Financial Services Company Reduces Costs by Using New Technology
Source: Hewlett-Packard (HP)
As part of its ongoing drive to reduce IT costs and streamline processes, Societe Generale wanted help upgrading and managing the 15,000 workstations, 6,000 printers, and network supporting about 20,000 users at its Paris headquarters and branches. Just as important, the company wanted a flexible pricing arrangement in which it paid only for the services used. So, it began seeking a partner that could help reach those goals. HP and its alliance partners transformed technology environment. The HP team began a multistep program to manage the company's technology infrastructure. The company started by managing the desktop and telephony environment, helping upgrade applications to the latest Microsoft technologies.