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APF Capital

  1. 1. <ul><li>IT Director for a financial organization </li></ul><ul><li>Significant budget cut in her yearly IT spend </li></ul><ul><li>Company looking to cut costs across the board </li></ul>About Susan <ul><li>Significant yearly costs for Microsoft Office; concern that they're &quot;paying for more than we need&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure has too many platforms and content repositories - which require a lot of people to manage. Costly to update, upgrade, and deploy </li></ul><ul><li>Content is spread all over the company requiring different skillsets during upgrades </li></ul><ul><li>Compliance exposures? </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop PCs need constant updating due to individual applications within departments </li></ul><ul><li>Spending big money on web-conferencing </li></ul>Challenges <ul><li>Drive costs out of the infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Find ways that the business can leverage their current solutions and investments at a lower cost </li></ul>Executive Mandate © 2009 IBM all rights reserved
  2. 2. <ul><li>Deployed OpenOffice and Lotus Symphony (no charge) to 50% of user base. </li></ul><ul><li>Lotus Notes 8 SmartUpgrades to help reducing time and money needed to maintain desktops -- and also easing deployment of Lotus Symphony. </li></ul><ul><li>A single interface makes it easy and more cost-effective to use her primary repositories; single interface also means no upgrade to content management repositories. </li></ul><ul><li>Compliance and content structure remains in place to ease executive's minds and meet regulatory/compliance restrictions </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise IM </li></ul><ul><li>Lotus Sametime Unyte service-based web conferencing </li></ul>Solution <ul><li>Savings : spending less on Microsoft Office; deployed OpenOffice and Lotus Symphony (no charge) to 50% of users </li></ul><ul><li>Savings : Lotus Notes 8 SmartUpgrades reducing time and money needed to maintain desktops -- and also easing deployment of Lotus Symphony. </li></ul><ul><li>Potential Savings : forced upgrade to Microsoft Exchange 2007 provides reason to evaluate alternatives </li></ul><ul><li>Extending existing investments : single interface makes it easy and more cost-effective to use her primary repositories; single interface also means no ECM upgrade required   </li></ul><ul><li>Compliance & content structure remains in place to ease executive's minds and meet regulatory/compliance restrictions </li></ul><ul><li>Savings : IM leading to reduced costs to maintain voice and mail traffic   </li></ul><ul><li>Savings : using Lotus Sametime Unyte at a much lower cost; corresponding reduction in admin headcount </li></ul>Benefits © 2009 IBM all rights reserved

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