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
Microsoft signed a "patent cross-license" deal with Amazon.com regarding Amazon's Kindle e-reader device and "Linux-based servers."
Microsoft plans to talk about Internet Explorer 9 at its MIX 10 event for Web developers next month.
Microsoft on Friday described what it has been doing to improve software interoperability.
Microsoft is joining the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C's) Scalable Vector Graphics Working Group.
Microsoft has been ordered to stop selling its Microsoft Word software starting Jan. 11.
The telecom industry has joined the effort to forge interoperability among cloud providers by forming a consortium backed by some key cloud providers, including Microsoft and IBM.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Google, Microsoft and Amazon pitched their respective cloud offerings during the keynote panel session at Interop New York Thursday.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft and Red Hat have validated that their respective Windows and Linux operating systems will run on each other's virtualization platforms.
- By John K. Waters
Eight identity management products from seven vendors have earned interoperability certification for the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML 2.0) in this summer's round of interoperability testing.
- By William Jackson
Microsoft started a new pilot help program last week for IT professionals and developers facing application compatibility issues.
Microsoft announced on Monday that new tools have been released to help further extend the compatibility and interoperability of OfficeOpen XML (OOXML) document formats used in Microsoft Office 2007.
Adobe and Apple rolled out security updates on Tuesday on top of Microsoft's lone patch for PowerPoint.
- By Jabulani Leffall
Microsoft announced that it is seeking customers willing to test their databases in a cloud-based data connectivity project.