Microsoft Corp. has
a new Interoperability initiative.
"Microsoft Corp. today announced that it has formed the Interoperability
Customer Executive Council to identify areas for interoperability
improvements across its products and the overall software industry.
Customers are working in increasingly heterogeneous IT environments and
asking for a greater level of interoperability from their IT vendors.
Microsoft is committed to building bridges across the industry to deliver
products to its customers that are interoperable by design.
The Linux issues addressed include supporting Linux on
Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2, a collaboration agreement with
Sugar CRM Inc. and: "dialogue about interoperability issues for
Windows(R), Linux, UNIX and open-source software on its community Web
site, Port 25.
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