The Avanade Information Technology Services (ITS) organization supports the technology needs of a global workforce of more than 17,000 professionals. Their responsibilities include setting the company’s overall IT strategy and managing the infrastructure and applications supporting a highly collaborative and mobile workforce. Providing Avanade employees with effective and efficient technology solutions is just one element of the ITS charter. They also drive value for our customers through early adoption of new Microsoft technologies. Knowledge and experience from our internal implementations provides insight which is put to work to help Avanade customers.The 200 professionals within the Avanade ITS organization are dedicated to translating their passion for technology into services which show what is possible through the use of the Microsoft platform. They connect regularly with customers to share information technology experiences and insights.
Avanade delivers one of the first global enterprise Windows 8 implementationsAvanade leveraged a customized cloud based software download tool and a low touch implementation approach to be one of the first companies to fully deploy Windows 8. Learn more about Avanade's Windows 8 deployment.Social Collaboration inside AvanadeImproving communications and collaboration internally is just one factor behind Avanade’s decision to be among the first to implement Lync. Learn how Avanade’s adoption is already helping its customers.Avanade enables a secure remote work environment for their highly mobile workforceIncreasing security through improved workstation management and improving the user experience for Avanade’s highly-mobile workforce were top priority. Learn how Avanade implemented DirectAccess to better serve its mobile workforce.Avanade transforms its primary physical enterprise data center into a highly virtualized data centerUsing Hyper V and a pre-release version of Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Avanade ITS team completed the virtualized data center transformation in September 2010. Learn more about the business impact and benefits.Avanade adopts Microsoft System Center Service ManagerAvanade gained an end-to-end view of its IT services and root causes of problems as the first SI partner to go live with SCSM. Learn more about Avanade’s implementation and insights.