Millicom’s Tigo Delivers Microsoft Azure Cloud Services to Eight Markets in Latin America

16 July 2016
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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.

Marcelo Benitez, VP Tigo Business
The Tigo Business and Microsoft partnership offers a significant opportunity to bring cost, service and security benefits to businesses across the Latam region. Tigo Business is known for its fast delivery, and for supporting its business partners in executing cloud strategies efficiently and reliably. 

Pablo Lombardero, Director for the Partner organization at Microsoft LATAM New Markets
At Microsoft we have a clear mission of empowering every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. Through this partnership with Tigo Business, and due to their brand and reach, we see great possibilities to unlock new opportunities for our mutual customers.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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