With the introduction of improved IT solutions online, there is a probability that the Rural Waikato businesses relying on dial up connections to the internet will finally wave goodbye.
The new operating system based on the Microsoft's Windows Azure internet, which was launched in February, was being promoted in a very profound way on the very first day of the Microsoft Tech Ed North America conference in New Orleans .
Imitating multiple personal computers, Azure, launched in Microsoft data centers in the world, facilitates downscaling of computer hardware, after the movement of their programs and files to the cloud, as all the information are stored on an offsite server.
For usage of such technology, an efficient and a very reliable broadband connection is a requisite.
Microsoft so far has facilitated thousands of customers in more than 40 countries; move to cloud computing, said Bob Muglia, President of Microsoft's Server and Tools Division.
"Microsoft's strategy is to deliver software, services and tools that enable customers to realize the benefits of a cloud-based model with the reliability and security of on-premises software", Mr. Muglia said.
Microsoft also declared a pack of up gradation to tools used by IT developers.