Hitachi Solutions America to Offer Game Changing Microsoft Sales Productivity Solution

​New solution combining Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online, Office 365, and Power BI means big things for customer looking to boost sales.

Irvine, CA -  October 8, 2014

Microsoft global CRM Partner of the Year Hitachi Solutions America is excited to announce that customers can soon subscribe to a new Microsoft cloud solution, dubbed Sales Productivity, which includes Dynamics CRM Online, Office 365, and Power BI. As part of Hitachi Solution America's Switcher Program, the company is offering a free consultation to organizations looking to save money by migrating off their current cloud-based solutions.

Starting at $65 per user per month for new customers and at $45 per user per month for existing Office 365 customers, Sales Productivity offers the intuitive user experience and real-time insights of Microsoft CRM; the social collaboration tools of Office 365, including Outlook, Lync, and Yammer; and the user-friendly self-serve analytics of Power BI.

For companies interested in how Sales Productivity can boost their sales and provide more capability for far less money, Hitachi Solutions America is offering a CRM Online Solution Lab as part of its Switcher Program.

"As Microsoft 2014 Global CRM Partner of the Year, we have deep industry knowledge of Microsoft CRM," said Mike Gillis, president and chief operating officer, Hitachi Solutions America. "Together with Microsoft's new productivity offering and Hitachi Solution's award-winning team, clients can expect to gain a much greater return on investment by partnering with us."

In an effort to provide customers with solutions uniquely suited to the needs of their organizations, Hitachi Solutions America has gone a step further to create Cloud Productivity Industry Bundles in the following industries: financial services, professional services, and manufacturing. On top industry-customized CRM Online, Office 365, and Power BI capabilities, the Industry Bundles also include a customer intranet portal built on Microsoft Azure.

"By combining the industry-leading Microsoft Dynamics CRM solution with powerful productivity is core to Microsoft's strategy of delivering great value to customers today," said Neil Holloway, corporate vice president, Microsoft Business Solutions. "Hitachi Solutions has the experience and expertise to help businesses around the world and in key industry segments realize the benefits of this comprehensive solution."

With global capabilities and regional offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, India, Japan, China, and South East Asia, Hitachi Solutions helps its customers successfully compete with the largest global enterprises using powerful, user-friendly, affordable industry solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics CRM. To learn more, visit

About Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd.

Hitachi Solutions America is a recognized leader in providing Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics CRM based global industry solutions that improve business practices and provide measurable business results. Additionally, Hitachi Solutions America delivers innovative solutions around Business Analytics and Portals and Collaboration. Recognized as the Microsoft 2014 CRM Global Partner of the Year and the 2014 Dynamics Global Outstanding Reseller of the Year, Hitachi Solutions America's proven track record includes thousands of solutions that America provides industry focus, enterprise software industry domain expertise, and proven tier-one people, processes, and tools. With global capabilities and regional offices in United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, India, Japan, China, and South East Asia, Hitachi Solutions partners with industry leading clients to understand their unique formula for success. For more information, call 949.242.1300 or visit:

About Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.
Hitachi Solutions, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a core member of Information & Telecommunication Systems Company of Hitachi Group and a recognized leader in delivering proven business and IT strategies and solutions to companies across many industries. The company provides value-driven services throughout the IT life cycle from systems planning to systems integration, operation and maintenance. Hitachi Solutions delivers products and services of superior value to customers worldwide through key subsidiaries in the United States, Europe, China and India. The flagship company in the Hitachi Group's information and communication system solutions business, Hitachi Solutions also offers solutions for social innovation such as smart cities. For more information on Hitachi Solutions, please visit:

About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 326,000 employees worldwide. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal 2013 (ended March 31, 2014) totaled 9,616 billion yen ($93.3 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, power systems, construction machinery, high functional material & components, automotive systems and others. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at

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