For any nonprofit looking for a tool that goes beyond SaaS (Software as a Service), let us introduce you to Microsoft Azure. How can Azure help your nonprofit? Your organization can use this cloud computing platform as a solution for authentication, server replacement, development platform and disaster recovery. Most importantly, Microsoft offers a reoccurring $5,000/year credit to qualifying 501c3 organizations. Azure is a great choice for nonprofits because it is maintained by Microsoft, which relieves the burden of spending your resources on maintaining a server.
Did you know that Microsoft donates nearly $2 million in products and services to nonprofits every day? Below we will go through the products and services available to empower your mission and better serve our world.
Microsoft Azure is gaining ground on the completeness of its IaaS offerings and ability to execute. Overall, "Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Infrastructure-as-a-Service" report shows that Azure is a great choice when it comes to IaaS.
With Microsoft Azure nonprofits no longer have to have an in house server, along with the headaches that come from fixing and maintaining it. Microsoft automatically scales the compute resources used by Azure Functions, and you’re billed for only the resources you work with.
Comparing prices among the major IaaS cloud vendors is not as easy as simply checking the cost of one virtual machine versus another. There are a multitude of factors influence price: The number of software users, the type of software and the contract length, to name a few.
To achieve their goals of eradicating childhood malnutrition, and serving disadvantaged families at risk of falling through the gaps in social services. CONIN turned to Microsoft's Azure's integrated suite of cloud services – analytics, computing, web and mobile apps, networking, storage, and more – to empower their nonprofit to achieve more impact.
This week Microsoft announced the accreditation of the HITRUST Certification to Azure. The HITRUST Certification is the most widely recognized security accreditation in the healthcare industry. It incorporates healthcare specific security, privacy and regulatory requirements from existing regulations such as HIPAA/HITECH, PCI, ISO 27001 and MARS-E as well as industry best practices.
Keeping an in-house IT infrastructure can cause a multitude of challenges for nonprofits, most notably being; service and upkeep, data and mobility requirements, attracting and retaining a qualified IT staff and the ever growing risk of a cyber attack. Microsoft Azure offers an integrated suite of cloud services that empower your nonprofit organization to achieve more insight, efficiency and impact.