Microsoft this week announced a protocol licensing agreement with a mobile solutions provider company.
Microsoft recently got plaudits from a member of the Samba team for going open source on a patch.
Microsoft and China Standard Software Co. Ltd. (CS2C) signed an interoperability and legal agreement today as part of a Linux server partnership deal.
Microsoft this week announced continued interoperability support for Red Hat Linux operating systems running on its Hyper-V hypervisor.
Microsoft and SUSE announced today that they are continuing their Windows-Linux interoperability and intellectual property indemnity program.
The iPad was designed for and sold to consumers. But savvy IT pros and more than a handful of third parties are making the device a true enterprise force.
Microsoft is opening its management suite, already hugely popular in Microsoft shops, to handle third-party applications. The company hopes its huge customer base and the newfound flexibility of System Center will put the hurt on a raft of smaller competitors in the application-management market.
- By Paul Korzeniowski
Microsoft announced today that the company has added support for a Linux distribution to Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V.
- By Michael Domingo
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers yesterday kicked off a new "cloud computing initiative," with an initial focus on cloud portability and interoperability standardization.
- By Rutrell Yasin
Gianugo Rabellino is a man on a mission, giving full attention to open source software and interoperability at Microsoft.
Mary Jo Foley looks at Microsoft's back-and-forth decisions on whether its software and other offerings should be locked in to the Windows ecosphere or be available to everyone.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Microsoft Lync Server is poised to become a major factor in the market for enterprise voice systems.
- By Paul Korzeniowski
Microsoft touted its operating system interoperability partnership with Novell on Monday.
Microsoft might be "all in" for the cloud -- where it now has competition from Salesforce.com and VMware -- but its Dynamics applications will likely benefit most from a hybrid model.
Microsoft has published closely held technical documentation on Office's proprietary protocols and file formats.
- By Kathleen Richards