Thursday, November 09, 2006

Microsoft India unveils strategy for ‘Innovative web developing’ at IndiMIX ’06

New Delhi: Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd. today announced its strategy and products for the ‘next web’ at IndiMIX ‘06, its event for 40,000 web designers, developers and decision-makers.

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, kicked off the event with a keynote on the myriad ways companies could use software to forge distinctively new types of customer connections, highlighting new technologies along the way that would change the face of business and experiences on the web.

Microsoft and its partners also showcased a range of applications developed on Microsoft’s platform for the web including ASP.NET 2.0, Windows Presentation Foundation with Windows Vista and Microsoft Expression.

In his keynote, Ballmer said, “The Internet is becoming an increasingly powerful way for companies to interact with customers. Software and services provide almost incredible opportunities to enhance these interactions.

“Customers are demanding more interactive and responsive experiences that take full advantage of the capabilities of the web, as well as the multitude of digital touch points that consumers use every day, ranging from the web to the PC to the mobile phone. We, at Microsoft, are committed to innovating in this area,” he added.
Microsoft is devoted to innovate in the web space across a broad range of web technologies. IndiMIX ’06 is a significant milestone in Microsoft’s ongoing investments in this direction. The company recently launched Visual Studio 2005 and Visual Studio Team System, which are powerful tools that enable developers write software for next generation platforms like the web.