The first Citrix on Azure implementation of a Digital Transformation project in Greece
Office Line, a leading company specializing in the provision of integrated IT infrastructure solutions and the implementation of demanding IT projects, has successfully undertaken and implemented the Azure migration project for Intertranslations, the main contractor of translation works of the European Parliament and the European Commission in more than 130 language combinations. This is the first complete digital transformation project in Greece, based on Citrix on Azure technologies. The certified Office Line expertise in both Microsoft Azure and Citrix environments has been the key to the successful first implementation.
In particular, the implementation satisfied the need for Intertranslations to meet its increased requirements for collaboration, security, communication flexibility, and optimization of the company’s productivity, at the same time reducing the long time for support management, committing funds for the renewal of the existing equipment and flexibility to modify the company’s computing power, tailored to the work load of its customers.
Office Line recommended that the entire IT infrastructure be implemented on Azure, ensuring all the advantages of the cloud over the “on premise” infrastructure. With the completion of the project in August 2018, Intertranslations now has a single platform for its partners to communicate and collaborate, which has added increased security and greater levels of flexibility in their daily lives, resulting in an increase in the company’s own productivity.
Mr. Michael Xynos, President and CEO of Intertranslations SA commented with regard to the collaboration: “We are particularly pleased about our choice to collaborate with Office Line, as within a short time our company has upgraded and integrated its infrastructure, thus covering most efficiently the increased requirements for operational functionality as well as flexibility and secure cooperation with all departments of our company and our external partners. We greatly thank Office Line for the excellent collaboration and successful implementation of such a demanding project.”
Mr. Panagiotis Kouris, CEO of Office Line SA noted: “This important collaboration with Intertranslations for the first complete digital transformation project in Greece, based on Citrix on Azure technology, has been a unique challenge we have come to realize. Now, we enable Intertranslations to take full advantage of Microsoft Azure’s capabilities in order to have the flexibility of structural business changes, increase its potential without the need for additional infrastructure, depending on its needs, and the many other benefits provided by the cloud. We warmly thank Intertranslations for its trust.”
Intertranslations (intertranslations.gr) is active in the field of translation services and is one of the main contractors of translation projects of the European Parliament and the European Commission. It undertakes work not only in the Greek language but also in almost all every language worldwide. The company was established in 1996 and provides translation services specializing in technical, legal, financial, marketing, educational and medical texts in all European and Asian languages. By constantly investing in our human resources and advanced technologies, we meet our clients’ needs by offering, in addition to official translations, complete solutions for interpretation, localization, digital and print material services and the creation of websites in many languages. Intertranslations is one of the few translation companies internationally certified by IS0 17100: 2015 for its services by an accredited government body. The company has offices in Athens and London.
Office Line SA (officeline.gr) is a leading provider of integrated IT infrastructure solutions and implementation of specialized IT projects, with 20 years of presence in the high tech industry. Standing out for its many years of technical know-how and the expertise of its engineers certified in Microsoft and other technologies, it has a wide range of clients, from multinational companies, public and banking organizations, and medium and large private companies. The company is ISO 9001: 2015 certified for its services and has a number of Gold Microsoft certifications for providing cloud solutions and applications. It also holds corresponding certifications from other leading technology companies such as HP, Dell, IBM, Cisco, Citrix, Veeam, VMware for the implementation of innovative technology solutions. The company has received major awards, such as “Lifetime Customer Value in Azure” (Microsoft Partner Excellence Awards 2017), “Digital Transformation Enabler” (InfoCom World Awards 2017″, “Top 25 European Cloud Providers 2018” from the magazine CIO Applications Europe and “Gold Cloud Provider” from the Impact BITE awards (June 2018), which highlight innovation and best practices in Business Technology.
The main areas of activity of the company are:
• Mobile security
• Business transformation
• Public, Private, Hybrid cloud solutions
• Business Continuity
• Cyber Security solutions
• GDPR & Risk matters
• Collaboration and SharePoint services
• Enterprise support services
• Value Added Reseller
Based on strict criteria and evaluation of the CIO Applications Europe
Athens – May 10, 2018. CIO Applications Europe has chosen Office Line as one of the Top 25 Cloud Solution Providers 2018. The positioning is based on a strict evaluation of Office Line engagement with customers and extension of business value and profitability. The annual list of companies is selected by a panel of experts and members of CIO Applications Europe editorial board to recognize and promote technology entrepreneurship.
Founded in 1997 as a system integrator, Office Line has been an early innovator in the IT integration and services provision sector. As the world transformed to “Digital of Everything”, Office Line builds solutions that enable enterprises to capitalize on that transformation and become more efficient and productive. Based on hybrid cloud infrastructure, Office Line offers its solutions across various industries (retail chain, shipping, construction, manufacturing, banking, etc) increasing its clients’ productivity, while offering value through secured, seamless and managed cloud services.
“Our vision is the design and delivery of high-quality solutions creating a long-term engagement with our customers, partners and resources whiling putting particular emphasis on security. We understand the technicality and criticality of our customers’ cloud operations and we provide them with suitable tools to safeguard their data. We feel very proud for our distinguished inclusion in the Top 25 cloud solution providers of CIO Applications Europe and we are confident that our growth potential and maturity of our expertise will be shortly accelerated in Balkans, Dubai, CEE, EMEA and by 2020 in USA”, comments Panagiotis Kouris, CEO Office Line.
“We are glad to announce Office Line as one among the Top 25 Cloud Solution Providers 2018. Office Line is a leader IT System Integrator and Services provider empowering customers’ specific business requirements. We are pleased to recognize Office Line for its exemplary contribution to the technologies, Hybrid Cloud Solutions, Virtualization, Azure, Private Cloud Solutions, Cyber security & many more,” said Joe Phillip, Managing Editor of CIO Applications Europe.
About Office Line SA
Office Line was founded in 1997 and has been an early innovator in the IT integration and services provision sector. The company provides comprehensive business solutions targeting a wealth of features that help enterprise businesses respond to real time challenges. Through ongoing investments in developing top tier enterprise services, Office Line provides a range of functionalities that fit all industries; shipping, construction, manufacturing, banking, pharmaceutical, telcos, government, multinational companies etc. It’s dynamic profile and business strategy have been reflected by distinguished awards; Lifetime Customer Value in Azure” (Microsoft Summit ’17), enabler of Digital Transformation (Infocom world 2017). Along with a Microsoft MVP individual working at Office, the company also holds Gold level Microsoft certifications and several other from major ICT organizations; HP, Barracuda, Dell, IBM, Cisco, Citrix, Veeam, Symantec, VMware, focusing on business value, technical fit and user adoption that lead to real business improvement. For more info: officeline.gr
About CIO Applications
CIO Applications Europe magazine stands out with its unique approach of learning from peers approach offering professionals the most comprehensive collection of technology trends. The magazine is the single most successful initiative Pan-Europe to advice and guide decision makers regarding the latest in the fast-evolving technology landscape. We are determined to propose a myriad of additional services that can improve businesses and help customers deal with issues related to this industry. For more info: https://www.cioapplicationseurope.com/
Athens, Sept 2017 Press Release
Office Line the leader IT System integrator and services provider partners with Celestyal Cruises, one of the leading cruise lines operating five mid-sized vessels providing high personalized services.
Celestyal Cruses has upgraded its IT infrastructure and increased productivity in its headquarters, following a partnership with Office Line who developed and implemented a long phase and demanding project “Active Directory Domain Services & Office 365 email migration” providing Celestyal Cruises with a unified platform for the communication and cooperation between employees in its headquarters.
Kostas Smyrlis, MIS Director of Celestyal Cruises commented: “The new system provides maximum security and high levels of flexibility in delivering everyday tasks, thus increases Celestyal Cruises productivity. We are particularly pleased with our choice to collaborate with Office Line; in a short period of time our company upgraded and united its infrastructure in all the countries of operation. It is a strategic step towards our digital transformation, which aims to efficiently cover the need for the cooperation between all of the company’s departments” he added.
Panagiotis Kouris, Office Line CEO said: “The new platform has reduced the amount of time previously required for the operation of the company’s two separate domain and email systems. More specifically, Celestyal Cruise’s email transition to the Office 365 will provide immediate results for the smooth, safe and up-to-date management of its data, as well as for a more efficient cooperation and communication among its employees and associates”.
Celestyal Cruises is one of the leading cruise lines serving the Greek Islands and circumnavigating the island of Cuba year round. The company operates five mid-sized vessels, each one intimate enough to provide highly-personalized services.
Athens, 10 May 2017 In May ’17, Microsoft Hellas announced the recipients of the ’17 Microsoft Summit Excellence Awards, recognizing Top Microsoft partners that demonstrated excellence, innovation and implementation of trusted cloud solutions, based on Microsoft technology.
Office Line has been awarded as a “Lifetime Customer Value in Azure” and recognized for its outstanding performance and catalyst influence to implement cutting edge cloud technologies, inspiring businesses across industries and sizes to adopt azure cloud solutions.
Award winners were based on excellence in several areas, including quality, value, service and innovation. Microsoft Summit GR is the annual flagship event of Microsoft Hellas, where business and IT leaders gather to learn about the latest trends, challenges and future roadmap of technology.
Athens, 23 February 2017
Office Line is upgrading the municipal services with Microsoft technologies
Office Line, proceeded with the upgrading of the IT infrastructure for the Municipality of Ag. Dimitrios, fulfilling the project at the end of December 2016, upon a tendering process. Specifically, the municipality of Ag. Dimitrios, chose Office Line for the supply of Microsoft Windows operating systems for servers, and Office Application suppling all relevant IT equipment, totaling 41.198 €, incl. VAT.
Office Line having long experience in the rapid installation and integrated projects delivery, based on Microsoft technologies, completed the project at the end of 2016. Enclosing all the requested equipment along with high availability solutions, the Municipality of Agios Dimitrios upgrades and enhances – at the same time- its informational infrastructure for the benefit of the social services, aiming to improve facilities and services provided to all of its residents.
Office Line is an established IT System Integrator and Services provider empowering customers’ specific business solutions. The company was founded in 1997 and has been an early innovator in the IT integration and services provision sector. Company’s solutions can be applied to a wide range of industries including banking, pharmaceutical, shipping, law firms, travel agencies, multinational companies etc. Our unique comprehensive offering makes us the partner of choice for an enterprise or organization who looks to extend its engagement with customers and partners, including:
- Private, Hybrid, Public Cloud setups
- Messaging & Collaboration
- SharePoint Services
- Network & System Security
- Disaster Recovery Planning
- Unified Communications
- Helpdesk & On-Site Support
- System reseller
Athens, June 8, 2015
Office Line SA Managing Director, keynote speaker at the 12th European, Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems 2015
Mr Panagiotis Kouris, the Managing Director at Office Line SA, was the keynote speaker on Microsoft’s Azure Workshop which was part of the 12th European, Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems 2015 which took place at the Royal Olympic Hotel.
The European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS) (http://emcis.eu) is one of the most important yearly conferences that covers all aspects of Information Technology from technical and operational to business and social. This year’s 2-day conference was organized by Brunel University in association with the University of Piraeus and had very high attendance of professionals from both the academic and private sector. Dr Leonidas Katelaris and DR Christos Doulkeridis from the University of Piraeus and Dr Ahmad Ghoneim and Proffessor HAbin Lee from the University of Brunel were only a few to mention for the event.
Athens, April 19, 2015
ALCHIMICA SA SECURITY SOLUTION INSTALLATION BY OFFICE LINE SA
Office Line SA has successfully completed the installation of WatchGuard’s Security Appliances at ALCHIMICA SA, a leading company which specializes in research and development of chemical substances for the manufacturing and industrial sector.
With its vast experience on security solutions and setups, Office Line SA has provided to ALCHIMICA SA a total protection for its operations with contemporary antispam technics, web filtering and application control.
In addition to the supplied services, Office Line has assured the operational continuity by installing the appliances in high availability mode (cluster).