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  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Virtual Machines: Bigger, Faster, and more Agile

    Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines allow you to deploy a wide range of computing solutions in an agile way. With Virtual Machines, you can deploy nearly instantaneously and you pay only by the minute. With Windows, Linux, SQL Server, Oracle, IBM, SAP, and BizTalk, you can deploy any workload, any language,...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Cloud Development and Test Environments

    Every software developer needs the infrastructure to design, develop, test, and deliver custom applications. Microsoft Azure gives you everything you need to provision and manage a complete development and test environment in the cloud. Azure helps you dramatically simplify and speed up the path to running a dev-test environment. And...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Big Data: New Insights Unlocked.

    Reveal new insights and drive better decision making with Azure HDInsight, a Big Data solution powered by Apache Hadoop. Learn more about the unique flexibility provided to you by HDInsight and make sure you and your organisation stay ahead of the technological curve

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    MSDN Dev and Test Pay-As-You-Go

    Discover special low Microsoft Azure rates for MSDN subscribers. Learn more about the Azure credits available as part of MSDN subscriptions and access Windows Virtual Machines, HDInsights and other Microsoft cloud services at discounted hourly rates. Using Azure as part of your MSDN subscription provides a great way for teams...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Cost of Complacency in Manufacturing: Are you asking enough of your ERP

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is critical for management and innovation in today's complex, multi-partner manufacturing operations. The problem is, numerous financial and accounting tools are marketed as ERP solutions when, in fact, they don't provide an integrated suite of tools that form a complete system of record. According to research...

    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

    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

  • 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

  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    Technology Solutions Firm Standardizes the Use of Portable Devices to Enhance Productivity

    After years of rapid growth, AssistRx decided to replace its mixed IT environment with an all-Microsoft setup to achieve greater consistency and reliability. Surface Pro 3 runs the Windows 8.1 Pro operating system and was fully compatible with all the Microsoft software used throughout the company. It gave Microsoft Surface...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2015

    Azure and Windows 8 Enables Drive to Customized Life Insurance Products to Fit the Needs of Individual Customers

    Aegon provides insurance, pensions and asset management in more than 25 countries. Aegon recently launched a new service with the objective of helping people plan their financial future through a personalized analysis of their needs. This service required technological support able to meet expectations. Aegon opened customer spaces in Madrid,...

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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...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Mar 2015

    IT Solutions Provider Upgrades Platform; Gains Efficiencies, Improves Productivity and Security

    KPIT Cummins, a global IT consulting and product engineering company focused on co-innovating domain intensive technology solutions for corporations, looks for the most efficient solution to streamline its processes and gain competitive advantage. With the release of Windows Server 2012 the IT staff now use its centralized, flexible tools to...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    Finnair Takes to the Cloud to Empower Employees While Trimming Costs by 15 Percent

    To improve customer service, increase employee effectiveness, and retain and recruit the best people, Finnair has adopted Microsoft Office 365. Employees use the cloud-based communication tools to work with one another and with partner airlines, find the information they need, and contribute great ideas to the company. Company information is...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    Dutch Media Firm Adopts "New World of Work" with Volume Licensing Solution

    As one of the Netherlands' largest media companies, Radio 538 Group runs several radio and television channels, relies on innovation to operate in a fast-paced, dynamic market. However, the company's IT systems used an older, traditional model that had reached the limits of its capacity. The time had come for...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    Cicero School District Takes ESL Learning to the Next Level with Surface Pro 3

    In the southwest suburbs of Chicago lies the small, close-knit Hispanic community of Cicero. Cicero's Superintendent and School Board members were looking for innovative ways to give their students an advantage in the competition for the jobs of tomorrow. By working with their local Microsoft Store to deploy 4,000 Surface...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    Brewery Boosts Sales Force Productivity, Sells More Beer with Mobile CRM Solution

    To New Belgium Brewing Company, customer closeness is everything. It created a touch-enabled Windows 8.1 app called Rangerland that its sales force (beer rangers) uses to access account data in Microsoft Dynamics CRM. With account data at their fingertips and administrative tasks streamlined, Rangers have more time to focus on...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    NASCAR Accelerates Inspection Process with Modern Windows Touch Application

    NASCAR, synonymous with speed and innovation, has brought both qualities to its inspection process. It worked with Microsoft to build a mobile vehicle inspection application that runs on Windows 8.1 Enterprise. With the sleek tool, officials are more efficient, NASCAR series directors monitor the inspection process in real time, and...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2015

    Shimane Prefecture Turns to Windows 8 Tablets for Improved Road Repair Management

    Shimane lies between the Sea of Japan and the Chugoku mountains. By adopting Window 8 tablets for recording on-site inspection tasks the prefecture has improved the efficiency of road maintenance and management operations. The devices run an application that allows users to write information onto photos and organize them in...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2015

    Bank Updates Operating System, Increases Flexibility in Customer Consulting

    Swiss bank Glarner Kantonalbank wanted to use innovative technology to support a more efficient work environment and improve customer consulting. It updated its operating system and increased flexibility by deploying Windows 8.1 Pro on Lenovo tablet-laptop hybrids. The bank also standardized its IT infrastructure with Windows Server, Microsoft system center...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2014

    Outreach One-stop Asset Management Service with Windows 8-based Tablet PC

    Mirae Asset wanted a device capable of providing full and extensive asset management services to customers as if they are in the office, rather than a simple mobile device for outdoor sales. However, the tablet PCs available in the market tend to focus primarily on mobility and convenience, which were...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2014

    Global Software Provider Improves Support to High-Demand Developer Community

    Even as they were completing their migration to Windows 7, the internal support organization focused on providing the most modern, robust, consistent user experience possible by offering full Windows 8.1 support to those who would benefit most, their product software developers. Along with comprehensive re-envisioning of their active directory environment...

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  • 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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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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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...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2014

    The Hong Kong Institute of Education Jockey Club Primary School

    The Hong Kong Institute of Education Jockey Club Primary School was established to carry out innovative education practices and provide students with a quality education. It implemented an e-schoolbag project, and has given each participating student a tablet with the Windows 8 operating system and Microsoft Office 2013. The school...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Leading Global Aviation Company Takes to the Skies with Employee Innovation

    Emirates Group has an unrivalled reputation for innovation, dynamism and operational excellence. It understands that the bedrock of its service is the performance of its employees. By turning to Windows 8 it developed an employee self-service app that not only addressed a pressing business issue but also underscored its acknowledgement...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Publisher Builds Apps for Tablet and Phone with One Code Base , Cuts Operating Cost 50 Percent

    The Seattle Times wanted to create native mobile apps that provided better user experiences than those of its existing apps. With the Microsoft universal App platform, it created native mobile apps for Windows tablets and Windows phones with a single development effort, a single code base, and Microsoft Azure on...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Expanding Printing Company Uses Volume Licensing Agreement to Increase Efficiency

    Hobs Reprographics needed to reduce software deployment time, simplify licensing administration, and free up IT resources to better serve the business. To increase efficiency and meet its licensing needs, Hobs Reprographics adopted the new Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA) under the Next Generation of Microsoft Volume Licensing (NGVL) initiative,...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Luxury Appliance Distributor Uses Online Tools to Boost Productivity, Service

    Luwa Luxury Products offers personal customer service that sets it apart from traditional distributors. Today, Luwa is building its business and boosting its competitive advantage thanks to a move to Microsoft cloud-based productivity tools. Appliance owners are experiencing better service in the home because Luwa Advantage service technicians are using...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Distributor Improves Productivity and Customer Service with Operating System Upgrade

    Wholesaler Menzies Distribution needed to deliver first-call resolution to its 29,500 retail customers, but was restricted by the poor performance of aging hardware running an old operating system. Menzies Distribution considered Windows 7 initially, but with the support of Ricoh the distributor made the decision to deploy Windows 8.1 and...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Manufacturing Company Upgrades Operating System and Improves Productivity

    Shinola is a design and manufacturing company that needed the most efficient solution to streamline its processes and reduce manufacturing costs to gain a competitive advantage. In April 2012, three Shinola employees began using tablets running the Windows 8 Pro operating system. The company plans to use the tablets for...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Education Support Firm Fosters Greater Creativity by Using Windows 8-Based Devices

    School Improvement Network makes training videos that help educators teach more effectively. The company is replacing many of its Apple computers with tablets running the Windows 8.1 operating system. The company runs both Windows 8.1 Pro and Windows 8.1 Enterprise. The touch-enabled Windows 8 - based devices foster more creativity...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Credit Union Upgrades to Windows 8 Pro to Enhance Competitiveness, Business Continuity

    Raritan Bay Federal Credit Union (RBFCU) is a small financial cooperative that competes against big New York City banks. It upgraded its Windows XP PCs to mobile PCs running the Windows 8 operating system so that it can offer modern financial services. To improve security of the bank's sensitive data,...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Consulting Firm Increases Mobility, Works 15 Percent Faster with Latest Operating System

    Human resource consultants at PRM consulting group (PRM) help clients attract and retain employees, including executive search services and performance management. PRM sought a way for its employees to have the advantages of both mobility and connectivity. It became an early adopter of tablets running Windows 8 Pro. The company...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Renewable Energy Company Powers Development of SCADA Solution with .NET

    Being a plant operator at a 600-acre solar plant with more than 2,500 solar arrays is not an easy task. Checking out an alarm can require a 3-kilometer walk. To boost efficiency, ACCIONA energy upgraded its control system to work with mobile devices, enabling plant operators to review operating information...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2014

    IT Solution Provider Grows Business with App Development on Windows 8

    New Signature used Windows 8 Pro to build its business through developing Windows Store apps for customers that support mobile productivity and improve customers' revenue streams. New Signature expects that Windows Store apps will increase its app development business from 30 to 70 percent of its overall revenue over the...

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  • 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

  • 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 // Apr 2015

    Virtual Machines: Bigger, Faster, and more Agile

    Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines allow you to deploy a wide range of computing solutions in an agile way. With Virtual Machines, you can deploy nearly instantaneously and you pay only by the minute. With Windows, Linux, SQL Server, Oracle, IBM, SAP, and BizTalk, you can deploy any workload, any language,...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Cloud Development and Test Environments

    Every software developer needs the infrastructure to design, develop, test, and deliver custom applications. Microsoft Azure gives you everything you need to provision and manage a complete development and test environment in the cloud. Azure helps you dramatically simplify and speed up the path to running a dev-test environment. And...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    MSDN Dev and Test Pay-As-You-Go

    Discover special low Microsoft Azure rates for MSDN subscribers. Learn more about the Azure credits available as part of MSDN subscriptions and access Windows Virtual Machines, HDInsights and other Microsoft cloud services at discounted hourly rates. Using Azure as part of your MSDN subscription provides a great way for teams...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Big Data: New Insights Unlocked.

    Reveal new insights and drive better decision making with Azure HDInsight, a Big Data solution powered by Apache Hadoop. Learn more about the unique flexibility provided to you by HDInsight and make sure you and your organisation stay ahead of the technological curve

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Cost of Complacency in Manufacturing: Are you asking enough of your ERP

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is critical for management and innovation in today's complex, multi-partner manufacturing operations. The problem is, numerous financial and accounting tools are marketed as ERP solutions when, in fact, they don't provide an integrated suite of tools that form a complete system of record. According to research...

    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 // Nov 2012

    Identifying Hot and Cold Data in Main-Memory Databases

    Main memories are becoming sufficiently large that most OLTP databases can be stored entirely in main memory, but this may not be the best solution. OLTP workloads typically exhibit skewed access patterns where some records are hot (frequently accessed) but many records are cold (infrequently or never accessed). It is...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    LLAMA: A Cache/Storage Subsystem for Modern Hardware

    LLAMA is a subsystem designed for new hardware environments that supports an API for page-oriented access methods, providing both cache and storage management. Caching Layer (CL) and Storage Layer (SL) use a common mapping table that separates a page's logical and physical location. CL supports data updates and management updates...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    AzureBlast: A Case Study of Developing Science Applications on the Cloud

    Increasingly, scientific breakthroughs will be powered by advanced computing capabilities that help researchers manipulate and explore massive datasets. Cloud computing has emerged as a new approach to large scale computing and is attracting a lot of attention from the scientific and research computing communities. Despite its growing popularity, it is...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Improves OLTP performance up to 24 times, and DW up to 22 times

    Samsung Electro-Mechanics found a new solution that would leverage the SPC (Statistical Process Control) system. For the SPC system handling a large number of items, it has to process high volumes of transactions. The authors were especially impressed that SQL Server 2014 OLTP In-Memory is not only latch free, but...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Leading Semiconductor Manufacturer Improves Operational Agility with Microsoft BI Solution

    AMD, a leading designer and integrator of technology that powers millions of intelligent devices, wanted better Business Intelligence (BI) tools. To help improve reporting, the company is implementing a self-service BI solution based on Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. By working with tools such as...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Solution Provider Uses BI Tools to Quickly Create Reports and Improve Decision Making

    PCS Security - a Singapore-based provider of security solutions - sought to improve manual reporting processes in order to get information to management faster. To meet that goal, PCS deployed a Business Intelligence (BI) solution based on Microsoft Excel 2013. With the new solution, PCS employees can quickly create and...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    'Business as Usual' for Quake-Struck NZ Council After Rapid Lync Rollout

    Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury) delivers local government services to the Canterbury region. After a magnitude 6.3 earthquake devastated Christchurch, New Zealand, 300 Regional Council employees had no place to work. IT staff remotely deployed Microsoft Lync to employee desktops and laptops enabling them to collaborate from their homes and...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Maltese Brewer Boosts Efficiency and Collaboration With Unified Desktop

    Simonds Farsons Cisk plc is based in Malta. Its core business is brewing, selling and distributing beer including its own brands such as local market leader. After a growing number of collaboration problems with major partners Simonds Farsons Cisk changes open source software in favour of Microsoft Office Professional. The...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    University Improves Operational Efficiency, Cuts Energy Consumption by 30 Percent With BI Solution

    Carnegie Mellon University is one of the world's leading research institutions with more than 12,000 students and a reputation for developing innovative technologies. Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) wanted to improve building management and energy efficiency, so it implemented the PI System from Microsoft Global ISV partner OSIsoft based on Power...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Data and Analytics Firm Makes Data Easier to Use and More Accessible with Cloud-Based BI Solution

    Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) is a leading provider of commercial information and Business Intelligence (BI) to organizations worldwide. The company wanted to analyze and deliver data more efficiently internally and to customers. To make that happen, D&B partnered with Microsoft to implement Power BI for Office 365, which gives users...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Global Media Agency Expects Better Campaigns and Multimillion-Dollar Gains from Cloud BI

    Advertising agencies have long sought a simple way to gauge the effectiveness of the campaigns they create for their clients. Media agency MediaCom has developed a way for them to do just that, using the Business Intelligence (BI) tools in Microsoft Office 365. By analyzing paid and earned media activity,...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Leading Media Company Gains New Insights with Cloud-Based Microsoft BI Solution

    Conde Nast, a global media company, wanted better insight into consumer behavior to improve the performance of its 20 industry-leading print and digital media brands. The company needed to provide analytics information quickly to internal sales and editorial teams, but it faced challenges including multiple reporting tools and unintegrated data...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    Bank Builds Customer Relationships and Revenue by selecting Microsoft BI Tools

    As part of an ambitious plan to drive growth, Regions Financial launched a new customer relationship model called Regions360. The model provides a complete view of customers' financial profiles to better align products and services to meet their needs. To drive the initiative, the bank planned on leveraging its integrated...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Microsoft Avoids Millions of Dollars in Revenue Loss and Penalties with 99.95 Percent SAP Uptime

    Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services, and solutions. To manage people, assets, services, and projects, every employee uses the company's SAP ERP system. Customers also use it when they access the Microsoft Marketplace. Because SAP ERP is mission-critical, engineers need to keep it available. To facilitate continuous operations,...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2013

    Turkish Retailer Saves $1 Million a Year, Gains Faster Performance and Better Insight with Microsoft BI

    To improve support for business growth and handle a rapidly expanding volume of data more efficiently, leading Turkish merchandiser LC Waikiki Retail Company wanted better reporting capabilities. To meet those goals, the company extended its on-premises Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) solution with cloud-based Power BI for...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Dell Inc. Enhances Business Productivity and Platform Stability by Enhancing Dell SQL Performance Assessment Tool 2.0 with Premier Support Guidance

    Dell had a requirement to enhance the performance data collection for Dell SQL Performance Assessment Tool (PAT) 2.0 toolset. This tool stores performance-related data centrally for thousands of SQL servers deployed globally at the company. Dell, a leading multinational computer technology company, wanted to improve the management of their growing...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    Simple Excel-Based Tool Provides Danfoss With Second-to-None Operational Insight in IT

    Basically, the combination of Excel and PowerPivot is extremely useful and provides one with the ability to easily gain a coherent and fact-based insight in almost every part of the authors' operation. For instance, today the users are able to - in a few seconds - to see how many...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    University Uses Private Cloud to Trim IT Costs While Improving Reliability and Innovation

    After years of enduring a lackluster economy and multiple budget cuts, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) found itself with outdated, unreliable technology. The school partnered with DynTek Services, a member of the Microsoft Partner Network, to come up with a cost-effective way to move forward. FAMU used its existing...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Manufacturer Uses Hybrid Cloud Model to Gain Increased Storage, Unprecedented Agility

    GF Health Products is a fast-growing medical equipment manufacturer adept at using technology to speed up its business. However, a number of new technology systems caused data volumes to grow, and the company began to run out of storage space. It turned to Microsoft partner Intellinet to devise a hybrid...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2011

    Economists Quickly Find Information Using Enterprise Search

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) needed to make it easier for its staff to research the economic affairs of its 187 member countries so that they could make better-informed policy recommendations. To this end, the IMF implemented an enterprise search solution using Microsoft SharePoint Server and Microsoft FAST Search Server...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2011

    Software Provider Helps Companies Simplify Information Management and Reduce IT Costs

    Colligo Networks, an independent software vendor, helps customers solve information management challenges. To that end, the company builds tools to facilitate the process of migrating information into Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. One Fortune 500 customer, Charter Communications, chose SharePoint Server 2010 and Colligo Contributor Pro software as the foundation of...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Next-Gen Software Provider Aras Drives Growth, Supports Customer Needs for Scalability and BI Analytics

    With worldwide headquarters in Andover, Massachusetts, Aras is a leading provider of enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software applications. The company's advanced PLM platform and solution suite, Aras Innovator, helps global customers design, develop, and support their products. Aras is a global software provider of product lifecycle management applications based...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2013

    Chinese Bank Expands Global Operations, Cuts TCO $1.1 Million with Intelligent System

    China Minsheng Banking Corporation has played an important role in the transformation of the country's financial industry. To expand its worldwide operations, China Minsheng Banking Corporation (CMBC) needed a banking solution that would connect ATMs, customer-service terminals, and specialized applications. The bank implemented an end-to-end solution anchored by Windows Embedded...

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  • Case Studies // May 2013

    Japanese Retailer Improves Service and Efficiency, Cuts Costs with Intelligent System

    Tommy Hilfiger Japan Corporation wanted to improve efficiency and data security. It wanted to align more closely with the parent group's brand identity, a goal that required improving the way it shared information between stores and with customers. The company decided to replace stand-alone computers across 170 locations with mobile...

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  • Case Studies // May 2013

    Manufacturer Boosts Database Performance, Cuts Storage Costs, and Supports Growth

    Ballance Agri-Nutrients is New Zealand's leading manufacturer of fertilizers for use in farming operations. Ballance has one of the country's largest SAP software implementations, including SAP applications for Business Intelligence (BI), supply chain management, finance, and process integration. The company wanted to improve the performance of its critical SAP applications...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2013

    Retailers Gain Millions in ROI and Improve Supply-Chain Efficiency with SaaS Solution

    Based in Mountain View, California, Retail Solutions is a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for more than 500 Consumer Product Goods (CPG) suppliers and 70 retailers worldwide. Retail Solutions, a leading global provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products, strives to improve profitability for its major customers, so it implemented an...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Financial Services Firm Speeds Major OS Migration With Microsoft Premier Services

    Portigon Financial Services is an independent, internationally operating service provider that services complex financial portfolios along the entire value chain. The company serves banks and wind-down vehicles dedicated to portfolio liquidation or restricting, as well as institutional investors like insurance companies and pension funds. At the end of 2013, Portigon...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2013

    Airfreight Firm Improves Data Analysis and Performance with Powerful BI Solution

    Based in Germany, logistics service provider Jettainer manages airfreight transport containers and skids for airline companies. Airfreight container management company Jettainer is winning new business and needs faster data processing to keep up with growing volumes of data. The company also wants to reduce the complexity of its IT environment,...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Dec 2011

    Etisalat Upgrades Operating System with Zero-Touch Installation for Business Continuity

    Egypt-based mobile services provider Etisalat Misr wanted to upgrade its operating system from Windows XP to reduce maintenance costs, cut downtime, and improve productivity. In 2010, the company decided to deploy the Windows 7 Enterprise operating system to its entire workforce supported by Microsoft Gold Partner OMS. The IT team...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2011

    Data Integration Tool Helps Non-Technical Staff Create Their Own Line-of-Business Applications

    The Fujitsu Microsoft Solutions Centre is a centre of software excellence, helping Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand (FANZ) to create and deploy world-class enterprise solutions based on Microsoft technologies. To provide an optimal service they need to continually access and assimilate data from a variety of databases, spreadsheets and intranets....

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2011

    CME Group Estimates Productivity Gains of 10 to 20 Percent with Windows 7 Slates

    Auditors at CME Group have the crucial job of confirming the financial health of the firms that clear trades for its members. CME Group is piloting Windows 7 slates, which run the full Windows 7 operating system and can run business applications and access network resources. CME Group supports the...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2011

    Manufacturer Recharges Endpoint Protection with Integrated PC Security Solution

    Energizer Holdings, a global manufacturer of household and consumer products, wanted to improve its malware reporting to better secure and manage its 7,700 employee desktops. It also sought flexibility in updating security polices and deploying antivirus signature updates. Energizer worked with Microsoft Managed Platform and Solution Delivery (MPSD) to deploy...

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