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33 posts from May 2015

Juniper and Canonical: Converged Clouds and NFVs

By Tom Callway, 29 May 2015

OpenStack has quickly become the obvious choice to build Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platforms for hybrid and private cloud solutions, as well as carrier Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solutions. Canonical and Juniper’s…

Phone updates: May

By Amrisha Prashar, 29 May 2015

The full list of Ubuntu Phone updates from May are provided below. Indicators Icons are now all monochromatic Web Browser Bottom edge gesture to reveal tabs view New settings UI with Privacy settings Improved interaction and visuals of top…

GE’s First Build is the future of smart home appliances…

By Maarten Ectors, 28 May 2015

First Build is the GE team that is responsible for the Chillhub, the first smart fridge with apps. The Chillhub runs Ubuntu Core and as such any Ubuntu developer can make Snappy Apps for it. This week part of the Canonical IoT team has…

Introducing pylxd

By Canonical, 27 May 2015

In part of my work for nova-compute-lxd, we use a combination of httplib, UNIX domain sockets, and JSON to talk to the LXD daemon via the REST API. Talking to various people involved in the LXD project, I have decided to split this part of…

To converge onto mobile, tablet, and desktop, think Grid Units

By Canonical, 23 May 2015

In the converged world of Unity-8, applications will work on small mobile screens, tablets and desktop monitors (with a mouse and keyboard attached) as…

Cloudbase and Canonical partner to bring Windows Hyper-V Support

By Canonical, 21 May 2015

Partners bring Windows Hyper-V support to managed OpenStack clouds Cloudbase Solutions, the developer of Windows components in OpenStack, announced today that it is partnering with Canonical to enable their customers to run KVM and Hyper-V…

StackVelocity and Canonical team up to deliver cloud economics

By Canonical, 21 May 2015

StackVelocity Financial Services deliver Ubuntu OpenStack clouds that align costs to revenue StackVelocity® has teamed up with Canonical to launch a suite of solutions designed to make the cash flow profile of on-premise managed cloud…

Eurecom join the Charm Partner Programme

By Ellen Arnold, 21 May 2015

Canonical are excited to announce that Eurecom, a graduate school and research centre in Communication Systems, is the newest member of the Charm Partner Programme. Eurecom will be working with Canonical to charm OpenAirInterface, an…

Charm Store now includes Galera Cluster

By Ellen Arnold, 19 May 2015

Canonical and Codership are excited to announce that the Galera Cluster charm is now available for use in the Juju Charm Store. With 300 charms and growing, the charm store is your destination for cloud­based enterprise applications.…

The Open Enterprise Cloud – OpenStack’s Holy Grail?

By Canonical, 19 May 2015

The way people think about the enterprise IT is changing fast, putting into question many common assumptions on how hardware and software should be designed and deployed. The upending of these long held tenets of Enterprise IT are…

IoT World and the power of Snappy Apps everywhere

By Maarten Ectors, 19 May 2015

IoT World was an eye opener for many. The same open source operating system that everybody loves from the cloud now powered the first smart fridge with apps from GE, the first Ubuntu Core drone with apps from Erle-Robotics, industrial…

Ubuntu Advantage Storage launches at OpenStack Summit

By Canonical, 18 May 2015

Canonical launches software-defined storage solutions with cloud-style pricing Ubuntu Advantage Storage delivers a range of supported software-defined storage technologies Initial portfolio includes Ceph, NexentaEdge, Swift and SwiftStack…