During an interview it was revealed by, Kevin Turner, Chief Operating Officer of Microsoft Corp. that Japan is the biggest marketplace outside of the U.S. in the present time. India is the next biggest market after Japan and it is performing really well. The company proclaims a better intellectual property control across India, in comparison of China. It has also commenced great business in India in the last few years and as well as it is also hiring a huge number of engineers out of India. Recently, in a survey it was found that two-third of world’s scientists and engineers are recruited from India and China. So the company found the capability to have big development present in both of the countries is a vital one.

Microsoft has built its data centre in Singapore and another one in Hong Kong. The company seems to offer end-to-end, consumer cloud applications, and great assets like Hotmail where it has attached with 365 million active Hotmail users. It has more than 500 million Windows Live users. It is also offering free storage space, movie gallery and Picture Maker. All of these features are unbelievable assets inbuilt in cloud for the consumers. Some other services, Microsoft offers in addition are Bing, Microsoft’s search product, Xbox Live and many more. Last but not least, it offers the Asian market all the way into the businesses, from undersized businesses all the way up to the largest enterprises in the world that also has the largest governments in the world.

Microsoft in reality is setting itself for the future as it is one of the biggest technology giants leading in cloud services, particularly for businesses. Now, Microsoft is planning to take over the Asian market. There is a lot of technology on the scope to craft a new user interface to take into account handwriting, speech, voice, touch, gestures, facial expressions, and many other things. According to Microsoft officials, Asia is one of the most important region in the world from a potential standpoint. A lot of work still has to be done. The intellectual property necessities that it will require, both from an enforcement standpoint as well as a rule of potential standpoint  in the markets of Asia-Pacific to make it as mature as it needs to be.