Wall Street Journal: Microsoft Backs a Tech Movement That Seems a Threat

It’s the technology world’s equivalent of lions lying down with lambs.

Microsoft is joining a Facebook-backed collaboration of tech companies that is encouraging the spread of low-cost and standardized hardware for computer-data centers. The group, called the Open Compute Project, essentially is trying to make more of the world’s technology backbone work like the computer rooms of Facebook, Google and other big Web companies.

Read more at Wall Street Journal.