21 February 2017 Current Affairs: US based IT giant Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Indian electronic commerce company Flipkart Group CEO Binny Bansal has announced a “strategic partnership” on February 20, 2017.
To provide consumers in the country the best online shopping service.iii. As per the deal, Flipkart, will adopt Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform.
Microsoft Azure will add a layer of advanced cloud technologies and analytics to Flipkart’s existing data centres.
Flipkart also plans to leverage artificial intelligence, machine learning and analytics capabilities in Azure, such as Cortana Intelligence Suite and Power BI, to optimise its data for innovative merchandising, advertising, marketing and customer service.