"On January 12, Microsoft announced officially the availability and rebranding of the Revolution R Enterprise line as "Microsoft R Server" Company officials also said for the record that Revolution R Open is now called "Microsoft R Open" and available as a free download.Microsoft delivers free version of its R analytics Server for developers | ZDNet
R is a programming language that can be used in big-data statistics, predictive modeling and machine learning . Microsoft last April completed its acquisition of Revolution Analytics, the maker of a distribution of the R programming language for statistical computing and predictive analytics, for an undisclosed amount."
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Microsoft delivers free version of its R analytics Server for developers | ZDNet
See Making R the Enterprise Standard for Cross-Platform Analytics, Both On-Premises and in the Cloud (Microsoft Machine Learning Blog) for details including "Microsoft R Open is 100% compatible with all R scripts and packages, and just like R is open source and free to download, use and share."