Acumatica in M. Ballmer keynote speech at WPC 2010
Acumatica makes an appearance as a key-partner for Microsoft for its cloud-computing Azure platform.
Inaugurated in 2003, the WPC (World Partner Conference) is an annual 5 days colloquium where limited guest specialists are invited to discuss hot topics about Microsoft. For example, these specialists could expose Microsoft’s launch calendar for the year to come.
Furthermore, worldwide partner, reunited for the occasion, can get accustomed to the industry best practices experiment with new innovations from Microsoft as well as learn and practice new techniques.
Based on the WPC official website, this year’s edition, happening from July 11th 2010 to July 15th 2010 in Washington, DC, was the biggest to date. 14,000 partners coming from 100 different countries gathered for M. Ballmer’s keynote speech.
Also based on the WPC official website, the main reason to attend this event is to take knowledge of all current and upcoming features of the Microsoft Azure platform.
In Steve Ballmer’s, Microsoft’s CEO, keynote speech, he demonstrated how cloud computing is impacting IT. Mr. Ballmer also mentioned that the Cloud is a key technology that allows for small or big businesses to benefit from a market of applications. Some specific partners, who developed on the Azure Cloud, were shown on a stencil and Acumatica was shown.
It’s a fact; this Cloud-based ERP can be either deployed on a local client server, or on the Microsoft Azure Cloud. Because of this, this web based ERP benefits from bank-level security. Acumatica, who was also present at this even, had a talk titled “The Server and the Cloud”.