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Microsoft 'Has Acknowledged The Enterprise Role Of Linux'

Dec 06, 2009, 20:05 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Judge)

"When Novell and Microsoft signed a deal to support Windows and Linux in the enterprise, it caused a furore. Three years on, the deal shows that Microsoft really does acknowledge the value of Linux in the enterprise - at least that's the view from the OpenSUSE community.

"All open source projects have a community attached to them, and for SUSE Linux Enterprise the community version is OpenSUSE, whose community is managed by Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier.

""Community Manager is a misnomer," Brockmeier admits, however. "It's kind of like saying 'cat manager'. I manage some of the events around the OpenSUSE community - for example the OpenSUSE conference, and things like the budget for any promotions around OpenSUSE.""

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