Microsoft joins effort to help advance open source licensing 

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Today Microsoft is pleased to join RedHat, Facebook, Google, IBM, CA Technologies, Cisco, HPE, SAP, and SUSE, to announce that it is making an open source license commitment designed to help licensees overcome common mistakes in using open source software. Specifically, the commitment offers licensees of GPLv2 code a reasonable period of time to correct Read more

Join OSI and Microsoft in the new ClearlyDefined project 

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The Open Source Initiative (OSI) today announced its incubator project, ClearlyDefined. ClearlyDefined is focused on crowd-sourcing critical licensing and security data for open source projects. Why is this important? For starters, increasing clarity around a project makes it easier to build a community and gain contributors. It also increases consumer’s confidence in open source. Overall, Read more

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SUSE’s open approach to digital transformation 

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This week in Prague, the SUSE community is learning how to use open software-defined infrastructure and application platforms to reduce costs and complexity, and quickly leverage the latest innovations. We had a chance to catch up with SUSE’s Michael Miller, President of Strategy, Alliances and Marketing, to talk about their approach to the cloud and announcements Read more

Microsoft joins the Open Source Initiative 

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We are pleased to announce that Microsoft has joined the Open Source Initiative (OSI) as a Premium sponsor. OSI is a global non-profit dedicated to promoting and protecting open source software through education, collaboration, and infrastructure. Open source advances come from its community and Microsoft continues to increase its involvement and contributions. Microsoft participates in Read more

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