“We are pleased to be able to welcome Kapsch BusinessCom as a new partner in the Services Ready program. As a leading company, this will allow Kapsch to serve its customers even more actively in the increasingly important area of Exchange 2010 migration and online e-mail archiving and to support them more effectively in consulting work and the introduction, installation and optimization of their Microsoft solution,” announces Werner Höllrigl, Director Services at Microsoft Austria. “With the Services Ready program, we offer our partners a wide range of new services to further improve customer satisfaction. The program allows our partners to adapt to their changing needs more quickly, efficiently and above all cost-effectively. Services Ready includes a bundle of successfully implemented tools and measures. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners receive these services after successful certification within the scope of their individual service contracts with Microsoft. Services Ready offers assistance in improving qualifications, sales and implementation within numerous areas, such as virtualization, portals and collaboration, unified communications and customer management.
Kapsch BusinessCom is the first Austrian partner in the area of Exchange 2010 migration and online e-mail archiving. The service package for Exchange Server 2010 includes the Microsoft-certified procedure for migration to Exchange Server 2010. This involves services ranging from environmental assessment (including hardware and software requirements) as well as detailed technical and economic analysis of the requirements all the way to definition of a suitable architecture concept. Kapsch BusinessCom also contributes its expertise as a leading system integrator capable of optimally handling the increasingly important topic of convergence.
“The Services Ready certification is another way to highlight our extensive IT know-how. We are particularly pleased to be the first in Austria to attain this status in the area of Exchange 2010 migration – this underscores our leading position in pursuing convergence through communication and information technologies,” explains Werner Schiessl, Director of Business Solutions IT at Kapsch BusinessCom AG.
Information on the topic of Microsoft Services: http://www.microsoft.com/austria/services/default.mspx
Information on Services Ready: http://www.microsoft.com/microsoftservices/en/us/partners_ready.aspx
Microsoft Österreich GmbH is a subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, U.S.A., the world’s leading producer of standard software, services and solutions. Austria has been represented with its own branch in Vienna since 1991, and the company has also had an R&D branch in Graz since 2006 in the form of Vexcel Imaging. Microsoft employs a total of roughly 330 staff at the two sites. Working together with over 5,000 domestic partner companies, the company’s goal is to help people and companies achieve their full potential through software.
Kapsch BusinessCom – a company of the Kapsch Group – is a leading ICT service partner in Austria, Central and Eastern Europe with over 1,200 employees and annual sales exceeding 230 million euros. Embedded in the Kapsch Group, Kapsch BusinessCom is active worldwide with its own offices in Austria and subsidiaries in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Poland. Kapsch has positioned itself as an ICT service partner offering a complete solution portfolio covering the areas of information technology as well as telecommunications. In addition to system integration and continuous optimization measures, Kapsch BusinessCom is increasingly taking on responsibility for the entire area of operations. Kapsch BusinessCom relies on manufacturer independence and partnerships with globally leading technology providers, such as Apple, Aastra, Avaya, Cisco, Google, Hitachi, HP and Microsoft. In concert with these partners Kapsch offers its services as a consultant, system supplier and service provider, but above all as a reliable, dependable, long-term trusted advisor in a rapidly changing technological environment. Kapsch BusinessCom always generates clear added value for its over 17,000 customers.
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