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Microsoft cuddles up with Sun on Virtualization

Yeah, the love we've seen. Scott McNealy's passion for Microsoft is legendary ;)
Gosh, you hafta do something, no?

The two also said they will collaborate on making sure their virtualization technologies are interoperable.

The two companies also said they will collaborate on making sure their virtualisation technologies are interoperable.

The agreement comes on the heels of seven consecutive quarters of x86 server sales by Sun, said John Fowler, executive vice president for Sun systems.

Sun and Microsoft have been working together for some time on the technology side with the former's servers and the latter's operating system, Fowler said. For instance, all Sun's x86 servers are certified for Windows server. The difference now is that Sun will pre-install Windows as an alternative to its own operating systems, he said.

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