Live from the Zend/PHP Conference & Expo 2006, there have been several announcements about collaborations and new releases that Zend is a part of, including work with Microsoft, MySQL, and IBM.Today, Zend released several Press Releases that announced:
- A technical collaboration with Microsoft to enhance the experience of running the PHP scripting language on Windows Server 2003 and the next version of Windows Server, code-named "Longhorn." The cooperative effort aims to provide customers with richer functionality and better integration.
- Zend also announced an agreement with MySQL that will enable it to better integrate the open source database with Zend products, including the option of full integration.
- New milestone releases of Zend Framework and the PHP Eclipse project were announced, along with Zend Studio 5.5 and an update to Zend Core for IBM that makes it compatible with the latest version of DB2 and adds support for the Informix Dynamic Server (IDS). A new product called ZendBox[tm], a fully hosted and managed PHP 5 Technology stack was also announced.
Youo can get complete information on all of these new innovations from Zend on their press release page: