Examples and case studies

School Uses Accessible Software to Help Student Who Is Blind Reach the Top of Her Class

Thu, 2013-09-26 14:25 -- Liz Enbysk
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The Colegio San Benito primary-level school in Santiago, Chile, helped one of its students, who is blind, reach the top of her class by adopting accessible software from Microsoft. Educators working with blind and low-vision students will find this case study very useful.

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.

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