Microsoft has launched a made-in-India communication and work management app Kaizala. Built for the organisation, the app will help to communicate, collaborate and bring together desktop users and mobile users, within or outside the enterprise.
The app has been optimised to operate on 2G network, enabling connectivity in remote areas, along with offline features support.
It has also got a first few users. The Andhra Pradesh government is currently using the service. Apart from it, more than 30 government departments and over 70,000 users in the state are using it for day-to-day work.
This app will enable people across Andhra Pradesh to share their problems related to harvests, climate, pension, ration, water. These inputs will further be used to review the workings of that particular department.
Besides, other private companies such as YES Bank, Apollo Telemedicine, Republic TV, United Phosphorous Limited and Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan are also using the app.
Niti Aayog is also using the app. “Delighted 2 launch Microsoft’s Kaizala-a safe, secure, mobile first App designed & developed in India. Niti was its first few adopters,” Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant tweeted.
Delighted 2 launch Microsoft's Kaizala- a safe, secure, mobile first App designed & developed in India. Niti was its first few adopters. pic.twitter.com/hLm6sGErq1
— Amitabh Kant (@amitabhk87) July 26, 2017
Speaking on this occasion, Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India said that Kaizala brings together the two disparate worlds of mobile only messaging apps and a digitally integrated modern workplace.
Microsoft based app is available in India as a free download on iOS and Android phones while ‘Kaizala Pro’ is available for Rs 130 per user per month. ‘Kaizala Pro’ allows organizations to have full administrative control over their groups.