ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. FRANKFURT, Germany Feb. 21, 2011 April 2011
The technology combines SharePoint and FAST Search, which caters for the enterprise-wide customer environment. It is a hybrid solution integrating T-Systems’ SharePoint services, which is based on Dynamic Computing Platform, with the standardized BPOS offering from Microsoft. It enables the next generation of global, online collaboration among employees by providing a central platform for various applications such as document and content management as well as organization and collaboration in project work. The information stored can be made available to each employee as required. The solution is highly scalable, it can incorporate adaptations according to specific requirements, for example high-security specifications, and has a usage-based pricing model.
T-Systems and Microsoft have been working together on a number of fronts in the ICT market since 2004, as well as now on this major development for Shell. In 2009, the two companies announced their joint effort in the field of cloud computing to give users access to standard Microsoft applications such as Outlook or Word via the network as needed.
"Microsoft and T-Systems are now bringing together their strengths in SharePoint for Shell. It is highly significant for us that Shell, one of our largest SharePoint customers, is now receiving the application in a hybrid cloud, thus putting them at the top of the innovation tree in this area," said Jan Piet van Roon, Global Client Director for Shell at Microsoft.
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EUR 8.8 billion