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Google announces big investment to win companies in India

  • Google has released
    multi-million dollar initiatives in India to get more businesses to use
    its enterprise solutions, as it looks to wrest market share from global rivals,
    including Microsoft, the
    Press Trust of
    India
    said in a report.
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  • Under the initiative,
    • Google has released
      multi-million dollar initiatives in India to get more businesses to use
      its enterprise solutions, as it looks to wrest market share from global rivals,
      including Microsoft, the
      Press Trust of
      India
      said in a report.
    •  
    • Under the initiative,
      Google will offer its Google Apps for free to companies locked into contracts
      with other service providers till the end of the contract period, Google for
      Work President Amit Singh said. It will also chip in with some of the
      deployment costs for setting up Google Apps.
    •  
    • “Google Apps is
      available for about Rs 1,500 per user per year. So, say an organisation has
      1,000 users, you can make an estimate of how much we are investing. Also, we
      will bear some cost of the deployment. This is a huge investment for us as we
      strengthen our position in the Indian enterprise space,” Google Country
      Manager (Google for Work) Mohit Pande told
      PTI.
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    • Google already works
      with the likes of Hero MotoCorp, Bombay Dyeing, and Welspun as well as startups
      like Commonfloor, ixigo, freshdesk and Housing.com. It also has companies like Snapdeal,
      Flipkart, Ola, Paytm and Freecharge.
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    • The Internet giant will
      also offer 1,000 start-ups in India
      up to $20,000 each in free credits for Google Cloud Services starting 2016.
    •  
    • “With the
      second-largest developer population base, India is poised to be home to next
      generation of global software firms. We are committed to partner with these
      next-gen companies as a trusted provider of affordable, collaborative
      productivity solutions on cloud,” Singh said.
    •  
    • With these new
      initiatives, Google aims to further bring down barriers for companies to switch
      to Google Apps, he added.

     

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