Zoho also announced plans to open a data center in India to serve Indian businesses
Chennai-based software product company Zoho, the leading IT product company from India, recently announced the launch of Zoho.in, a suite of applications for companies to run their entire business on Zoho. The firm is offering this package free exclusively for Indian businesses.
Included in the package is an offer for Indian businesses to register a free .in or .co.in domain, a flexible website creation application in Zoho Sites, Email Hosting application in Zoho Mail and Document Management and Office suite apps in Zoho Docs, as well as several mobile applications that accompany these web applications.
Additionally, Zoho also announced plans to open a data center in India to serve Indian businesses.
The Zoho.in package is free for the first 25 users in a business. Up to 25 users can get free business-class email accounts in Zoho Mail. Businesses can create unlimited websites using Zoho Sites' drag-and-drop interface. Zoho Docs, the document management application which allows businesses to share and collaborate on documents is available for free for unlimited users in a business. The mobile applications in the package include Zoho Mail, Zoho Docs, Zoho Writer and Taskz, and these are available on both iOS and Android.
Zoho alos organised its first Zoholics event in India on Nov 20-21, in Bangalore. Spread across two days, the event focused on Zoho sharing its journey on becoming the largest IT product company from India. The company also talked about how India is moving towards the next-gen product development hub and how a product company can be built from scratch in India.
Speaking on the occassion, Sridhar Vembu, CEO & Founder, Zoho, said, "Innovation happens through exception. Rules codify normal behaviour. Thus, being exceptional entails that rules be broken. Something that cannot be ignored are India's micro, small and medium size businesses which have seen unprecedented growth over the last decade."
Zoholics event also covered several interesting sessions, namely - challenging the startup community to think out-of-the-box, how to make a difference, and breaking all rules to drive exceptional innovation, etc.
Sharing his insights, Raju Vegesna, Chief Evangelist Zoho, said, "Zoholics India was all about us sharing our journey through the years. The road wasn't without bumps. Resilience and reinvention are the enduring values that outlive others. Then, the world became flat and provided global access to all. Now it's tilting in our favour. Indian companies are at an inflection point and have access to a large pools of young talent with the creativity, flexibility, and experience that is unmatched."