Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is currently visiting India for the first time after he became CEO. In a press event held today in India, Satya revealed that Microsoft will build data centers in India to serve the demand for cloud-based computing. Microsoft will be offering both Azure and Office 365 services in India with this upcoming data center by end of 2015.
“Microsoft’s cloud services in India have grown over 100 percent in revenue in the past year,” the company said in a statement. “Microsoft’s locally available cloud services will open opportunities for banking, financial services, and insurance companies, state-owned enterprises and government departments.”