Microsoft has now announced that they have become the technology partner for Republic, Arnab Goswami’s media technology venture. With this partnership, Republic will get access to Microsoft’s latest hardware and software offerings to deliver a superior news visualization experience for viewers.
Arnab Goswami, Editor-in-Chief and Founder, Republic said the following regarding this partnership,
“We are excited and thrilled to work with Microsoft as we launch Republic. We are a media-tech company and we are confident that together with Microsoft, we will change the way media and technology come together for a world class product for the generation next. This partnership is just the beginning.”
Republic will use Microsoft products and services that are designed to make newsrooms more productive. They will use Azure to host the complete digital content for Republic. They will be using Surface Pro 4 devices, Surface Hub and Office 365 for increasing their productivity.
“We look forward to working with the team at Republic to make this news platform a success in the market. Innovations in news formats and employing new means of storytelling are some of Republic’s value propositions. We are extremely excited to power this digital transformation in the media and entertainment space with integrated hardware and software experiences.”, said Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India.