By Frederic Pariente on Mar 03, 2009
Cross-posted and adapted from this Sun Startup Essentials blog today.
OneDoc is a software company that provides collaboration and compliance software. Its technology is based on the Microsoft software platform, and makes multi-user editing and sharing of Microsoft Word and other documents safe and effortless while providing a simple compliance solution. The software cleverly tracks the changes to multiple Word documents by multiple users and allows easy electronic collaboration for document review and editing.
Multizone partners with OneDoc to provide specialist product management and marketing services since it began in 2003. Multizone also runs the Microsoft Partner program for OneDoc, and attends Microsoft events on behalf of OneDoc. OneDoc became a Microsoft BizSpark partner as well as taking advantage of the MAPS program and the Empower program which enable it to access Microsoft product, collateral and resources.
Although OneDoc's business is based in Reading, UK, the team's dispersed around the country and it's become a requirement to be location-independent in everything that OneDoc does. With the recent launch of trials for OneDoc Release 2.0, there was an opportunity to consolidate OneDoc's technology infrastructure such that it could be centrally located on the Internet; everybody at OneDoc would access it as if they were local, and the system could be staged for testing and quality assurance before trials at production level could begin.
"We needed high compute density, and networking connectivity in a single rack unit, hosted securely and with plenty of bandwidth to run complex server based applications and let our remote workers access it as if it were local to them. Multizone provided strategic and tactical support to make this happen seamlessly."
David Grundy, Executive Chairman, OneDoc
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