BBVA Paraguay Improves Operational Efficiency and Customer Service with Microsoft SharePoint

  Despite implementing Google Apps as its communication platform, BBVA Paraguay is using the Microsoft SharePoint platform to run its critical business processes and improve organizational efficiency. We recently spoke to Pablo Estebanez, Operations, Transformation and Technology Director, for BBVA Paraguay to learn why: Q: Please tell us about BBVA Paraguay.Estebanez: BBVA is a global…

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Weekly #WhyMSFT Round-Up 7/6/2012

Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’sselections. Riverbed Steelhead Cloud Accelerator Wins Best of Tech Ed AwardA first-of-its-kind solution developed by Riverbed in partnership with Akamai Technologies is Best of TechEd Award winner in the Cloud Computing category. Vodacom SA, Microsoft SA in Office365 allianceSouth African…


Engineering Firm Saves €16,000 Annually with Cloud Solution

In today’s post we learn from TGE Gas Engineering on why Microsoft was the best decision for their business in their move to expand, and embrace cloud computing! “ Office 365 fit our needs perfectly. It’s definitely a cost-effective solution that poises us for long-term growth. ” –Christian Domschke, Head of IT Service, TGE TGE…

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Migrate Google Apps Content to SharePoint

Metalogix Software has just released Migration Manager for Google Apps for moving Google Docs and Sites content to SharePoint. We spoke with Geordie Henderson, Director of ECM Migration Products at Metalogix about how the product works and the Google Apps migration market. Who is Metalogix?Metalogix is a Microsoft Gold Certified software product vendor that produces…


2010: The Year in Review

  2010: The Year in Review   2010 was an outstanding year for Microsoft, our customer and our partners since it was a year filled with great product releases, some amazing customer wins and deployments and also some tremendous partner offerings and success stories. Cloud Momentum In 2010, we saw the growth of cloud momentum…

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Bigger Than The Beatles and Google’s Crush on Office Get Serious

Imagine if you filled up Wembley Stadium (82K seats) and the Rose Bowl (100K seats) with a totally new audience every day for 100 days straight. You would be on pace to be one of the most successful attractions ever. Well, today we announced that the Office Web Apps have been used by over 20…

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Real World with Microsoft Online Services: Interview with Jake Harris, Director of IT at Aisle7

As part of the Real World with Microsoft Online Services customer series, we talked to Jake Harris, Director of IT at Aisle7, about replacing Google Apps with the Business Productivity Online Standard Suite, which includes Microsoft Exchange Online. Here’s what he had to say. Q: Tell us about the Aisle7 business model. Harris: We are a…

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Comparing Office Suites - Steering Wheel or HandleBars?

Steering Wheels for a Reason For arguments sake, let’s say you are deciding on a new car. You likely expect the car to have basic features like four wheels, an engine, seats and a steering wheel etc. Did it ever occur to you to make sure the seats are adjustable? Or if the steering wheel…

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Sign Up! - Live Webcast: Evaluating Cloud Solutions: Insights from an Early Adopter of Google Apps and Microsoft BPOS

I am proud to announce that on September 22 at 1:30pm ET, we are sponsoring our first live Webcast featuring a  Serena Software, a customer who has joined BPOS after leaving Google Apps. Sign up now and join us on the 22nd!  Overview: Serena Software, a leading software company in the application development and governance…

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Interoperability and Innovation In Action: Microsoft Office for Mac 2011

With the “wave” (yes, I did go there) of announcements from this past week from both Microsoft and Google has got me thinking about interoperability and innovation.  Given that customers and partners trust us to help make their people more productive and help them grow their businesses, both companies have enormous burdens to earn and…

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