Powering Mission-Critical Operations in the Financial Services Industry at Sibos 2011

Perhaps no one has a keener understanding of the need for mission-critical applications than the attendees of Sibos, one the world’s largest gatherings of financial services executives, being held this year in Toronto.  In fact, Microsoft has a significant presence at Sibos, where we’re showcasing our long-term commitment to support mission-critical operations in the financial…

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Microsoft Tag, HMSHost & Coca-Cola Team Up for Summer Sweepstakes

It’s vacation season, and Coca-Cola has partnered with airport food-service company HMHost to launch a summer travel sweepstakes complete with Microsoft Tag. Travelers can scan Tags on the side of 32-ounce Coke cups and enter to win a trip to Orlando, Palm Springs, or Chicago. Plus part of the proceeds from Coke sales at more…

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Discover True Integration with Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft takes collaboration to the next level with Office 365, a new service that combines business productivity solutions with cloud computing to deliver an innovative platform, helping organizations collaborate while cutting costs. Office 365 gives businesses the opportunity to access information via the cloud from anywhere on virtually any device in a simple and highly…

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CEO of iPipeline Awarded with Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year

Today, Tim Wallace, CEO of iPipeline was announced as the winner of the Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 Great Philadelphia Award in the technology category. The award, considered to be the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, is a great honor for iPipeline, the leader in on-demand software that supports marketing…

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Q&A: Sherle Webb-Robins on New Role Leading U.S. Enterprise Partner and Industry Team

Although with Microsoft since 2005, Sherle Webb-Robins was recently appointed General Manager for the newly formed Enterprise Partner and Industry Solutions Team in Microsoft’s U.S. Enterprise and Partner Group, where she’ll lead industry and partner-facing sales efforts.  The Microsoft Vertical Industries blog team spoke with Sherle to learn more about her priorities in this new…

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Microsoft Partners Head to Los Angeles for Annual Conference to Learn New Technologies, Business Strategies

This July, Microsoft partners throughout the world will unite at the annual Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference with a common goal: to take their business to the next level. The five-day event, held in Los Angeles, is slated to be the largest conference ever held in the city, with an estimated 15,000 local and international attendees….

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Work Without Walls to Help Business Continuity

Roadblocks to business continuity come in all shapes and sizes – natural disasters that threaten to close businesses for weeks, difficulty attracting and retaining productive and efficient employees, or simply the inability to gain access to information or collaborate with coworkers thousands of miles away. Through implementing social collaboration technologies, organizations maintain business continuity, attract…

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Retain More Clients and Offset Rising Bank Compliance Costs with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

This guest post is written by Microsoft Partner Customer Effective. As prospects of a double-dip recession fade, the size and pace of bank failures in 2011 is significantly lower than this time last year. Yahoo! Finance references the FDIC’s failed bank list and notes that 25 banks with $9.9 billion in total assets failed through…

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Video: Technology Solutions for the Oil and Gas Industry

In this video, Fred Williams of AspenTech, Barry Irani of iStore and Kim Harshbarger of Motion Computing share how each of their respective companies are providing technology solutions to the oil and gas industry. [View:https://vimeo.com/22628643] [View:https://vimeo.com/23344663]

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Itron-Microsoft Benchmarking Test Confirms Large Scale Meter Data Management Capabilities

This guest post is contributed from the Microsoft Power and Utilities Team Imagine reading 10 million meters every 15 minutes. That’s 40 million data sets per hour, 960 million data sets per day, and 6.7 billion sets per week. Could your system handle that deluge of data right now, today? If you are using Itron’s Enterprise…

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