SME-in-a-Box Pro: MainOne, Microsoft Moves to Improve SMEs’ Growth
MainOne has partnered with Microsoft Nigeria to introduce a new product, SME-in-a-Box Pro, aimed at ensuring that Small and Medium Enterprises in Nigeria stay productive and connected anywhere, anytime, from any device and on any operating system.
The introduction of SME-in-a-Box Pro is In recognition of the fact that most Nigerian SMEs had yet to get online presence, the companies introduced Gigalayer as their partner to provide domain name registration services for Nigerian websites, which would empower the SMEs to build branded websites and gain access to new markets.
According to the companies, the SME-in-a-Box Pro offers SME business productivity tools from Microsoft such as Office 365 and Exchange Online, along with reliable broadband communications from MainOne,
The Director, Small, Mid-market Solutions and Partners Group, Microsoft Nigeria, Oluwawemimo Adeniyi, said Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organisation on the planet with efficient, cost savings and flexible offerings.
The Chief Executive Officer of MainOne, Funke Opeke, explained that the new solution will help small businesses increase their productivity, showcase them to the world with their internet presence and in the long run help the country reduce its unemployment figures.
“The SME-in-a-Box Pro is a welcome product for small businesses who require tools that enable their ability to scale up. There are many challenges for small businesses especially in this period of recession.
“The offering enables SMEs subscribe to these products directly with support from MainOne in Nigeria and to pay for the services in Naira.”
She added,”To avail of the service, SMES should log on to www.mainone.net/smepro to select a package suited to their requirement.”