Microsoft Keynoting LinuxCon, Continues Talking Up Linux/OSS
Written by Michael Larabel in Microsoft on 22 August 2016 at 09:25 AM EDT. 61 Comments
MICROSOFT --
Microsoft is delivering a keynote address at this week's LinuxCon event in Toronto. On their blog they also continue talking up Linux and open-source.

Less than one week after Microsoft ported PowerShell to Linux as part of open-sourcing it, Wim Coekaerts as Microsoft's CVP of Enterprise Open-Source is delivering a keynote address at the Linux Foundation's annual LinuxCon North America event.

On Microsoft's Azure blog, Wim Coekaerts has shared some of his early comments and how Microsoft claims to continue loving Linux and open-source.

"I have to say that Linux and open source have become a normal part of our day-to-day business at Microsoft - from our people, our products, our vision, and our investments. I’m excited at what the future will bring with more first- and third-party projects, technologies, and partnerships that will bring great experiences to our customers using Linux and open source technologies," continue reading on Microsoft's blog whether you are a skeptic or have new found love for the Redmond company.

LinuxCon runs from today through Wednesday at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto.

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