DigitalCFO Newsroom | 7 January 2022
Microsoft Hong Kong and HKBN Enterprise Solutions (HKBN) have announced a strategic collaboration to inaugurate Windows 365 in Hong Kong, empowering business users with ground-breaking Cloud PC solutions to truly demonstrate working anytime, anywhere with the computing power of Cloud on any device. By leveraging the connectivity and technical capabilities of HKBN’s network and technology expertise, these solutions are designed to boost remote work efficiency. Starting today, business customers can subscribe to Windows 365 on a monthly basis and enjoy HKBN’s network services plus accredited engineers’ support at an affordable cost.
Cally Chan, General Manager of Microsoft Hong Kong and Macau, said, “Hybrid work is top-of-mind for many enterprises. This collaboration embodies Microsoft Hong Kong’s commitment to optimise the modern workplace using Microsoft’s Cloud technology paired with HKBN’s powerful fibre network and technical support in Hong Kong. This would help companies realise faster, more secure, user-friendly and office-ready smart solutions as they move forward in the digital era.”
William Yeung, Co-Owner and Executive Vice-chairman of HKBN Group, said, “HKBN and Microsoft Hong Kong formed a strong partnership to work as one team in bringing hassle-free smart solutions to the market. Together, we multiply the power of technology to help companies drive results without borders. Why constrain your business by waiting for chipsets to arrive, when you can leverage the technology now and get a trusted connectivity and technology expert?”
Almira Chan, Co-Owner and Chief Strategy Officer of HKBN Group, shared, “This market-shaping joint effort shows how HKBN is taking pioneering action with Microsoft Hong Kong. Today’s hybrid work mode requires flexibility in mobility, facility and cashflow. HKBN’s bundled service plans will include Microsoft’s Windows 365 Cloud PC, connectivity, and technical support services to help companies achieve multiple goals with just one subscription plan, at less than HK$20 a day.”
Windows 365 Cloud PC streamlines the full Windows experience, from apps, data and settings, to personal or corporate devices. With its optimised security settings and built-in Zero Trust principles, Windows 365 users will have less to worry. Leveraging HKBN’s high performance connectivity, technical and IT support, as well as Microsoft Team Voice, users can now tap into smart hybrid work modes without hassle. During the launch period, eligible Microsoft customers who subscribe to any Microsoft 365 products will enjoy HKBN’s business broadband or other solutions such as FixIT token for technical and IT support for free*.