People are buzzing about young entrepreneur Mikaila Ulmer, who started her lemonade business, Me and the Bees, at only four years old. Customers loved her tasty product and resonated with her mission to save our fuzzy pollinating friends. As Mikaila's business began to take off, her family knew that to keep up with growth and to help her realize her dreams, they would need to take advantage of tech tools. At Axle Cloud, we believe in the power of technology to level the playing field for small businesses with big dreams. Contact us today to learn how we can help you turn your dreams into reality.
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Hendrick Motorsports drives faster NASCAR performance with high-speed communication using Microsoft Teams
To maximize performance, Hendrick Motorsports collects and analyzes real-time racecar telemetry, then shares this data across various stakeholders in real time using #Microsoft #Teams. The result: the Hendrick team is able to determine the ideal point on a turn to ease the throttle and engage the brakes, or identify the most efficient line around a curve—and communicate it via Teams. Watch the video to see how, then contact Axle Cloud to see how we can help enable real-time communication and collaboration for your business with Teams and #Office365.
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While some people have worked remotely for years, many employees are, for the first time, grappling with where to create a workspace in their home. There's more than just figuring out how to blur the background; check out this infographic of the nine best tips for a healthy remote working experience. View it here.
Customer story: Medical Teams International (MTI) transforms health care for more than 1 million refugees in Uganda
Realtime COVID-19 Tracker...https://bing.com/covid Also, in response to a spike in malaria cases, Medical Teams International migrated patient data to the cloud, where they were able to analyze information in real time and alert residents of a possible malaria outbreak. With this advanced notice, residents could take preventative measures, curbing the outbreak. Modern cloud infrastructure is enabling businesses all over the world to transform industries and make a difference. Wherever you are in your cloud migration journey, we can help. Contact our team at Axle Cloud to learn more.
Running back and forth between job sites can eat up time and resources, especially for a small business. TransBlue was still running their business the old-fashioned way when they updated their business infrastructure. Axle Cloud can help you update, too. TransBlue now uses Microsoft 365. The mobility enables the company to eliminate drives to the job site that used to eat up an entire day. Now with Skype, they can see the site in real time and upload pictures to Teams for anyone working on the project, anywhere. The shift to the cloud brought agility to TransBlue. Contact Axle Cloud to find out how we can help you integrate Microsoft 365 today.
The team at Qantas recently updated their IT infrastructure. With the ability to collaborate, their leaders can decentralize decision making, greatly increasing productivity and bringing them the security they need. Being able to use Microsoft 365 helps their team care for customers in a way that's never been done before. Your team can have access to these same tools. But if you're worried about how to make that transition quickly, talk with us. At Axle Cloud, we have years of experience helping customers just like you to adopt modern desktop services. Contact us today to find out how we can help.
PCL Construction LLC is a 110-year-old company focused on building industrial structures. To remain relevant, they needed to embrace digital change. When constructing the Stantec Tower, the largest building outside of Toronto in Canada, the company employed a suite of sensors that sent live feedback so they could monitor progress without having to visit the 483 units under construction. You have access to the same set of capabilities as PCL. At Axle Cloud, we can help you leverage your IoT devices to drive transformation within your business. Contact us today to find out how we can help.
At Axon, their police body cams create 2.25 petabytes of new data every month. That's a lot of data, and it's growing exponentially. Having a scalable IT platform that maintains functionality and keeps costs low is important for police departments. That's why Axon updated their IT infrastructure using Azure. You have access to the same tools that Axon used to harness their open source programs, and we can show you how. At Axle Cloud, we have years of experience helping businesses just like yours implement new IT solutions. Contact us today to set up a consultation.
At the Alcoa plant in Fjardaal, Iceland, a magnetic board was used to assign shifts, while company-wide announcements were made via standard email—both of which required people to be physically present. The adoption of #Microsoft #Teams transformed these otherwise manual tasks into a workflow better suited to a new generation of digitally savvy Alcoa employees who all carry smartphones. Watch the video to see the transformation, then contact Axle Cloud to see how we can help transform your organization.
With 350 stores across four countries, Michael Hill is focused on growth. To achieve it, they're turning to digital solutions like Azure and Dynamics 365 that can help them create harmonious omnichannel processes. Finding the right tools to optimize operations can require effort to get set up. At Axle Cloud, with our dedicated team of trusted professionals, you can cut that upfront angst and streamline efficiency. We'll help you plan for the right solutions, implement the right tools, and refine your processes so that you can focus on what matters most to your company.
PizzaExpress adopted a cloud-first approach for its 570 restaurants in the UK, Ireland, Middle East, India and the Far East, including China. The full-service capability of Office 365 and the Azure cloud gives PizzaExpress the tools, freedom and scalability to think big and say 'yes' to new ideas and innovation. Contact Axle Cloud to find out how we can do the same for your organization.
In this video, Asta Roseway, Microsoft Principal Research Designer/Fusionist, shares her thoughts on fusing art, technology and science to address crucial issues like climate change, pollution exposure, mental health and other challenges currently facing society. Asta shares about innovative creations such as speaking to plants with red light and blue light, wind chimes that create different sounds based on air quality and Ada, the new living architecture installment at Microsoft Campus designed by Jenny Sabin.
On the track, there are so many things that can go wrong. That's why the Renault Sport Formula One team needs the best technology on and off the road to ensure they're operating in the fastest, safest way possible. They use Microsoft Dynamics 365 to optimize workflows from manufacturing to testing. You can leverage Dynamics and a host of other tools with the help of Axle Cloud. We're partnered with industry experts who specialize in helping businesses just like yours to find, implement, and optimize IT solutions. Contact us today to learn more.
Watch this video to find out how Microsoft AI for Earth is working to solve some of today's toughest environmental challenges in the areas of biodiversity, climate change, agriculture, and water. #Microsoft
Enterprises today have an average of 1,100 cloud applications with IT unaware of 61% of cloud services accessed. Thanks to integrations between Microsoft Cloud App Security and Windows Defender ATP, Axle Cloud can help enhance the discovery of Shadow IT. Watch this video.
As hackers around the globe get more sophisticated, you need tools that provide additional protection. With Microsoft Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), Axle Cloud offers an email filtering service that delivers stronger protection against specific types of advanced threats.
International law firm Taylor Wessing needed the flexibility to scale, develop and deploy where and how they want, so they adopted the only consistent hybrid cloud on the market. At Axle Cloud, we know you have a lot of the same needs, and we have the solution. With Azure, you can easily connect data with applications and devices by taking advantage of over 150 out-of-the-box connectors, all while meeting a broad set of international and industry-specific compliance standards, like GDPR. You know where to find the tools. Now you need to integrate them. Contact us today to find out how we can help you do the same.
Microsoft Azure enables innovation. Axle Cloud knows how greater flexibility and freedom enable greater things. With Azure, you can seamlessly integrate models built using open source tools. This fosters greater innovation by granting the flexibility to design exactly what you need. The computing power of Azure allows virtually unconstrained options in how to analyse data, offering you new and different insights in a fraction of the time. Azure provides the most powerful and scalable platform for any job. We can help your business achieve the advantages of Azure as well. Contact us to find out how.
Getting everyone in an organisation on the same page is no easy task. British Airways turned to #Azure tools and services, along with Visual Studio 2017, when it built an app that could disseminate company information across all employee devices and platforms. The developers iterated quickly through releases of the new app, adding features without worrying about lengthy regression tests. The crowning achievement was single sign-on, delivering an enhanced experience to all employees. Let Axle Cloud show you how your organisation can achieve ground-breaking innovation. Contact us today to get started.
Another week, another customer success story. Partners In Health provides preferential options for the poor who cannot afford healthcare in impoverished nations. In healthcare, seconds can mean the difference between life and death. As things change quickly in the healthcare industry, they use Azure to stay abreast of changes and developments by ensuring their employees are connected and able to collaborate to deliver results quickly. Axle Cloud knows that no matter your industry, time is of the essence. Contact us to find out how Azure can improve and streamline your processes.
Satisfying all stakeholders in an organisation is no easy task. But Axle Cloud knows getting everyone on the same page can produce superior results. With Office 365 Flow, automated workflows facilitate dissemination of data, synchronisation of files and the processing and granting of requests. This allows for standardised response times and aids in decision making. With Forms, collaboration is enhanced by analysing responses to surveys or polls instantly, allowing for real-time input from remote individuals. We can help you put your people on the same page, too. Contact us to find out how.
You need access to the solutions that can help you reduce operational risk and improve performance. That's why international logistics and container shipping company Maersk is moving five regional data centres. With 54 regions worldwide available in 140 countries, Microsoft Azure has more global regions than any other cloud provider--preserving data residency and offering comprehensive compliance and resiliency options for customers. At Axle Cloud, we know making a journey like that can be a challenge for any business. That's why we're here to help. Contact us today to find out more.
An IT pro's life revolves around defending, protecting & securing systems. A complete, intelligent solution, #Microsoft365 gives IT heroes peace of mind.
Losing data is a real problem. IT must ensure it never happens, despite server crashes, power outages or natural disasters. At Axle Cloud, we want you to have the right tools to prevent the unthinkable. With Microsoft Azure, disaster recovery with Site Recovery, you can set up and test your disaster recovery solution in just 3 easy steps, and no need to pay for additional infrastructure. You're just minutes away from total peace of mind. Azure offers a business continuity solution that will seamlessly integrate into your existing infrastructure. Contact us today to find out more on how we can help.
'Remote working arrangements are becoming increasingly common across various field and industries as businesses look for ways to become more flexible and efficient.' Use tools like #SkypeForBusiness and these 15 tips to keep your remote staff efficient and productive!
Know thy cloud. Cloud solutions are known for cutting costs and enabling agility, but at Axle Cloud, we know not all cloud solutions are the same. Check out this article to learn four fine-print strategies you should consider when modernising your data platform. And contact us to learn what sets apart the secure and trusted cloud that 90% of Fortune 500 companies run on. #Azure
A secure and reliable data platform can help businesses cut costs, drive efficiency and reduce risk. At Axle Cloud, we've helped businesses transform with modern cloud solutions. Massive global textile manufacturer Coats chose the Microsoft cloud to consolidate its landscape and modernise its data strategy. Moving 180 servers, most of its data payload and its entire SAP estate to #Microsoft #Azure took less than three months. Coats improved reporting 600% and cut run costs 25‒30%. Just think what a modern data platform can do for you! Contact us to learn more.
Leading maritime company Nakilat reduced operating costs by 50% with #Microsoft #Azure. With cloud-based, SaaS tools, including #M365 and Microsoft Cloud App Security, the company also improved communication, mobility, efficiency and security for its vessels and onshore offices. Employee productivity has increased, and Nakilat maintains its competitive edge. At Axle Cloud, we understand Microsoft cloud solutions and the importance of secure and seamless business continuity in your digital transformation journey. Contact us to discuss the best solutions for your business to grow and move ahead.
Human ingenuity created agriculture. Now, technology is aiding human ingenuity to ensure a sustainable future for farming that can feed the ever-growing global population. Farmers in Australia are utilising Azure to help them make faster, better-informed decisions regarding their crops. From regulating oyster water consumption to water levels in lettuce, Azure is there to provide unmatched processing power, predictive modeling, and Machine Learning. No matter your industry, the data is there. It is a matter of having the right tools to enable turning that data into useful information.
"Scaling up a corporate security department can be an exercise in futility. These organizations need to cover multiple areas of expertise, from classic IT security to physical security, compliance, regulation, secure coding, incident handling and legal/privacy, all while facing the need to run lean." Read this article for to discover how getting to the root cause of vulnerabilities helps leverage your best assets and employees to protect your organization from future breaches.
Satisfying all stakeholders in an organisation is no small task. But Axle Cloud knows getting everyone on the same page can produce superior results. The dining hall at Broadclyst School seems an unlikely setting for high-tech consensus building. But #Office365 with Microsoft Forms enables school staff to feed each student according to his or her individual preferences. Furthermore, the analysis of a survey informs the school kitchen's food orders and menu design -- leading to a happy, well-fed student body. We can help you satisfy stakeholder appetites, too. Contact us to find out how.
The increasing frequency of security breaches and sophistication of cyber attacks has made providing end-user flexibility and securing company data a delicate balancing act. We can help you centralize visibility and control in an approach that keeps your end-users and IT department top of mind. Contact us to get started.
If you had access to all your customer data, how would you use it? That's the question you should consider before you begin to bring your data together; then you can position your organisation for success. With the Azure data platform, you can take advantage of the efficiency and agility of the cloud by easily migrating to the cloud without changing code. Unlock insights and make predictions faster with Azure. Axle Cloud and Microsoft are here to help you get the most out of your data. Contact us today to find out how we can help you transition to the data platform that IT pros trust.
Missing Children Society of Canada uses social media to get the word out about missing children. Everything was going well with their social media push notification system until their system went down. Axle Cloud knows you can't afford an interruption in your service--that's why we're here to help. To prevent further interruptions in service, MCSC migrated to Azure. With Azure cloud services, the first responders can immediately push information out to social media. The applications of Azure services are endless and can be used to scale your data with AI. Contact us today to find out how we can help you do the same.
Axle Cloud knows greater computing power enables greater innovations. See how researchers are using Microsoft Azure to develop new ways to eliminate water poverty in Kenya. Cloud-based computing gives each device the power of the cloud; machine learning algorithms using integrated data make information usable to decision makers. Processes are significantly faster, parameters can be explored quickly and information is collected and analysed at a higher rate. Information is power, and with the right tools these researchers harness that power and maximise efficiency to solve real-life issues.
Cumbersome legacy infrastructures slow you down. Axle Cloud knows that in today's hyper-paced business landscape, digital transformation is the only way to out-service the competition. GEICO, the giant auto insurance carrier, credits the #Azure cloud-computing platform with helping it break down traditional information silos and transition to a DevOps model in the cloud. With automated provisioning and software deployment, plus rock-solid availability, GEICO delivers premier customer service and continues to grow at a record pace. Let us get you on the fast track to digital transformation. Contact us today to get started.
Allscripts, a leading healthcare software manufacturer, needs to host its applications securely and reliably. At Axle Cloud, we know that security and reliability can be tough to find today. That's why we're here to help. In just three weeks, Allscripts lifted and shifted to Azure dozens of applications running on 1,000 virtual machines. With its data backed up by Azure SQL Database, Allscripts is ready for its digital future. We can do the same for you. If you have any interest in a secure and reliable IT service provider, join with us and Microsoft to bring your organisation to the next level.
Human ingenuity created agriculture. Now, technology is aiding human ingenuity to ensure a sustainable future for farming that can feed the ever-growing global population. Azure provides the capability to integrate Machine Learning into the processing and analysing of ground sensor and drone data to maximise soil productivity. With Azure, farmers now have the processing power of the cloud, capable of transferring large amounts of data seamlessly, and then turning that data into valuable insights and results. Axle Cloud can help your business achieve the advantages of Azure, too. Contact us to find out how.
Axle Cloud knows that making sense of data is crucial to maximising productivity and resources. With the impressive array of data analysis, monitoring, and organisation tools, Microsoft Office 365 enables you to put your data to work. The Power BI application provided by Office 365 delivers insightful analysis and reports, giving you meaningful results. Indivior uses Power BI to handle the voluminous amount of data generated by medical research with ease, making compliance and approval from Government departments simple. Axle Cloud knows that Office 365 can help your business. Contact us to find out how.
Real-time communication can boost productivity, broaden perspectives and build stronger partnerships. Axle Cloud knows that with the right tools, teams can share their work and ideas to benefit group projects and develop stronger working relationships. The Broadclyst School uses #Office365 with Skype for Business to facilitate communication and collaboration among student teams around the world--supporting pupil engagement and enhancing their curriculum. Skype also encourages parent partnerships with the school by enabling parents to attend and participate virtually in school meetings when they can't be there in person.
Security used to be simple. But today, data is everywhere. Traditional IT boundaries are disappearing -- requiring organizations to protect data on employee-owned mobile devices and SaaS applications not operated by IT. Axle Cloud can help manage your security concerns and keep your organization productive. Contact us today!
Is your workplace as diverse as it needs to be? If you're looking to create a more diverse workforce, there are a few things you can do to ensure you're getting the right talent. You can start by listening to your employees. Find out where they need support and how to deliver it to them. Business runs better when you have the right tools to promote communication within your organization. At Axle Cloud, we have been helping businesses just like yours to facilitate communication and achieve more by planning and implementing the right digital solutions. Contact us today to find out more.
For the Gen Z army flooding the global talent pool, tech and feedback are a top concern when looking for potential companies to work for. They've grown up with instant feedback, and they expect that same feedback at work. Adopting the right tech solutions can go a long way in helping your managers provide feedback quicker. Tools like Teams allow your employees to co-author documents and make corrections on the fly. At Axle Cloud, we want to help you plan and adopt the collaborative solution that works best for your application so you can attract the best talent. Contact us today to learn more.
Do you want to make an impact on your organisation? As an IT manager for the City of Corona, Kyle did. He saw an opportunity to pioneer IT technology and created a plan to help change the city's IT infrastructure. Using Microsoft 365 and Azure, Kyle connected thousands of the city's devices, so first responders had faster response times, traffic managers had real-time data and the various departments could communicate more effectively. Think outside the box and shift to a modern business platform with Microsoft. Contact Axle Cloud to find out how.
Some companies are afraid to hire people with disabilities. They fear added costs, such as boosts in healthcare expenses and loss of productivity. But these are misconceptions. Most white-collar jobs can be done remotely as easily as they can be from the office, which can improve flexibility and autonomy for employees in a modern workplace. How are you helping your diverse workforce achieve more? At Axle Cloud, we can help you to modernize your workplace with industry-leading tools. Contact us today to learn more.
Lack of knowledge among representatives is one of the biggest pains for customers. That's an issue we can help with. Axle Cloud is here to assist you in gathering the right set of tools to enable your representatives to provide great customer service. With an appropriate customer relationship management tool, log and access customer history so you can immediately tailor your approach and facilitate customer needs quickly. With the tools to customise individual customer service experiences, your organisation can reap the rewards of increased customer satisfaction. Contact us today to find out how we can help you do the same.
During a recent surge in business, mobile-workforce-management company Fleet Complete delivered seamlessly -- even after extensive flooding at their Toronto headquarters! With secure @Microsoft cloud technology, including Microsoft Azure, Teams and Dynamics 365, the company has experienced over 50% YOY growth--despite the threat of disaster. Does your company have a business continuity and disaster recovery plan in place? Axle Cloud can help. Contact us to learn more.
At Axle Cloud, we believe that intelligent technology is the key to amplifying our human ingenuity and empowering us all to achieve more. With Microsoft Azure you can extend the capabilities of your data to new heights and turn your ideas into solutions faster, using a trusted cloud that is designed for you. Contact us to learn how you can tap into even greater potential with the help of Microsoft #Azure. Your vision. Your cloud.
This week, Azure demonstrates its versatility by providing insights from rehabilitation workouts. DaShawn Shead knows what it takes to be a champion. He also knows what it's like to face obstacles. With the cloud-based computing power of Azure, DaShawn and the Seahawks work to gain an edge through the performance-driven metrics and insights provided during rehabilitation workout sessions. Azure captures and analyses data faster and more efficiently, letting you focus on the processes that yield results. Contact us to find out more.
Axle Cloud is excited to bring you an insightful new customer story from Microsoft that highlights the real business advantages four companies gained in beginning their digital transformations with Microsoft Azure. You'll see how ASOS, British Airways, Rockwell Automation and GEICO moved data to the cloud and gained powerful advantages that helped them compete and succeed in a dynamic business landscape. From serving an overload of webpage requests to supporting valuable data analysis and business insights, #Azure is the cloud they count on to deliver solid business results. How can #Azure help you meet the data challenges facing your company? Contact us to find out.
If you're looking for an example of what is possible when you give people a chance, look no further than the father and son duo at John's Crazy Socks. John and his father, Mark, created the company to spread happiness and show the world what employees with different abilities can achieve. With 35 employees--16 with disabilities--John's Crazy Socks is unlocking the potential of the workers they employ. At Axle Cloud, we want you to have the tools you need to achieve more. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you integrate a solution that allows you to unlock the potential of your team.
Having the right tools enables you to connect with others and achieve more than you ever thought possible. The kids in this video found a level playing field by having the right controller tailored to their needs. With the right tools, they can connect and achieve more with their team. Imagine if your team had the right solutions--ways to tailor your modern workplace to fit the individual needs of every employee. At Axle Cloud, we have years of experience helping businesses just like yours to plan and adopt the right tools so your employees can achieve more. Contact us today to learn how.
Collaboration is key to boosting productivity and enabling the kind of ingenuity and innovation necessary to develop a cure for addiction. Indivior envisions such a cure and relies on the functionality Office 365 provides to empower their employees to collaborate on new medicines and treatments to deliver it. The ability to share massive amounts of data is crucial, and Office 365 makes sharing and cooperating easy with Co-Authoring. You'll see how the new Office is more secure, more collaborative and more convenient than ever. Axle Cloud can help your business achieve the advantages of Office 365 with CloudPC, too. Contact us to find out how.
According to a recent study, 80% of employee time is spent collaborating with others. That's 4 days of each work week spent on teamwork. If you don't have a collaborative environment for your workers, you may find it takes a long time to make decisions, go to market, and respond to customers. At Axle Cloud, we have a team of experienced professionals. We want to help you plan and integrate new solutions like Microsoft Teams, part of our CloudPC package, that can help you boost productivity by 17%. Contact us today to learn more about how we're positioned to help you achieve more.
According to IWG, as many as 70% of employees work remotely at least one day each week. With a distributed workforce, individual team members and diverse employees bring different expectations, preferences, and tool demands. That's why it's important to have the right tools that everyone knows. Adopting a familiar modern workplace with solutions like Microsoft Teams part of our CloudPC package can help bring your workforce together. At Axle Cloud, we have the expertise and experience to help you integrate the modern workplace you need to achieve more. Contact us today to learn more on how we can help.
At Teesside University, the staff have a passion for digital transformation and the many possibilities tech holds. That's why when it came time to adopt a modern collaboration solution, they knew they needed a broad range of features. With Teams, they can collaborate from anywhere, embed pictures, co-author documents, and satisfy their long list of needs. At Axle Cloud we know you're passionate about the future of digital solutions in your workplace. We want to help you modernize with a suite of tools that's right for your business. Contact us today to learn how we can help.
How does your business engage customers? Chances are, like many businesses, your system could use a little improving. Providence St. Joseph employees must facilitate patient needs quickly and that means having instant access to patient history. Your team needs the tools to do the same and Axle Cloud knows how to help. Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a powerful CRM tool that your organisation can employ to streamline the information flow from customer to employee. Contact us to find out how we can help you integrate a suite of Microsoft services to help drive your customer experience to new heights.
Axle Cloud introduces a thought-provoking new customer story from Microsoft. In this video, we focus on how advanced digital tools help Broadclyst School drive the future by supporting its students on the leading edge of learning. Without any extra funding, Broadclyst manages to provide devices for each child and create learning spaces that teach them skills they'll need in life. Contact us to learn how #Office365 and Microsoft tools can create a solid foundation for your organisations future.
Integrated service offerings require integrated solutions. With so many moving parts, Sodexo knew that focusing on utilising technology was the key to efficiently managing their various services. By moving to the cloud and adopting several Microsoft tools, Sodexo was able to improve customer experience and their own internal management, saving both them and their customers valuable time and money. Curious about what an integrated, cloud-based approach could do for your business? At Axle Cloud, we are, too, and we are excited to help you find out. Contact us to learn more.
What is an agile workplace? The term is thrown around a lot, but this article dives deeper into what being agile really means. In simple terms, it's the ability to work quickly, seamlessly and cohesively. There are many tools that can help with creating an agile workplace for any business. At Axle Cloud, we can help you to quickly, seamlessly and cohesively improve agility in your or your friends and families workplace. Contact us to find out more.
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