Red Hat, MS Clash in Conference; MS Refines Image After EU Ruling

Day 2 of the KMDI Open Source conference started with Robert F. Young, cofounder of Red Hat, Inc. presenting a positive view about open source business models. At the end of a conference day lasting nearly 13 hours, Young returned to deliver the conference’s keynote address. In between, Jason Matusow of Microsoft’s Shared Source Initiative gave attendees a very differernt point of view about the value of open source in the enterprise. Read the report here.

Also, Microsoft has refined its image after a ruling from European antitrust regulators. It is now attempting to portray itself as a consumer’s best friend, rather than the bullying monopolist it is being made out to be.


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