Following up on my last blog: “Releasing SQL Server 2012 to Help Customers Manage “Any Data, Any Size, Anywhere”, I wanted to highlight two case studies that have recently been published which demonstrates the customer and partner momentum with SQL Server 2012. sql serverThe first comes from China with China Guangdong Nuclear Power and the second is from our global partner OSIsoft. You can learn more about the terrific results these companies are having with SQL Server 2012 by reading the details below. Enjoy! – Jon C. Arnold

China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding Corporation Chinese Energy Utility Builds BI Solution to Improve Information Sharing and Efficiency

China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding Corporation (CGN Group) is tasked with developing clean energy sources to fuel China’s booming economy. As the utility grew, its data stores multiplied into the multiterabytes. CGN Group wanted to make intelligent use of this data to operate more efficiently and competitively. The firm upgraded to Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and created a single massive data warehouse that employees across the enterprise can mine using Microsoft SQL Server 2012 PowerPivot for Microsoft Excel 2010 and other business intelligence (BI) tools built into the software. With all company data stored in a single data warehouse, CGN Group employees are able to quickly locate data and make sounder business decisions knowing that the data is up-to-date and consistent. Employees are more productive and efficient, and the company is able to use its data to gain competitive advantage. Go here for the full details.

OSIsoft Software Maker Gives Customers Self-Service Business Analytics Tools for Real-Time Data

With its flagship PI System, OSIsoft helps its worldwide customers deal with their real-time data demands, which can include collecting—and storing for instant retrieval—trillions of process measurements per year. To improve its customers’ ability to make full use of this data, OSIsoft is taking advantage of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 features to offer users self-service business intelligence (BI) tools and help them achieve high availability. Go here for the full details. ###