Springtime in Taipei is Lovely: Join us for our Next Interoperability Seminar

Posted by Michael BowmanProgram Manager, Office Engineering The Microsoft interoperability teams are hosting our next plugfest in Taipei, Taiwan on March 25th – 27th. A critical aspect of Microsoft product development is an ecosystem dedicated to shipping interoperable systems and these plugfest-type events are a great opportunities to work closely with other vendors and open source…

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Microsoft Contributes Cloud Server Designs to the Open Compute Project, Pushes Data Center Efficiency Forward

Posted by Openness Team Today at the Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit, Microsoft’s Bill Laing, Cloud and Enterprise Corporate Vice President, took the stage in front of 3,000 attendees to announce Microsoft’s participation in the community, which is focused on engineering the most efficient hardware for cloud and high-scale computing through open collaboration. Laing also…

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Openness Customer Spotlight: Software Development Company Launches Secure Mobile Banking App with Windows Azure

Posted by Heriyadi JanwarMicrosoft Indonesia, Product Marketing Manager The combination of high cell-phone usage and low desktop internet penetration in Indonesia is fostering a vibrant market for mobile applications. In 2013, software-development company Sangkuriang Internasional targeted this opportunity in mobile banking, creating EMASS (Encrypted Messaging and Secured Services), a secure instant messaging service that allows…

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Hortonworks Releases Apache Hadoop-based Distribution for Windows

Posted by Openness Team Today, Hortonworks announced the general availability of the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 2.0 for Windows, the next release of the industry’s only 100% Apache Hadoop-based distribution for Windows. Microsoft’s approach to big data ensures that customers have choice and flexibility when building and running Hadoop-based solutions. This includes providing customers with…

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Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. Expands Presence to China

Posted by Amy Green Director, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Today our friends at Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. (MS Open Tech) expanded their work with open standards and open source communities globally by opening a subsidiary in China – Microsoft Open Technologies Shanghai Company Limited (aka MS Open Tech Shanghai). With a team of engineers, standards professionals…

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Open Door Policy: MS Open Tech’s Gianugo Rabellino on Managing Open Source Projects at Microsoft

Posted by Tara Grumm Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Gianugo Rabellino is the Senior Director of Open Source Communities at Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc., (MS Open Tech) a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation that is focused on advancing Microsoft’s commitment to openness across the company and throughout the industry. With more than 20…

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Linux Integration Services 3.5 Release Improves Windows and Linux Interoperability

Posted by Abhishek GuptaProgram Manager, Microsoft Open Source Technology Center Last week, Microsoft released Linux Integration Services (LIS) version 3.5, another significant milestone in our ongoing commitment to provide great support for open source software on Microsoft virtualization platforms. LIS 3.5 expands Linux distribution support to include Red Hat Enterprise Linux/CentOS 5.5 and 5.6, which…

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OneNote for Android Update Extends Cross-Platform Experience

Posted by Openness Team Last week Microsoft released a OneNote for Android update, extending the commitment to help OneNote fans access to their notes and capture their moments of inspiration from virtually anywhere on their favorite devices – Windows, Windows Phone, iOS (iPad and iPhone), or Android phone. For those new to the application, Microsoft…

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