Microsoft completed the purchase of Github: what will change

The new head of the GitHub says that the service will remain open and independent of the Microsoft platform and more accessible to developers.

The new head of the GitHub says that the service will remain open and independent of the Microsoft platform and more accessible to developers.

Microsoft completed the deal to buy the largest hosting service IT projects and their collaborative development Github.
The issue price

The purchase became known last summer, but now the issue is finally resolved. The European Commission has approved the deal, considering that Microsoft has no reason “to undermine the open nature of the GitHub platform”.

“The Board found that the Union activities of Microsoft and GitHub in these markets will not cause concerns related to competition, as the combined company will continue to face significant competition from other players in both markets,” concluded the European Commission.

Github ended up costing Microsoft $ 7.5 billion. This sum the Corporation will pay for its shares.
What are your plans

New GitHub CEO NAT Friedman (Nat Friedman), a former Microsoft Vice President of the direction of services for developers in his blog said that the service will continue to be an independent platform and will continue to support developers regardless of what tools they chose, be it Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure Cloud Services.

Now the main guidelines for GitHub to be the best choice for joint development, become more affordable for developers and increase performance, reliability and safety.

We also plan to improve the search, alerts, and mobile use.

By the way, the GitHub service to use Apple, Amazon, Google and many other major technology companies.

Source: GitHub