Windows, the perfect fit for business

Customer Stories

Communications and Media

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British Telecom

In the past it wasn’t easy for BT Engineers to use heavy and slow laptops in the field. Today, they are getting more jobs done to a higher standard – thanks to the latest Panasonic Toughbook with Windows 8 and some carefully chosen Windows 8 apps.

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IPG Media Brands

It’s great when a new app exceeds expectations. At IPG, the successful marriage of PUSHBI and Windows 8 has put the latest data exactly where staff and clients need it – at their fingertips.


Education

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Williston Northampton School

A couple years ago, Williston Northampton School started envisioning what a 1:1 computing program would look like for their school - but could not find a tablet they thought was ideal for Education, until they saw the Surface Pro.

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Broadclyst Primary School

Find out how Windows 8, Lync and SharePoint have transformed learning at Broadclyst Primary School.

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Twickenham Academy

Through the implementation of Surface devices with Windows 8, Office 365, SharePoint and OneNote Twickenham Academy has driven a cultural change within the school, transforming the way it approaches teaching and learning.

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A Student's Story

In lectures, at home, on the move, Surface is the perfect study device for college student Taili Feng, who’ll happily tell you all about it…

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Hong Kong Institute

In high-rise Hong Kong, space is always at a premium, so everyone needs to keep their computing compact. Thanks to a variety of Windows 8 tablets, innovative e-learning has become a reality at this forward-thinking school.

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Seton Hall University

Seton Hall chose Windows 8 to champion its Mobile Computing Program and create advanced learning opportunities across multiple devices. It passed the test and delivered a significant rise in student productivity.


Finance

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City National Bank

Find out what made City National Bank replace its laptops and desktops with a single Surface Pro for every customer-facing employee.

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Westpac Group

Old technology stood between Westpac wealth advisors and customers. The introduction of tablets running Windows 8 Enterprise, combined with the development of a touch-enabled line-of-business app, has lifted that barrier and created profitable new conversations.

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Erste Bank

Spending more quality time with clients is always good for business. So, how did the development of a Windows 8 app boost sales and enhance customer relations for this major retail bank? Read on…


Government

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Scottish Government

After a successful trial of Windows 8 tablets, key staff can now work from anywhere to improve the delivery of public services and government initiatives throughout Scotland. This is all thanks to a solution that perfectly aligns with government desktop policies and governance models.

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Tube Lines

Working with London Underground to transform the Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines, this maintenance company has reduced fault resolution from days to hours. How? By departing from legacy systems and moving onto the Windows 8 mobility platform.


Health

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Luton & Dunstable University Hospital

A clinical desktop solution has transformed time management at this busy hospital – saving hours on admin and adding them where it matters most: on patient care.

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Novartis

How do you empower health staff and contractors with anywhere, anytime data without compromising patient confidentiality? Novartis achieved all that and more. Here’s how…

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Palmetto Health

Discover how doctors using Surface Pro running Windows 8 manage to see more patients, for longer, every day.





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Seattle Children's Hospital

One way Seattle Children's Hospital is addressing the growing need for clinicians to have instant and secure mobile access to patient health records, is through the full power of Surface Pro 3.


Manufacturing

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Toyota Motor Europe

Automotive Retailer Avoids $1.3 Million in IT Costs with Cloud-Based PC Management Tool

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BMW Group

How do you get customers to interact with your product and make it their own? BMW invited customers to design their dream car with its brilliant new Windows 8 app.

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Aston Martin

Remote sales and engineering staff keep the Aston Martin luxury sports car brand aligned with corporate directives, so it’s important that their laptops, mobile devices, and smartphones are reliable and secure.

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Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd

On average, an Eskom executive used to cart a kilogram of paper into every meeting. Now they just carry a Windows 8 tablet. Learn how the utility company made itself more nimble – increasing productivity and employee mobility with Microsoft touch and enterprise solutions.


Public Safety

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Tube Lines

Working with London Underground to transform the Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines, this maintenance company has reduced fault resolution from days to hours. How? By departing from legacy systems and moving onto the Windows 8 mobility platform.

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Dutch Public Prosecution Service

Problem: what’s the best way for tech-shy prosecutors to simply and securely access data regardless of connectivity and location?

Solution: give them Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro tablets running Windows 8 Enterprise with BitLocker drive encryption technology.


Retail

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IPG Media Brands

It’s great when a new app exceeds expectations. At IPG, the successful marriage of PUSHBI and Windows 8 has put the latest data exactly where staff and clients need it – at their fingertips.

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Flywheel Sports

When you’re pushing yourself to the limit you need motivation. Discover how Surface RT devices have revolutionised customer engagement at over 24 Flywheel Sports outlets.

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Boulanger

‘In Windows 8, we found the only product that could make possible a simple and highly secure connection to our information system and to the data that is indispensable to our sales associates.’ Find out why only Windows could make the grade for Patrick Perret, Head of Computer Research at Boulanger.

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Rooms to Go

When you’re about to close a sale, the last thing you want to do is leave a customer while you retrieve data. At Rooms To Go that no longer happens. Staff can now deliver a much more mobile and attentive service – all thanks to tablets running Windows 8 Enterprise and an app called MiRTG.


Travel and Tourism

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Emirates

Positive experiences are soaring for Emirates customers. HP ElitePad 900 tablets running Windows 8 and a new, mission-critical app are making it easier to meet passenger needs whilst monitoring cabin crew performance.

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Sheraton Hotels and Resorts

Question: how does a luxury hotel chain enhance its five-star customer service and get social media to work harder for the business? Answer: with the latest Windows operating system on all-In-one PCs and tablets…

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Delta Air Lines

At Delta, the standard, arm-lengthening 38lb pilot’s flight bag stuffed with manuals and charts has been replaced by the 1.49lb Surface 2 RT. The result? Annual fuel savings of $4.2m and some very happy pilots.


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