Examples and case studies

Big Data Solution Transforms Healthcare with Faster Access to Information

Thu, 2013-09-26 13:30 -- Liz Enbysk
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Ascribe, a UK-based provider of IT solutions for the healthcare industry, wanted to help clinicians identify trends and improve services by supplying faster access to information. In this case study you'll read about the hybrid-cloud solution Ascribe designed based on Microsoft technologies and how it has helped clinicians improve healthcare.

School District Uses Datacenter Services to Reduce Costs, Improve Education

Thu, 2013-09-26 13:20 -- Liz Enbysk
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Tainan City Education Center anticipate that their new centralized IT infrastructure based on a private cloud model developed in consultation with Microsoft will save the city US$344,000 per year in hardware and support costs, and it will reduce the district’s carbon emissions by 2,610 tons annually. Learn more about it in this case study.

Air Quality Agency Automates Permitting; Higher Efficiency Leads to Better Air Quality

Thu, 2013-09-26 12:51 -- Liz Enbysk
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Cities trying to reduce permit processing time will want to read how the Bay Area Air Quality Management District worked with Microsoft and Vertigo Software to implement a foundation for an automated, online permitting and inspection system that replaces a mainframe computer and manual, paper-based processes.

ABB Uses Windows Embedded Server to Deliver Compact, Robust Power Automation Solution

Thu, 2013-09-26 12:18 -- Liz Enbysk
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Utilities and others in the power sector will be interested in this case explaining how State Grid Corporation of China, the largest electric power transmission and distribution company in the world, solved its need for a monitoring and control system for power transmission and distribution equipment located in harsh, demanding environments with technology from ABB and Microsoft.

City Council Makes Significant Savings Replacing Existing System with Unified Communications

Thu, 2013-09-26 10:10 -- Liz Enbysk
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Faced with the challenge of funding cuts, rising customer expectations, and having to move premises, Leicester (UK) City Council embarked on a business transformation strategy to take control of its data, enhance customer experience, and support flexible, collaborative working. Other cities will want to read how the modernization effort is reducing the council's costs and carbon footprint.

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