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Cin7 and Microsoft reinvent the retail supply chain  


Cin7 is a cloud based inventory software company that bridges the gap between suppliers and sales channels, by giving retail businesses end to end visibility of their supply chain. Cin7’s inventory and point of sale software connects to trading partners and enables the fulfilment of sales via third party logistics providers. Cin7 has customers around the world.
Rural school district takes cloud journey, connects students to the future

Catholic District School Board Of Eastern Ontario

The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario had the technology to help its students grow and learn. It had the devices, too. What it couldn’t provide was adequate connections for students or teachers across its 12,000-square-kilometer jurisdiction. In 2013, the board began a journey to a more reliable, more productive hybrid-cloud environment. Now teachers have the tools to teach and inspire, and students are more connected to school, each other, and their futures.
Unison Networks: Data from smart sensors improves performance and safety of power grid

Unison Networks

Unison Networks Limited (Unison) is an electricity distribution and fibre optic network company, based in Hastings, New Zealand. Unison owns and manages the electricity lines network and the fibre optic network in the Hawke’s Bay, Rotorua and Taupo regions. The service area covers 12,000 km2. The Unison group also provides electrical, fibre, civil and vegetation contracting services, manufactures electrical products and operates an insurance company.
Sodexo wields Microsoft solutions in global transformation


Global facilities management giant, Sodexo, has harnessed Microsoft technologies, including Azure, Dynamics 365, IoT Hub and Power BI, to underpin a major digital and business transformation initiative, beginning in Australia but set to ripple through the international organisation. Efficiency gains unleashed by the initiative have already saved one of Sodexo’s clients tens of millions of dollars in the start-up phase, while Sodexo’s movement towards mutualisation – offering full management of all non-core business to clients – has allowed another to replace 600 separate contractors with a single integrated and highly efficient service from Sodexo.
How the CDSA transforms movie-making in the cloud with Microsoft Azure

Content Delivery and Security Association

Though the glitz and glamour of Hollywood movies are typically saved for actors and actresses, the hundreds of crew members working behind the scenes are just as integral to the movie-making process, ensuring even the most minute details of each film production are perfectly in place. The challenge has been not only to keep content secure, but equally importantly, to create a secure, single sign-on environment to enable them to get the work done in a world where production companies, offices, and even users are often temporary. The Content Delivery and Security Association (CDSA) is a non-profit organization that sets best practices for the entertainment industry with regards to content production and security. It supports production companies all over the globe, and is comprised of representatives from multiple studios, major producers, and various solution providers.
Volpara: Applying New Zealand Technology to Solving Global Clinical Problems


Volpara is a Wellington based ISO13485 certified, ISO14971, FDA GMP compliant research, development and manufacturing company that develops digital health solutions to enable personalised, high-quality breast cancer screening based on objective measurements of breast density, compression an radiation dose.Volpara recently launched VolparaEnterprise – the cloud based solutions arm of the business. Its software analyses breast x-ray images to determine the density of the tissue, ensuring that each woman receives the right screening procedures, and reports breast specific key performance indicators for quality assurance.
Simplified pricing process now takes minutes instead of days


Competitive pricing, product demand, the costs of materials, gas and labor, and thousands of other market variables affect product cost and customer demand for products or services around the world. That’s why accurate and profitable pricing represents one of the most difficult business challenges for many companies. Manufacturing, distribution, services, and airline companies look to the science and technology provided by PROS to keep their pricing accurate, competitive, and profitable. The PROS Guidance product runs enormously complex pricing calculations based on variables that comprise multiple terabytes of data. To handle this calculation complexity and data volume, and then deliver specific results to its clients quickly, PROS built its services on top of Azure HDInsight.
Airline transforms its marketing operations with open source software and the cloud

SAUDIA Airlines

In 2016, SAUDIA Airlines, Saudi Arabia’s national airline, started a companywide transformation program aimed at increasing innovation and providing improved customer service by 2020. Focused on the smart use of technology, the company moved ahead with technology integration partner Indra to build marketing systems using open source software (OSS). When technology leaders at SAUDIA Airlines sought to transition these systems to a cloud offering that integrated with OSS, they found the best choice was Microsoft Azure.
Spanish soccer league embraces artificial intelligence to get closer to its 1.6 billion fans


LaLiga is the professional soccer association of Spain and one of the most popular domestic professional sports leagues in the world. The league recently selected Microsoft as its official technology partner, and it is working with Microsoft Services to deliver next-generation fan experiences via Microsoft Azure. As a result of the partnership, LaLiga is using artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to deliver the highly personalized content that fans want.
Embracing the cloud in sunny California: a city’s story of digital transformation

City of Corona

Located approximately 46 miles southeast of Los Angeles, Corona, California, describes itself as being “at the crossroads of evolution and transformation.” With a goal to attract and retain the businesses needed for a thriving community, the City of Corona’s economic development team works continuously to improve services and liaise between the city government and the business community. To create a strong foundation for the future, the team realized that it needed a more dynamic digital platform that could be supported with minimal IT staff. The IT team decided to transform the city’s digital environment by moving mission-critical IT infrastructure to the cloud, a transition that helps the City realign its business processes, enable rapid innovation, and improve insight and collaboration. By taking advantage of the Microsoft FastTrack success service, Corona has accelerated its adoption of an integrated platform that includes Microsoft Azure Government, Office 365, and Power BI. The digital transformation has changed the way the entire City consumes technology, enabling continuity, faster deployment, and increased security—all of which contribute to better outcomes.

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