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Dow Chemical balances the equation between virtual teamwork and workplace security with Microsoft 365

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Today’s post was written by Ron Markezich, corporate vice president for Microsoft.

These are exciting times for one of the world’s largest chemical companies. This month, Dow Chemical expects to finalize its merger with DuPont, creating DowDuPont and spinning off into three global businesses that focus on material sciences, specialty products, and agriculture. Global changes at this level require a complete, intelligent, and secure workplace transformation supported by agile cloud services. We’re excited that Dow chose Microsoft 365 Enterprise to empower more than 60,000 employees to work together creatively in highly secure virtual environments.

Mario Ferket, IT engineering director at Dow Chemical, explains why Microsoft 365 Enterprise is part of Dow’s bright future:

“At Dow, our growth strategy sees us investing in leading-edge businesses that create value for our customers and shareholders. We’re using Microsoft 365 to support a workplace culture that fosters the creativity and teamwork that we need to make our strategies a success—while protecting our environment with intelligent security solutions. By replacing our heterogeneous systems with Microsoft 365, we’re simplifying how IT delivers a modern experience for employees to achieve their highest potential and contribute to our bright future.”

Delivering creativity, innovation, and collaboration as core elements of the workplace through simplified, cloud-based management is a powerful agent for transformation at Dow. I’m looking forward to seeing how the new DowDuPont grows revenue, engages better with customers, and transforms their products thanks to a modern workplace culture that offers the latest in digital business solutions.

—Ron Markezich

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