Millicom’s Tigo Business and Microsoft are teaming up to deliver the later's Azure cloud computing service to businesses in the Latam region. The partnership will enable the delivery of innovative applications and cloud services to the business community in Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Bolivia and Paraguay.
The partnership under Microsoft Cloud OS Network (COSN) will see both companies combining their expertise to deliver a localized suite of products and services such as data services, increased security, local currency payments and account management.
Tigo Business will provide service delivery for Microsoft Azure in the region, enabling applications to be hosted and delivered to end users directly from the cloud. Combining Tigo Business’s Data Center infrastructure with Microsoft’s will enable large businesses and MNOs to enjoy state-of-the-art Disaster Recovery services, said a joint statement by both companies.
The partnership will also see both companies delivering few other services such as Virtual Desktop and Data Base provided under the “as a service” model.