered through Microsoft’s local datacenters, India’s rapidly growing small and medium businesses can benefit significantly from adopting public or hybrid cloud offerings. To enable these and other businesses to benefit from its cloud offerings, Microsoft has announced a new Cloud Accelerator Program to support customers at different stages of adoption. More details are available at

Accelerating Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Microsoft will continue to empower local start-ups by providing Azure credits worth $60,000 through the BizSpark+ initiative. With over 4,800 start-ups enrolled into the BizSpark program in India, Microsoft has already invested over $10 million in providing Indian entrepreneurs with access to Azure.

“ZingHR has tremendously benefited from its new found ability to harness the power of the MicrosoftAzure cloud for its Indian SMB and Enterprise customers by offering scalability and guaranteed availability to even the most demanding requirements. We will now be able to help large number of existing and new BFSI customers who have always wanted ZingHR on Indian soil due to regulatory reasons”, said Prasad Rajappan, CEO, Zing HR.

New Opportunities for Partners

Over the last few years, Microsoft India has continued to enable its partners with cloud capabilities in order to better address the market. Several Microsoft partners, including System Integrators (SIs) like HCL Infosystems, TCS and Wipro, and ISVs such as MartJack, Newgen Software Technologies Limited and Nucleus Software, have built cloud offerings with Microsoft Azure and Office 365. Over the last year, the number of Microsoft’s cloud solution partners has increased by more than 200% and the number of ISV applications has grown by 100%.

“Datacenter market in India is seeing huge growth powered by increased digitization and use of mobility for both business and leisure. We have partnered with Microsoft to help businesses adopt cloud as a part of their IT strategy and realize benefits of cloud. It has been a very successful initiative. At the same time, there are sections of industry concerned about data sovereignty and cost of connectivity. Microsoft’s plans to launch commercial cloud services from India would address those customers, specifically in the BFSI sector and government entities. We are looking forward to extending our partnership with Microsoft in this area as well,” said TK Kurien, CEO, Wipro Limited.

“With launch of commercial cloud services from India, Microsoft has reiterated its commitment and focus on this market. Indian enterprises and government are seeing increased IT adoption and cloud is helping these organizations rationalize investments, improve agility and reduce time to market. TCS and Microsoft are uniquely positioned to jointly address the cloud adoption requirements of Indian businesses, educational institutions and government,” said N Chandrasekaran, CEO & MD, Tata Consultancy Services.

“From our understanding of this ecosystem, we can say that the establishment of an India based datacenter will help address the customers’ expectations regarding data residency, security and regulatory compliance. HCL has had a long standing relationship with Microsoft spanning decades and we look forward to a continued fruitful relationship in the future”, said Harsh Chitale, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, HCL Infosystems Limited.

Notes to the editor:

Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft is in India for a two-day tour to highlight India’s importance for Microsoft and underscore how technology is a key enabler to help people and businesses thrive in the mobile-first, cloud-first world. During the visit, he is meeting Microsoft employees, partners and customers, Government dignitaries, and addressing over 35,000 students, developers and IT professional. For more details about Nadella’s India visit please refer to and follow #AccelerateIndia to join the conversation on Twitter.

About Microsoft India

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft set up its India operations in 1990. Today, Microsoft entities in India have over 6,000 employees, engaged in sales and marketing, research and development and customer services and support, across nine Indian cities – Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. Microsoft is committed to touching and transforming lives and businesses in India through technology.