Microsoft kicks off tech conclave in Atlanta

By: | Published: September 26, 2016 8:07 PM

Microsoft's 'Ignite', the largest conference in the technology industry kicks off here today with a major focus on security, intelligence and the cloud platform.

microsoft, satya nadella, microsoft inc, windows 10, microsoft windows 10, windows 10 featuresIndia-born Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is the keynote speaker and will discuss emerging IT trends.. (Reuters)

Microsoft’s ‘Ignite’, the largest conference in the technology industry kicks off here today with a major focus on security, intelligence and the cloud platform that empowers IT professionals to lead digital transformation for their organisations.

Around 25,000 IT professionals have gathered in Atlanta for the second annual ‘Microsoft Ignite’ conference to learn about some of the latest breakthroughs in security, intelligence and the cloud — the digital infrastructure that will lead to limitless scale and unimaginable potential to innovate.

The conference from September 26-30 showcases the software giant’s enterprise products and services, while providing valuable IT training. It also provides opportunities for IT professionals to get together for collaboration and networking.

India-born Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is the keynote speaker and will discuss emerging IT trends.

Microsoft is set to announce big plans of collaborating with various hardware manufacturers to develop better tools to help work with its services in an efficient manner.

The ‘Show Floor’ always has some of the most exciting technology and this year will be no different with some futuristic technology especially in the fields of virtual reality or robotics.

Microsoft is showcasing all its new products, services, and tools. These areas will be represented by Microsoft Program Managers and marketers.

The company has set up a huge Microsoft Store that showcases multiple demo units and experts for its new products.

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