"Microsoft has become a sponsor of The Open Source Census, a
project started earlier this year that aims to track and catalog
the use of open-source software in enterprises worldwide, the group
"The company's 'customers, partners and developers are working
in increasingly heterogeneous environments,' so participation in
projects such as the census is relevant to the 'ecosystem' in which
Microsoft operates, said Sam Ramji, Microsoft' senior director of
platform strategy, in a prepared statement..."