Microsoft, Red Hat and Azure
Microsoft and Red Hat have entered into an agreement in the cloud space. Red Hat will now be an option for Linux customers in the Azure platform. It looks like the war is on hold for now.
Microsoft and Red Hat struck up a major new partnership on Wednesday. They're giving Red Hat's Linux operating system a starring role on Microsoft's cloud computing service, Azure. Linux is a free and open source competitor to Windows offered by a number of players, with Red Hat being the biggest.