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Department of Defense makes Office 365 available for purchase

The U.S. Army announced an award for Cloud Services email and calendaring, unified capabilities, and collaboration tools has been made to Microsoft for Office 365. The Blanket Purchase Agreement is available to any Department of Defense (DoD) Service, agency and mission partner without additional competitive process. This opportunity gives Microsoft the ability to work at all levels within the DoD to provide commercial cloud services. Microsoft has a long history…

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MetLife: building a customer-centric global business with Office 365

MetLife Inc., a leading provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs serving more than 90 million customers, has selected Microsoft Office 365 to offset the challenges that can accompany a rapidly expanding global workforce and the company’s global presence. MetLife has begun deployment to its 64,000 employees and expects to have Office 365 fully implemented by November. “We have a technology vision at MetLife that’s all about supporting customer-centric…

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Johnson Controls: powering global innovation with Office 365

Today’s post is written by Colin Boyd the CIO of Johnson Controls.  Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and industrial leader in more than 150 countries, has secured Microsoft Office 365 for its employees, partners and suppliers around the world, enhancing knowledge sharing on a global scale and fostering innovation through greater employee interaction. “At Johnson Controls, we’re using Office 365 to introduce a new way of working to enable…

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InnoGames: Online gaming operator scores big with Office 365

Hamburg-based InnoGames is among the top three online gaming operators in Germany, with more than 100 million registered users worldwide. The company was born out of a hobby project by brothers Eike and Hendrik Klindworth and Michael Zillmer, who created the game “Tribal Wars” in 2003. The trio formed InnoGames in 2007, and success came quickly as the company grew to 230 employees today. To find out why InnoGames selected…

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Aston Martin drives collaboration and speeds business processes with Office 365

Aston Martin is one of the world’s best-known luxury automotive brands. Located in Gaydon, England, Aston Martin produces a wide range of sports cars. Aston Martin chose Microsoft Office 365, the cloud-based solution, to provide employees with familiar Office applications, plus enterprise-grade email, conferencing, and collaboration solutions. By providing easy access to business-critical productivity tools, enhanced security, and reliability through Office 365, Aston Martin is able to foster collaboration and improve…

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Kindred Healthcare: Using Office 365 to connect thousands of workers and lower costs

Kindred Healthcare is one of the largest providers of post-acute healthcare services in the United States. With 76,000 employees and a recent merger, they were faced with the persistent challenge of communication. After comparing other IT solutions, Kindred Healthcare chose Office 365 to meet their needs for improved communications and collaboration. With this migration, they anticipate a stronger corporate culture and improvements in delivering better patient care at a better price.

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Indigo Books and Music moves to Office 365

Today’s post is written by Sumit Oberai, CIO and EVP of Digital, and Michael Smyth, VP Retail Operations, Indigo Books & Music. As Canada’s largest book retailer, we need to stay on the leading edge of our industry. To do that, we also need the most advanced tools available. When we updated our strategic goals and made disaster recovery a priority, we quickly realized that we didn’t have the IT infrastructure…