CASES

MOBILIZING THE BELGIAN FEDERAL POLICE

The business applications of the Belgian police were developed long before mobile internet existence and are only available through the corporate network. The real police work, on the other hand, which mainly occurs in the field. Awingu builds the bridge between these two worlds.

FLEXIBLE ACCESS TO ALL DOCUMENTS FOR THE MUNICIPALITY STAFF

The municipality of Knokke-Heist is a popular Belgian seaside resort. To allow municipal employees to consult at any time and on any device of their documents, they chose Awingu. 

A PERFECT SOLUTION FOR ISV’S TRANSFORMATION INTO A SAAS MODEL

B Rekencentra develops cargo and freight software for the transport & logistics industry. Implementing their software into the customer workflow, is a heavy task. Therefore, they have the need to have a cloud-based solution which they can propose to smaller clients or for demonstration and testing purposes. Awingu fits the bill perfectly.

INCREASED EFFICIENCY FOR THE PUBLIC CENTRE OF SOCIAL WELFARE BOORTMEERBEEK

Boortmeerbeek is a town in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. Their Public Centre for Social Welfare adopted Awingu to enable remote working.

NEXTEL ADOPTS AWINGU TO DRIVE MOBILITY

Nextel is an ICT player in the BeNeLux. With 200 out of 300 ‘mobile workers’, mobility was a core need. Nextel adopted Awingu as an alternative to classic VPN’s to facilitate access to core applications and data to these mobile workers.

INFODIDAC BUILDS CLOUD OFFER WITH AWINGU AND MICROSOFT AZURE

InfoDidac is the developer of ‘ProEco’. This is the core administration software, used in 1300 schools in the Belgian French Community. ‘ProEco’ is a legacy software that runs locally on the PC of the end-user. It was not built to run as a SaaS service. In the 21st century, schools and their staff need to work more even more efficiently and flexibly. Infodidac decided to build a cloud version of ProEco, called ‘CloudEco’ by leveraging Awingu and Microsoft Azure.

HOSPITAL IMELDA BONHEIDEN CHOOSES AWINGU

Imelda is a mid-sized regional hospital in Bonheiden, near Antwerp (Belgium). They employ about 1900 employees – a mix of Medical Doctors, Nurses, administrative staff and management. Awingu facilitates remote working and introduces Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), while significantly reducing IT support efforts.

NHS MID CHESHIRE HOSPITALS ADOPT AWINGU ON AZURE

Mid Cheshire was looking for solutions that help improve patient care by enabling remote access to patient information in a cost-effective way. Awingu certified partner ‘New Signature’ implemented an online workplace solution running Awingu on Microsoft’s Azure cloud. Now, employees have the capability to easily work from anywhere, while the IT operating costs have been reduced compared to the previous way of working.

AVIAPARTNER DEPLOYS AWINGU AS A PERFECT ALTERNATIVE TO CITRIX

Aviapartner is one of the leading international independent providers of ground handling services across 37 airports in 6 European countries. They employ around nearly 6000 staff serving needs of 30 million passengers. They also manage cargo handling for around 1 million tons of cargo each year. AviaPartner was fully deployed on Citrix, but they found this to be a cost-inefficient solution for AviaPartner. With a help from Altogee, they chose to try Awingu deployed on Microsoft’s Azure platform.

CODE3 LEVERAGES AWINGU TO BUILD A CLOUD FLAVOUR OF THEIR FIREPLAN SOFTWARE

CODE3 is a German independent software vendor (ISV) that was founded in 2012. As a business, they develop and sell their “fireplan” software to fire departments all over Germany and other German speaking regions. They used to leverage on Azure RemoteApp to provide mobile access to their end-customers. However, as of August 2016, Microsoft announced the discontinuation of the Azure RemoteApp service, meaning CODE3 needed to find a suitable alternative.

code3 and awingu

FERRETTI IMPROVES MOBILITY WITH AWINGU

Ferretti Group is a world leader in design, construction and sale of luxury yachts and boats. In 2016 they started to centralize their IT environment leveraging Microsoft’s RDS, but the standard Microsoft solution showed some weaknesses – for example, the configuration of the client on the end-user device brought challenges for mobile users such as sales.

ferretti group and awingu

YMCA COLUMBIA-WILLEMETTE REPLACES CITRIX WITH AN INTUITIVE AWINGU SOLUTION

With the help of Bond Consulting Services, YMCA Columbia-Willemette was able to replace Citrix with Awingu, increasing the end user satisfaction and lower the burden for the IT department to manage and support the solution for the remote workers. The intuitiveness of Awingu for the end user and the ease of setting up a basic Multi-Factor-Authentication, was a huge plus for YMCA. 

YMCA use case

PROXIMUS CHOOSES AWINGU TO CREATE A FLEXIBLE AND MOBILE WORKING ENVIRONMENT

The mission of Proximus is to connect everyone, enable better living and smarter working. Clearly, it was important for Proximus to put the money where the mouth is, and apply those principles themselves. With over 14 000 employees, they have a wide and diverse network of people working not only from the office but also from other environments, like other companies or in the field.

MOBILE WORKING AND GDPR COMPLIANCE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF TERVUREN 

Tervuren is a municipality at the green belt of Brussels, and their city staff consists of about 150 active IT users. The IT department was actively looking for a way to enable mobile working without compromising security. Awingu proved to be a good solution to empower the staff while working remotely with full benefits of GDPR compliance and simplicity of usage.

PELETON LEVERAGES AWINGU TO GO SAAS

Peloton Computer Enterprises Ltd. is a Canadian ISV (Independent Software Vendor) that develops drilling and well data software for oil and gas companies worldwide.
Because of the growing demand for SaaS software in the industry, they chose Awingu to provide a secure and mobile access to their software for their customers. They specifically picked Awingu because of its user-friendliness, simplicity and security.

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