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Uppsalahem Turns to Office 365

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September 26, 2012

Uppsalahem Turns to Office 365

By Deepika Mala, TMCnet Contributor

Uppsalahem, an apartment rental company, has recently selected Swedish IT company Sigma AB to gain access to Office 365.

Sigma will replace Uppsalahem's current platform Notes and Sametime with Exchange Online and Lync Online, Microsoft's (News - Alert) cloud-based services that drive business productivity due to multiple capabilities which include e-mail, chat, video conferencing and collaboration.

"We are very pleased and proud that Uppsalahem has entrusted us to help them introduce Office 365. Sigma will take full responsibility for the implementation", says Stefan Johansson Business Developer, Office 365 at Sigma, in a statement.

Opening its doors back in 1946, today Uppsalahem is touted as building the second largest number of rental apartments in Sweden. Each year, it produces more than 500 new homes and over the years has created over 20,000 homes for the residents of Uppsala.

"Uppsalahem has initiated a strategic roadmap and vision outlining how we can support our operation in the most efficient way, today and in the future. Implementing Office 365 as a platform for internal and external communication and collaboration is in line with our strategy and vision ", added Niclas Hedenskog, IT Manager at Uppsalahem.

The Sigma Group consists of 1,400 committed and skilled employees in nine countries. It carries out its operations within the two business areas, information logistics and IT management. The company is also listed on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm Small Cap-list.

IBM, Microsoft, Oracle (News - Alert), Infor, Litium, e-Spirit and Qualiware are some of the partners of Sigma AB.

In related news, earlier this week IS Support, Houston's trusted Microsoft Office 365 installation and migration specialist, revealed it will be hosting a special Houston Tech BBQ event, which will focus on the robust cloud-based solution Office 365.

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Edited by Jamie Epstein

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