Tekion Expands Cloud Hosting Options for Automotive with Microsoft Azure

Silicon Valley company Tekion, creator of a fast cloud-native automotive retail SaaS platform, has partnered with Microsoft to provide new capabilities for automakers using Microsoft Azure.

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Tekion’s cloud-based platform will connect with Microsoft Azure for Tekion’s enterprise clients over the coming year. It is the first of a series of Tekion programs that will integrate multiple Azure cloud services.

“We’re excited to collaborate with Microsoft to extend our cloud-native technology to the Azure platform for our enterprise customers,” said Guru Sankararaman, CFO & Senior Vice President of Operations at Tekion. “We are committed to providing innovative solutions on a secure and scalable platform for our enterprise customers and partner ecosystems.”


Founded in the Silicon Valley, Tekion employs over 1,000 innovators globally. Tekion’s cloud-based platform modernizes the end-to-end automotive retail experience while improving sales and service experiences to meet the demands of today’s tech-savvy customers.

Tekion’s “cutting-edge” platform, which is developed with IoT, AI, and machine learning at its heart, would provide seamless client engagement and the greatest degree of operational efficiency.

“Transformation of automotive customer experience is crucial for the industry,” said Sanjay Ravi, General Manager of Automotive, Mobility and Transportation Industry at Microsoft. “We are working with Tekion to help accelerate the development of next-generation capabilities for its automotive retail platform and rapidly bring these innovations to the market.”