Capgemini and Microsoft “signed an agreement aimed at helping businesses make the move to cloud. As part of the alliance, Capgemini will market and deliver Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite, Microsoft’s cloud-based communication & collaboration service, through Capgemini’s recently announced Global Service Line of Infostructure Transformation Services, a unit created to help clients accelerate sustainable cost reduction and access the benefits of cloud computing and software as a service. Capgemini will offer solutions based on Microsoft’s Business Productivity Online Suite for communications & collaboration solutions worldwide. By partnering with Microsoft, Capgemini offers customers compelling cloud applications to help clients tap into new commercial models of cloud computing while delivering enterprise-grade capabilities, security, protection and familiar Microsoft interface. With a flexible “hybrid” model, customers can use Microsoft’s cloud technologies for some or all users, enabling them to make journey to the cloud at their own pace,” writes Microsoft.