Microsoft Creates Its Own Version of Linux For The First Time, Launches...

Microsoft Creates Its Own Version of Linux For The First Time, Launches Azure Sphere OS

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With the onslaught of Internet of Things devices, ensuring its security has become a major concern among the makers. In a bid to safeguard IoT products, Microsoft has introduced Azure Sphere, a technology that will revamp the security of microprocessors that powers the smart appliances and gadgets we use.
Azure Sphere is a package of products which includes a new design for chips that could be integrated with smart devices. And the most interesting part is Microsoft, which once called Linux a “cancer,” has used the open-source operating system to create this technology.
However, Microsoft’s love for Linux has increased in the recent years. A proof which has been the addition of robust support for Linux in its Azure cloud platform, which allows developers to integrate Linux with Windows 10. Microsoft has adopted a combined approach through Azure Sphere which uses hardware, software and the cloud to secure internet-connected devices.

Source: https://fossbytes.com/microsoft-introduces-azure-sphere-customized-linux-kernel/
Submitted by: Arnfried Walbrecht

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