Grab adopting cloud platform of Microsoft

Grab, the leading on-demand transportation, mobile payments and online-to-offline services platform in Southeast Asia, has teamed up with Microsoft that will transform the delivery of digital services and mobility in the region by leveraging the latter’s world-class expertise in machine learning and other artificial intelligence capabilities. 

As a first step in the broad collaboration between the two companies, Grab will adopt Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud platform while Microsoft will make a strategic investment in Grab.

“This partnership signals a deep collaboration with Microsoft on an array of technology projects, including big data and artificial intelligence, that will transform the delivery of everyday services and mobility solutions in Southeast Asia,” Grab president Ming Maa said. 

“As a global technology leader, Microsoft’s investment into Grab highlights our position as the leading homegrown technology player in the region,” Maa added.

Topics: Grab , cloud platform , Microsoft
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