In its latest venture into cloud computing, Microsoft has released its Dynamics CRM Online
In its latest venture into cloud computing, Microsoft has released its Dynamics CRM Online, in the hope of differentiating its product from rivals.
The company, which has been moving quickly and forcefully into the cloud platform, hopes that the product will keep keep it ahead of Oracle and Salesforce.com.
Microsoft has launched other platforms such as Office 365, which featured in a limited beta form on October 19. Office 365 assembles products such as Microsoft Office, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online and Lync Online in a service based on subscription.
The string of releases from Microsoft is aimed at softening the impact of Google's moves to bag contracts for cloud-based applications.
Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's chief executive has said hailed the cloud computing's "familiar user experience, enabling greater collaboration, streamlining of processes and access to real-time data."
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