Finally, a winner to the “Give the Cloud” Giveaway has been announced! On the morning of January 12th, on WBIR News Channel 10, Claris Networks was proud to reveal that the Knoxville community voted for Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee
! Of the four non-profits in the finals (Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley, Knoxville Christian Schools and Emerald Youth Foundation) Big Brothers received the most votes.
Big Brothers Big Sisters’ will receive a high-tech makeover including 3 years of cloud computing services to make their office and branches technology work as smoothly as possible. Essentially, this is $200,000 worth of IT services for Big Brothers. Their current IT budget, they say, will go toward redoing the Big Brothers website and expanding services toward children in the community.
The Knoxville NBC news affiliate WBIR came out to help announce the giveaway and highlight the winner.
Part 1: What’s the Cloud and Why Give It Away?
Part 2: Announcing the Winner-Congratulations Big Brothers, Big Sisters!
Part 3: How a High-Tech Makeover Will Help Big Brothers, Big Sisters
You've heard us say it before, one of our core values is to "Invest in the Lives of Others." And what a wonderful organization for our community to select the winner of a free high-tech makeover! We are so honored to get to partner with Big Brothers, Big Sisters over the next few years and see their continued success and effectiveness in serving our community.