The statement said the alliance will help the industry harness some of the core competencies of both the firms.
“This strategic partnership between Microsoft and PwC will empower the digital transformation of large and mid-sized organisations in India by leveraging Microsoft’s technology expertise and PwC’s strategy capabilities across sectors and competencies, including taxation, smart cities and digital India programs,” the statement said.
According to the statement, PwC has also joined Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) programme which will enable them to provide their advisory and other solutions at scale, securely to all their customers.
“Our alliance of going to the market together is a step towards helping corporates in their technology enabled strategic transformation,” said Deepak Kapoor, Chairman of PwC India.
“For this, PwC will bring in its global expertise across industries and its strategy through execution capabilities to complement Microsoft’s technological capabilities.”
PwC will extend Microsoft’s outreach to organisations of all sizes and across many industries, such as financial services (banking and insurance), government and public sector, manufacturing, consumer goods and durables, retail/e-commerce, healthcare and pharma, to help start their cloud and digital journey, the statement added.