Business & Decision Uses Microsoft Office 365 to Strengthen Rural/Metro's EMS Communications

Oct 14, 2011, 10:19 ET from Business & Decision

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Business & Decision announced today that it has been selected by Rural/Metro Corporation to deliver corporate communication technology services to 7,000 of Rural/Metro's previously un-served emergency management personnel.  The new corporate communication technology will provide Rural/Metro's employees with cloud-based email and calendar on the recently released cloud platform, Microsoft Office 365.

About Rural/Metro

Rural/Metro Corporation is a leading national provider of 911 emergency and non-emergency inter-facility ambulance services and private fire protection services in 20 states and approximately 450 communities throughout the United States.

About Business & Decision

Business & Decision is a global Consulting and Systems Integration (CSI) company. It is a leader in Business Intelligence (BI) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and a major player in e-Business, Enterprise Information Management (EIM), and Enterprise Solutions as well as Management Consulting. Business & Decision contributes to the success of customer projects by driving maximum business performance. The company has a reputation for functional and technological expertise and has forged partnerships with all of the key technology vendors. Located in 19 countries, Business & Decision currently employs more than 2800 people worldwide. For more information, visit

About Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 brings together cloud versions of Microsoft's popular communications and collaboration products with the latest versions of their desktop software and companion Web applications. Office 365 is designed to meet the needs of organizations of all sizes by helping them save time, save money and free up costly resources. According to Microsoft, the Office 365 service offerings enable users to work with email, documents, and data from virtually anywhere and on nearly any device with a familiar productivity experience across PC, phone, and browser. 

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