Cloud Computing Made More Accessible with a $1 Billion Donation in Cloud Services

Imagine a world where every community can make use of basic technology to gain access to tools and skills that can empower them to improve their lives. This is what drives Microsoft Philanthropies, a new organisation within Microsoft which seeks to help communities around the world tackle societal challenges through driving digital inclusion and empowerment….

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5 Tips for Building a Business Case for Office 365

Choosing the right cloud solution increases your organization’s efficiency, saves on technology costs and fosters your best collaboration. Microsoft provides Office 365 as a donation to qualifying nonprofits through its software donation programme. Office 365 provides a myriad of Web App tools on the cloud which can be accessed from anywhere. These tools range from the familiar,…

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Thailand selects Office 365 for every student nationwide

Eight million students and 400,000 teachers across Thailand now have access to Office 365 for education, giving them the ability to create, connect and collaborate on an advanced and enterprise-ready cloud platform that is safe and secured. Thanks to Microsoft Thailand and the Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC), a five-year agreement to address…

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Hong Kong and Microsoft Drive Collaborative Learning through Cloud Computing

The Hong Kong Education Bureau (EDB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft to empower students, educators and schools through mobile, interactive and self-directed learning. Lasting for five years, it extends a relationship between EDB and Microsoft that has existed since 2004. This latest MoU is the third stage of Microsoft’s Partners in…

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Microsoft Hong Kong Encourages NGOs to Utilize Modern Social Tools to Reach Youth

At the NGO Day 2013, Ms Wong Sau Wa, chief executive of The Church of United Brethren in Christ Social Service Division, shared the need for a modern social tool which enables NGOs to get closer to the younger generation. They are one of the NGOs trialing a cloud-based social and collaboration solution built upon…

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Join us for the Tech4Good Webinar Series!

Microsoft Corporate Citizenship, Connecting Up and TechSoup Asia are proud to bring you our first Tech4Good webinar series, February through June 2013. Tune in online and listen to free presentations on technology for not-for-profits. You will also have the chance to ask questions to our presenters during each webinar. View the webinar schedule below and click…

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Improving Volunteer Management with Cloud Computing

While many private and public businesses are moving towards cloud computing to improve internal processes and reduce cost burdens, most non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Hong Kong are still lacking in terms of knowledge of cloud-based solutions.  To empower more NGOs to start adopting cloud technologies, Microsoft Hong Kong recently launched the “Cloud Unlimited for a…

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Real Impact for a Better Tomorrow

Technology has long been a catalyst for progress on key societal challenges around the world. The advent of cloud computing creates vast new opportunities to accelerate that progress, empowering new innovators, unleashing local economic competitiveness and extending opportunity around the world. Microsoft and its partners work closely with governments, organizations and citizens to help them…

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