GlaxoSmithKline standardizes on Microsoft Online Services; service upgrades coming soon.
I just posted about the GSK decision to migrate to Microsoft Online. The MS Online blog contains much more detail on this great win for Microsoft .. read all about it .
This is Erik Gunvaldson, Service Program Manager for Microsoft Online. We are excited to be launching in the very near future an upgrade of Microsoft Online Services in 19 new countries and 4 new languages. As part of this upgrade, we’re introducing instant messaging and presence awareness with Office Communications Online as well as streamlined, low-cost email and collaboration with the Deskless Worker Suite. If you are interested in access to this upgrade before general availability in early April, let me know through our feedback form or the comments below.
In the spirit of this international upgrade, I wanted to share comments from GlaxoSmithKline, a recent customer who decided to standardize on Microsoft Online Services for their more-than 100,000 employees worldwide. Below GlaxoSmithKline’s Vice President of Information Technology Strategy, Ingo Elfering, shares his experience deciding to make a platform change and provides advice for other companies considering a similar path. It is fascinating to hear this perspective from an industry leader like GSK, and a leader like Ingo who has such a significant global role in GSK’s IT organization. …
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