Microsoft Expected to Support SUSE Linux.

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  1. nadirah

    nadirah Registered Member

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    Microsoft Expected to Support SUSE Linux

    Posted November 3rd at 1:00 am | Tags: Microsoft |
    internetnews.com

    “In the normal universe, Microsoft and Linux are mortal enemies. Today, the normal universe is about to merge with bizarro universe: Microsoft is expected to announce a partnership with Novell on Linux.
    The Wall St. Journal reported that Microsoft will offer sales support for SUSE Linux as part of the announcement.”



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  2. NGRhodes

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    Reading between the lines, that means MS is aware of linux, possibly as a threat , possibly its market share/ userbase, but it does mean MS is in someway threatened in this market of the market.
     
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    It also mentions better transitions from Open Office to Office. Something that I am waiting to see, and very hopeful for.

    But I am skeptical as well, from a technical standpoint.
     
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    Here is another article on it: sfgate

    It seems like MS views Suse as a Linux leader.
     
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