Customer stories
Alain Pinel

Feeling at home in the cloud

At Alain Pinel Realtors, we strive to enhance the lives and work environments of our 200 corporate employees and more than 1,300 agents. And for us, the “work environment” extends far beyond our 30+ offices. That means providing a platform for communication and collaboration that makes it faster and easier for our workforce to connect with both colleagues and clients. We decided to go with Microsoft Office 365 because the…

Customer stories
Kennametal

Manufacturing leader connects global employees and speeds innovation

Kennametal, a leading material science and manufacturing company, wanted to become a tighter-knit organization so that it could bring products to market more quickly, which is no small endeavor with 14,000 employees spread around the world. To extend communication and collaboration to factory workers and make it easier for all employees to share ideas and foster skills building, the company adopted Microsoft Office 365.

Customer stories
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Manufacturing productivity in the cloud—TE strengthens connections with Office 365 ProPlus

Today’s post about Office 365 ProPlus was written by David Ark, senior director of Infrastructure Solutions for TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL), a $14 billion world leader that designs and manufactures the smart connectors, sensors, antennas and electronic components that are essential in our increasingly connected world.

Customer stories
Brock and Scott

Strengthening our multi-state competitive advantage with Office 365

When I joined Brock & Scott a year ago, the firm had come through a sustained growth phase, expanding from its two founders in 1998 to more than 935 employees in 17 locations across seven states in the southeastern United States. There are few firms that have our multistate footprint and the ability to serve our clients across a large geographic region is one of our competitive advantages. Now that…

Lync
Skye Lync video

Video calling between Skype and Lync available now

In 2013, we enabled Lync users to contact people on Skype using instant messaging, presence, and audio calling right from your contact list. I’m happy to say that we’ve now taken the next step by adding video calling between Lync 2013 and the latest Skype for Windows desktop client, available for download here. Now Lync users can conduct everyday business and collaboration “face-to-face” with customers, partners and suppliers who use…

OneNote
Scott Franzke  and OneNote

Calling the ballgames from OneNote with professional announcers Joe Block & Scott Franzke

Scott Franzke shared OneNote with Joe Block and it has changed his life forever. Both are baseball broadcasters for major professional teams and benefit from saving stats, archiving stories and storing scorecards in their OneNote notebooks for instant access during the broadcast. There’s no need for big spiral notebooks, or infinite index cards for each team and player! Joe and Scott sat down with us during the 2014 season to…

Customer stories
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Kennametal: manufacturing leader creates unity and harnesses knowledge with Office 365

Being a CIO is about more than just achieving benchmark performance and lowest costs for technology assets. I believe it’s really about collaborating with your business leaders to drive better overall results for the company. At Kennametal, we recognize the huge impact it makes on getting those results if we have the right people onboard, particularly when they work together.