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Microsoft kicks off its Developer Conference in India

Hemani Sheth Mumbai | Updated on June 18, 2020 Published on June 18, 2020

Microsoft today kicked off its Microsoft Developer Conference in India.

The virtual event will have 20 sessions including technical sessions and keynotes from Mark Russinovich, Chief Technology Officer, Azure; Brendan Burns, Corporate Vice President, Azure Control Plane, Open Source and Cloud-Native Compute, Microsoft; and prominent analyst Janakiram MSV.

“In a world of remote everything, developers need to support the changing needs of business and continue to deliver the quality experiences that customers expect. The Microsoft Developer Conference is empowering tech pros and developers solve challenges, share knowledge, and learn about some of our latest innovations in developer tools and cloud technologies,” said Rajiv Sodhi, Chief Operating Officer, Microsoft India.

Apart from these developers from TCS, Icertis, and DXC Technology, as well as Microsoft Student Ambassadors along with other start-ups, are set to showcase their innovations as part of the event’s hackathon showcase.

For instance, the TCS team will showcase its My Tanso app which “carbon footprint before any commute and influences the mode of transport.”

Icertis will showcase how it “utilized ML models to analyze crop distress and weather patterns and created blockchain-enabled smart contracts for instant claim settlements to adversely affected farmers.”

DXC Technology created a “full-stack solution that identifies servers/VMs not required during non-business hours and turns them off.”

The virtual event with developers and tech professionals designed as a “digital learning experience” will be held from June 18-19.

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Published on June 18, 2020
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