Google India and Tata Communications has partnered to offer a bundle portfolio on web-based business tools like, provided by Google App, which will provide email, instant messaging, calendar functionality, Video and office presentation tools to business across india in addition to Indian support & billing. This way Tata communication is eying on a major share of ISP business from business houses in India.
The service is a SaaS model where any of the tool would be available on Tata Network and can be access and utilized on pay-per-usage basis. This way both the companies are expecting to have strong demand from emerging companies who wants to have such tools for their business but not willing to drag itself into Hardware, Software & Networking management which is keeping them away from implementing those tools.
This way Tata Communication will provide all these tools on cloud model with the help of Google App and any of the company can subscribe for these services through simple online registration process. This model will help many small size companies who can now think of integrating such business tools without having any hassle towards backend Infra management.
David Wirt, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Managed Services, Tata Communications said, “The launch of this service marks the coming together of two global entities to change the way enterprises communicate and collaborate both within their own organizations as well as with their partner and customer ecosystems. The relationship leverages Tata Communications’ market presence and expertise in India with Google’s innovative enterprise offerings, to provide a unique and easily-accessible business application for organizations in the local Indian market.”
Dave Girouard, President, Enterprise, Google said, “We are delighted to be working with Tata Communications and look forward to years of close collaboration and ongoing innovation. Our interests in serving Indian businesses are complementary. We are confident that this offering will help reduce their IT cost and complexity. Not only will organizations avoid the traditional challenges of managing on-premise technologies, but they can give their workers anytime, anywhere access to the communication tools and information they need to get their jobs done.”
The service can be access by Tata Communication website www.tatacommunications.com over a web browsers or through Smart Phone. This way business can be stay much closers to their various major updates and important moves at any time. Tata Communication’s move will also hit Airtel Corporate Broadband services, currently getting offered to thousands of small business across India.