Microsoft Partnerships, Open Source Software ISVs, and Culture and History
Feb 05, 2008, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Walli)
"Last week, Mary Jo Foley offered commentary on Microsoft's open
source software strategy with respect to independent software
vendors based on an interview with Microsoft's Sam Ramji. Matt Asay
provides good colour commentary on his blog. Each post focuses on
the trustworthiness and competitive history of the company. Let's
look at things from a different perspective.
"First, if you sell software solutions, and one of the platforms
you support is Windows, you're not alone. There is a lot of free
and open source software that has company support that is deployed
on Windows as one of its platforms..."