Interop


OpenNebula 3.2 Drivers Released for Microsoft Hyper-V

The OpenNebula project last week released its latest drivers supporting Hyper-V.

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.

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