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Cloud delivers the speed you need to become a digital business
Say goodbye to the traditional economics of IT with its capital-intensive infrastructure and applications. Cloud helps you transition to the new economics of IT with platforms designed for change and delivered as a service. In fact, it’s the only way to get the efficiency, agility and innovative ecosystem you need to become a digital business.
Powered by cloud, you’ll create better products, services and customer experiences. You’ll reinvent productivity through integrated communications and collaboration. Growth and innovation will flow from applications that fully exploit the cloud. And your infrastructure will intuitively adapt to your business needs.
Are you ready to become a truly digital business?
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FourPointZero can help you take advantage of the cloud to transform your enterprise into a digital business – faster and with less risk.
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Our Cloud Expertise
A joint venture between Microsoft, FourPointZero is well positioned to help you move to the cloud:
• FourPointZero has deployed more Microsoft Office 365 seats across Exchange, SharePoint and Skype for Business than any other Microsoft Partner.
• We have more certified professionals for Microsoft Azure than any other partner.
• We are a Microsoft Azure Preferred Partner.
• We drive more consumption of Azure than any other Microsoft partner.
• We are the leading Microsoft partner in certifications for deploying and administering Office 365.
• We have migrated over 23 million mailboxes to the latest versions of Exchange.
• We actively manage more than 1 million UCC seats.
• We have deployed some of the largest Microsoft UCC projects, including several with over 100,000 seats.

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Take a cloud-first approach
Cloud isn’t about doing the same things in a different way. It’s about doing new things in a new way.
Use cloud technology to break the traditional boundaries of IT services delivery. Boost innovation and create new revenue streams for your business. Reinvent productivity by weaving cloud applications into the fabric of the workplace.
Achieve the new economics of IT by creating value through new IT approaches with cloud to become a true digital business.
“Avanade has the know-how, the Microsoft expertise, and the innovative spirit we needed to successfully undertake a project of this magnitude and to deliver a solution with higher benefits and more security than we previously had.”

Markus PetrakCorporate Director, Integrated Business, Henkel AG
Maximize benefits enabled by cloud
Navigating all your cloud options can be complex and time consuming. This is where Avanade’s Cloud Advisory services can help.
We understand that each business is unique, and we provide the insights, strategies and planning support you need to adopt cloud technologies and capabilities to maximize results for your business. Our lifecycle approach to cloud helps to deliver business value at every stage. We’ll help you:
• Realize business objectives with a comprehensive business case strategy.
• Understand and choose the right cloud infrastructure, services and application strategy for your business.
• Reduce the complexity of managing your cloud ecosystem with a tailored managed services strategy.

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Cloud delivers the speed you need
Cloud is more than technology: It’s a way of gaining an essential strategic advantage. In the digital world, businesses simply can’t compete without the speed, agility and scale delivered by the cloud.
When done right, a cloud transformation helps you respond rapidly to new opportunities. And you can reduce time to market for new initiatives with business applications modernized for the cloud. At the same time, you can make the most of your operational environment by quickly scaling resources and capitalizing on the value of an elastic cloud architecture.
“Avanade and Accenture’s expertise in the Windows Azure platform helped us transition to cloud-based services cost effectively. Now we can more quickly scale up and deliver critical solutions for our humanitarian aid partners at times of urgent need.”
Michael RossVice President, Delivery, The Aidmatrix Foundation
Capitalize on the benefits of cloud
By modernizing applications and creating services that help move you to a cloud IT model you can maximize efficiency, increase agility and have the freedom to innovate. By leveraging Microsoft cloud technologies you can use Public Cloud (Azure), private cloud (Azure Stack) or a hybrid solution that combines both technologies into a seamless solution.
We’ll help you:

• Understand and choose the right cloud approach with portfolio assessments and pilot migrations.
• Modernize applications that enhance the scale, cost and flexibility of the cloud, while still retaining control and extending the value of existing systems.
• Standardize and consolidate your IT infrastructure and help strengthen governance and reduce risk
We move you to the cloud faster and with less risk
Avanade is a leading provider of Microsoft cloud technologies and we have some of the largest and most complex enterprise deployments on Microsoft Azure. With Microsoft Azure Stack, Avanade delivers infrastructure, applications and services to meet all of your cloud needs.

We can help you plan and implement your move to the cloud, with solutions that are tailored to the needs of your business and your customers. Our proven end-to-end approach ensures seamless integration of existing systems and data into public, private and hybrid cloud environments.

We have the cloud expertise and experience
We’re experts in how cloud applications are designed and managed, integrated across systems and devices, and secured and governed. We are also one of the world’s leading experts on designing, deploying and managing Microsoft cloud ecosystems.
• We have more certified professionals for Microsoft Azure than any other Microsoft partner.
• We are a Microsoft Azure Preferred Partner.
• We drive more consumption of Azure than any other Microsoft partner.
We take advantage of our innovative tools and methodologies, and we combine those with our scalable Global Delivery Network to provide proven industrialized offerings that quickly deliver repeatable, well-defined outcomes. Cloud provides the speed you need to become a digital business. Avanade helps you achieve this faster with less risk.