Microsoft takes on Linux with free tools

Microsoft is giving away SFU (Services
For Unix
) free of charge (this was earlier charged $99). SFU was awards Best of
Breed last year for programs under the Unix category. If you work in the mixed Linux/Unix
+ Windows network environment and haven’t heard of SFU (which would be very
hard to believe) you’re really missing out.

 

CNET: Microsoft plans to broaden its attack on Linux and related operating systems
this week by giving away a set of tools for migrating applications to Windows. [Read
more
]

Microsoft takes on Linux with free tools