Microsoft Open Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Microsoft Corp. dedicated to bridging Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies, on Thursday announced the opening of a subsidiary in China, Microsoft Open Technologies (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.. MS Open Tech Shanghai will have a robust team of engineers, standards professionals and technical evangelists with roots in open source and open standards.
At O’Reilly’s Open Source Convention in Portland, Ore., today, Microsoft’s Open Technologies subsidiary announced two new partnerships that bring support for more open source technologies to the Microsoft Azure platform.
Back in June, Microsoft announced that it would bring support for managing Docker containers with the help of Google’s open-source Kubernetes tool to Azure and today, it is making good on this promise.
Microsoft may not have fully endeared itself into the FOSS rank and file with its recent attempt to hold hands with the open source community. Feelings are not unanimous regarding the commercial software giant's decision in April to front a company-owned subsidiary called "Microsoft Open Technologies." The subsidiary's stated purpose is to advance Microsoft's investment in open source software.
Last April (April-29-2010) there was a local event in Ecuador organized by AESoft, the Ecuadorian Software association. This event was names Integrated Technologies and was sponsored by Microsoft, CodePlex, Port25 and The Apache Foundation. On this conference Microsoft sent a message saying that they are Open Source friendly and they support Open Source development.
As Microsoft announced today, Microsoft Open Technologies, the company’s wholly owned
Reduce dall’esperienza nel Linux Collaboration Summit, con una presentazione dedicata a Linux e al suo recente contributo (le slide sono disponibili qui) Microsoft, tramite Jean Paoli (uno dei co-creatori di XML) ha annunciato sul blog del Microsoft Developer Network la nascita della Open Technologies Inc.
Si tratta, continua Paoli, di una nuova società e di un investimento verso l’int