Microsoft Announces To Donate $1B In Cloud Services For Researchers and Non Profits

Microsoft Announces To Donate $1B In Cloud Services For Researchers and Non Profits

Microsoft Announces To Donate $1B In Cloud Services For Researchers and Non Profits During The Next Three Years.


Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella announced at the World Economic Foru, in Davos, Switzerland. It was the annual meeting of business and politics leaders.


Microsoft conjointly declared weekday it'd expand by fifty percent its donations of cloud-computing resources to research at universities. The program currently supports over 600 projects comes worldwide.

“It’s really important for the public cloud to serve the public good,” Brad Smith, Microsoft’s president and chief legal officer, said in an interview. “We see philanthropy as complementing our core business” and helping Microsoft achieve its mission, he said.

“There’s real cost,” Smith said. “We’re using up the computational power of our servers. We see this as a new investment.”

The set up is meant to create it easier for nonprofits and researchers to realize access to identical cloud computing tools that have enabled the business to become a lot of nimble and tackle huge technical challenges.

Microsoft’s cloud services Azure, that permits organizations to host their websites and on-line applications in Microsoft’s information centers, additionally as Power bismuth, Dynamics CRM on-line and different Microsoft-made applications for running organizations. CRM Online, as an example, may be a client relationship management service that may be helpful for nonprofits in acceptive monetary contributions from individual donors.

Source: NyTimes
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