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Cloud and server

Janrain powers the next generation of online indentity management with Ubuntu

By Canonical on 12 January 2012

Ubuntu Cloud Guest and Amazon’s public cloud power seamless sign-on and authentication for millions of web users. Summary US technology Janrain makes it simple for web users to access new sites using their existing online accounts,…


Ubuntu helps bridge the digital divide in rural India

By Canonical on 4 August 2011

Powering servers and desktops for rural networking pioneer Summary Airjaldi’s vision is to provide broadband services in rural India where terrain is difficult, the population is sparse, and financial resources are scarce. Success depends…


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…

Agora Games makes dramatic time and cost savings with Ubuntu

By Canonical on 2 February 2011

Gaming company cuts server infrastructure by almost half with Ubuntu and VMware Summary Agora Games creates custom online gaming communities and develops video-game middleware. As a fast-growing company, Agora Games realised that it needed…


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…

Ubuntu helps KnowledgeTree build client base and reduce costs

By Canonical on 16 December 2010

Innovative cloud solution serves 200 times the clients for a quarter of the cost Summary KnowledgeTree wanted to introduce a Software as a Service (SaaS) version of its popular document management solution. Its new infrastructure needed to…


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…

Cloud and server

La Gendarmerie Nationale upgrades 85,000 PCs to Ubuntu Desktop Edition

By Canonical on 10 November 2010

Summary La Gendarmerie Nationale's IT team must ensure that the police force can provide a responsive and cost-effective service nationwide. With growing IT infrastructure costs, the organisation decided to review its existing…

The UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital maximise resources with standardised infrastructure

By Canonical on 4 October 2010

Canonical partner Fry-IT implements a high-performing infrastructure based on Ubuntu Server Edition The UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital wanted to replace the disparate server infrastructure on which their…

Oakland University replaces UNIX with Ubuntu

By Canonical on 4 October 2010

Company overview Oakland University, a state-supported college in Rochester, Mich., teaches some 18,000 students across its liberal arts, business administration, health sciences, engineering and computer science schools. The 3,000-student…

Metal Sales deploys mission-critical servers five times faster with Ubuntu

By Canonical on 4 October 2010

US-based Metal Sales Manufacturing needed to upgrade its server infrastructure so that it could accelerate processes, integrate new applications and scale to meet future requirements. The company needed to implement a cost-effective…


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…