The software giant has recently opened its first Southeast Asian Technology Centre in Singapore – the company’s regional headquarter. Jessica Tan, managing director of Microsoft Singapore, said the center will showcase new technologies and applications relevant for Microsoft customers in Singapore and the Southeast Asian region. Tan added that it will not only be a showcase center as customers can “see, discuss and try” different Microsoft technologies before implementing them in their company.
Todd Cione, general manager for enterprise and partner Group at Microsoft Asia-Pacific, for the Asia-Pacific, said the center also allows Microsoft to architecture prototypes and show proofs of concept. Companies interested in using its facilities can get in touch with their Microsoft account managers who will also proactively positioning the center as a service, Cione told ZDNet Asia. The company pledge to invest S$23 million ($18.4 million) in the new facility over the next five years time span.
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