GoDaddy and Microsoft have entered into an exclusive partnership. As per the new association Microsoft will offer Microsoft Office 365 from GoDaddy as its exclusive core business-class email and productivity service for small businesses in India. With this offer millions of small business enterprises will be able to afford productivity solutions with the starting price of Rs 149 per month. The Microsoft office 365 will enable them to have a more professional outlook and presence. Along with this they will be able to collaborate with the employees and customers effectively on any mobile device.
Speaking about this new partnership, Rajiv Sodhi, Vice President and Managing Director, GoDaddy India said, “GoDaddy is focused on providing a comprehensive range of affordable best-in-class solutions to help small business owners in India establish their online presence and run their businesses more effectively and efficiently. A professional online identity is critical in today’s competitive business environment. We are excited to partner with Microsoft to bring this Office 365 offering to Indian small businesses that will help fulfill this need.”
The partnership will allow GoDaddy to offer small businesses with professional email integrated with their domain name. Moreover, it will also provide up to one terabyte cloud storage, unlimited web conferencing and the latest versions of the Microsoft Office suite. The users just have to contact the GoDaddy customer care in order to get their account integrated with Office 365.
“India’s millions of small and medium businesses hold the key to the growth of the economy. Our partnership with GoDaddy provides SMBs with the IT platform needed to improve their top and bottom lines though greater collaboration, customer reach, and business insight. With Office 365, SMBs have access to scalable, reliable, and secure solutions to improve productivity. Small business owners in India can now access tools that were traditionally available and affordable only to larger enterprises”, said Mr. Meetul Patel, General Manager, SMS&P, Microsoft India.
Furthermore, as part of the agreement between the two companies, Microsoft has designed a unique domain-based email and storage for GoDaddy’s small business customers. The GoDaddy customers will have a choice between three Office 365 plans starting from as low as Rs. 149 per month. The available plans – Email Essentials, Business Essentials and Productivity Plus – are tiered with the varying needs and requirements of small businesses in mind.