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In Mumbai, Microsoft boss Nadella trumpets cloud tie-up with India’s Reliance – Source Reuters Tech News

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella touted the new India cloud partnership with Reliance Industries (RELI.NS) as he shared center-stage with its chairman Mukesh Ambani at an event in India’s financial capital on Monday.

FILE PHOTO: Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, gestures as he attends a session at the 50th World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 23, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

Microsoft struck a 10-year deal with Reliance in 2019, committing to power the oil-to-telecoms conglomerate’s data centers with its Azure cloud.

“We’ve been working with Reliance across the entire stack – everything from what they are going to be doing with Azure in their own data centers and how they will extend it,” said India-born Nadella at the event in Mumbai, where he began the first leg of his India tour.

“It’s sort of a great example of a business leader and a company which is in…

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