Microsoft Signs Cloud Computing Deal with AICTE
Microsoft has bagged a cloud computing deal with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). As per the deal, the US software giant would provide its Live@edu communication and collaboration software to more than 7 million students and half a million teachers in India free.
The service is a part of their education initiative that includes email, Office Web Applications, Instant Messaging and Storage. For users, cloud computing is inexpensive and simple, because it removes the need to spend time and money on installing software and managing servers.