"A little more than two months since Xandros jumped on board of
Microsoft's Windows-Linux interoperability and intellectual
property assurance wagon, the two companies revealed in a joint
announcement that they are expanding their collaboration. In this
context, Microsoft and Xandros will focus on growing the
interoperability bridge between their respective email servers with
the help of the Redmond company's email protocols.
"'The expansion of our agreement with Xandros is a strong
example of how collaboration through intellectual property
licensing can foster innovation that benefits the overall IT
ecosystem,' said Horacio Gutierrez, vice president, Intellectual
Property and Licensing at Microsoft..."