Government Agencies Stretch the Dollar and Save Time with Office Communications Server 2007


In the last few months, we have highlighted case studies showing how different industries, including telecom and manufacturing, benefit from Microsoft unified communications solutions. This month, we take a look at the government sector.


The Swiss Council for Accident Prevention was looking for a way to build on its existing infrastructure for improved operational efficiency and collaboration amongst its employees. The company deployed Office Communications Server 2007 to provide its staff with an integrated e-mail, conferencing, instant messaging and voice solution.


The result? The Swiss Council for Accident Prevention is experiencing increased productivity, improved mobility options and reduced costs for travel and IT administration. Find out more about their solution here:  Swiss Safety Council Expects 220 Percent Return on Communications Investment


Check out these other case studies to see how local, national and international government organizations are saving time and money with Microsoft Office Communications Server.


·         Tayside Fire and Rescue: Rescue Workers Expand Communications Options to Improve Operations and Reduce Costs

·         Alaska Legislative Affairs Agency: Alaska Legislative Affairs Agency Supports Far Flung Operations With Unified Communication and Collaboration Solutions from Microsoft

·         Salford City Council: Council Increases Productivity by 35 Per Cent with Unified Communications Solution

·         Municipality of Heumen: Dutch Municipality Modernizes IT Environment with New Desktop Software


A complete list of Microsoft case studies can be found at

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