What are customers doing with VSTO and Microsoft technologies generally? We have recently published case studies that show how and what companies are doing with our tools Below are two prominent studies with the list of products and technologies used. I have also included links to the case studies. Here is the link to the overall customer evidence for VS: http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/search.aspx?ProTaxID=3197

CME Group Link to Case Study

  • Microsoft Visual Studio
    • Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Suite
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server
  • Microsoft Server Product Portfolio
    • Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition
  • Microsoft Office
    • Microsoft Office Excel 2007
    • Microsoft Office Word 2007
  • Solutions
    • Office Business Applications
    • Technologies
    • ClickOnce application deployment technology
    • Language Integrated Query
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Replication Services
    • Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for the Microsoft Office system
    • Windows Forms
    • Windows SharePoint Services

Dell   Link to Case Study

  • Microsoft Visual Studio
    • Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Suite
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server
  • Microsoft Office
    • Microsoft Office Word 2007
    • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Microsoft Server Product Portfolio
    • Windows Server 2008
  • Services
    • Microsoft Technology Center
  • Solutions
    • Office Business Applications
  • Technologies
    • C# 3.0
    • Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
    • Visual Studio Tools for Office
    • Windows Presentation Foundation

 

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Rock On!