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EVRY   Based on 1 reviews
Hosting Provider Uses Management Features in Latest Operating System to Deliver New Service
4-page Case Study posted: 06/27/2013 Views: 168

At EVRY, a Nordic IT services firm, the outsourcing division wanted a better desktop management service for customers who are using both the Windows 8 and Windows 7 operating systems. EVRY is one of the first IT companies in the Nordic region to create a new managed service offering that uses Microsoft System Center 2012 and Windows 8 management and security features for these customers. With PCs and laptops running Windows 8 now managed by EVRY, its customers can enjoy flexible work scenarios and mobile computing environments that are protected by a cost-effective managed desktop service.

  • Publication Date:
  • 06/27/2013
  • Partner(s):
  • Microsoft Services
  • Industries:
  • IT Services
  • Country/Region:
  • Norway
  • Software and Services:
  • Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • Windows Server Update Services 3.0
  • Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption
  • Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring
  • Active Directory Domain Services
  • Windows To Go
  • Windows 8 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Consulting Services
  • Client Solutions - Flexible Workstyle
  • Microsoft System Center 2012 SP1
YES Prep Public Schools   Based on 0 reviews
School Uses Administration Tools to Safeguard Data with Minimal Cost and Effort
2 page Case Study posted: 05/21/2013 Views: 1072

YES Prep Public Schools wanted to safeguard data on teacher and lab computers in case the devices were stolen or lost but had minimal budget and a small IT team. By using the BitLocker drive encryption feature in the Windows 7 Enterprise operating system and Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring 2.0, the district can easily encrypt data on its 3,000 laptops and desktops, while minimizing IT team efforts, teacher disruptions, and costs.

  • Publication Date:
  • 05/21/2013
  • Industries:
  • Primary & Secondary Edu/ K-12
  • Country/Region:
  • United States
  • Software and Services:
  • Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack
  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • BitLocker To Go
  • Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0
  • Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring 2.0
Etisalat Lanka   Based on 1 reviews
Telecom Firm Reduces Reimaging by 90 Percent, Boosts Productivity with Virtualization
2 page Case Study posted: 03/07/2013 Views: 738

Etisalat Lanka wanted to minimize downtime from reimaging computers and reconfiguring settings. By using Microsoft Application Virtualization to eliminate software installations and Microsoft User Experience Virtualization to preserve user settings, it saved hours of employee time every day, which boosts company productivity. IT staff reimages computers in 40 minutes instead of eight hours and the help-desk staff has time for strategic projects.

  • Publication Date:
  • 03/07/2013
  • Industries:
  • Telecommunications
  • Country/Region:
  • Sri Lanka
  • Software and Services:
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization
  • Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack
  • Microsoft User Experience Virtualization
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0
CDW   Based on 2 reviews
CDW Upgrades Communications Solution for Higher Reliability and Improved Conferencing
4-page Case Study posted: 02/19/2013 Views: 161

CDW provides technology solutions for business, government, education, and healthcare. As a Microsoft Partner Network member with multiple Gold competencies and as a Microsoft customer, CDW understands the importance of a robust, reliable communications infrastructure. In the past, the company has relied on technologies such as Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 to keep its software technology specialists in continuous contact with customers and with each other through capabilities such as email, instant messaging, conferencing, and voice over IP connections. CDW recently upgraded the communications infrastructure of its Software Sales division with Microsoft Lync Server 2013. The company believes this upgrade will help it provide improved communications options to its employees while also offering more robust capabilities to its customers.

  • Publication Date:
  • 02/19/2013
  • Industries:
  • IT Services
  • Business Need:
  • Business Productivity
  • Unified Communications
  • Country/Region:
  • United States
  • Software and Services:
  • Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Microsoft System Center
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Outlook 2013
  • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
  • Microsoft Lync Server 2013
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
  • Microsoft Lync 2013
  • IT Issue:
  • Personal Productivity
Convergent Computing   Based on 2 reviews
Consultancy Saves $25,000 Per Month, Easily Preserves User Settings with Virtualization
2 page Case Study posted: 10/31/2012 Views: 562

Convergent Computing (CCO), an IT consultancy, struggled to ensure a consistent experience across the many devices that workers used. By deploying Microsoft User Experience Virtualization to preserve user settings instead of recreating them, CCO recovered about US$25,000 per month in lost billings and boosted productivity. Testing and deploying new technology was simpler and faster, and employees easily changed devices while keeping user settings intact.

  • Publication Date:
  • 10/31/2012
  • Industries:
  • IT Services
  • Country/Region:
  • United States
  • Software and Services:
  • Windows 7
  • Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack
  • Microsoft User Experience Virtualization
  • Windows 8
  • IT Issue:
  • Virtualization
KPN   Based on 9 reviews
Service Provider Delivers Applications 200 Percent Faster with Virtualization
2 page Case Study posted: 10/31/2012 Views: 623

KPN could not fulfill requests for applications as quickly as demand necessitated. By using Microsoft Application Virtualization to eliminate application installations and conflicts, KPN improved application delivery by 200 percent. Employees, who could now return to full productivity immediately after their computers were reimaged, were much happier with IT services. KPN also simplified application lifecycle management and improved compliance.

  • Publication Date:
  • 10/31/2012
  • Industries:
  • Communications and Network Service Providers
  • Country/Region:
  • Netherlands
  • Software and Services:
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization
  • Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack
  • Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
NTTX   Based on 9 reviews
IT Firm Reduced Packaging from Two Months to 30 Minutes, Saved Money with Virtualization
2 page Case Study posted: 10/31/2012 Views: 1031

NTTX, a managed services provider, spent too much time packaging applications for installation and had to charge more for its services than it wanted. By using Microsoft Application Virtualization and eliminating application conflicts, NTTX reduced sequencing time from two months to 30 minutes, saved US$172,000 annually in packaging costs, and boosted server utilization by 300 percent. NTTX customers now enjoy better services at compelling prices.

  • Publication Date:
  • 10/31/2012
  • Industries:
  • IT Services
  • Country/Region:
  • United Kingdom
  • Software and Services:
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization
  • Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack
  • Windows PowerShell
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0
NTTX   Based on 5 reviews
IT Firm Reduces Break-Fix Call by 90 Percent, Preserves User Settings with Virtualization
2 page Case Study posted: 10/31/2012 Views: 440

NTTX, a managed services provider, was constantly fielding calls from frustrated customers due to roaming issues. By deploying Microsoft User Experience Virtualization, NTTX enabled reliable roaming from any device. It boosted customer satisfaction and reduced break-fix calls by 90 percent, saving US$112,500 annually in help-desk costs. Users log on and off the network in seconds instead of minutes, and corporate data is better protected.

  • Publication Date:
  • 10/31/2012
  • Industries:
  • IT Services
  • Country/Region:
  • United Kingdom
  • Software and Services:
  • Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack
  • Microsoft User Experience Virtualization
  • Windows 8
Eastman Chemical Company   Based on 3 reviews
Manufacturer Reduces Application Delivery Time by 95 Percent with Virtualization
2 page Case Study posted: 10/31/2012 Views: 505

Eastman Chemical Company needs to ensure that employees always have access to key applications. By using Microsoft Application Virtualization to eliminate software installations, it reduced application delivery time from two months to two days and made applications available whenever and wherever employees need them. Eastman deployed desktop images about 20 percent faster and reduced image storage requirements in its Remote Desktop Services environment.

  • Publication Date:
  • 10/31/2012
  • Industries:
  • Manufacturing & Resources
  • Life Sciences, Chemicals; Oil & Gas, Mining
  • Country/Region:
  • United States
  • Software and Services:
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization
  • Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack
ETH Zurich   Based on 0 reviews
Three departments at ETH Zurich opt for Microsoft App-V
2 page Case Study posted: 09/28/2012 Views: 186

Software distribution in large organisations is typically highly complex and prone to errors. Three departments at ETH Zurich have used Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) to speed up software deployment in their research institutes by at least 50%. A new self-service portal – developed in-house – lets end users request and install applications via a fully automated process. App-V also helped simplify the process of rolling out the Windows® 7 operating system. It cut the amount of time needed for packaging and delivery while supporting execution of legacy applications.

  • Publication Date:
  • 09/28/2012
  • Industries:
  • Education
  • Country/Region:
  • Switzerland
  • Software and Services:
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization
  • Windows 7
  • Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization For Terminal Services
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
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