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    You may recall a recent business story that I shared back in December around how TRD , U.S.A. (Toyota Racing Development) is leveraging Windows 8 to gain a competitive edge in the racing industry. Our Microsoft team is with TRD this weekend at the season opening NASCAR races in Daytona, Florida, to see...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7 Provides Stable Technology Foundation

    Last week in Germany, Hannover Messe 2010 showcased the most efficient, innovative and sustainable developments inspiring industrial technology today. On this topic, I want to share the Windows 7 deployments of industry companies Vebo, Peterson, and Deep Ocean and highlight the mobility, security and...
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    Korean Air’s mission is to provide excellence in flight through operational superiority and customer service. The company also prides itself on innovation. In fact, last year Korean Air was recognized with an Excellence in Innovation Award. With more than 19,000 employees and flights across 115 cities...
  • Blog Post: Statoil Discusses their Windows 7 Deployment

    Today at TechEd Europe 2009, one of our Windows 7 enterprise customers, Petter Wersland, Lead Architect at Statoil , participated in a panel discussion with Stephen Elop , President of Microsoft’s Business Division as a part of the keynote presentation. We caught up with Petter Wersland just before this...
  • Blog Post: Windows Intune with Mobile Device Management is Now Available

    This week at TechEd, we announced that the next version of Windows Intune is officially available. In April at the Microsoft Management Summit, we shared many of the new features and functionality of this latest version, so today I wanted to talk about how customers are using Windows Intune’s cloud-based...
  • Blog Post: Ben E. Keith Gets Rugged with Windows 7

    Ben E. Keith is one of the largest beer wholesalers in the nation and the world’s second largest distributor of Anheuser-Busch products, selling more than 38 million cases of beer a year. They have always been a technology leader and strived to give their sales reps the best tools to sell and distribute...
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    In their pursuit to serve and protect their community, the Vernon Hills Police Department decided to transform the video surveillance in their patrol cars to ensure they were using the best technology for the community and officers. The goal was to provide each patrol car with a computer solution that...
  • Blog Post: Spir-IT Completes 100% Windows 7 Deployment with the Dutch Judiciary

    Spir-IT is a government agency based in the Netherlands that provides IT support for the entire Dutch court system. The Dutch Judiciary is made up of 12,500 employees who work across 29 different locations and include all of the country’s district and appellate courts, the Supreme Court, and special...
  • Blog Post: How Windows 8 Will Work for Your Business

    Today at TechEd North America, we’re talking more about how Windows 8 is enterprise-ready, by design. As I was getting ready for this conversation, I found myself reflecting on the hundreds of customers my team and I have met with over the past several months. We have talked to companies in just...
  • Blog Post: Early Adopter, Baker Tilly, Completes Windows 7 Deployment

    As we’ve been saying for a while, we continue hearing feedback from our customers that they are excited to test and deploy Windows 7. Baker Tilly, an accountancy firm in the UK, has taken this to the next level and has already completed deploying Windows 7 across their infrastructure. I chatted with...
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    Global automotive industry leader Ford has long relied on their Microsoft platform, including SQL Server 2003/2008, Microsoft Exchange 2003/2010 and Office 2003 to support more than 120,000 global employees. But as Windows XP reaches the end of its lifecycle , Ford’s IT department realized the benefits...
  • Blog Post: Windows Intune Update from TechEd Europe

    Guten Tag! This week I am at TechEd Europe in Berlin, Germany. The big theme at TechEd this year is Microsoft’s cloud strategy with lots of sessions on cloud solutions such as Office 365, Windows Azure, and Windows Intune. In the keynote this evening here in Berlin, Brad Anderson talks about how many...
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    I’ve mentioned before the strong commercial adoption we’re seeing with Windows 7 (a few companies we’ve talked about are GM , Spir-IT and Feeding America ), and we couldn’t be happier to help our business customers make the upgrade to take full advantage of the enhanced security, manageability and performance...
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    As technology enthusiasts, we understand the role technology plays in moving the world forward. When it intersects with education, it truly lays the foundation for future generations. Studies have shown that schools with technology rich environments boast impressive outcomes for students, including higher...
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    As discussed in previous posts , Microsoft’s Desktop Virtualization allows flexibility to deliver, test and manage the user settings, applications and your operating system, Windows 7, more easily. Today I’d like to further explore Application Virtualization, which is a key component to a complete desktop...
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    As a GM for the Windows Commercial business, I regularly get to speak with customers across the world. I absolutely love this part of my job. It continues to be an exciting journey to see the progress you’re making with your Windows 7 deployments – City of Stockholm, National Instruments, BAA and others...
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    Stockholm, Sweden is routinely recognized as one of the most livable cities in the world. Not only is a beautiful city, Stockholm also boasts leading-edge IT and in my opinion, should be considered one of the most advanced technology cities. I give credit to the City of Stockholm officials, who understand...
  • Blog Post: Best Practices for Deploying Windows 7

    I recently had the chance to sit down with John West from Microsoft Services to talk about his work with our business customers, and he mentioned some really helpful tips for ensuring success with Windows 7 Enterprise deployments. It’s my pleasure to bring these best practices to you, along with some...
  • Blog Post: MDOP 2009 R2 is available today!

    Last month, Gavriella Schuster discussed the features you will see in the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2009 R2 and today I’m pleased to announce its availability! Over on the MDOP Team blog, Ran Oelgiesser provided details about what you can expect with the latest release and today he shares...
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    As the global economy begins to revive, financial institutions around the world are looking to their technology infrastructure to secure their data, decrease their expenses and grow their business. At two recent financial industry events, the Asian Banker Summit in Singapore and the Tower Group 2010...
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    In celebration of Windows 7’s one year anniversary, we thought it would be cool to share some successful Windows 7 deployment stories with you. Last week, we had the pleasure of visiting General Motors and sitting down with Ken Michel, director of Online Infrastructure and Local Area Networks for GM...