MCCIA and Microsoft will help SMBs in the state adopt information technology and cloud computing
Mahratta Chamber Of Commerce Industries & Agriculture (MCCIA), an apex industry body in Maharashtra, and Microsoft will help small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the state adopt information technology and cloud computing to connect better with suppliers, distributors, government agencies and reach out to more customers across India.
Maharashtra is home to thousands of SMBs. Microsoft’s partners are gearing up to advice and guide SMBs in the state and help them through their cloud journeys. One Microsoft partner, Genie InfoTech Pvt. Ltd. (GITPL), has registered a 150% growth in business in the last 12 months in the cloud computing area especially Office 365. – , GITPL aims to extend this success to more SMBs in Maharashtra.
Anant Sardeshmukh, Director General, MCCIA, said, “In a competitive environment, businesses of all sizes must embrace technology if they are to transform and scale at a minimum cost. We believe that technology will drive the next wave of growth for organizations across Maharashtra. To this end, it is crucial to make technology more accessible for faster adoption.”
Manohar Hotchandani, Director, Business Development, Microsoft India, said, “Technology unlocks opportunities for the small and mid-sized companies. At Microsoft, we strive to provide enterprise-grade cloud solutions for SMBs. By using cloud computing, businesses can focus on their core business priorities and not spend time building in-house IT infrastructure. . Our partners, like Genie InfoTech in Maharashtra, are helping SMBs make that transition to the cloud..”
As per a study by by global consulting firm, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), SMBs that embraced IT solutions grew faster than the ones that lagged in terms of IT adoption. The study also shows that SMBs that decided to take the IT plunge created more new jobs and more revenue growth over the past three years compared to SMBs that trailed in this regard.