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Microsoft partners with OpenChain Project, simplifying compliance in software supply chain

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A global open source license compliance project, designed to simplify and make open source license compliance more consistent for participants of the software supply chain, has been backed by Microsoft.

The OpenChain Project, through its OpenChain Curriculum, looks to produce the “educational foundation” for open source processes and solutions creating a more predictable, understandable an efficient open source license compliance process for the software supply chain.

Read more in Supply Chain Digital.

Born-again open-source enthusiast Microsoft rucks up at OpenChain

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Microsoft has continued to buff its open-source halo by signing up to the OpenChain Project, which is aimed at simplifying the plethora of licences floating around the open-source community.

OpenChain (not to be confused with the open-source distributed ledger technology Openchain) is a Linux Foundation Project and lays claim to being the industry standard for managing open-source compliance across the software supply chain.

Read more in The Register.

Microsoft joins OpenChain platform

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As part of its continued efforts to support open source software, Microsoft has announced that it has joined the OpenChain Project as its latest platinum member.

The company joins the likes of Uber, Google and Facebook, who joined OpenChain last month as well as GitHub which the software giant acquired last year.

Read more in TechRadar.

Microsoft joins OpenChain project to support standardization in open source compliance

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Microsoft has joined the OpenChain Project as a platinum member to support standardization in open source compliance. OpenChain project makes open source license compliance simpler and more consistent for organizations. As a member of the OpenChain Project, Microsoft will help create best practices and define standards for open source software compliance. This will allow enterprises to use Microsoft and other open source technologies together in heterogeneous environments. Microsoft will also join the OpenChain Governing Board which already includes members from Adobe, ARM Holdings, Cisco, Comcast, Facebook, GitHub, Google, Harman International, Hitachi, Qualcomm, Siemens, Sony, Toshiba, Toyota, Uber and Western Digital.

Read more in MSPowerUser.