Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella today held talks in Mumbai, India, with Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, India's largest private group, praising the cooperation in cloud services.
Microsoft reached a 10-year deal in 2019 with Reliance Industries to use its Azure cloud service to power the industry's data centers.
"We've been working extensively with Reliance Industries, including what they're going to do with azure in their data centers and how they're going to scale it," India born Nadra said at an event in Mumbai today Today's Mumbai event is NADELLA's first stop in India.
"This is somehow a good example of a business leader and a company with different businesses taking a platform approach that uses technology to create more technology," Nadra added.
Today, the two executives did not elaborate on their future plans. "We are very excited about the upcoming partnership between jio and Microsoft, which I believe will be a decisive partnership," said Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries
In an earlier keynote speech, NADELLA stressed that businesses need to build their own technology at a time when digital services are changing all industries, even families.