Friday, July 1, 2016 – Kingston, Jamaica: Digicel Business and Microsoft announced today, a partnership in which Digicel will be able to provide its customers with Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure cloud services through its newly-signed Direct Cloud Service Provider program.

This means that Digicel Business customers will benefit from the complete cloud customer experience and can conduct their business from anywhere, on a range of devices by accessing the Microsoft Office productivity suite – Word, PowerPoint, Excel – as well as cloud mail, OneDrive for cloud file storing and sharing, Skype for Business, video conferencing and real-time collaboration – all on a single unified bill and service.

In terms of using Azure, customers can leverage the power of the cloud for basic or advanced workloads, including back-up and storage, running business applications, using advance analytics to improve business operations and accelerating innovation through Internet of Things

“We are seeing tremendous interest in cloud technologies such as Office 365 and the Microsoft Azure Cloud and we are happy to be bringing these services to our customers,” said Garrett Quinn, Group Head of Digicel Business, Caribbean and Central America.

Quinn continues, “Our aim is to always create a positive and seamless customer experience, from the point of sale right through to post-sale engagement. This partnership with Microsoft will allow us to deliver on this commitment, while building stronger relationships with our customers who are safe in the knowledge that all their needs will be covered for a single, set and affordable amount each month.”

Ricardo Agosto, Territory Manager for Microsoft Jamaica, added “At Microsoft our mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. This partnership with Digicel, allow us to take steps together in providing every organization in Jamaica the possibility to take their companies through a digital transformation with technology, empowering them to achieve their goals.”

As a certified Tier 1 Microsoft Cloud Service Provider, customers will also benefit from additional features of Office 365 and Azure, including local on-island support backed by a 99.9-percent uptime, geo-redundancy, disaster recovery and full service custom IT solutions access on one unified bill.

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