TITLE

Microsoft site to share Linux data

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Computer Weekly;4/11/2006, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Microsoft Corp. has launched a web site that will share its Linux development work with companies interested in combining their Microsoft systems with systems running on open source software. The new Port 25 web site will offer information gathered from Microsoft's 300-server Linux installation at its headquarters in Redmond, Washington. The web site will guide customers to incorporate Linux into their systems.
ACCESSION #
21036951

 

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