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14 posts from July 2014

Cloud 9 IDE now runs Ubuntu containers via Docker

By Canonical, 31 July 2014

As announced during the Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS release, Docker is now fully integrated with Ubuntu Server, available through a simple apt-get. Since then, many individuals and companies have been doing some very cool things with Docker on…

Dialogic solves a WebRTC NAT problem for TADHack in days with Juju…

By Maarten Ectors, 31 July 2014

Dialogic solves a WebRTC NAT problem for TADHack in days with Juju and now anybody can use the solution in minutes. Mid May Alan Quayle, the organiser of the first telecom application developer hackaton – TADHack, contacts Ubuntu and…

Bukwang Pharmaceuticals cut IT costs and created business value with Ubuntu

By Canonical, 31 July 2014

Challenge Bukwang Pharmaceuticals has been developing and manufacturing drugs and personal hygiene products in South Korea since 1960. Today, it has over 600 employees based at various sites across the country. Prior to its switch to…

Voting begins for OpenStack Summit sessions in Paris

By Mark Baker, 31 July 2014

Voting is now open for sessions to be run at the OpenStack ‘Kilo’ Summit in Paris in November. There have been hundreds of talk submissions, evidence if ever it were needed that the OpenStack ecosystem continues to grow apace.…

Nokia HERE maps coming to Ubuntu

By Canonical, 30 July 2014

HERE, a Nokia company and global leader in mapping and location intelligence, has been selected as a key provider of location positioning services on Ubuntu mobile devices. HERE will provide a hybrid solution integrating an A-GPS and WiFi…

Dell/Canonical Whitepaper: Juju with KVM and LXC in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

By Canonical, 28 July 2014

This whitepaper, co-authored by Dell and Canonical,will show you how to easily deploy cloud services on a single Dell PowerEdge server or a laptop (if that’s all you have). It illustrates how easily you can take the cloud with you…

Bringing fluid motion to browsing

By Canonical, 25 July 2014

In the previous Blog Post, we looked at how we use the Recency principle to redesign the experience around bookmarks, tabs and history. In this blog post, we look at how the new Ubuntu Browser makes the UI fade to the background in favour…

Enterprise standards = prisoners of the mind?

By Mark Baker, 22 July 2014

Over the last few weeks we’ve found ourselves in several prospective customer meetings discussing the suitability of OpenStack for enterprise use in production clouds. Enterprises are skeptical of OpenStack’s ability to deliver a solid…

Canonical welcomes Brightbox to its Certified Public Cloud Programme as first European partner

By Canonical, 16 July 2014

Launching applications and workloads in the cloud should be a seamless experience – this is the aim of our Certified Public Cloud programme. So we are very excited today to welcome Brightbox as the programme’s newest partner and our very…

“Sometimes the best man for the job isn’t.”

By Jane Silber, 14 July 2014

The social and business value of having a diverse workforce is well documented. Equally well documented is the relative lack of women in technology, and in open source. At Canonical we are working hard to build a globally diverse…

Ubuntu and open source help the City of Munich save millions

By Canonical, 7 July 2014

Challenge Munich is the third-largest city in Germany, with approximately 1.5 million inhabitants. The local governing body employs more than 33,000 people – 16,000 of whom use PCs as part of their daily roles. Those computers are located…

Mobile Asia Expo 2014

By Tom Macfarlane, 4 July 2014

Following the success of our new stand design at MWC earlier this year, we applied the same design principles to the Ubuntu stand at last month’s Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai. With increased floor space, compared to last year, and a…