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Bitnami makes deploying open source apps in the cloud easy 

With more than one million apps deployed per month, Bitnami is changing how people install and manage server software, making it easier than ever for everyone to run their favorite apps and development frameworks. Bitnami does the heavy lifting and eliminates the complexity of installation and configuration, helping anyone, anywhere, to deploy secure and update-to-date...

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OpenSistemas is the 2016 Open Source on Azure Partner of the Year 

Today we’re proud to name OpenSistemas the winner of the second annual Open Source on Azure Partner of the Year award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. This year Microsoft acknowledged partners in 37 categories,...

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Microsoft at OSCON 2016 

A planeload of open source enthusiasts from across Microsoft are joining the more than 4,200 participants at OSCON this week, to focus on how the open source ecosystem is playing a key role in technology innovation – from mobile development and IoT to microservices and containers. Openness is crucial to enabling a thriving technology ecosystem...

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Bash on Ubuntu on Windows 

At Build 2016, Microsoft announced a series of updates reflecting the company’s commitment to support developers with their favorite tools, frameworks, and platforms, including open source technologies. One announcement welcomed by developers was the ability to run native Bash on Ubuntu on Windows. Based on feedback that developers would like Microsoft to make it easier to...

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux now available in the Azure Marketplace 

Starting today, customers can deploy on-demand Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) instances from the Azure Marketplace, where now more than 60% of the images are Linux-based. Since last November’s joint Red Hat partnership announcement, customers have been able to migrate their Red Hat subscriptions to Microsoft Azure. Today’s release provides customers with even greater choice...

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With new partnership, Red Hat and Microsoft open up the cloud for customers 

This morning Microsoft and Red Hat announced an exciting partnership that will help customers embrace hybrid cloud computing and provide greater choice and flexibility for customers who want to deploy Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure. Openness is essential to our customers and partners and Microsoft continues to invest in delivering an open cloud platform...

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Alter Way delivers innovative, open source-based solutions 

At last week’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), partners got a first-hand look at how Microsoft’s mobile-first, cloud-first vision translates into partner opportunities, including our ability to support a combination of open source and Microsoft technologies. We were particularly fortunate to share our Microsoft + Open Source booth with Alter Way, the winner of the first...

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Sela Group helps customers transition to the Cloud 

When customers are considering a move to the cloud, they obviously start with the infrastructure they have in place—and this can include many different technologies, including open source software (OSS), which have been acquired over the years, as well as different standards, frameworks, and programming languages. As a result, customers have many questions: How do...

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Alter Way Is the Open Source on Microsoft Azure Partner of the Year 

Today we’re proud to name Alter Way the winner of the first annual Open Source on Microsoft Azure Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. Awards were presented in several categories,...

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