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Computerworld Australia: TechEd: Microsoft to Clone Open Source

Sep 01, 2005, 17:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

"If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, developer of the open source fire transfer tool rsync, Andrew 'Tridge' Tridgell has every reason to smile as Microsoft announced a similar utility will feature in the next Windows server release.

"Speaking at this year's TechEd conference on the Gold Coast on Wednesday, Redmond-based Windows Server group director Iain McDonald said the next update of Windows Server 2003, dubbed 'R2,' will reduce bandwidth for file transfers for organizations with many branch offices..."

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