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Amazon Greengrass launches as a snap on Ubuntu

By Canonical on 13 June 2017

Last week, Amazon launched Greengrass, their new IoT platform allowing developers to create intelligent edge software. Amazon is collaborating with a variety of manufacturers to make Greengrass available on as many devices as possible from…

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Ubuntu ranked as 2nd most used IoT OS by Eclipse Foundation survey

By Sarah Dickinson on 17 May 2017

Last week we posted a blog on programming languages following the Eclipse Foundation 2017 IoT survey results. This week we look at the findings from a business perspective which highlight a number of IoT trends emerging from the wide…

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Why language choices can be irrelevant when choosing the right IoT OS

By Sarah Dickinson on 10 May 2017

This is the first in a series of two blogs exploring the finding from the latest Eclipse Foundation IoT Developer Survey. A couple of months ago we posted a blog inviting developers to contribute to the 3rd Eclipse Foundation IoT Developer…

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Canonical joins EdgeX Foundry to help unify IoT edge computing

By Sarah Dickinson on 24 April 2017

Fragmentation is the nature of the beast in the IoT space with a variety of non-interoperable protocols, devices and vendors which are the natural results of years of evolution in the industrial space especially. However traditional…

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OpenStack public cloud, from Stockholm to Dubai and everywhere between

By Canonical on 24 April 2017

City Network joins the Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud (CPC) programme First major CPC Partner in the Nordics City Network, a leading European provider of OpenStack infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) today joined the Ubuntu Certified Public…

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Unitas Global and Canonical provide fully-managed enterprise OpenStack

By Canonical on 18 April 2017

Unitas Global, the leading enterprise hybrid cloud solution provider, and Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, the leading operating system for container, cloud, scale out, and hyperscale computing announced they will provide a new fully…

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Ubuntu 17.04 supports widest range of container capabilities

By Canonical on 13 April 2017

Ubuntu 17.04 released today, supporting Kubernetes, Docker, LXD and Snaps. This is the 26th release of Ubuntu, the world’s most widely deployed Linux OS and the leading platform for cloud and IoT operations. “The breadth and pace of open…

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A new vantage point

By Jane Silber on 12 April 2017

I joined Canonical as COO in 2004, excited by the vision of Ubuntu and the possibilities that could unfold from the software, the collaboration with the open source community, the energy of an international, distributed start-up and the…

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Huawei and Canonical integrate OpenStack and CloudFabric

By Canonical on 23 March 2017

Huawei Extends its Cooperation with Canonical with the Integration of CloudFabric Data Center Network Solution and Ubuntu Cloud Solutions Hannover, Germany, March 23, 2017 – Huawei and Canonical today announced they are expanding…

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Canonical and ARM collaborate on OpenStack

By Canonical on 17 October 2016

Canonical and ARM collaborate to offer commercial availability of Ubuntu OpenStack and Ceph for 64-bit ARM-based servers Availability of Ubuntu OpenStack and Ceph support included with Canonical’s Ubuntu Advantage enterprise-grade offering…

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Canonical releases Ubuntu 16.10

By Canonical on 13 October 2016

Ubuntu 16.10 released with Hybrid Cloud Operations and Unity 8 developer preview, from Canonical MAAS 2.0 delivers robust, highly-available IPAM and bare-metal provisioning Hybrid cloud operations with Juju 2.0 Developer preview of Unity 8…

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Carleton University creates Research Cloud with Ubuntu OpenStack, IBM

By Canonical on 12 October 2016

Carleton University Creates Campus Research Cloud with Ubuntu OpenStack running on IBM Power Systems Carleton Research Cloud offers rapid, self-service POWER compute resources for faster processing of scientific inquiries Canonical’s…