CNET News: Microsoft Takes on Linux with Free Tools
Jan 14, 2004, 16:00 (29 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft plans to broaden its attack on Linux and related
operating systems this week by giving away a set of tools for
migrating applications to Windows.
"The company is expected to release on Thursday a new version of
Services for Unix (SFU), a collection of tools that help Windows
systems to work with installations based on the Unix operating
system and its open-source derivative, Linux.
"Microsoft previously charged $99 per client or server to use
SFU. But the new version, 3.5, will be free for any customer using
a current Windows operating system..."