Microsoft NXT to Take On Nix

In the beginning, there was .Net. Next up is NXT.

NXT is the name of Microsoft's latest independent-software-vendor- targeted initiative. Via NXT, Microsoft is hoping to attract and incent ISVs with more than $5 million in revenue "who are ready to migrate or cross-platform to a Microsoft operating system or database," according to the Microsoft NXT Web site.

According to the NXT site, Microsoft is looking to convince more independent software vendors (ISVs) to move to the Windows Server System of products (Windows Server, SQL Server, BizTalk Server, System Center, etc.), as well as the .Net Framework. Microsoft Readies 'NXT' to Take On 'Nix

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 11th January 2006 8:37PM