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  • Webcasts // Mar 2015

    Live Webcast: The Benefits of Modern ERP

    Register for this LIVE event! Date: 4/23/2015 Time: 10:30 AM PDT / 1:30 PM EDT Dynamics AX’s Modern App Framework enables both partners and internal developers to develop, manage, distribute, and use modern applications. In this Webinar, Nucleus will discuss how simplifying the mobile experience and providing focused applications for...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Mar 2015

    Live Webcast: Building the Business Case for the Cloud

    Register for this LIVE event! Date: 5/14/2015 Time: 10:30 AM PDT / 1:30 PM EDT Dynamics AX’s Modern App Framework enables both partners and internal developers to develop, manage, distribute, and use modern applications. In this Webinar, Nucleus will discuss how simplifying the mobile experience and providing focused applications for...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    IDC: Capturing the $1.6 Trillion Data Dividend

    In recent years, the promise and, in some cases, the hype of big data have produced plenty of critics who doubt the benefits of big data or point to the potential pitfalls facing organisations engaged in big data and analytics projects. This white paper provides the results of an IDC...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Forrester: Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft SQL Server

    From the information obtained through interviews with six organisations and surveys collected from 48 more, Forrester has constructed a Total Economic Impact (TEI) framework outlining the implementation of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and/or Microsoft SQL Server 2014. The objective of the framework is to identify the cost, benefit, flexibility, and...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Mar 2015

    Live Webcast: A Closer Look at Dynamics AX and Usability

    Register for this LIVE event! Date: 3/26/2015 Time: 10:30 AM PDT / 1:30 PM EDT Nucleus has defined a next-generation approach to enterprise application development – the Dark Cockpit – that is drawn from the principles of commercial airplane cockpit design and focuses on simplifying and focusing the user experience...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Predictive Modelling with Azure ML studio

    This video walks through steps to building, scoring and evaluating a predictive model in Azure Machine Learning. Azure Machine Learning features a pallets of modules to build a predictive model, including state of the art ML algorithms such as Scalable boosted decision trees, Bayesian Recommendation systems, Deep Neural Networks and...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Windows Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Overview

    Windows Azure Multi-Factor Authentication is easy to set up, manage, and use - enabling companies to meet their security and compliance requirements while providing a simple sign-in experience for their users. Watch this video to see how the service works and how it is enabled for both on-premises applications and...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • Downloads // Nov 2014

    Microsoft Azure: One Month Free Trial

    Windows Azure is Microsoft’s cloud platform. It has been ranked by Gartner as an industry leader for both infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS). This powerful combination of managed and unmanaged services lets you build, deploy, and manage applications any way you like for unmatched productivity. Download the Azure free one...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Sales Reimagined: Zero in, win faster, and sell more

    Customers are ubiquitously connected via their mobile devices, plugged into their social network and doing their own research to solve problems. In a world where buying decisions are made before you can even engage, salespeople must adapt to buyers. This whitepaper presents Microsoft’s vision for sales organizations to use technology...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Deployment of Hyper-V Failover Cluster using Powershell

    Hyper-V provides software infrastructure and basic management tools that the user can use to create and manage a virtualized server computing environment. This virtualized environment can be used to address a variety of business goals aimed at improving efficiency and reducing costs. For example, a virtualized server environment can help...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Securing SOA Services

    Corporations, worldwide, are steadily adopting SOA as a technique to establish enterprise architecture within their organizations. SOA exposes specific services that mimic business functions performed by the system. These services are consumed by either other parts of the system or the users directly. The advantages provided by SOA services have...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    CenturyLink Database-as-a-Service Solution Cuts Time-to-Market from Days to Minutes

    CenturyLink prides themselves on being a trusted provider of multiple solutions to millions of business customers. With the increased attention on hosting data solutions in the cloud, CenturyLink looked to Microsoft SQL server as the basis for their DataBase-as-a-Service (DBaaS) offer. This opened up a number of options previously limited...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Engineering Services Company Cuts Order Processing Times in Half

    United Controls International (UCI) provides engineering, manufacturing and testing services to the nuclear industry. To address the industry's trend for larger projects requiring the coordination of many processes, procurements, and people, the company needed greater visibility of operations, a corporate repository of information, and more efficient quoting and scheduling workflows....

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Partner Boosts Revenues 40 to 60 Percent with Absolutely Right Move to Cloud Services

    Microsoft solution provider RoseBud technologies didn't offer cloud services to its customers and, frankly, saw the cloud as a bit of threat. But when major companies started replacing on-premises infrastructure with cloud services, the company knew it had to adapt or risk irrelevance. RoseBud found that its business model remained...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Cloud Technology Powers Mobility to Drive Collaboration and Productivity

    Framtiden is a real estate company, wholly owned by the City of Gothenburg. The Framtiden group is comprised of seven public subsidiaries with 900 employees. They are one of Sweden's largest property owners, managing approximately 70,600 apartments in Gothenburg and achieving yearly revenues of close to 7.8 million USD. Framtiden...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Near-Real-Time Pricing Information Helps Employees Make Better Decisions

    Eastman chemical company needed to give employees in its pricing organization a better and faster method of accessing updated pricing data, so they could make better pricing decisions when presented with competitive price requests from specific customers. Eastman tested the In-memory column-store feature in SQL Server, and now employees get...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Delivering Enterprise-Level Service With Unlimited Support for Cloud Collaboration Software

    Founded in 1999, Toyo business engineering corporation provides specialized IT solutions for the manufacturing industry, with a particular focus on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Supply Chain Management (SCM). Toyo business engineering contributes to the Japanese economy and manufacturing industry by building corporate information platforms to help companies adapt to...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Respond to the Law on Personal Information Protection with Transparent Data Encryption

    The Korean Register of Shipping (KRS), which specializes in shipbuilding and marine engineering, completed the database encryption project in compliance with the privacy act. KRS weighed up three solutions: column-level encryption, Transparent Data Encryption (TDE)-based DataBase (DB) encryption and a dedicated appliance. KRS was clear that its first priority was...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    The Washington Post Builds \"Truth Teller\" App with Cloud-Based Speech-to-Text Service

    One way that The Washington Post is driving innovation on the Internet is through truth teller, a software-based, political fact-checker that uses Microsoft Azure media services indexer speech-to-text service. With indexer, The Post can more easily share its political expertise with site visitors, with whom it has also made search...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Leading ERP Provider Cuts Deployment Time, Gains More Flexibility by Migrating to the Microsoft Cloud

    Sage, a leading global supplier of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and business solutions, wanted a new, flexible delivery model that could be easily customized for individual customers and markets, while ensuring high levels of performance. To meet its goals, the company decided to migrate its mission-critical ERP offerings for small...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Startup Implements Offline Sync for Its iOS App Using Microsoft Azure Mobile Services

    Software startup Q Branch needed a simple but powerful cloud service in order to add offline sync to its popular iOS app, Vesper. As iOS developers, they found Microsoft Azure offered the services they needed to start creating new features immediately using their favorite programming languages and tools. Q Branch...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Software Developer Boosts Throughput 54 Percent with Data Management Solution

    PROS wanted to boost the performance of its pricing and sales effectiveness solutions. It did so by taking advantage of SQL server 2014 and in-memory OLTP capability. Throughput is 54 percent faster, and batch windows are as much as 40 percent shorter. PROS customers can also analyze a greater amount...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    FUR SIE Expedites Order Processing With Ease and Accuracy Using Microsoft Services and Windows 8

    FUR SIE trading group provides service and support to 200 small and medium-sized members in wholesale and retail businesses. The cooperation leads to significant competitive advantages through joint purchasing, without relinquishing entrepreneurial independence. Every year the FUR SIE trading group gears up for its annual members' trade fair, during which...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Pub and Restaurant Company Boosts Service, Satisfaction with Managed Mobile Platform

    Mitchells & Butlers wanted to deploy mobile devices that run service-enhancing apps to its staff at 1,600 establishments. Before doing so, it needed a way to remotely manage the devices. The company subscribed to Windows Intune, a PC and mobile device management service solution, and will deploy its mobile devices...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    A Saudi Investment Bank Drives Into the Retail Market with CRM Technology

    The Saudi Investment Bank extended its services to the retail banking sector but its expansion was held back by manual processes that undermined its activities. Improved customer service and customer experience, increased customer retention and customer acquisition, and improved sales and marketing and direct contribution to SAIB revenues and profit....

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Telecommunications Company Gains Performance and Flexibility in the Cloud

    Kordia is a leading provider of telecommunications solutions and services in Australia and New Zealand. Because the company needed to quickly upgrade several of its mission-critical SAP systems, it piloted the use of Microsoft Azure to migrate those systems to the cloud. Azure gives Kordia flexibility, scalability, and cost savings....

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    New Zealand Bank Upgrades Its Disaster Recovery Solution to Achieve 99.9999 Percent System Uptime

    Kiwibank was using an out-of-date disaster recovery method to ensure the availability of its mission-critical applications to its customers, both internal and external. The bank saw reliability and performance gains through a rapid implementation of Microsoft SQL Server 2014 AlwaysOn and set a path for a high-availability solution to meet...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Portugal Telecom Expands Digital Services, Trims Costs with Flexible Cloud Environment

    Portugal Telecom (PT) is extending beyond telephony into Internet, hosting, and other digital services. To accommodate its business shift, it built a state-of-the-art datacenter in Portugal featuring a Hyper-V private cloud. Marketed as the CloudPT, the new environment will help PT expand its digital services business, reduce IT costs and...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Global Enterprise Explore New Business Opportunities with Microsoft Azure

    Microsoft Azure made it possible for Br

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Pakistani mobile provider develops IT platform future proofed for innovation and growth

    China Mobile Pakistan - ZONG is a leading provider of mobile services. When China Mobile Pakistan acquired Paktel, a Millicom group company it inherited elements of an IT infrastructure that were inefficient and difficult to manage. By implementing Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V server the company is not only addressing...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    High-Performance Storage Provider Expects Tenfold Sales Boost with Link to Public Cloud

    Zadara storage wanted to help its customers run their most demanding database applications in Microsoft Azure. It uses Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute to provide a secure, high-speed connection between Azure datacenters and Zadara storage solutions and enables Microsoft customers to move data and applications back and forth to Azure seamlessly. Zadara...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Studio Creates Groundbreaking Animated Movie with Cloud-Based Rendering Solution

    In 2010, Mundoloco CGI Studios began production of a Hollywood-level animated movie. In 2012, it was ready to render more than 276,000 frames of film. But constrained by a limited budget, the studio needed to keep production costs as low as possible. Mundoloco set up 550 Microsoft Azure virtual machines...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Global Bank Uses Cloud Solution to Quickly Scale Document Management Tool and Cut Costs

    Gneis Global Services, the IT division of Spanish bank Bankinter, needed to create a scalable online document management solution for the bank's global customers. Gneis developed StoneCloud, a highly secure online tool to manage and share documents, based on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. By using Azure, Gneis can scale...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Virtualization Provider Offers Hybrid Cloud Solutions with Private, High-Speed Link

    Accelera solutions wanted to help customers take fuller advantage of Microsoft Azure and give them a simple way to connect their own datacenters to Azure datacenters in support of a hybrid cloud model. Accelera is using Equinix datacenters and Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute to provide this private, high-speed link and offer...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Industrial Manufacturer Improves Data Management and Access to Business Info with Cloud Solution

    Wabtec Corporation, a manufacturer of industrial equipment, wanted to give its sales force better, more automated access to product information. To improve efficiency, the company decided to run its custom sizing software in the cloud on the Microsoft Azure platform. Employees including sales representatives can connect through browsers running on...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Precious Metals Dealer Ups IT Reliability, Trims Costs by 40 Percent by Moving to Cloud

    Dillon Gage, is one of the largest international precious metals dealers, migrated nearly all of its business-critical applications - including Infor/Lawson enterprise resource planning software - to Microsoft Azure. With applications running in Azure, Dillon Gage has been able to create a highly available infrastructure that is easy to extend...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Dell Doubles Application Speeds, Processes Transactions 9X Faster with In-Memory OLTP

    Dell wanted to boost its website performance so that each day, its 10,000 concurrent shoppers enjoyed faster response times. The company also needed to increase its ability to support up to 1 million concurrent shoppers during the holidays. To achieve these goals, Dell is migrating mission-critical databases to Microsoft SQL...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Homebuilder Reduces Backup Work by 80 Percent, Frees Up IT Staff with Cloud Solution

    After nearly 40 years in business, Australian homebuilder Metricon had amassed nearly 40 terabytes of house warranties and other business data. To reduce the time spent backing up this data and to keep it safer, Metricon switched from tape backups to a hybrid cloud solution involving Microsoft Azure and the...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Leveraging the power of Mobilizing-as-a-Service

    Kaonsoft is a Korean provider of software solutions. It came under the spotlight as a new hidden champion in the enterprise mobility market, creating a new category of mobile and cloud applications called Mobilizing-as-a-Service (MaaS). The MaaS concept evolved into the solution that's now known as MEERUE, which was selected...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    ABB Speeds BI Reports by up to a Month and Gains Faster, Fuller Insights for Decision Making

    When the ABB Italy subsidiary of manufacturer ABB wanted to update one of its Business Intelligence (BI) tools, it adopted Microsoft power BI for Office 365. The company has slashed the time to generate reports by as much as a month, so it can conduct faster, fuller analyses. It also...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Sales Reimagined: Zero in, win faster, and sell more

    Customers are ubiquitously connected via their mobile devices, plugged into their social network and doing their own research to solve problems. In a world where buying decisions are made before you can even engage, salespeople must adapt to buyers. This whitepaper presents Microsoft’s vision for sales organizations to use technology...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Predictive Modelling with Azure ML studio

    This video walks through steps to building, scoring and evaluating a predictive model in Azure Machine Learning. Azure Machine Learning features a pallets of modules to build a predictive model, including state of the art ML algorithms such as Scalable boosted decision trees, Bayesian Recommendation systems, Deep Neural Networks and...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Windows Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Overview

    Windows Azure Multi-Factor Authentication is easy to set up, manage, and use - enabling companies to meet their security and compliance requirements while providing a simple sign-in experience for their users. Watch this video to see how the service works and how it is enabled for both on-premises applications and...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • Downloads // Nov 2014

    Microsoft Azure: One Month Free Trial

    Windows Azure is Microsoft’s cloud platform. It has been ranked by Gartner as an industry leader for both infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS). This powerful combination of managed and unmanaged services lets you build, deploy, and manage applications any way you like for unmatched productivity. Download the Azure free one...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    IDC: Capturing the $1.6 Trillion Data Dividend

    In recent years, the promise and, in some cases, the hype of big data have produced plenty of critics who doubt the benefits of big data or point to the potential pitfalls facing organisations engaged in big data and analytics projects. This white paper provides the results of an IDC...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Forrester: Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft SQL Server

    From the information obtained through interviews with six organisations and surveys collected from 48 more, Forrester has constructed a Total Economic Impact (TEI) framework outlining the implementation of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and/or Microsoft SQL Server 2014. The objective of the framework is to identify the cost, benefit, flexibility, and...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Mar 2015

    Live Webcast: The Benefits of Modern ERP

    Register for this LIVE event! Date: 4/23/2015 Time: 10:30 AM PDT / 1:30 PM EDT Dynamics AX’s Modern App Framework enables both partners and internal developers to develop, manage, distribute, and use modern applications. In this Webinar, Nucleus will discuss how simplifying the mobile experience and providing focused applications for...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Mar 2015

    Live Webcast: Building the Business Case for the Cloud

    Register for this LIVE event! Date: 5/14/2015 Time: 10:30 AM PDT / 1:30 PM EDT Dynamics AX’s Modern App Framework enables both partners and internal developers to develop, manage, distribute, and use modern applications. In this Webinar, Nucleus will discuss how simplifying the mobile experience and providing focused applications for...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Mar 2015

    Live Webcast: A Closer Look at Dynamics AX and Usability

    Register for this LIVE event! Date: 3/26/2015 Time: 10:30 AM PDT / 1:30 PM EDT Nucleus has defined a next-generation approach to enterprise application development – the Dark Cockpit – that is drawn from the principles of commercial airplane cockpit design and focuses on simplifying and focusing the user experience...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Insurance Firm Boosts System Availability, Improves Support for Mobile Workers

    Saretec is a French insurance claims adjuster that processes claims for large companies across France. Because the organization depends on e-mail to communicate internally and with customers, it was interested in finding a new solution that was highly available and easy to manage. The company also wanted to provide more...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Small Accounting Firm Saves Nearly a Full Day of Work Each Week With Server Software

    Bunten & Associates provides small businesses and individuals with payroll, accounting, and tax services. The firm wanted to improve its management of customer information, so it began to use Windows Home Server. With automated backups and streamlined access to information, the firm's three employees save nearly a full day of...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Health Department Evaluates New Operating System

    The South Australia Department of Health (SA Health) is responsible for delivering comprehensive healthcare options to the state's 1.6 million residents. To support this work, the department's ICT Services division adopted the Windows 7 operating system. SA Health tested several new features of Windows 7 including BitLocker drive encryption technology,...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Broadcasting Company Cuts Costs by 15 Per Cent With Business Management Solution

    Previously known as Deutsches SportFernsehen (DSF), TV channel SPORT1 broadcasts sports television programmes in Germany, while www.sport1.de is one of the most popular online sports portals in the country. The systems the company used to manage its business needed to be updated because they had become expensive to maintain and...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Clinical Trial Solution Provider Improves Competitive Edge With New Mobility Solution

    Beginning work in 1987, invivodata founders pioneered the use of mobile technology to help patients report valid, reliable, accurate clinical data during pharmaceutical trials. The company used the Palm Pilot handheld device as the platform for its electronic Patient-Reported Outcomes (ePRO) solution, but it needed a new platform when Palm...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Privacy in the Cloud Computing Era

    A new generation of technology is transforming the world of computing. Internet-based data storage and services - also known as "cloud computing" - are rapidly emerging to complement the traditional model of software running and data being stored on desktop PCs and servers. In simple terms, cloud computing is a...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    TechNet Webcast: Project Server 2010 Project and Portfolio Management Reporting (Level 200)

    This webcast provides insight on how to take advantage of the great reporting features in Microsoft Project Server 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. By using Excel Services, Project Server delivers a suite of pre-defined reports out of the box. The presenter also outlines how users are able to generate...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    TechNet Webcast: Thrive Live! Networking and Your Job Search (Level 100)

    The importance of career networking shouldn't be discounted in the midst of a job search. In fact, career networking should become a part of the daily work and career-related endeavors. This webcast provides career networking tips to help in job search and to help to increase the networking experience for...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    TechNet Webcast: Thrive Live! Creating Your Online Resume (Level 100)

    A traditional printed resume must be supplemented with a twenty-first century version that is compatible with e-mail and with Internet and database search technologies. More employers want job seekers to find job openings on company Web sites or Internet job boards. Online platforms allow to have multiple resumes that can...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    TechNet Webcast: What's New in Windows Server 2008 R2 AD RMS? (Level 300)

    This webcast discuss the new features of Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS). Attendee will learn about features such as Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) group expansion, Windows PowerShell, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 integration.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Apr 2010

    TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Security Intelligence Report v7 in an Evolving Threat Landscape (Level 200)

    The presenter of this webcast provides a comprehensive look at vulnerabilities, exploits, malware, and the threat landscape as determined by Microsoft security experts, including analysis and recommendations based on data input from over 450 million computers worldwide. The presenter also addresses action-focused strategies, mitigations, and countermeasures to help the attendee...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Apr 2010

    MSDN Radio: The ASP.NET Developer Evolved With Joe Stagner

    For the last few years Joe has been busy working with the ASP.NET product team to simplify and educate developers on what's possible with the latest web tools. The presenter of this webcast talks with Joe about how the web developer is able to learn about and leverage new tools...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Algeria-Based Pharmaceutical Firm Sustains Rapid Growth With Software Upgrade

    With 180 employees, Laboratoire Pharmaceutique Algerien (LPA) is Algeria's leading pharmaceutical business. The company has recently upgraded its business software to the Windows Server 2003 R2 operating system, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 data management software, and Microsoft Office 2003 Editions. This has helped it manage rapid growth, analyses business data...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Software Provider Gains Customers, Grows Accounts With Hosted, Online Services

    To gain education customers, Programmer's Software & IT Services needed to provide hosted, online services, so it began to offer Microsoft Live@edu. It can deploy the services 50 percent faster than on-premises solutions, helping it to reach new customers faster. And because Live@edu interoperates with other technologies, it helps Programmer's...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Circle of Gentlemen Selects Solution From It Suits IT for Their Expertise in Fashion

    Circle of Gentlemen, headquartered in The Netherlands, is a high quality apparel brand owner who offers upscale fashions for men and women in quality retail outlets across Europe. While their fashions are superb, their spreadsheet-based business management system was out of style. Circle of Gentlemen turned to it suits IT...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Turkish Telecommunications Provider Maximizes Investments in IT Staff and Infrastructure

    Turkish mobile telecommunications pioneer Turkcell provides a broad range of services to more than 36 million subscribers. As the company expanded its offerings and product lines, IT operations staff looked for ways to more efficiently and effectively support computer users and business goals companywide without adding more staff. Working with...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Tour Operator Reduces Costs, Improves Relationships With Microsoft Office 2010

    A spirit of innovation, a reputation for unsurpassed service, and a commitment to delivering extraordinary experiences have defined Borton Overseas since its launch in 1894. The Minneapolis, Minnesota - based tour operator relies on its staff of 15 dedicated employees to deliver custom travel experiences that continually exceed customer expectations....

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    IT Provider Regains 480 Staff Hours and $45,000 Annually With Microsoft Office 2010

    Technology solution provider, Success Computer Consulting (SCC), employs 22 dedicated people who serve more than 175 clients across the Twin Cities metropolitan area of Minnesota. SCC continually seeks new ways to help employees get more done in less time - and find the best solutions for each client as quickly...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Communications Firm Saves 2,000 Staff Hours a Year With Microsoft Office 2010

    Levick Strategic Communications offers expert guidance and support to clients who need either broad exposure or a delicate way to mitigate difficult situations. Heralded as a leader in insight and commentary according to top-tier U.S. companies, such as ESPN, CBS News, and The Wall Street Journal, the company has led...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Sustainability Drives High Return on Investment With ERP Solutions

    Microsoft Dynamics partners and customers can benefit from using Microsoft Dynamics business management solutions to enable environmental and social benefits along with a strong return on technology spending and unprecedented efficiencies. With Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft partners can capitalize on sustainability and green IT opportunities by implementing for customers Microsoft Dynamics...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    General Mills Enables Users and Reduces IT Work With New Desktop Management Tools Management Tools

    General Mills, one of the world's leading food companies, operates globally in very competitive markets. To remain creative and agile, the company needed to provide users with the latest technology without raising IT costs or sacrificing network security. To meet these needs, General Mills deployed Microsoft desktop optimization technologies, including...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Customized Employee Portal Replaces Lotus Notes Intranet and SAP Portal

    Family-owned Heraeus is a precious metals and technology business that employs more than 11,000 employees around the globe. Its electronic communications lean heavily on state-of-the-art channels, including an intranet, an employee portal, and Internet-based telephony. Up until 2007, Heraeus maintained its intranet and employee portal separately. While content for the...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Federated CRM Offering Slashes Deployment Costs by $1 Million

    AgFirst provides funding and back-office services to agricultural associations, which provide financing to more than 80,000 farmers, ranchers, and agribusinesses across 15 states in the eastern United States and Puerto Rico. AgFirst needed an adaptable CRM platform to support its federated IT application service offering. Its customers needed a CRM...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Russian Construction Firm Increases Efficiency With Unified Communications

    Founded in 2006, RZDstroy specializes in manufacturing products and managing projects for industrial construction projects, including high-speed railway, residential and administrative buildings, and sports facilities. With 18 construction subsidiaries and 3,000 employees spread across Russia, timely communication is a key element for finishing projects on time and on budget. RZDstroy...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    District Computers Completes Projects 20 Percent Faster With Microsoft Office 2010

    District Computers (DC) focuses on helping its clients boost efficiency, productivity, and their competitive edge with managed IT solutions. A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and Microsoft Small Business Specialist, DC is always seeking innovative and affordable ways to better help its clients. The company wanted to find a cost-effective productivity...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Financial Firm Regains Nearly 1,000 Hours Annually With Microsoft Office 2010

    Investing insight, acumen, and experience are the three pillars behind the success of Alameda, California - based Phocas Financial. The company's dedicated employees have managed assets for individual and corporate clients across northern California - with a mission to help everyone achieve the maximum return on each investment. With seven...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Nebraska Town's Quest for Excellence Powered by Technology Tied to Citizen Service

    Papillion city wanted to reach #1 on the CNN Money.com 'Best' list. They were always looking for ways to improve Papillion's city services and promote the small-town feel. The combination of real-time video surveillance and wireless broadband access for police across the city has addressed this need by allowing fewer...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Leading Automotive Company Utilizes Microsoft and Novell Technology

    A leading automotive company serving the premium sector of the international automobile market has operations in more 150 countries supporting its three brands. The company was seeking to do more with its IT investments, get improved technical support for its High Performance Computing (HPC) Linux infrastructure, and simultaneously lower operating...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Shipper Boosts Productivity, Gets Better Data Insights Faster With Software Upgrade

    Ever wonder how cotton from the southern United States makes it to the interior of Turkey? It is likely shipped by Mediterranean Shipping Company, the second-largest shipper in the world. With so much of the world's precious cargo on board, Mediterranean Shipping strives for efficiency in all aspects of its...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Insurer Builds Business Intelligence Tool in One Month, Enables Better Decisions

    Toronto, Ontario - based GCAN Insurance Company provides commercial property and casualty insurance to Canadian businesses. The IT department wanted to give managers direct access to current financial data so that they could make better decisions. Working with TGO Consulting, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, GCAN used the public beta...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Boy Scouts Aims to Boost Participation and Community-Building With Web Refresh

    "Be Prepared" is the motto of the Boys Scouts of America, but the Greater St. Louis Area Council of the Boy Scouts felt not only unprepared, but behind in its Web outreach. Eager to create a more user-friendly Web site that incorporated social computing capabilities such as blogs, wikis, and...

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