OSBC 2012: Advancing Interoperability in the Cloud

At the Open Source Business Conference in San Francisco today, Sandy Gupta, the General Manager for Microsoft’s Open Solutions Group, along with Alan Clark, Director of New Initiatives and Emerging Standards for Open Source at SUSE, announced the release of a beta version of the SUSE Manager Management Pack for System Center. In a blog post,…

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Expanding Interoperability to Community Linux

Microsoft announced today that, with immediate effect, it will support Windows Server2008 R2 Hyper-V running CentOS, a popular Linux distribution for hosters. “This development enables our hosting partners to consolidate their mixed Windows and Linux infrastructure on Windows Server Hyper-V; reducing cost and complexity, while betting on an enterprise class virtualization platform. I want to thank…

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Geeknet at OSBC 2010

by Scott Collison on March 09, 2010 06:00am   As we get ready for the Open Source Business Conference in San Francisco later this month, Microsoft asked us to pull some statistics around how Windows plays in the broader Open Source ecosystem. As you may know, the Geeknet network includes SourceForge, Slashdot, ThinkGeek, Ohloh, and…

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NXT Up: OSBC

by jcannon on March 12, 2008 03:43pm At last years, OSBC, Microsoft hosted its first annual Open Source ISV Forum. In large part, the event was focused on facilitating  a discussion around enabling open source innovation on Microsoft technologies, and to help potential partners reach new customers with those innovations. For frequent readers of Port…

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OSBC and What It’s All About

by Bryan Kirschner on June 04, 2007 03:28pm OSBC made me think. There were some simple highlights (like introducing myself and being recognzied as “a Port 25 blogger”…my 1.5 minutes of fame).  And certainly a lowlight was the concern many people expressed around whether Microsoft’s open source strategy has changed (no, it hasn’t, another reason…

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