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34 news from 2014

Snappy Ubuntu Core now on AWS

By Canonical, 19 December 2014

Canonical is delighted to announce the availability of snappy Ubuntu Core on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Snappy Ubuntu Core is a new ultra fast Ubuntu that is designed for extremely fast deployment on Amazon EC2. Ubuntu Core is the new…

Developer Innovation Contest launched with China Mobile

By Canonical, 18 December 2014

“AND Your Dream Come True” Million Youths Entrepreneurship and Employment Programme “Ubuntu Developer Innovation Contest” officially launched China Mobile and its industry partner Canonical today announce the launch of the “Ubuntu…

Canonical and Data Foundry to provide hosted private cloud

By Canonical, 4 December 2014

Canonical announces a partnership with Data Foundry, a leading provider of global data centre, colocation and managed services, to offer a fully managed private cloud service powered by OpenStack. The service will be hosted in Data…

LXD – the Linux container daemon

By Dustin Kirkland, 4 November 2014

Dustin Kirkland, Product Manager at Canonical introduces LXD (lex-dee), a new hypervisor that delivers capabilities to LXC containers that cloud users demand in scale out infrastructure. LXD is a persistent system daemon developed to…

EMC partners with Ubuntu for OpenStack storage

By John Zannos, 4 November 2014

Canonical is pleased to announce an expansion of EMC’s participation as an Ubuntu Cloud Partner. Today at the OpenStack Paris Summit, EMC announced two new offerings – an OpenStack Reference Architecture Program and an EMC Enterprise…

PMC Joins Canonical’s OpenStack Interoperability Lab

By John Zannos, 3 November 2014

As the OpenStack ecosystem continues to grow rapidly, so too does our OpenStack Interoperability Lab. It tests and validates the interoperability of hardware and software in a purpose-built lab, giving Ubuntu OpenStack users the…

Certified Ubuntu images available on Google Cloud Platform

By Canonical, 3 November 2014

Canonical, working with Google, today is launching the public beta of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 12.04 LTS and 14.10 on Google Cloud Platform. Google Cloud Platform is a collection of cloud services that allows customers to create anything from…

Midokura joins OIL and opens MidoNet SDN

By John Zannos, 3 November 2014

Midokura, a network virtualisation specialist, has today joined the Ubuntu Cloud Partner Programme. As part of this programme, Midokura’s MidoNet technology, a software-defined virtual network solution designed for Infrastructure as a…

Atomia bundles Canonical’s BootStack to deliver a fully managed solution for the hosting industry

By Canonical, 30 October 2014

We are pleased to announce Atomia AB as the newest member of our Reseller Programme. This programme lets solution providers integrate Canonical’s best-of-breed products and services as part of their portfolio, offering customers the best…

Rapid Ubuntu image deployment – getting up and running in record time

By Udi Nachmany, 24 October 2014

The Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud (CPC) programme is about providing the best possible user and developer experience on Ubuntu through our public cloud partners. Canonical continually maintains, tests and updates the Ubuntu images that are…

Ubuntu 14.10 desktop: security for global users

By Canonical, 23 October 2014

Ubuntu 14.10 desktop delivers latest applications and developer support Over 30 million computers preinstalled with Ubuntu have shipped globally in two years and OEM sales of Ubuntu machines are growing in EMEA and South East Asia, while…

Ubuntu 14.10 delivers leading scale-out cloud technology

By Canonical, 23 October 2014

Ubuntu 14.10 for cloud and servers is available for download; includes industry-leading, secure bare-metal LXC containers, multi-OS provisioning, and solutions for OpenStack, big data and Cloud Foundry as well as Docker 1.2 Scale-out…