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Microsoft pledges $1 Billion of Cloud Computing resources for ‘Public Good’

United States: The technology giant, Microsoft committed to provide Cloud Computing Services including CRM Online, Microsoft Azure, Enterprise Mobility Suite, Power BI, and so on with nonprofit and university research projects, over three years.

The company aims to provide its cloud storage and resources for free to 70 thousand nonprofits. Also, Microsoft will grant free cloud services to the students and faculties to enhance research work in technology and science.

The philanthropic program is based on ‘Office 365 for nonprofits’ program which is already successful in the market.

Philanthropic division of Microsoft is working with the Business Development to provide low-cost last mile internet connectivity and community training. By coupling these two aspects, the company focuses on new public private-partnerships to support 20 of these projects in 17 countries across the world by 2017 first half. 

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella expressed the desire to utilize company cloud computing to develop the developing markets.

The market research and consulting firm, TechSci Research depicts that the philanthropic projects of Microsoft will help in reaching technology to the larger fraternity of professionals. Further, the company is committed to making cutting edge technology at the low cost to the organization to solve the bigger challenges and to serve millions of people around the world.

The recent report on cloud computing by TechSci Research, India Cloud Computing Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2020” discuss that the big computing players make efforts to develop the cloud computing ecosystem across the world.

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