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Legislators in Kerala, India work better with Ubuntu laptops

By Canonical on 17 February 2011

Tens of thousands of dollars saved on software licensing Summary The Government of Kerala wanted to provide 141 members of its legislative assembly with new laptop computers to help increase productivity and collaboration.Working with…

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Skalica City Hall reduces costs by 70 per cent with Ubuntu

By admin on 16 December 2010

Landscape systems management simplifies maintenance Summary Based in Slovakia, the Skalica City Hall IT team must provide a reliable and easy-to-use desktop infrastructure to 120 users. The team found that its existing Microsoft Windows…

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AMTRON delivers 28,000 Ubuntu-based PCs to students in Assam

By Canonical on 10 November 2010

India-based government information and communication technologies (ICT) provider The Assam Electronics Development Corporation (AMTRON) needed to provide every Assam student who achieved 60 per cent or higher in their school leaving exams…

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Wikimedia chooses Ubuntu for all of its servers

By Canonical on 4 October 2010

Background Most people with a passing acquaintance with a browser or Google search know Wikipedia, the web-based encyclopedia spanning topics from the ridiculous to the sublime. Want Britney Spear’s bio? It’s there. Want a…

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Wavesat uses Bazaar Version Control to increase developer productivity

By Canonical on 4 October 2010

Summary As a leading provider of wireless solutions to global telecommunication carriers and device manufacturers, Wavesat runs a tight schedule of multiple projects. Despite their many years of experience successfully bringing leading…

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Landscape contributes to the doubling of Context Media’s advertising performance

By Canonical on 4 October 2010

Chicago-based company Context Media builds waiting room TV networks that help healthcare professionals educate and inspire their patients as they make crucial decisions about their lifestyle and clinical treatment. IT is critical to the…

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Ubuntu is the open source platform of choice for Oxford Archaeology

By Canonical on 4 October 2010

Out with the proprietary software and in with open source. Moving to Ubuntu is proving to be an excellent decision by Oxford Archaeology. Background Oxford Archaeology, as its name implies, is no high-tech newbie. The company, self…

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Ubuntu supports technology-enabled teaching at The Johns Hopkins University

By Canonical on 30 September 2010

Cost-effective, easy-to-use and reliable, Ubuntu proved to be the open source platform of choice on which to build a support system for technology-enabled classrooms at The Johns Hopkins University. Background America’s first…

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Ubuntu provides a secure and easily accessible system for german pilots

By Canonical on 30 September 2010

Enhanced security, outstanding support and reduced maintenance times – Ubuntu was the optimal choice for Contact Air GmbH. Summary Contact Air is a regional airline operating exclusively for Lufthansa German Airlines. They run a…

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Ubuntu proved the optimal choice for a non-profit radio station

By Canonical on 30 September 2010

Simplicity in switching, ease-of-use, great client/server side management and outstanding reliability – Ubuntu proved the best choice for KRUU-FM Radio Station. Background KRUU-FM, a non-profit community radio station based in Iowa,…

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Ubuntu enables advanced computer research into killer diseases

By Canonical on 30 September 2010

Delivering training courses to researchers in developing countries – Ubuntu was the first choice for The Wellcome Trust Sangar Institute. Background The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is a charity at the forefront of research into…

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Ubuntu delivers significant cost-savings for specialist sports school

By Canonical on 30 September 2010

Stability, reduced maintenance and significant cost-savings – Ubuntu proved an outstanding choice for Skegness Grammar School. Background Skegness Grammar School is a small selective school on the Lincolnshire coast. It acts as a…