[Owasp-board] Microsoft Philanthropy

Bev Corwin bev.corwin at owasp.org
Thu Feb 25 10:31:07 UTC 2016


Strategic Accessibility makes sense, also today:Microsoft to testify before
the U.S. House Judiciary Committee:
http://blogs.microsoft.com/on-the-issues/2016/02/24/microsoft-to-testify-before-the-u-s-house-judiciary-committee/

Bev

On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 3:17 AM, Timo Goosen <timo.goosen at owasp.org> wrote:

> "I think it’s time for us to really evaluate how OWASP uses and maintains
> its IT infrastructure. Many of our firms are already heavy cloud users, and
> we get good value from not having to maintain our stuff. "
> I don't know if I agree with this statement.
>
>
>
> Regards.
> Timo
>
> On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 7:50 AM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Fantastic, Andrew. I'll take a careful look at this and let you know my
>> thoughts next time we speak. Thanks so much for pointing this out to us. I
>> do agree it's worth a careful look.
>>
>> Aloha Andrew!,
>>  Jim
>>
>>
>> On 2/24/16 10:26 PM, Andrew van der Stock wrote:
>>
>> Hi folks
>>
>> Microsoft announced last month an expansion of their philanthropic
>> gifting for non-profits. I think we should seriously look into this as part
>> of our transformation. Hopefully, it will spur both Backspace and Google to
>> provide more competitive offerings.
>>
>>
>> https://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2016/01/19/why-we-need-a-public-cloud-for-the-public-good/
>>
>> Having a single place that can handle e-mail, IaaS, CRM, and provide
>> research spaces for our community is in my view a huge win over trying to
>> maintain at great expense our own effectively on premises solutions in a
>> rack at a provider.
>>
>> I think it’s time for us to really evaluate how OWASP uses and maintains
>> its IT infrastructure. Many of our firms are already heavy cloud users, and
>> we get good value from not having to maintain our stuff.
>>
>> thanks
>> Andrew
>>
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