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Top 10 questions about Ubuntu Server

By Canonical on 26 October 2012

What’s different about Ubuntu Server? Is it secure enough to use in my business? Will it work on my hardware? Whether you’ve already deployed Ubuntu in your business or are just starting to consider it, we know that you’re bound to have…

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Manage thousands of desktops, servers and cloud instances with Landscape

By Canonical on 17 October 2012

Landscape provides a single, easy-to-use, browser-based control panel, through which you can manage your machines from anywhere. With a fully scriptable API, you can integrate it with your current Linux management tools, extending their…

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Ubuntu Desktop for the enterprise

By Canonical on 21 September 2012

Ubuntu has become a serious contender for businesses looking for desktop alternatives. As an open-source system, it offers huge licensing savings over proprietary technologies. And it’s far leaner and easier to customise, which helps you…

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Open source: an educated decision

By Canonical on 20 May 2011

In this white paper, we de-bunk the myths that proprietary companies have built up to discredit open-source technology, explaining how it can help schools, colleges and universities reduce costs, improve IT performance, and prepare…

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10 reasons to migrate

By Canonical on 11 February 2011

The computing world is extremely polarised when it comes to proprietary vs. open source, and a million industry voices tell a million different stories. Even so, there are still very real differences between the two philosophies and…

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Integrating Ubuntu 8.04 LTS into Microsoft Active Directory using Likewise Open

By Canonical on 30 September 2010

Microsoft Active Directory is a widely-deployed directory service that is commonly used for identity management and authentication across the enterprise. Its ubiquity makes it a fixture of the IT landscape. As a result, interoperability…