Interop


Microsoft Furthering Open Source Hadoop Interoperability With Windows

Microsoft last week described more about its plans for "big data" and Hadoop interoperability with Windows and Microsoft tools.

OpenStack and Hyper-V Interoperability Said To Be 'Broken'

Members of the OpenStack community appear unimpressed by Microsoft's attempts to ensure the interoperability of its Hyper-V hypervisor.

Microsoft Inks Licensing Deal With AgreeYa Mobility

Microsoft this week announced a protocol licensing agreement with a mobile solutions provider company.

Samba Praises Microsoft Open Source Effort

Microsoft recently got plaudits from a member of the Samba team for going open source on a patch.

Microsoft Inks Linux Partner Deal With China Standard Software

Microsoft and China Standard Software Co. Ltd. (CS2C) signed an interoperability and legal agreement today as part of a Linux server partnership deal.

Microsoft Extends Hyper-V Support for Red Hat Linux 6.0

Microsoft this week announced continued interoperability support for Red Hat Linux operating systems running on its Hyper-V hypervisor.

Microsoft Extends SuSE Linux Enterprise Interop and IP Deal

Microsoft and SUSE announced today that they are continuing their Windows-Linux interoperability and intellectual property indemnity program.

IT Loves the iPad: Apple's iPad in the Windows Enterprise

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 Looks for Management Dominance with System Center 2012

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.

Microsoft Improves Windows/Linux Interop with New Virt Support for CentOS

Microsoft announced today that the company has added support for a Linux distribution to Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V.

IEEE Initiates Cloud Portability and Interop Specs

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.

Microsoft Reaching Out on Open Source Interoperability

Gianugo Rabellino is a man on a mission, giving full attention to open source software and interoperability at Microsoft.

Microsoft's Internal Tug-of-War: The Open Platform vs. Closed Camps, Who Will Win Out?

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.

Inside the New Lync Server: Microsoft Pushes into Voice Communications

Microsoft Lync Server is poised to become a major factor in the market for enterprise voice systems.

Microsoft Cites Success of Novell Linux Interop Deal

Microsoft touted its operating system interoperability partnership with Novell on Monday.

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