Microsoft Analyst Summit Asia 2016: Spoken and Unspoken Messages
This IDC Flash intends to capture the key messages and themes from the Microsoft Analyst Summit Asia 2016, held in Singapore from April 25 to 27. During the summit, Microsoft, through its global and regional leadership team, business partners, and customers, shared details on how it was fine-tuning and operationalizing its strategy for a "mobile-first, cloud-first" world. This event was improved from previous years by its strong emphasis on solutions that address the current drive for business transformation in the region. The presentations didn't dwell on products, but gave a clear view of how Microsoft has been working closely with partners and customers to help them stay competitive. In the interest of brevity and focus, this piece will only cover the portions of the summit pertaining to Microsoft services, partner directions, and perspectives on security and trust.