SymantecCorp. is migrating its databases to Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB. The company isalready saving 40 percent on the cost of running its databases, and its teamsspend less time managing data and more time building security products. WithAzure Cosmos DB, Symantec can help ensure high availability for services thatmonitor 40 million endpoints in 150 countries, responding to 15 billionrequests a day in less than one second.
E-commerceleader, Intershop, has built a global customer base by seizing theopportunities of the cloud. But supporting its software with databasesolutions led to complex and expensive licensing, over-provisioning instead offlexible scale, and fewer cloud benefits for its customers. Committed tooffering customers the best options, Intershop migrated to Microsoft SQL Serverand Microsoft Azure SQL Database. Customers report dramatic leaps inperformance, and Intershop has made its e-commerce services even moreattractive in new markets.
TheMadrid-based Spanish football (soccer) organization, LaLiga, has millions offans around the world. LaLiga fans are passionate and the league is passionateabout making the game as fun as possible. To do this, LaLiga developed adigital innovation platform based on Microsoft Azure. The league now createswebsites and apps that help fans enjoy the game in new ways, including avoice-based personal digital assistant that helps fans learn more aboutplayers, teams, and the LaLiga fantasy league through conversational AI.
Aspart of a corporate-wide digital transformation, BP is using artificialintelligence (AI) to change the way the company works. BP scientists nowexplore the potential of new energy deposits using Microsoft Azure MachineLearning service to build more finely tuned, accurate models in dramaticallyless time, helping them better gauge available hydrocarbon reserves.