Are You Serious? (Sun Partnering with Microsoft)

Posted by Sander_Marechal on Sep 18, 2007 3:44 AM EDT
Jonathan Schwartz's Weblog; By Jonathan Schwartz
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Last week, we signed a deal with Microsoft. Remain calm. The good news is everyone paid attention. The bad news is it spawned a lot of questions - which I thought I'd answer here. The announcement was this: Microsoft will be supporting Project Virginia, Sun's soon-to-be-announced hypervisor platform - meaning we can consolidate and manage Windows (alongside Linux and Solaris). Secondly, Sun will support Windows virtualization - allowing Windows to do the same for Solaris. And finally, Sun agreed to package and support (or 'OEM') Windows for customers and partners that want to buy direct from Sun.

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Did MS miss this part? rijelkentaurus 5 987 Sep 18, 2007 6:27 PM

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