PHP 5.4 Available in Windows Azure Web Sites

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Microsoft and its partners continue to work with the PHP community to improve the experience PHP developers and users have on Windows Server and Windows Azure. Last week marked another milestone for improved PHP interoperability, with PHP 5.4 now available in Windows Azure Web Sites.   …

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Connect to More Friends with Skype 4.1 for Linux

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations As Skype continues to grow in popularity, so does the number of ways that users can connect with friends new and old, regardless of what operating systems or devices they prefer. Last week’s Skype 4.1 for Linux release included several interoperability updates that help Linux-based Skype…

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Lifting Mobile Apps Into the Cloud with Windows Azure Mobile Service

Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations The proliferation of tablets and smartphones, especially as ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) programs are established at companies worldwide, means that employees have the flexibility to work on projects wherever they choose – office, home, or in between. The evolution of the cloud is enabling…

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Microsoft Pairs Up with LinuxCon Europe

Posted by Alfonso CastroDirector of Strategic Partnerships, Microsoft Open Solutions Group Microsoft takes part in a range of open source events and gatherings around the world as a way to facilitate face to face discussions with our open source colleagues and help create greater synergies that will ultimately bring real benefits to customers, no matter their…

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Openness Partner Spotlight: Microsoft and SUSE Supporting Interoperability from the Datacenter to the Cloud

Posted by Alfonso CastroDirector of Strategic Partnerships, Microsoft Open Solutions Group Most customers we speak with today operate heterogeneous IT environments and just want everything to work well together – whether they need to optimize existing investments or are interested in adopting new technologies along the way. One of Microsoft’s ongoing goals is to ensure…

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Open Source Frameworks Unveil Support for Windows Phone 8

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Last week’s //build/ 2012 conference highlighted how developers can take advantage of their existing skills and favorite languages and frameworks to extend their market reach and bring great apps to the Windows 8 platform. There was a spotlight on the newly launched Windows Phone 8 Developer…

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