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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Espirito Santo Private Banking Increases Efficiency in Customer Management by Using Microsoft Dynamics CRM

    Esp?rito Santo Private Banking has been in the market for 16 years. The company has approximately 88 account managers, also known as "Private Account Bankers". Esp?rito Santo Private Banking felt the need to improve its planning, increase insight about customers, and enhance the effectiveness and efficiency in its relationships with...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Agency Uses ECM Solution to Provide Safe, Quality, Affordable Housing to Families

    Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) has a 38-year history as a leader in affordable housing. Improving the delivery of services is no small task given the continual growth of the organization and the ever-increasing volumes of both paper-based and electronic documentation. KHC needed a low-cost, low-risk, easy-to-implement alternative to its existing...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Nonprofit Saves Time and Reduces Costs With Smarter Technology Options

    The Educational Computing Network of Ontario (ECNO) has helped school boards save millions of dollars by offering them new and innovative strategies for reducing the cost of administration and redirecting those resources into the classroom. The organization strives to simplify operations for school districts throughout Ontario by sharing technology and...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Healthcare Provider Improves Patient Care With Integrated IT Management

    Howard Regional Health System is a major healthcare provider for North Central Indiana since 1961. The organization's IT environment includes everything from specialized healthcare software, picture archiving communication systems, and radiology and oncology software to dictation software, time-tracking software, and a Cisco-based wireless infrastructure. With a staff of 15 and...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Leading Financial House Increases Developer Productivity With New Development Environment

    India Infoline offers advice and execution platform for financial services covering products ranging from equities and derivatives, commodities, wealth management, asset management, insurance, fixed deposits, loans, investment banking, gold bonds and other small savings instruments. The company needed a technology platform for more agility in the face of competition, now...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Medical Center Improves Patient Flow, Efficiency, With Web-Based Collaboration Solution

    Good Shepherd Medical Center is a 425-bed, regional-referral medical center and the only Level II Trauma Center in Longview, Texas, that provides inpatient and outpatient services in multiple disciplines. In 2005, they implemented Emergency Department Information System (EDIS) from medical software provider MEDHOST. The EDIS provides patient tracking, charting, and...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Software Developer Sees Huge Business Opportunity With Parallel Computing

    Microsoft Registered Partner COMSOL develops software solutions for engineers and research scientists to use for modeling and simulating product designs. Its flagship product COMSOL Multiphysics is a simulation environment that facilitates all steps in the computer modeling process, from defining geometry through visualizing results. In keeping with its tradition of...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Microsoft Expands Edge Network and Cloud-Based Services With Virtualization

    Microsoft is expanding its Edge network by taking advantage of Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008. The company can deploy servers in minutes instead of months and achieve 99.99% availability while easing administration. As a result, it can move faster into the world...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Reseller Increases Business Opportunity With Windows-Based HPC Solution

    EDR supplies Scandinavian engineering companies with software that helps them with three-dimensional design, strength calculation, flow analysis, and other computer simulations needed for engineering work. The company resells such software as ANSYS, Tekla Structures, and others, and it offers local support and value-added services related to that software. As the...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    BPM Solution Provider Significantly Increases Developer Productivity With New Tools

    Headquartered in Milwaukee, US, RedPrairee is a private company that has been leading the SCE industry for over 34 years. They have high profile customers who work in the field of food, beverage, consumer goods, high tech electronic goods and third party logistics. They undertake made-to-order demands too. The company...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Norwegian School Improves Instruction and Student Interest With Interactive Tool

    Nordal School is a primary school in Norway and is one of the early users of Microsoft Mouse Mischief. The software makes teaching an amicable experience and enables students interact and enjoy with the teaching process. Being an addition to Microsoft Power Point 2010 and Microsoft Power Point 2007, Microsoft...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Microsoft Business Intelligence Opens Doors to Rich Housing Analytics

    The housing industry's leading giant Hanley Wood has a powerful yet easy to use analytic platform for all their real estate needs. Expansion at the right time writes the success story of a company especially if they have to use the web based services consistently. This case study talks about...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    U.K. Trust Uses Mapping Technology to Target Services for People in Greatest Need

    Stoke-on-Trent National Health Service Primary Care is held in high regard by their patients because their privacy at the most vulnerable moments were recognized by the Trust and this helped to eliminate mixed sex accommodation. Located in UK, they set to improve the health of their patients by embarking on...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Teachers Involve Students, Gauge Understanding by Using Interactive Presentations

    Sultan Elementary School is a small school that is situated in a rural community in Washington. They had traditional teaching methods apart from a computer lab equipped with Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 and Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. The school was looking forward to make the teaching process a more lively and refreshing...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Microsoft IT Reduces Identity Management Costs

    This case study shows how Microsoft Information Technology came across the challenge of managing a large number of user accounts that integrates a variety of user systems, applications and data sources more efficiently and in a cost effective manner. These applications go a long way to stream line business process...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Russian Bank Primsotsbank Switches From OpenOffice.org to Microsoft Office

    This case study reveals how a world famous financial giant in Russia shifted from OpenOffice.org to Microsoft Office. Headquartered in Vladivostok, the Social Commercial Bank of Primorye Primsotsbank is one of the major banks in Russia's Far East. They provide all sorts of financial solutions to both individual and corporate...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Investment Bank Takes Full Advantage of Support Plan to Drive IT Initiatives

    Seera Investment Bank based at Bahrain in partnership with Microsoft made full use of their technologies for all their business and investment needs. They are a Sharia's compliant investment bank with a paid capital of $291 million and to make full potential of that investment, they made use of Microsoft...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Data Center Services Provider Offers Availability and Low Cost With Virtualization

    IDC Frontier Inc. provides Internet Data Center (IDC) services to many of Japan's foremost e-commerce and e-marketing companies. Based in Tokyo, IDC Frontier currently offers data center and hosting services from nine data centers. The industry demanded environmentally-responsible IT infrastructure that can curtail electricity consumption, reduce carbon-dioxide emissions, and decrease...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Water-Treatment Giant Increases Value From Investment With Technology Center Help

    This case study is an in-depth analysis of the use of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 by Nalco that is a water-treatment service provider. The organization made use of this solution for its intranet and document management. It is since then taking advantage of the technology and has also shortened...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Empowering Browser Security for Mobile Devices Using Smart CDNs

    The question of mobile browser security has taken centre stage with the development of Smart Content Distribution Networks (CDNs). Although browser security has been studied in detail in the past few years, this paper suggests that most of them have worked on security of desktop browsers rather than mobile browsers....

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Content Management Provider Supports PHP on Windows to Broaden Customer Base

    Knowledge Tree is a provider of high tech document management software and is based at Raleigh, North Carolina. The electronic open source software offered by this company is aimed to work well with both small and medium sized organizations to their full capability. The software written in PHP powers the...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Government Builds Foundation for Agility With Identity Federation Solution

    Identity Federation Solutions provides for a kind of virtual reunion of different identities of one person or organizations across domains. This data is usually joined with the help of one common token, namely the user name. Before the coming of this system, industries in the public and private sector had...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Communications Firm Virtualizes Servers to Save More Than $1 Million in Two Years

    Premiere Global Services is a global provider of communication technologies and is headquartered at Atlanta, Georgia. Their technologies include conferencing and collaboration solutions to help their customers improve business transactions. Not only are the solutions scalable and customizable, their success grew sky high when they began to integrate the solutions...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Housing Group Ensures Business Continuity at No Extra Cost With Upgraded Server

    As top residential social landlord in the United Kingdom, Regenda Group offers its auxiliaries a centralized core for business services. It was obvious to the group that e-mail and collaboration technology based on Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 was important to the organization's work. But equally vital was that the environment...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Windows Server 2008 File Server Performance at Microsoft IT

    For many years, Microsoft IT's FSU group is engaged in providing a highly scalable, highly available, and top of the line high-performance centralized file services utility based on Windows Server technologies to more than 50,000 clients worldwide. This service involves only 20 servers and more than 100 terabytes of data....

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Accountancy and Legal Group Saves ?20,000 Using Virtualisation for Disaster Recovery

    Chartered accountancy and solicitor group Oury Clark required a multiserver off-site disaster recovery solution that could measure up to stringent data security standards. After initial assessment, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Direct Communications Software Limited (DCSL) reached the conclusion that virtualization solution is the best option to ascertain a secure network...

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Accountants and Business Advisers Use Virtualisation to Save Nearly ?100,000

    Accounting and business advisory firm Tenon Group was looking to perk up the competence and cost-effectiveness of its primary data centre. Its centralized data centre in Milton Keynes, south-east England comprised 42 servers and storage running in a mixed environment. It also included various editions of the Windows, Linux, and...

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Accountancy Service Provider Set to Accelerate Business With Virtualisation Solution

    Freelance World is a Scotland-based accountancy service provider and has 1500 clients ranging from IT contractors to oil and gas industry workers - all self-employed people who provide services to third-party organizations. Freelance World uses IT systems to manage invoicing, accounting, and customer relationship management processes, but a consistently unreliable...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    Australia's CSR Lowers Costs by Migrating SAP From Oracle to SQL Server 2005

    CSR Limited is one of the largest manufacturers in Australia and is the sixth largest sugar producer in the world. It is also a major manufacturer of building products. CSR uses SAP software to manage its multinational operations. Initially, CSR installed SAP on a UNIX/Oracle stack, but later migrated to...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    A Programming Language for Composable DNA Circuits

    In recent times, a range of information-processing circuits have been implemented in DNA by using strand displacement as their main computational mechanism. Digital logic circuits and catalytic signal amplification circuits that function as efficient molecular detectors are some of the evident examples. This paper presents a programming language and compiler...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    Microsoft Deploying a 10-Terabyte Enterprise Data Warehouse Using SQL Server 2008

    With operations in 89 countries, Microsoft is the largest software company in the world with revenue of more than USD 50 billion in the year 2006. Like other large organizations, the company requires a repository of data to help it better track its business and to analyze customer needs. Microsoft...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Quanta Computer Gains 80 Percent Data Compression for SAP With SQL Server 2008

    Quanta Computer is one of the world's largest manufacturers of laptop computers and other computing devices. It has a global workforce of 30,000 and annual revenue of U.S. $ 25 billion. Their transaction volume and business requirements mean they have to keep a lot of data online rather than archived....

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Qatar Ministry Migrates From Novell to Cost-Effective Collaboration and Messaging System

    The Qatar Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs was looking for a cost-effective and scalable enterprise messaging tool as Novell system was becoming increasingly expensive. The Qatar Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs is responsible for human resources development and training, industrial relations, occupational health and safety, social welfare, and...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Recruitment Solution Provider Hosts Applications, Predicts 70 Per Cent Growth in a Year

    United Kingdom-based IT solutions provider Influence is a software and support services provider to recruitment industry. From small boutique agencies to big enterprises all use its end-to-end recruitment solutions to manage database and applicant life cycles. Influence uses Microsoft suites, such as Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 to create customized workflows....

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Irish Technology Provider Offers Hosted Services to Boost Bottom Line

    Sysco Software is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. It serves a broad spectrum of business customers across many different industries, including manufacturing, distribution, professional services, and the public sector. Sysco also drove technology vendor consensus and customer education regarding SaaS through the Irish Internet Association. A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Sysco...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Manufacturer Boosts Efficiency by 17 Percent With Product Life-Cycle Management Solution

    Pentair Technical Products is a provider of worldwide product and service solutions for enclosing, protecting, and cooling electrical and electronic systems. The company uses a Product Life-cycle Management (PLM) system to manage its product-development process, engineering change orders, computer-aided design (CAD) drawings, and marketing data supporting more than 1,500 employees...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Managed Services Company Builds Business, Cuts Server Hardware Costs by 50 Percent

    District Computers is a managed services provider located in Silver Spring, Maryland. A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and Microsoft Small Business Specialist since 2008, the company serves organizations in multiple industries. To increase competitiveness, the company gravely wanted to provide a highly available environment for hosted applications. Being a small...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Maritime Engineering Firm Sets Course for Productivity With Operating System Upgrade

    Semco Maritime is one of Denmark's oldest and largest designers and manufacturers of maritime engineering systems. It has a total of 1,500 employees. The company maintains facilities in Europe, Asia, and Central America, and supports sales and service representatives located in other parts of the world. Semco Maritime wanted to...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Partners Help OEM Develop Innovative Handheld Analyzer

    Innov-X Systems, headquartered in Massachusetts, is a global leader in rapid, on-site X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) and portable X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) measurement. Its handheld devices provide a non-destructive means of analyzing and measuring the chemical elements Mg thru U in the field, lab, or anywhere. They needed extra computational horsepower. They...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    IT Consulting Firm Deploys Scalable CRM Solution, Gains Control of Sales and Marketing

    Vitalize Consulting Solutions provides IT staff, system optimization, and technology and integration work for healthcare providers, hospitals, and large physician practices. As the company grew, it's Sage ACT! system was unable to support the demanding tasks. There were several performance issues with ACT! As the size of the contact database...

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