"Scott Guthrie, the vice president for cloud and enterprise at Microsoft, said Xamarin would continue to offer development tools to write for Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android mobile operating systems. Xamarin says it has 15,000 customers in 120 countries.What Microsoft’s Xamarin Purchase Says About the Cloud Computing Fight - The New York Times
Developers “can choose any cloud” in which to manage and deploy their mobile applications, he said, but added “you’ll see a deep integration with Azure,” including features that won’t be available in competing clouds.
In other words, the idea is to treat everything equally, some more than others."
Thursday, February 25, 2016
What Microsoft’s Xamarin Purchase Says About the Cloud Computing Fight - The New York Times
A "mobile-first, cloud-first" Microsoft milestone