"The new "Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc." provides an ideal firewall to protect Microsoft from the risks it has been alleging exist in open source and open standards. As such, it will make it "easier and faster" for them to respond to the inevitability of open source in their market without constant push-back from cautious and reactionary corporate process.Why Microsoft's New Open Source Company? - Simon Says...
In that light, it sounds like a smart move. If you know more, let me know - I'll be watching closely."
Friday, April 13, 2012
Why Microsoft's New Open Source Company? - Simon Says... [Computerworld UK]
Concluding paragraphs of a Simon Phipps perspective