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37 white papers

Optimising IoT bandwidth with delta updates

By Sarah Dickinson, 9 April 2019

As connected devices proliferate in the Internet of Things (IoT), companies need an efficient over-the-air (OTA) update mechanism for remotely delivering new software, features, firmware updates and security enhancements to potentially…

Securing IoT device data against physical access

By Sarah Dickinson, 26 February 2019

Security remains the number one concern when designing and deploying IoT devices. High profile breaches continue to occur and concerns cease to subside. For any organisation, security needs to be front of mind and considered from the start…

Financial services businesses say multi-cloud is central to their plans for AI, containers and blockchain, 451 Research reveals

By Canonical, 7 February 2019

The Canonical commissioned study found that 60% of financial services businesses bank on the benefits of multi-cloud to support emerging technologies, but significant skills gap still exists An independent report by 451 Research, ‘Multi-…

Six reasons why developers choose Ubuntu Desktop

By Sarah Dickinson, 28 November 2018

Used in more than 240 countries, by governments, enterprises, and consumers alike, Ubuntu Desktop is the number one Linux operating system (OS) in the world. Ubuntu Desktop is used by leading technology companies in no small part down to…

Low latency and real-time kernels for telco and NFV

By Canonical, 26 October 2018

The kernel is the fundamental core of a computer operating system. It is the first program to load, and it manages all core functions of the computer. With the expanding role of the Linux kernel in systems today, Canonical is often asked…

Key considerations when choosing a robot’s operating system

By Sarah Dickinson, 13 September 2018

Whether it be down to technological advances, rising market demand or just the ‘cool’ factor, the increase in robotics is happening and across numerous industries from healthcare, industrial to retail. According to IDC, worldwide robotic…

Moving towards a software defined IoT business model

By Sarah Dickinson, 29 August 2018

Fig 1: The journey to a software-defined business model The opportunity to capitalise on the internet of things is significant for many companies, but that doesn’t mean that it is a straightforward journey to success. Companies need to…

The no-nonsense way to accelerate your business with containers

By Cezzaine Zaher, 27 February 2017

Container technology has brought about a step-change in virtualisation technology. Organisations implementing containers see considerable opportunities to improve agility, efficiency, speed, and manageability within their IT environments.…

What IT pros need to know about server provisioning

By Canonical, 23 January 2017

Big Software, IoT and Big Data are changing how organisations are architecting, deploying, and managing their infrastructure. Traditional models are being challenged and replaced by software solutions that are deployed across many…

Forrester Research report: accelerate your cloud expansion

By Alexia Emmanoulopoulou, 16 May 2016

Cloud is now mainstream, but what’s holding it back, what are the biggest concerns of technology decision makers? Are industry leaders choosing public, private or hybrid clouds? Canonical has commissioned Forrester Consulting to explore…

eBook: CTO’s guide to SDN, NFV & VNF

By Alexia Emmanoulopoulou, 16 May 2016

  Networking and communications standards and methodologies are undergoing the greatest transition since the migration from analogue to digital. The shift is from function-specific, proprietary devices to software-enabled commodity…

Big Data Explained, Analysed, Solved

By Alexia Emmanoulopoulou, 14 January 2016

This eBook gives an overview of what big data is and its growing importance. Download this eBook to answer the following questions: What is Big Data and what different types of Big Data are there? What is the increasing importance of Big…