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19 posts from March 2014

#10 Ubuntu is built on IAAS for IAAS users

By Mark Shuttleworth, 31 March 2014

Ubuntu is famous for “making things easy”. That’s just as important on the cloud as it is in consumer devices, and we bring the same user-centric design to command-line driven core OS environments on the cloud that drives…

New committee to make cloud services instantly safer

By Canonical, 28 March 2014

A few months ago, Canonical started to work with a set of partners to address the challenges around single sign-on for new services within an organisation. We created a committee to develop a solution that would ensure service…

An insight into supporting OpenStack

By Mark Baker, 27 March 2014

It is pretty well known that most of the OpenStack clouds running in production today are based on Ubuntu. Companies like Comcast, NTT, Deutsche Telekom, Bloomberg and HP all trust Ubuntu Server as the right platform to run OpenStack. A…

Latest from the web team — March 2014

By Inayaili de León Persson, 27 March 2014

Spring has officially (but not technically…) arrived, and we’re getting busier and busier in preparation for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS release next month. In the last few weeks we’ve worked on: Ubuntu Resources: we’ve just launched a new version of…

Ubuntu Resources — beta 2!

By Inayaili de León Persson, 27 March 2014

A new version of the Ubuntu Resources site is now live, with many tweaks and layout improvements targeted mainly at visitors using medium-sized screens, such as tablets. Ubuntu Resources homepage viewed on a Kindle Fire HD Filtered search…

An Ubuntu PC for everyone in Penn Manor School District

By Canonical, 25 March 2014

Challenge With just 400 Macbooks shared among 1,725 students and ever-changing educational needs, Penn Manor school district needed more than just replacement machines. It needed to provide continuous access to a range of computing…

Making ubuntu.com responsive: making the rules a reality (3)

By Inayaili de León Persson, 18 March 2014

This post is part of the series ‘Making ubuntu.com responsive‘. The rules document we drafted proved a useful and good guide for those few development days, and a proof of concept was created and presented to the rest of the…

Customer stories from OpenStack+VMware projects

By Canonical, 18 March 2014

Tuesday, 18th March — 15:00 GMT/10:00 EST In this webinar, Dave Russell, Head of Sales Engineering at Canonical, and Ramiro Salas, Global Technology Specialist for OpenStack at VMware, will walk you through some of our “war stories” from…

Making ubuntu.com responsive: pilot projects (4)

By Inayaili de León Persson, 18 March 2014

This post is part of the series ‘Making ubuntu.com responsive‘. Making www.ubuntu.com responsive has been an ongoing goal of ours for a while, and we’ve been discussing and preparing for it for over a year. However, the…

Making ubuntu.com responsive: setting the rules (2)

By Inayaili de León Persson, 17 March 2014

This post is part of the series ‘Making ubuntu.com responsive‘. The front end framework that powers www.ubuntu.com represents the visual evolution of the site over the past few years: designs have become cleaner, lighter and…

Making ubuntu.com responsive: intro (1)

By Inayaili de León Persson, 17 March 2014

We’ve known for a while it was time to convert our main site, www.ubuntu.com, into a responsive site, and we’re now nearing the end of the project! The main www.ubuntu.com site receives millions of visitors every month and it holds…

Q&A on OpenStack + VMware

By Canonical, 17 March 2014

We recently held a webinar on “Architecting OpenStack in your enterprise” together with Gigaom, which produced quite a lot of buzz. Our many attendees had a lot of questions which we weren’t able to answer due to time…