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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Creating a More Open Web: OASIS Releases OData v4.0

Posted by Openness Team There is a vast amount of data available today that is being collected and stored at an unprecedented rate. Market demand is growing for easy use of this data across multiple platforms and devices, increasing the pressure to create a more open and transparent Web through standardized approaches to accessing and…

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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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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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Indonesia’s ICT Awards Support an Open and Thriving Ecosystem for Young Entrepreneurs

Posted by Heriyadi Janwar Microsoft Indonesia, Product Marketing Manager Last month in Jakarta, Microsoft was proud to sponsor the seventh annual Indonesia Information and Communications Technology Awards (INAICTA) ceremony, held to honor innovative local technologies and support a thriving ecosystem of young entrepreneurs in Indonesia. With the rapid growth of the information and communications technology…

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Open Door Policy: Big Data at the Crossroads of IT and Telecommunications – Perspectives from Chaesub Lee

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing & Operations Open Door Policy is a series on the Openness blog that profiles industry thought leaders and individuals within Microsoft who are leading efforts to collaborate more openly, promoting interoperability and making it easier to develop and manage mixed IT environments. Today there are nearly five billion…

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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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Spotlight on Microsoft Research: Elevating Scientific Data into the Cloud with Windows Azure & OSS

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations The key to unlocking future predictions has generally always been some type of data. Today, with the ever-increasing storage and computational capabilities of the cloud, combined with the sheer number of devices available to help people harness information, scientists around the world are learning how to…

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TypeScript: A New Open and Interoperable Programming Language

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations In addition to supporting industry-standard languages like C++, Python, and JavaScript, Microsoft has always been at the forefront of creating great programming languages – Visual Basic, C#, and F# being the recent examples. We create these languages to better support a broad ecosystem of developers, increase productivity,…

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Navigate the Open Web with Web Platform Docs: Available Today

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager – Worldwide Marketing and Operations In the past, developers using HTML5, CSS and other open web technologies have consulted multiple sites for guidance on how to effectively use these technologies across the world of browsers, operating systems, and devices – a time consuming chore that drove increased development costs. Today…

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