Testing Confirms the Scalability, Performance, and Value of Microsoft SQL Server for CSC’s POINT IN

CSC’s POINT IN policy administration system is widely known in the insurance industry as the leading end-to-end property and casualty (P&C) administration software. It has the largest active customer community, with more than 100 carriers using the system to process and support virtually all lines of business in all states. As part of its commitment…

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Siemens PLM: How Systems-Driven Product Development Drives Success in the Automotive Industry (Webcast)

Successful automobile design today requires electronics and software design expertise in addition to traditional mechanics. Automotive engineers and product developers must be able to simultaneously design the various elements of mechatronic products to ensure that mechanical, electrical, systems, and software designs work together to contribute to a high-quality product. Join moderator Peter Brown, publisher of…

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Siemens PLM: Improving Workplace Environments with Kinect and Jack

Siemens PLM Software is working on innovative ways to bring the natural user interfaces (NUI) capabilities of Microsoft Kinect to Jack, their human simulation solution that helps manufacturers design safe, efficient, and comfortable workplace environments. This video shows how Jack can use the full-body tracking system of Microsoft Kinect to make the process of designing…

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Misys: Managing Risk & Compliance in a Volatile Market: Streamlining Trades and Ensuring ROI (Free Aberdeen Webinar!)

Global financial turmoil has grown, from the credit crisis crippling many financial institutions, to the current debt crisis that is bringing much valuation uncertainty to the capital markets. Within this market uncertainty is the firms continued commitment to reduce operational risk and cost, ensure regulatory compliance, and improve ROI measures. These initiatives are a necessary…

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Telvent: The Future of Enterprise Utility Solutions

Today’s utilities face the challenges of tighter IT budgets, reduced in-house development staff, and the need to quickly deliver business benefits through applications. Utilities also need to adapt to the rapid changes in smart grid technology, the electricity distribution system of the future. Telvent and Microsoft are working together to provide integrated solutions that can…

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TEMENOS T24 and SQL Server 2012 running on Intel Xeon processor-based servers set a new world record in the latest high-water benchmarking tests

Temenos is the market-leading provider of integrated core banking systems, with more than 1,500 customers and 700 implementations in more than 125 countries. Temenos works closely with Microsoft to provide financial institutions with scalable, high-performing, and affordable banking solutions.     As part of their strategic alliance, Temenos and Microsoft, together with Intel, conducted high-water benchmark testing…

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Benchmark Results: Infor EAM and SQL Server 2008 R2

Infor EAM is a leading enterprise asset management (EAM) software solution that has been helping companies worldwide—including more than 60% of the Fortune 500—for more than 20 years. Infor recognizes that Microsoft is a key vendor in many of their customers’ businesses and has engaged in a long-standing strategic partnership with Microsoft built on a…

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Desire2Learn: Virtual High School Global Consortium implemented the Desire2Learn Learning Management System running on the Microsoft platform

Availability, performance, and scalability are critical for providers of online education. Virtual High School Global Consortium (VHS)—a successful nonprofit provider with 770 member schools and more than 200 online courses—implemented the Desire2Learn learning management system, which runs on the Microsoft platform. Since implementation, the solution has shown that it can easily handle VHS’s growing workload….

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Benchmark Results: RedPrairie Commerce Suite running on SQL Server 2008 R2

The RedPrairie Commerce Suite delivers an integrated shopping experience on the web, in stores, on mobile phones, on Facebook, and anywhere else consumers choose to interact with their favorite retail brands. Using Microsoft SQL Server as a database platform with industry-standard hardware provides the performance and scalability retailers need at a lower TCO than competing…

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Benchmark Results: Telvent ArcFM Solution running on SQL Server

Telvent, a leading provider of IT solutions and business information services, works with Microsoft to develop integrated solutions that can help utilities better use their distribution assets for maintenance and growth. The companies recently joined forces to conduct real-world scalability and performance testing for ArcFM Solution (Telvent’s set of models and tools for telecommunication providers…

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