Case Studies

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  • Sponsored By Cisco Systems // Jun 2015

    MarketScope for Group Video Systems

    The introduction of personal and mobile endpoints is dramatically reshaping the landscape for group video collaboration. IT leaders should align their video portfolios for maximum utilization and strategic fit with their related investments in collaboration and unified communications.

  • Sponsored By ServiceNow // May 2015

    IDC ExpertROI SPOTLIGHT: Allstate Case Study

    Insurance Giant Allstate Corporation, like many companies, found it persistently challenging to maximize the value of the IT services it delivers to employees and customers. So they turned to ServiceNow’s cloud-based IT Service Management (ITSM) solution. Since deployment in 2013, Allstate has levered ServiceNow to: • Improve IT state productivity...

  • Sponsored By ServiceNow // May 2015

    Today’s State of Work: The Productivity Drain

    We believe that enterprises that invest in consumerization and automation can gain a profound competitive advantage, delivering benefits that go far beyond simple cost savings. From what we have seen through this report, managers already strongly support this transformation – and are likely to be enthusiastic participants as enterprises embark...

  • Sponsored By NetApp // Feb 2015

    Orange Business Services: A Telecom Business Reinvents Itself for the Cloud Era

    When your industry's revenue projections flatten, how can you break away and continue to grow? Learn how Orange Business Services leveraged NetApp storage to reinvent their company by becoming a cloud services provider and exceeded their revenue goals of zero to €500 million by 2015.

  • Sponsored By Polycom // Jul 2014

    A Forrester Total Economic Impact Case Study

    Forrester Research conducted a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study to examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Polycom voice solutions for Microsoft Lync. Download this case study to understand the framework for evaluating the potential financial impact of Polycom voice solutions within their organizations....

  • Provided By Novosoft // Jun 2015

    Backing up AutoCAD Projects from Cloud

    Some AutoCAD services allow users saving their AutoCAD projects online, for example, on FTP, SFTP, FTPS servers, or on dedicated clouds. To help these users keep their data relevant and secure, Handy Backup provides the function of saving to or from these online storages. For now, the most progressive way...

  • Provided By Microsoft // Jun 2015

    Utilities Use Smart Water Metering System to Gain Detailed Water Consumption Data

    To encourage water conservation, provide better customer service, and better monitor water usage, water utilities want to deploy smart-meter solutions. Transparent Technologies (T2) has put such systems within reach of many utilities by developing a smart-meter solution that uses the Verizon Wireless network to transport data and Microsoft Azure to...

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    Provided By Microsoft // Jun 2015

    French Grocery Chain Halves Inventory Processing Time by Upgrading to Azure Premium Storage

    Chronodrive pioneered the concept of online-to-drive-through grocery shopping in France. To ensure that its stores are stocked with the right products, the company upgraded cloud storage for its Microsoft Azure - hosted Slim4 inventory control application to Microsoft Azure premium storage. With the upgrade, Chronodrive halved its nightly batch-order processing...

  • Provided By McAfee // May 2015

    Partners for the Long Haul: Kleberg Bank Relies on Intel Security for Comprehensive Protection

    Kleberg Bank, N.A. is an independent community bank serving the South Texas cities of Kingsville and Corpus Christi and the surrounding region. Their challenge is shield network from ever-evolving malware threats and support ongoing compliance. They chose McAfee to overcome this problem. They have implemented McAfee complete endpoint protection -...

  • Provided By Microsoft // May 2015

    Azure-based Software Platform Breaks Down Barriers Between Businesses and Customers

    Nucleo didn't want to build just another collaboration solution to share documents. Instead, this startup saw a future in which businesses and consumers communicate in a whole new way - regardless of document format or back-end systems. And by using Microsoft Azure, Nucleo has made it happen. With its interchange...

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    Provided By Microsoft // May 2015

    Bavarian State Forest Improves Timber Production, Conservation with Technology Upgrade

    Bavarian State Forest Enterprise engineers have to do their jobs in very remote places and some of them work completely on their own. As such, it's easier to manage timber production and conservation efforts when they can collaborate and work remotely. To enhance engineer productivity, it distributed Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1...

  • Provided By Microsoft // May 2015

    Digital Crimes Unit Uses Microsoft Data Analytics Stack to Catch Cybercriminals

    The Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) at Microsoft consistently leverages the latest in analytics technology, relying on some of the brightest employees, some of the smartest scientists and certainly some of the best partners in law enforcement, to disrupt and dismantle devious cybercriminals. Learn how Microsoft used technology to uncover the...

  • Provided By Linode // May 2015

    Loud and Clear: AccuRadio Abandons Bare-Metal Servers in Favor of Consistently Stable Streaming Through Linode's Cloud

    AccuRadio is expertly-curated Internet radio ("Hand-crafted by music lovers - not by a computer"), offering over 1,000 customizable channels. Their challenges are usage rates fluctuate throughout a day and across the year depending on the preferences of AccuRadio's primarily workplace-based audience. Daily usage spikes during lunch and coffee-break times. They...

  • Provided By Microsoft // May 2015

    Global Leader in Operational Intelligence Speeds Innovation with the Microsoft Cloud Platform

    Thousands of manufacturers, energy companies and utilities rely on OSIsoft's PI system to collect, analyze and share real-time sensor data to build their mission-critical operations intelligence infrastructure. With software installations across 15,000 sites managing nearly 1 billion streams of sensor-based data, OSIsoft customers include 95 percent of the global top...

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    Provided By Microsoft // May 2015

    Cloud-Powered Active Lifestyle Solution Gets People Moving

    Walkway is getting people moving by bringing treadmill desks to public spaces where no exercise options typically exist. Powered by Microsoft Azure and a Windows 8.1 app, the sponsor-supported workstations enable people to walk while they answer email, surf the Internet, or simply recharge their devices and their spirits. Available...

  • Provided By Microsoft // May 2015

    Garment Manufacturer Adopts Cloud-Integrated Backup to Maximize Stability, Growth

    Kardem is a Turkish garment manufacturer with a global supply chain that relies as much on data as on designs and dyes. Recently, the company moved to an integrated on-premises and cloud backup solution using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 data protection manager and Microsoft Azure backup. With this solution,...

  • Provided By Linode // May 2015

    The Onion Finds Simplicity, Reliability, and Flexibility with Linode

    Onion, Inc. is the parent company of The Onion, A.V. Club, and Clickhole, its three online digital media products. The Onion's incipient, in-house servers demanded deployment of too frequent and numerous administration tasks (e.g., server installations). These manual processes caused the following: application errors, increased downtime, slow server provisioning, inefficient...

  • Provided By IBM // Apr 2015

    The Power Behind Cloud & Scale-Out Computing

    Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, delivers the open OS for next-generation, web-scale applications. From utilities to telcos to enterprise environments around the world, Ubuntu and Canonical provide a stable foundation and a comprehensive toolset for innovation. Ubuntu is used by enterprises in many of the largest scale-out environments, and...

  • Provided By Microsoft // Apr 2015

    Top Actuarial Firm Transforms the Insurance Industry with Cloud Modeling Platform

    Integrate takes a holistic, forward-looking approach to the automation and governance of actuarial modeling and reporting. Powered by Microsoft Azure, Integrate reimagines the relationship between people, processes, and technology and unlocks the full potential of actuarial staff. It takes advantage of Azure for complex computational tasks, and leverages services such...

  • Provided By Cisco // Apr 2015

    Washington Schools Implement Desktop Virtualization Solution

    The Richland School District serves the cities of Richland and West Richland, in the southeast region of the state of Washington. Their challenges are to reduce downtime associated with maintenance, repairs, and upgrades, cost-effectively upgrade and update 4500 computers across 15 schools and implement flexible solution that can scale to...