John Dolen

Alliance Partner Marketing Manager

John is responsible for marketing with Canonical’s cloud alliance partners, driving joint marketing activities to help ensure mutual success. Before joining Canonical in early 2014, John was a global product manager, for IBM Security Services, leading a variety of managed, cloud and professional security services, and related strategic partnerships. He enjoys cycling and hiking in the beautiful Hudson Valley region of New York, where he lives with his wife, children and Labradoodle.

5 posts by John Dolen

Cloud and server

IBM LinuxONE gets its Juju

By John Dolen on 28 January 2016

This week, via press release, IBM continued its launch of the LinuxONE family of high performance Linux systems. In August, we joined IBM with their launch of LinuxONE, announcing our intent to support the new systems starting with Ubuntu…

This week, via press release, IBM continued its launch of the LinuxONE family of high performance Linux systems. In August, we joined IBM with their launch of LinuxONE, announcing our intent to support the new systems starting with Ubuntu…

Cloud and server

Ubuntu with IBM Power Systems LC models for big data

By John Dolen on 8 October 2015

Juju makes it easy to model and deploy Spark and other analytics solution bundles IBM has extended its range of Ubuntu supported systems with today’s announcement of the Power Systems LC models. Canonical, along with fellow OpenPOWER…

Juju makes it easy to model and deploy Spark and other analytics solution bundles IBM has extended its range of Ubuntu supported systems with today’s announcement of the Power Systems LC models. Canonical, along with fellow OpenPOWER…

Cloud and server

Ubuntu partner ecosystem growth continues

By John Dolen on 13 January 2015

Hear what our partners have to say. A primary reason for Ubuntu’s success is an active, and growing ecosystem of partners that work with us to build cloud solutions. This is no accident. We recognize the importance of partner solutions,…

Cloud and server

Cisco Systems Releases UCS Big Data CVD Based on Ubuntu OpenStack

By John Dolen on 14 August 2014

Ubuntu OpenStack continues to be the “go to” platform for enterprise scale out solutions, as Cisco releases its latest CVD (Cisco Validated Design), Hadoop as a Service (HaaS) with Cisco UCS Common Platform Architecture (CPA v2) for Big…

Cloud and server

Cloud Magic – See the Juju Demo on IBM POWER8

By John Dolen on 13 August 2014

IBM recently posted “Cloud Magic! Ubuntu on IBM Power Systems with POWER8”, a video clip of the very first live demo of Ubuntu on POWER8 (with Little Endian mode). Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu and Canonical, provided this demo…