Is Microsoft hiring more anti-Linux Gurus?
Sep 19, 2010, 23:04 (3 Talkback[s])
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Is Microsoft hiring more anti-Linux Gurus? There's
evidence that yes, they are. All over the world!!!
In one of their recent marketing job ads, the words "Linux" and
"FOSS", appears more than 20 times !!!
"Develop and manage an end-to-end view of the local Linux Server
competitive environment (Paid and Nonpaid) and the local FOSS
compete environment (Paid and Nonpaid): Be the local expert on
Linux Server and FOSS issues for the GM, BG and Segment leads.
Build a solid 360 view of the Linux Server and the FOSS
environments through market intelligence at the local level that
can be used to ensure the region/sub maintains a healthy, balanced
and sustained share growth projection. This view should also be
used to create awareness, take action, and drive programs to win
share with appropriate segments and BGs including paid and nonpaid
Linux Server and FOSS environments.."
"Embrace Open Source Web Companies and Community Projects:
Develop a OSS ISV program in local market to establish partnerships
with key OSS companies and community projects. Help educate Open
Source Web companies on how they can expand their business
opportunities and make money on the Microsoft platform (Windows,
SQL, etc). Escalate companies to corporate CSI team where there is
opportunity to run Linux Web applications on Windows, such as PHP