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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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  • 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

    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 // Nov 2009

    Real-Time Embedded Controller Makes Offshore Wind Power Reliable

    The wind power industry is booming, driven by global demand for clean, renewable sources of energy. AREVA Multibrid GmbH, a leader in wind power plants, has teamed with Beckhoff, a leader in embedded industrial automation, to solve many of the reliability issues associated with generating wind power at sea. An...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Hoster Monitors 1,500 URLs, Reduces IT Work by 65 Hours a Month With Software

    Demand Media is a social media company based in Santa Monica, California, that provides content and social media solutions. It must ensure that the Web servers running its own business, and those of thousands of customers and partners, are up and running at peak performance. To gain the ability to...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Toy Maker Gains Better Decision Making, for a Lower TCO, With a Microsoft BI Solution

    Radio Flyer, one of the oldest and most prestigious names in children's toys, didn't want to play around when it came to applying Business Intelligence (BI) to understanding current and future sales trends. So it rejected Oracle and SAP Business Objects solutions in favor of a Microsoft solution that enables...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Services Provider Restructures Environment to Reduce Costs, Complexity, and Risk

    T-Systems deployed Windows Server 2008 R2 to evaluate new virtualization, backup, and installation options. The technology services provider found that it can use Windows Server 2008 R2 to lower IT expenses, streamline administration, and improve system availability. In addition, the company can help its customers lower costs by consolidating hosted...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Manufacturer Cuts System Management Costs by $150,000 With Better Monitoring

    APC by Schneider Electric, a global leader in critical power and cooling services, provides industry-leading product, software, and systems for home, office, data center, and factory-floor applications. The APC IT staff supports the business by keeping key applications available and running at peak performance. To do a better job of...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Siemens Cuts Data Center Costs, Boosts Business Agility, With Server Virtualization

    Siemens IT Solutions and Services Thailand (SIS) is a leading provider of SAP application management services and IT infrastructure services. To cope with the economic downturn, SIS set out to reduce data center costs. By moving to the Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise operating system with Hyper-V technology, SIS managed...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Consulting Firm Enhances Work-Life Balance With Unified Communications

    A desire to deliver the best outcomes for its clients and provide a manageable work-life balance for employees drove A.T. Kearney to provide its consultants with tools to develop and maintain relationships with clients all over the world while also staying connected to colleagues and family members closer to home....

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Hard Rock Handles Increased E-Mail and Call Volume Without Adding Staff by Using CRM

    Hard Rock International operates restaurants, hotels, casinos, and concert venues around the world where guests can view the world's greatest collection of music memorabilia. The group lacked efficient mechanisms to track the 56,000 guest inquiries - a number set to increase by 20 percent annually - that these venues generated...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Leveraging Software to Reduce Energy Consumption

    Environmentally responsible IT business strategies, or "Green" initiatives, continue to gain momentum at Microsoft. MSIT has been addressing Environmental Sustainability (ES) issues for some time, but recently recognized the need for a single point of collaboration. This paper focuses on the ES plan created by MSIT and discusses, in particular,...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Trading House Records Major Gain in Net Profits With Business Management Tool

    Bhatia Traders, a highly diversified commercial operation in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), needed to consolidate its financial reporting by deploying business management software. The company chose Microsoft Dynamics GP with Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management Systems (RMS) to achieve a culture change and greater efficiencies in the business. As a...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Managed Services Company Virtualizes to Improve Availability and Ease Administration

    Claranet, a managed services provider, wanted to help customers improve availability while controlling costs. To meet those needs, Claranet deployed Windows Server 2008 R2 including Hyper-V technology. As a result, customers can increase uptime and expand more affordably. They can also simplify administration by virtualizing their desktop and server infrastructure.

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Telecommunications Firm Reduces Development and Deployment Time With Hosting Platform

    T-Systems, part of Deutsche Telekom, operates information and communication technology systems. Starting in 2010, every newly built house in Germany is required by law to have a smart meter to measure energy consumption. To meet those needs and to extend its service offering portfolio, T-Systems wanted to develop a solution...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Hosting Provider Extends Service Offerings, Attracts Customers With "Cloud" Platform

    As its customers demand cloud computing solutions to help lower costs and improve agility, GoGrid is committed to staying focused on its mission while delivering new services to its customers. With the release of the Windows Azure platform, GoGrid wanted to extend its services and enable its customers to develop,...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Building Windows 7 Installation Images for Multiple Audiences

    Learn how Microsoft IT (MSIT) optimized its enterprise Windows 7 image to maximize end user productivity and provide a seamless client experience. The Windows 7 installation image was configured to meet corporate hardware and software standards. If the installation encountered non-standard hardware or software, the image directly re-routed the user...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Mobile Communication Solution Saves Users at Engineering Firm One Hour a Day

    VINCI Energies wants to standardize the use of Windows phones in its environment, so the company is evaluating Windows phones with Windows Mobile 6.5. Faster operation and improved ease of use are saving users more than one hour a week, and Windows phones are about U.S.$150 less expensive per user...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    80 Percent Students Shift From Aging e-Mail Solution; Adopt Web Based Communication and Collaboration Services

    Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL) is an approved distance learning institute by Distance Education Council (DEC), Govt. of India. It has more than 2,67,000 students and 400 faculty members. SCDL needed to replace its unreliable, resource-intensive e-mail service for students. The institute wanted to offer a hosted e-mail service,...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Peroni Improves Integrated Commercial Planning, Analysis and Reporting of Activities From One Month to Near Real Time

    Rome-based Birra Peroni the leading brewer of Italian premium lagers, wanted to improve coordination and collaboration of its iconic marketing campaigns and trade marketing activities in Italy. Previously, the company relied on spreadsheet software, but lacked the tools to track and analyse the results of promotions at their events. Working...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Townsend Analytics Transforms Its Ability to Compete With New BI Solution

    Townsend Analytics, an independently run subsidiary of a leading global financial services firm, has built a unique reputation on creating technology innovations now considered standards in the industry. With the enormous amount of data and high trading volumes (generated by RealTick and other systems) flowing through its state-of-the-art data centers,...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Logistics Company Gains Agility, Cuts Costs, Speeds Provisioning With Virtualization

    Super Group owns supply chain management businesses in Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. The South Africa - based holding company wanted to cut IT costs while creating a reliable infrastructure that could easily scale up or down to accommodate businesses that it acquires and sells. It had...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Ferry Operator Deploys ERP Solution on Schedule to Improve Business Control

    Societ? Navigazione Alta Velocita (SNAV) provides ferry services to connect destinations on and around the Italian peninsula. For 20 years, SNAV relied on stand-alone systems to handle purchasing, inventory, and accounting functions. Lack of integration between these systems hampered efficiency by complicating basic tasks, such as reconciling purchase orders with...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    College Eases Process Development, Creates a "Culture Shift" in Process Improvement

    In order to boost the effectiveness of students, faculty, and staff throughout the institution, Florida State College at Jacksonville wanted to improve how it creates the IT solutions that support business processes. By adopting Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 and SQL Server 2008, the college is able to develop such solutions...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Industry-Focused IT Firm Increases Capacity With Better Project Planning

    BMA Software specializes in business software solutions for wholesale durable-goods distributors but needed a rigorous project methodology to help reduce problems during implementations. The company adopted the Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step methodology and tailored it to fit the specific needs of its customer base. To date, BMA Software has completed...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Northern Collaborative Technologies Embraces Microsoft Solution

    Andrew Pollack, a well-known advocate and expert whose articles and speeches are highly regarded in the Lotus Notes community, spent more than 18 years offering primarily IBM solutions through his company, Northern Collaborative Technologies. A few years ago, when Pollack started work on Second Signal, a communications tool for volunteer...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Binary Tree Branches Out Big With Microsoft

    New York-based Binary Tree started in 1993 helping businesses migrate to Lotus Notes. Ten years ago, its customers started requesting solutions for migrating to Microsoft. Driven by market demand and supported by a solid Microsoft product offering and partner ecosystem, Binary Tree evolved into a platform agnostic software company and...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Malta Regulator Renews Its Information Management Strategy to Achieve Strategic Competence

    The Malta Communications Authority (MCA) is responsible for regulating all facets of the communications sector in the densely populated southern European island nation. When it sought to implement its next generation business environment, it found its legacy Lotus Notes environment not up to the task of delivering the agile information...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Work Smart Guides Deliver Key Software and Services Productivity Scenarios

    Work Smart Guides provide users with simple, easy-to-use content that guides them through scenario-based tasks. The goal is to reduce training costs, get users up and running quickly with newly deployed software, and encourage users to adopt new features in new technologies. This paper discusses the approach that Microsoft IT...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Manufacturing Industry Enjoys Enhanced Productivity and Security With ERP Solution

    Nipman Fastener Industries Pvt. Ltd. was using an Oracle based ERP system to cater to its daily operational, production, planning and administrative requirements. Tally 9.0 was being used for its accounting and financial needs. However, these disintegrated applications were unable to fulfill all the requirements of the company. With the...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    TechNet Webcast: Dynamic Data Center Toolkit for Enterprises: Enabling the Foundation for Private Cloud (Level 300)

    One can build the foundation for a private cloud infrastructure on Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 using the Microsoft Dynamic Data Center Toolkit for Enterprises (availability scheduled in the first half of 2010). This free, partner-extensible toolkit provides an architectural road map,...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    TechNet Webcast: Thrive Live! IT Professional Virtualization Tour (Level 200)

    The presenter of this webcast brings the highlights of Microsoft's great virtualization solutions. They will go from the desktop to the enterprise, starting with VHD native boot - a new feature for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Next, they will move into Windows XP mode, Windows Server 2008...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    TechNet Webcast: Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server and Exchange 2010 Better Together (Level 300)

    The attendee of this webcast learns how Microsoft Forefront and Exchange Server 2010 work better together. The presenter explains how Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server facilitates the protection of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 from malware, unsolicited e-mail, and other security threats.

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Sessa Klein Shenfei Makes Data Sharing Simple, Intuitive With Microsoft Dynamics AX

    SKS is a Sino-Italian joint venture company between SessaKlein S.p.A. (SK) and Suzhou Shenfei Vehicle Windows Manufacturer Co., ltd. (SCE). The company sought to standardize its business processes on a single enterprise resource planning system to drive greater efficiency in its operations. As well as to avoid big problems beforehand....

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Enabling Information Security Through HBI Information Classification

    Information security processes that included manual methods of inspection and remediation could not reach all HBI content across the Microsoft network. Microsoft IT needed an automated, service-oriented solution to help reduce the biggest operational risk, the loss of sensitive information. A highly scalable content-scanning solution based on a grid computing...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Leasing Firm Reduces Costs, Enhances Efficiency by Updating Operating System

    To support rapid completion of leasing agreements, Europlan wanted to simplify the management of its computer environment, support its many Web-based applications, and enhance the protection of company data. By deploying the Windows 7 operating system and the Windows Internet Explorer 8 Internet browser on company computers, Europlan is lowering...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Council Gears Up to Give Students Mobile Computers and Saves Thousands of Pounds

    Warwickshire County Council offers technical support to 249 schools in the United Kingdom (U.K.). As computers become core teaching and learning tools, the council needs to provide solutions that serve the increasing demand for technology for students, even as budgets become tighter. The council also wanted to build an infrastructure...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Environment Agency's Pioneering Online Tools Bring Revolutionary Data to Citizens

    An agency of the European Union, the European Environment Agency (EEA) provides independent and reliable information on the environment for policy makers and the general public. The agency is working towards raising environmental awareness across Europe by delivering easy-to-understand information about a number of environmental topics - among them, water...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Services Firm Coordinates Efforts, Strengthens Customer Relationships With CRM Solution

    Facing rapid growth in the scope of its operations, The Linc Group needed a customer relationship management system that would help coordinate sales and service across six business units. The company chose Microsoft Dynamics CRM because it took advantage of existing IT investments, could accommodate the unique needs of different...

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