Microsoft and Red Hat deals on virtualization pact

Microsoft and Red Hat have signed a deal to insure that their respective server operating systems will run on each other’s hypervisors. The deal has two components, according to a posting to Microsoft’s Port 25 open-source blog. Red Hat has joined Microsoft’s Server Virtualization Validation Program (SVVP) and Microsoft has become a Red Hat partner for […]

Microsoft and Red Hat have signed a deal to insure that their respective server operating systems will run on each other’s hypervisors. The deal has two components, according to a posting to Microsoft’s Port 25 open-source blog. Red Hat has joined Microsoft’s Server Virtualization Validation Program (SVVP) and Microsoft has become a Red Hat partner for virtualization interoperability and support. According to Microsoft’s Open Source Community Manager Peter Galli, Microsoft also will be added to the Red Hat Hardware Certification list once the Red Hat certification process is completed later this year.

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