Microsoft announced on October 22 that they will be partnering with Cloud.com to provide integration and support for Windows Server 2008 R2s Hyper-V hypervisor with OpenStack. As one of the OpenStack contributors and participants, Cloud.com has an arrangement similar to other interoperability-focused partnerships Microsoft to Java, PHP and Eclipse support for Microsofts own Windows Azure platform where Microsoft provides engineering and other support and the partner performs all the actual code development.
Microsoft partners with NASA, RackSpace, Cloud.com and others to provide support for Hyper-V hyverpvisor
The open source cloud computing project OpenStack has come a long way since NASA and Rackspace launched it in 2010. Backed by leading technology infrastructure providers including Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, Intel, and VMware, OpenStack underpins significant workloads at an increasingly diverse set of organizations, including BWM, CERN, Comcast, eBay, and Wal-Mart. For CIOs engaged in broader programs to win, serve, and retain customers -- and refocus business technology (BT) spend -- a planned and pragmatic …
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