TITLE

Microsoft, Red Hat Declare Virtual Truce

AUTHOR(S)
Schachter, Ken
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Red Herring;2/16/2009, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on an agreement signed between software company Microsoft and Linux vendor Red Hat. The agreement calls for the certification of the companies' operating systems. Under the reciprocal deal, Red Hat will validate Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows 2000 Server SP42, and Windows Server 2008 guests on Red Hat Enterprise virtualization technologies. While Microsoft will validate Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 and 5.3 guests on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008.
ACCESSION #
36586244

 

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