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Pella has long been a trusted name in home and commercial construction, making beautifully crafted, energy-efficient windows and doors. But the construction business has been tough lately, and Pella has to create a premier product with lower overhead. The company’s IT staff supports this efficiency by moving its virtualized data center from VMware to Microsoft private cloud software—the Hyper-V technology in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft System Center 2012. With the switch, Pella is able to reduce IT inefficiencies and move to a measurable, service-oriented IT model. It can focus its IT staff on new business initiatives rather than on server management and give them a more rewarding work environment. By switching to Microsoft, Pella has also gained software licensing efficiencies that save money and provide more flexibility.

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Content Type: Success Stories
Created at 1/20/2014 12:50 AM by MSENTPART2\v-shaas
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