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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Bringing the Last Mile Closer: Business Process Outsourcing Ventures Experience Success in Rural Areas

    The Common Services Center (CSC) is a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) unit adjacent to a secondary school in Thirukkuvalai village in the Maiyladhurai District of Tamil Nadu. CSC is a gleaming new structure with five computers, the most modern software, Internet access, and video chat capabilities. Village women who cannot...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    LEARN Brings IT Skills Training and Opportunities to Bangladeshis

    Since 1997, LEARN has made computer-based local wireless networks available to rural areas of Bangladesh. The charity also provides start-up capital and technology training to young, local entrepreneurs. In 1997, LEARN created and deployed a local, computer-based wireless network in rural districts of northeastern Bangladesh. In partnership with Microsoft Unlimited...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Pfizer Australia - CRM Package Boosts Tendering Capabilities for Pharmaceuticals Distributor

    Pfizer Australia is a major supplier of medicines and medical products to Australia's hospitals and healthcare groups. When the company's biggest customers put major contracts up to tender, Pfizer's nine key account managers need to compile large amounts of data in order to respond competitively - pricing and discount information...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Synchronize Supply Chain Inventories to Minimize Excess Stock, Outages, and the "Bullwhip Effect"

    The global nature of supply chains makes it difficult to accurately view, replenish, and move stock inventory. Many traditional systems rely on reorder point replenishment and large batch processing - without considering fluctuations in demand or variations in replenishment lead time. This causes stock outs or excess inventories that frustrate...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Constellation Energy Cuts Costs and Increases Performance With Enhanced E-Mail Solution

    Constellation Energy supplies energy products and services to wholesale, retail, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers in the United States and Canada. Based in Baltimore, Maryland, the company owns a diversified fleet of generating units located throughout the United States, and is among the leaders pursuing the development of new nuclear...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Manufacturer Sets Course for the Future

    Adhesives manufacturer Crespel & Deiters GmbH & Co. KG implemented Microsoft Dynamics NAV to make operations more efficient and simplify its IT environment, which previously comprised several disjointed systems. Recently, the company upgraded to Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 under the Technology Adoption Program. As part of the implementation, Microsoft Gold...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    VAR Uses Rapid Implementation to Reduce Project Completion Time by 40 Percent

    ISM, a value-added reseller of Microsoft Dynamics business management software based in Portland, Oregon, was looking for a way to streamline its implementation process to reduce costs and improve its competitive advantage. Recently, at a Microsoft training event, an executive from ISM discovered Rapid Implementation Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP,...

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Business Enterprise Solution Helps 18 Separate Manufacturers Consolidate Into One

    In 2003, S?dzucker Group merged 18 independent sugar manufacturers into one company to create S?dzucker Polska. After consolidation, it needed to find a way to merge vital information from all the separate entities while still allowing each factory the autonomy to satisfy legal requirements and conduct business with local farmers...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Humber College Speeds Application Deployment With Virtualization

    Located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Humber College is a polytechnic secondary-education institution with three main campuses. It has an active enrollment of 74,000 students. Humber College serves more than 19,000 full-time and 55,000 part-time students in Ontario, Canada. With 60 computer labs and more than 80 operating system images, the...

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    The Russian Federation Supports Quality Education With Standardized Operating System

    In 2007, the Russian Federation designated the Federal Agency for Education (FAE) to implement an order to "Provide licensed support for standard software to be used in education institutions of the Russian Federation." The FAE selected the Windows Vista Business operating system as part of the "Standard Software" to be...

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Firm Improves Collaboration, Delivers Products Faster With Software Development System

    International Game Technology (IGT) is a global designer and manufacturer of computerized gaming machines and systems for casinos. The company's software developers work from three office sites, which made project collaboration a challenge. The company also lacked a unified system for source-code control, which meant that IGT had challenges delivering...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Integrate Your Data Across Disparate Databases Quickly and Easily With DBMoto

    Most organizations use multiple enterprise databases, often from different vendors, to collect, manage, and store their customer, product, and financial data. This can make it difficult to gain an accurate and consistent overview of one's critical business information. To make real-time data available for business applications, such as analysis, business...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Enable Your SharePoint User Community to Switch Between Multiple Languages On-the-Fly

    In the global marketplace, one needs to be able to communicate in multiple languages - not only with customers but also with employees. However, having different SharePoint sites for each language is both costly and laborious. Draig Technologies deployed Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS 2007) and Windows SharePoint Services...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Albemarle County Enhances Security With Microsoft Solution Accelerators

    The county's IT Department is creating an "Access Albemarle" Web site portal using Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, which will, among other services, provide access to information managed in a new deployment of the Microsoft Dynamics GP business management software. As the county rolls out the new solution, it needs...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    State Agency Takes Action With Online Records Management and E-Discovery

    The New Jersey Division of Archives and Records Management (NJ DARM) is responsible for providing guidance and ensuring that state and local agencies follow proper procedures to protect the security, integrity, and accuracy of records within New Jersey government agencies. NJ DARM saw an opportunity to change the implementation of...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Gain a Competitive Advantage With Our Customizable, Cost-Effective BI and Enterprise Application Solution

    In the global economy, competition is fierce and customers sophisticated. Business Intelligence (BI) provides a significant competitive advantage, enabling to analyze operations and market sector - and predict future patterns. With the right information available at the right time one will be able to make more informed decisions and manage...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Regional Bank Enhances Credibility of IT and Streamlines System Integration

    As one of the largest mutually held banks in the United States, Eastern Bank provides its customers with diversified banking services. The bank has 116 branches and is based in Boston, Massachusetts. Formerly a top account for technology provider Novell, Eastern Bank wanted to migrate components of its technology infrastructure...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    District Gains Software Licensing Flexibility, Predictable Price, With Volume Agreement

    As the administrative authority for the District of Landshut in Lower Bavaria, Germany, Landratsamt Landshut manages public services for its 150,000 citizens through its Landshut headquarters and eight branch offices. To streamline IT management and help ensure reliable access to its systems for its employees and the general public, the...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    International Distributor Sees ROI, Customer Satisfaction Soar With SOA-Based Solution

    Tallard Technologies distributes high-tech products to Latin American resellers. But sales and inventory transactions it conducted with its largest customer weren't very high-tech. When customer asked Tallard to adopt an Electronic Data Interchange solution, company optimized its existing SAP application platform by implementing a service-oriented architecture with Microsoft BizTalk Server...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Threads vs. Caches: Modeling the Behavior of Parallel Workloads

    A new generation of high-performance engines now combines graphics-oriented parallel processors with cache architecture. In order to meet this new trend, new highly parallel workloads are being developed. However, it is often difficult to predict how a given application would perform on a given architecture. This paper provides a new...

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  • Podcasts // May 2011

    Export a Group Policy Object From the Microsoft Security Compliance Manager (SCM)

    In this podcast the speaker will show how to export the security baselines one makes in the Microsoft Security Compliance Manager (SCM) to a Group Policy Object (GPO). One will also learn how to import the GPO into one's production environment. The SCM has multiple export capabilities.

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  • Podcasts // Feb 2010

    Microsoft Consolidated Business Intelligence - Delivering BI to Microsoft

    See a live demonstration of how Microsoft IT is delivering Business Intelligence (BI) to 20,000 global users at Microsoft using Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Office Excel, PerformancePoint Services, and other Microsoft BI products.

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  • Podcasts // Dec 2009

    Data Administration of Business Rules for a Connected Systems Experience

    Until recently, data administration in product activation systems was a time-consuming, manual process which took weeks to complete - not to mention the development and test resources required to configure the data. Attend this podcast to learn how the Microsoft IT Product Activation systems team built a data administration solution...

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  • Podcasts // Apr 2011

    TechNet Radio: Deployment Fundamentals 101 With Mikael Nystrom and Johan Arwidmark

    In this podcast, the speaker welcomes two Microsoft Setup and Deployment MVPs - Mikael Nystrom and Johan Arwidmark. Listen in as they chat about Windows Deployment Services, the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit as well as their book Deployment Fundamentals Volume 1.

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  • Podcasts // Apr 2011

    Extending Visio 2010 Data Graphics for Business Professionals

    In this podcast, the speakers provide key tips and demonstrate best practice techniques for creating, maintaining, and sharing data graphics in Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2007, Microsoft Visio Professional 2010, and Microsoft Visio Premium 2010 diagrams. Learn how to: work with data graphics sets and create unique data graphics.

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  • Podcasts // Mar 2011

    Microsoft SQL Server Hosting Solutions: New Resources for Hosters

    Learn about the newest Microsoft SQL Server sales and marketing kit, intended to help one drive successful conversations about SQL Server hosting solutions. Campaign content is directed at technical decision makers or business decision makers within organizations that want to deploy and run new or existing applications on SQL Server...

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  • Podcasts // May 2011

    End User Tips and Tricks for Office 365: Exchange Online With Email

    Are people wondering what Microsoft Exchange Online is and how it impacts your organization? Are they curious about what role it can play in your employees' productivity experience? Join one for this podcast that is designed to highlight the most exciting features of Exchange Online. An instructor showcases a tip...

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  • Podcasts // May 2011

    End User Tips and Tricks for Office 365: Focus on SharePoint Online

    Are people wondering what Microsoft SharePoint Online is and how it impacts your organization? Are they curious about what role it can play in your employees' productivity experience? Join one for this podcast that is designed to highlight the most exciting features of SharePoint Online.

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  • Podcasts // May 2011

    Introducing Office 365 to Your End Users

    Are people planning on rolling out Microsoft Office 365 to your organization? The people are familiar with the back-end cloud benefits, but how does Office 365 affect your users? In this podcast, the speakers discuss strategy to make sure that one business captures the productivity gains that are possible with...

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  • Podcasts // May 2011

    SharePoint Operational Governance

    The unprecedented popularity and usage of Microsoft SharePoint Server has left many organizations with the daunting task of effectively managing and supporting SharePoint environments so they don't grow beyond control. In this podcast, one learns how SharePoint operational governance is an integral component of deploying and maintaining a successful SharePoint...

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  • Podcasts // Apr 2011

    Forefront Protection for Office: On-Premises Protection Technologies

    Learn about Microsoft Forefront protection technologies for on-premises Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft SharePoint. Hear how Forefront Protection for Exchange Server and Forefront Protection for SharePoint help protect one's customers and how Forefront Protection Server Management Console simplifies security management.

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  • Podcasts // Apr 2011

    geekSpeak: Data Sync in SQL Azure With Ike Ellis

    In this podcast of geekSpeak, the speaker talks about Microsoft SQL Azure Data Sync. The speaker shows how to use Data Sync in the same data center to let multiple SQL Azure databases handle data requests for one application. He also covers synchronizing between data centers for disaster recovery.

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  • Podcasts // Apr 2011

    Windows Azure Boot Camp: A Dive into Deployment and Management

    Learn about the options available in Microsoft Visual Studio for deployment and management while working with Windows Azure. The speakers cover Server Explorer features, publishing options, connecting to storage, and how Visual Studio tools for Windows Azure work. They also discuss how to use certificates to configure Visual Studio to...

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  • Podcasts // Mar 2011

    Applying Microsoft SDL Release Practices Within Windows Azure

    In this podcast, the speaker, Co-Founder, Casaba, speaks about the Release phase of the Microsoft SDL and how to apply the Microsoft SDL release phase practices to applications built on top of Windows Azure. The speaker explains that the Microsoft SDL can apply to any cloud-based deployment, but focuses on...

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  • Podcasts // Mar 2011

    Updated: Windows Azure Platform Security Essentials: Module 2 - Identity Access Management

    In this podcast, the speaker, Security Architect with Microsoft Services partners with the Security Talk Series to describe the use of claims-based authentication to allow Active Directory and other on-premises identity providers to be used by Azure applications.

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  • Podcasts // Mar 2011

    Updated: Windows Azure Platform Security Essentials: Module 3 - Storage Access

    In this podcast, the speaker, Security Architect with Microsoft Services partners with the Security Talk Series to describe the options for controlling access to information stored in Windows Azure Storage or in SQL Azure.

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  • Podcasts // Mar 2011

    Updated: Windows Azure Platform Security Essentials: Module 4 - Secure Development

    In this podcast, the speaker, Security Architect with Microsoft Services partners with the Security Talk Series to describe the best practices for designing and deployment of secure applications in the Azure platform. The updates in the video include: receiving input from the internet within public-facing Azure endpoints, IIS Application Pool...

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  • Podcasts // Mar 2011

    Windows Azure Boot Camp: Hello World, My First Cloud Service

    One knows how the Microsoft Visual Studio tools work. Now, the speakers step back and look at the Software Development Kit (SDK) and the command-line tools that they use in Visual Studio to build, package, and deploy cloud services. They dive into the configuration files and sections that are available.

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  • Podcasts // May 2011

    End User Tips and Tricks for Office 365: Get the Most out of Lync Online

    Wondering what Microsoft Lync Online is and how it impacts one's organization? Curious about what role it can play in one's employees' productivity experience? Join in for this podcast that is designed to highlight the most exciting features of Lync Online. An instructor showcases a tip or a feature every...

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2010

    Managing Internet Explorer 8 in the Enterprise Using Group Policy

    One of the benefits of the Windows Internet Explorer 8 browser is manageability; there are a huge number of Group Policy objects, preferences, and tools available. But how do people take advantage of this manageability to deploy a browser configured in a way that works for you?

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