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How Canonical Battles Zero-Day​ Threats

By Brent Clements on 14 July 2016

I work for Canonical as a Consulting Architect. Every design I put together I try to secure as best as possible. One reason I came to Canonical was because of the way we handle security updates and our approach to security.  This blog…

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Etisalat partners with Canonical to Deploy NFV Telco Infrastructure

By Canonical on 13 July 2016

Etisalat, the Middle East’s leading telecoms provider announced today (download PDF) that it has built and launched its first live Network Function Virtualization telco cloud in Abu Dhabi. The NFV-based telco infrastructure has been built…

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Vendors embrace Juju model-driven operations

By Canonical on 6 June 2016

Vendors delivering SAAS experience on-premises with Juju charms Charms encapsulate deployment, integration, management, support, operations Reusable charms greatly reduce the operations cost of big software Centres of gravity around big…

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Autopilot: benefits of early release

By Carla Berkers on 24 May 2016

OpenStack is the leading open cloud platform, and Ubuntu is the world’s most popular operating system for OpenStack. Over the…

Nexenta & Canonical to Deliver Joint Software-Defined Storage Solution

By Canonical on 11 April 2016

NexentaEdge Charms now available via Juju Charm Store; Canonical to offer NexentaEdge to enterprise customers SANTA CLARA, Calif. and LONDON, UK – April 6, 2016 — Nexenta, the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-…

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Canonical creates first VNF Performance Interoperability Lab (V-PIL)

By Canonical on 22 February 2016

Canonical announces the creation of the first VNF Performance Interoperability Lab for scale out infrastructure Enables service providers to rigorously test their VNF performance and interoperability before deploying in live network…

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Sanjay Sinha from Oracle on Cloud adoption and working with Canonical

By Rebecca Cradick on 2 February 2016

Sanjay Sinha, Vice President of Platform Products at Oracle speaks to Alexander Gallagher, Business Development for Canonical’s Certified Public Cloud on the drivers behind cloud adoption. Alexander: What do you think are the biggest…

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Ubuntu is coming to a city near you

By Marcin Kierdelewicz on 15 January 2016

Happy New Year! I’ve been busy planning our first ever Ubuntu Day. Ubuntu Day is a local event organised with our partners to support awareness and adoption of Ubuntu technologies in local markets. It’s an opportunity for people to learn…

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Ubuntu and LXD at ContainerCon 2015

By Dustin Kirkland on 12 August 2015

Canonical is delighted to sponsor ContainerCon 2015, a Linux Foundation event in Seattle next week, August 17-19, 2015. It’s quite exciting to see the A-list of sponsors, many of them newcomers to this particular technology, teaming…

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Zabbix + IoT/Snappy: allows users to feel the pulse of things

By Canonical on 12 June 2015

Things around us are becoming smarter every day and many tasks we use to perform manually are becoming automated. As our dependency on the Internet of Things (IoT) technology grows, we need to make sure such devices work reliably, securely…

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LXD crushes KVM in density and speed

By Canonical on 18 May 2015

LXD achieves 14.5 times greater density than KVM LXD launches instances 94% faster than KVM LXD provides 57% less latency than KVM LXD is the container-based hypervisor lead by Canonical. Today, Canonical published benchmarks showing that…