"Organisations such as NUS are making the leap forward in embracing big data," said John Fernandes, chief marketing & operations officer, Microsoft Singapore. "Microsoft's rich set of information tools can help organisations report, analyse and predict insights from all types of data, giving them a competitive edge in a new world where consumer expectations are ever growing, while pressures to constantly reduce operational expenditures is real."
Other SQL Server deployments in the region include Thailand's Ministry of Justice, Department of Special Investigation who improved investigation processes and reduce manual procedures. The agency has since improved accuracy and shortened the time to investigate criminal cases from two years to 15 days.
Another customer is the Super 8 Hotels chain from China which deployed Microsoft SQL Server 2012 to gain a powerful and highly available data-processing foundation, easy-to-use business intelligence tools, and scalability into cloud environments.
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