Microsoft Joins Linux Foundation as a Platinum Member
Microsoft today declared that it is joining the Linux Foundation. Furthermore, Microsoft Joins Linux Foundation as a high-paying Platinum Member.
As a matter of fact, Microsoft has not been the fan of Linux from the past. It is because Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft described Linux as ” cancer” 15 years ago. But things went differently this week when new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadela changed the way of doing things.
Microsoft joins Linux Foundation as a Platinum Member
Alongside Microsoft other Platinum Members include Oracle,Huawei, Samsung, Cisco, IBM, Intel. However, Google and Facebook are its Gold sponsors.
Another surprising news this week: Google joining the .NET Foundation. It has mainly focused on supporting .NET in Google Cloud Platform.
Microsoft is making a lot changes this year, first changing the Microsoft Server 2016 licensing rules and now collaborating with Linux Foundation.