By Mark Kawalya
Airtel Uganda has partnered with Microsoft and MC3 to offer Microsoft Office 365 services and offer business customers access to Microsoft Cloud Services. This will enable firms to streamline business operations in a setting that maintains data security and information.
As a cloud-based productivity tool, Microsoft 365 is calibrated to help individuals or organizations meet online productivity objectives while not compromising security.
The partnership will allow businesses to focus on their core business deliverables, while Airtel and Microsoft take responsibility for online collaboration, productivity, and the security of the teams.
Aside from Microsoft’s renown applications like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, Microsoft 365 is an ecosystem of best-in-class productivity applications that inculcate cloud services, device management, and advanced security into one interlinked user experience.
While speaking on the partnership, Airtel Uganda’s Enterprise Business Director Allan Ssemakula said “We are pleased to collaborate with Microsoft and MC3 to provide Microsoft cloud services that will be powered by Airtel Uganda’s high-speed 4G internet services that cover the whole of Uganda. This means that business customers will have access to Microsoft Cloud Services on the go. We are enabling better productivity for businesses in Uganda”
He added that, “This collaboration will be instrumental in driving the penetration of Microsoft’s productivity solutions in the Ugandan market, an addition to its global presence in other markets like Zambia and Congo Brazzaville as it expands to more Airtel operators.”
The partnership will allow Microsoft Cloud users to Apply the use of professional email and calendar scheduling in dealings with their clients and workmates.
Share, receive and access files from any location with a capacity of up to 1 terabyte of online storage for each user.
Keep abreast with their teams via group chats, online meetings and Microsoft Teams.
Protech employee and organizational data by deploying advanced security and device management.
“Our partnership with Airtel Uganda is intended to give the end user the best experience while using Microsoft services, and Airtel’s 4G connectivity creates the desired platform that aids improved communication, plus information security for both business and personal use,” said Patrick Okello MC3’s Regional Sales Manager. MC3 is the Accredited Microsoft Cloud partner.