Bubble | July 08, 2022
Bubble—the leading no-code platform empowering entrepreneurs to build their own web apps and marketplaces— is partnering with Microsoft for Startups to further aid founders and entrepreneurs from idea to exit. Available on the recently-launched Founder’s Hub, Bubble is currently one of only six external companies partnered with Microsoft for Startups. Bubble’s no-code service is at present the only of its kind in Microsoft for Startups’s Founder’s Hub library, offering a way for founders to efficiently and easily build production-ready web apps.
Bubble provides a faster, easier, and more inclusive way of creating software than traditional engineering. With this partnership, Bubble furthers its commitment to bring no-code software development from the cutting edge of technology to the mainstream. An easy-to-use drag-and-drop interface allows for anyone to develop a complex web app with any add-on features or backend database systems it may require.
“We are proud to partner with Microsoft for Startups, a platform completely aligned with our goal of empowering founders to build a sustainable, long-term business and championing their most ambitious vision,” said Emmanuel Straschnov, Bubble founder and co-CEO. “Bubble is a unique comprehensive tool that lets you build anything without relying on engineers and with the support of our inventive community.”
Microsoft for Startups helps remove traditional barriers to building a company with free access to technology, coaching, and support. The aim of the program is to create and maintain a healthy ecosystem where its partners and customers can succeed and grow. Startups play a pivotal role in a thriving ecosystem given their outsized ability to push entire markets forward.
“We are partnering with innovative companies like Bubble to help founders achieve more. “As a part of Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub, startups can now receive access to Bubble’s visual programming platform designed to allow our founders to build fast and responsive web applications that scale.”
Kirk Safford, Director of Microsoft for Startups
Bubble’s no-code platform empowers people without programming skills to design and launch their own digital apps, marketplaces, or tools for solving their business problems. Bubble’s digital editor and cloud-hosted platform allows users to launch a web application for as low as $25 per month, saving on average between $200,000-300,000 of dollars per year on engineering costs. This year, Bubble is celebrating its tenth company anniversary and reached a new milestone of more than 2 million users.
Bubble is the most powerful no-code platform. Bubble offers a point-and-click web editor and cloud hosting platform that allows users to build fully customizable web applications and workflows, ranging from simple prototypes to complex marketplaces, SaaS products, and more. Over 2 million users are currently building and launching businesses on Bubble - many have gone on to participate in top accelerator programs, such as Y Combinator, and even raise hundreds of millions in venture funding. Bubble is more than just a product. We are a strong community of builders and entrepreneurs, united by the belief that everyone should be able to create technology. Learn more at bubble.io or follow us on Twitter at @bubble.
ABOUT MICROSOFT FOR STARTUPS
Designed to support all founders from idea to exit, Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub brings together the technology, guidance, and support young businesses need to hit their next milestones. Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub meets founders where they are, offering best-in-class developer tools and a breadth of cloud offerings across every function, so startups can reduce costs and accelerate development with a partner they can trust.
Logiwa | July 25, 2022
Logiwa, the leading cloud fulfillment platform for high-volume direct-to-consumer (DTC) and omnichannel businesses, announces the launch of Logiwa Analytics, powerful software that provides warehouse and fulfillment operations with the visibility and control needed to handle the continuing growth in ecommerce.
Logiwa Analytics is part of Logiwa WMS, the company’s leading cloud-based and mobile-friendly fulfillment platform used by hundreds of 3PLs, 4PLs, and brands to deliver direct-to-consumer fulfillment excellence.
“How efficiently fulfillment operations move products depends on how well they capture, share, and make use of data. “Logiwa Analytics was designed to turn warehouse data into actionable insights. It does more than report on what already happened - Logiwa Analytics helps managers of fulfillment operations stay a step ahead and plan for what’s coming next.”
Erhan Musaoglu, Logiwa CEO and founder
With Logiwa Analytics, users will have access to a library of existing reports and dashboards and the ability to easily customize them. “With our new advanced analytics engine in place, Logiwa offers the data insights needed to make smart order fulfillment decisions. Combine that with our AI-powered optimization algorithms, process automation tools and cloud-based accessibility, and you have a WMS system ready to take your business into the future of high-volume fulfillment,” said Musaoglu.
Logiwa is the leading cloud fulfillment software for high-volume direct-to-consumer brands, wholesalers, and 3PLs. The Logiwa Cloud Fulfillment Platform is an integrated WMS and order fulfillment system that makes it easy to run a digital warehouse and scale your high-volume DTC fulfillment operations. Logiwa’s solution works where traditional WMS systems fail: it connects quickly with new online stores and marketplaces, makes it easy to run a digital warehouse, and is easily updated to support dynamic warehouse environments.
LTI | August 03, 2022
Larsen & Toubro Infotech , a global technology consulting and digital solutions company, has announced the expansion of its collaboration with Microsoft to focus on developing high-value cloud solutions for enterprises. As a part of this multi-year collaboration, LTI has launched a dedicated Microsoft business unit that develops and offers end-to-end digital transformation solutions.
Through this association, LTI will also train 12,000 professionals from its existing workforce on various Microsoft technologies by 2024. The main objective of this effort is to enable skill development of LTI employees that are a part of the Microsoft unit and enhance their competencies across technologies like cloud, data, IoT and security.
“LTI has a long-standing relationship with Microsoft as a strategic partner, service provider, and customer. Our reaffirmed partnership with Microsoft will enable us to innovate and offer 170+ distinct services to our joint customers. Additionally, we will also focus on the training and upskilling of our talent pool that is a part of the dedicated Microsoft business unit, to empower them to meet changing business and market requirements.”
Nachiket Deshpande, Chief Operating Officer, LTI
Siddharth Bohra, Chief Business Officer & Head of Cloud Business Unit, LTI, said, “Enterprises across the globe are increasingly embracing cloud, and LTI has made impressive strides in developing a multi-dimensional capability on Azure to meet this demand. As part of this collaboration, LTI and Microsoft will jointly innovate, develop, and sell solutions to assist enterprises in acceleration of their digital transformation journeys.”
Julie Sanford, Vice President, Partner GTM, Programs & Experiences, Microsoft, said, “Through their new Microsoft Business Unit, LTI will be able to help customers implement cloud strategies and drive business transformation across industries and geographies. We look forward to working with LTI as they build new capabilities and deliver innovative solutions on the Microsoft Cloud.”
Through this association, LTI will attain the Solution Partner designation across all the Microsoft Solution Areas. LTI also has the following advanced specializations on Azure:
- SAP on Azure: Validating the capability of implementing SAP solutions on Azure.
- Analytics on Azure: Demonstrating the expertise in delivering analytics solutions in Microsoft Azure.
- Windows Server and SQL Server: Expertise in migrating production workloads to Microsoft Azure.
- Modernization of Web Applications: Validating expertise in migrating and deploying production web application workloads, applying DevOps, and managing app services in Microsoft Azure.
- Kubernetes on Azure: validating capabilities in deploying and managing production workloads in the cloud using containers and managing hosted Kubernetes environments in Azure.
- Low Code Application Development: Expertise in building solutions using Power Apps.
- The Data Warehouse Migration to Microsoft Azure: Validating expertise in analyzing existing workloads and performing ETL operations to migrate data to cloud-based data warehouses.
- Cloud Security: Validates a means for your company to showcase capabilities to implement comprehensive security solutions across Azure, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments.
- Threat Protection: provides a means for your company to showcase proven, verifiable expertise in deploying Microsoft Threat Protection or Microsoft Cloud App Security workloads.
- AI and Machine Learning in Microsoft Azure: Validates capabilities on enabling customer adoption of Al and implementing Azure solutions for Al-powered apps.
LTI is an Azure Expert MSP Partner which demonstrates deep knowledge, extensive experience, and proven success in implementing specialized workloads such as Migration and Modernization, SAP on Azure, Data Analytics, Internet of things (IoT), Security, and Microsoft Dynamics 365.
LTI is a global technology consulting and digital solutions Company helping more than 495 clients succeed in a converging world. With operations in 33 countries, we go the extra mile for our clients and accelerate their digital transformation journeys. Founded in 1997 as a subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Limited, our unique heritage gives us unrivalled real-world expertise to solve the most complex challenges of enterprises across all industries. Each day, our team of more than 46,000 LTItes enable our clients to improve the effectiveness of their business and technology operations and deliver value to their customers, employees, and shareholders.