Openness Customer Spotlight: Mind Palette Builds Linux Environment on Windows Azure, Saves 20%

Posted by Masami SuzukiMicrosoft Japan Mind Palette is a cloud services vendor based in Tokyo, Japan, that develops and markets Snapeee, a smartphone picture-sharing app designed for those who love Japan’s unique aesthetic of kawaii, meaning “cute.” With Snapeee, users can take pictures with their phones, personalize them with playful stamps, lettering, and frames, and…

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Openness Customer Spotlight: How Data-Driven Decision Making is Transforming Government

Posted by Parul BhandariGovernment Industry Solutions Lead, Worldwide Public Sector History has demonstrated time and again that when available technology catches up to ideas, extraordinary things can happen. The combustion engine, the airplane, and the personal computer are just a few examples of this principle at work. Similarly, today’s public-sector organizations are able to credibly…

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Openness Customer Spotlight: Shell Implements Team Foundation Server for Improved Mixed IT Management

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing & Operations Shell’s energy and petrochemical operations span more than 80 countries, with more than 3,000 proprietary applications that support everything from exploration and production to manufacturing and distribution. To improve visibility and increase standardization across this global and highly complex enterprise, Shell created the Technical and Competitive…

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Customer Spotlight: Ascribe Uses Windows Azure HDInsight to Open Doors to Real-time Medical Insights

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Emergency clinicians and health care providers are great at saving lives and treating illnesses. But what if they could go beyond addressing immediate needs and be better prepared to help their patients and communities just by using the massive amounts of data currently locked up in patient…

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Openness Customer Spotlight: Windows Azure Helps Bring Teletica Back Online Amid Disaster

Posted by Yuri PorrasManager, New Technology, Microsoft Costa Rica When disaster struck the picturesque nation of Costa Rica in the form of a 7.6 magnitude earthquake back in September 2012, the population was in shock and the nation’s infrastructure was damaged. The website of Teletica, one of the nation’s largest and most prominent communications companies, was…

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