Orbit – A Revolutionary Approach to Mobile Field Data Collection

We have written before about Schneider Electric’s Orbit solution for field inspections here and here.  Now our friends at Schneider have posted a great video that demonstrates the value of Orbit to customers.  I  would strongly encourage you to take a minute and check it out here. Enjoy! – Jon C. Arnold


Schneider Electric Selects Microsoft Windows Azure as Preferred Cloud Platform for StruxureWare

We are delighted Schneider Electric has selected the Windows Azure as their preferred cloud platform for StruxureWare. StruxureWare™ software is a platform of integrated applications and suites that delivers visibility into energy and resource use across an organization. Users can access accurate and actionable data from shop floor to top floor, enabling their companies to…


Redknee accelerates cloud-based billing adoption using Oracle’s mission-critical software on Microsoft’s Windows Azure

A couple of weeks ago at Oracle OpenWorld 2013, Lucas Skoczkowski, CEO of Redknee, joined Microsoft Vice President Brad Anderson on stage and announced that Redknee is accelerating the ability of its customers to launch cloud-based billing and customer care solutions as a result of its strategic relationship with Microsoft. Back in June, Microsoft and…


Microsoft Cloud Achieves FedRAMP Status

In a quiet press release, Microsoft has announced what may be one of the most significant milestones concerning the cloud to date. The announcement is for achieving FedRAMP certification for the Microsoft Platform and Infrastructure Cloud Services. See:  http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/press/2013/sep13/09-30fedramppr.aspx This is significant because it further qualifies the Microsoft Cloud as a secure computing environment and…