FreeBSD Support on Windows Server Hyper-V

Posted by Anandeep PannuSenior Program Manager – Open Source Technical Center Virtualization technology plays an increasingly critical role at all levels of IT, from the desktop to the datacenter. As more organizations use virtualization to manage mission-critical workloads, they are taking advantage of the cost-saving benefits of server consolidation and building foundations for private, public…

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NetApp helps bring FreeBSD to Hyper-V

Posted by Anandeep PannuSenior Program Manager – Open Source Technical Center Today at BSDCan, NetApp and Microsoft presented their collaboration with Citrix to bring native support for FreeBSD on the Windows Server Hyper-V hypervisor.  This continues a commitment to extend support across platforms to the Windows Server Hyper-V solution, making it easier for more customers…

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Available Today: FreeBSD Support for Windows Server Hyper-V

Posted by Anandeep PannuSenior Program Manager – Open Source Technical Center Today, Microsoft and partners NetApp and Citrix are excited to announce the availability of FreeBSD support for Windows Server Hyper-V.  This collaboration, announced at BSDCAN 2012, will help more customers adopt virtualization and move toward cloud computing.  Microsoft is committed to supporting multiple platforms with…

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Advancing Interoperability in the Cloud

Posted by Sandy GuptaGeneral Manager, Open Solutions Group I’m excited to be at the Open Source Business Conference today and to announce that in collaboration with SUSE, and based on our longstanding alliance, we are releasing a beta version of the SUSE Manager Management Pack for System Center. This management pack connects the Linux server…

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Expanding Interoperability to Community Linux

Posted by Sandy GuptaGeneral Manager of Marketing, Open Solutions Group As I mentioned in my blog last month, I’ve been on the road quite a bit this year to meet Hosters and Service Providers around the World. Much of my time has been spent understanding their needs, and discussing how we can work together on mixed…

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Openness Customer Spotlight: Caixa Econômica Federal Turns to Microsoft Solutions for Cost Savings and Improved Interoperability

Posted by Luís Fernando PatriciAccount Executive, Microsoft Brazil Established in 1861, Caixa Econômica Federal is not just a bank, it’s an institution that impacts the lives of millions in Brazil. The 100% public company has a key role in promoting urban development and social initiatives across country, giving priority to sectors such as housing and…

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Your Input Needed: Exchange Server and Outlook Standards

Posted by Michael BowmanProgram Manager, Office Engineering Microsoft recognizes that enabling interoperability between products from different vendors is important, particularly with respect to email and calendaring functionality, as it helps our customers stay connected and organized across their favorite services and devices.   Exchange Server 2013 and Microsoft Outlook 2013 support the following core and…

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Openness Customer Spotlight: Start-up Powers PHP-based E-commerce Solution with Windows Azure

Posted by Prisda GomutputraPlatform Strategy Lead, Microsoft Thailand Bangkok-based Semantic Touch creates online marketing solutions for small- and medium- sized businesses. The company has developed BentoWeb, a ready-to-deploy e-commerce solution that enables businesses to quickly launch web storefronts online and on Facebook. Within five months of their Facebook launch, the beta version of BentoWeb, built…

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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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Open XML SDK: Released Today as an Open Source Project

Posted by Jose Miguel Parrella Microsoft Interoperability Strategy Today Doug Mahugh, Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft Open Technologies Inc., announced the release of an Open XML SDK as an open source project through the MS Open Tech hub. Although the SDK has been available since 2007, this release includes full source code available under the…

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