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Ubuntu 15.04: What’s new for cloud users?

By Canonical on 21 April 2015

Ubuntu 15.04: OpenStack ready to roll with Kilo and first outing of Snappy Core Adds LXD, a new hypervisor with incredible density and speed First release of Snappy Ubuntu Core for cloud container hosts and smart devices OpenStack “Kilo”…

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Ericsson and Canonical partner to drive cloud innovation

By Canonical on 26 March 2015

Three-year partnership to support industry with proven cloud technology and drive cloud innovation Innovation around OPNFV (NFV/VNF) and IT cloud Ericsson to deploy Ubuntu Server OS as Host OS for Cloud offering Canonical, the company…

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MWC 2015: a week to remember

By Canonical on 16 March 2015

As the lights go down on Mobile World Congress 2015, we’ve taken a bit of time to reflect on what has become one of our favourite events in the conference calender. And what a week it was! Congress touched every team within Canoncial…

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Cisco Systems Releases UCS Big Data CVD Based on Ubuntu OpenStack

By John Dolen on 14 August 2014

Ubuntu OpenStack continues to be the “go to” platform for enterprise scale out solutions, as Cisco releases its latest CVD (Cisco Validated Design), Hadoop as a Service (HaaS) with Cisco UCS Common Platform Architecture (CPA v2) for Big…

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Cloud Magic – See the Juju Demo on IBM POWER8

By John Dolen on 13 August 2014

IBM recently posted “Cloud Magic! Ubuntu on IBM Power Systems with POWER8”, a video clip of the very first live demo of Ubuntu on POWER8 (with Little Endian mode). Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu and Canonical, provided this demo…

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Enterprise standards = prisoners of the mind?

By Mark Baker on 22 July 2014

Over the last few weeks we’ve found ourselves in several prospective customer meetings discussing the suitability of OpenStack for enterprise use in production clouds. Enterprises are skeptical of OpenStack’s ability to deliver a solid…

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When it comes to scale, size doesn’t matter

By Mark Baker on 2 August 2013

This is the first in a series of articles about the best ways to manage scale out workloads. Scale. We hear a lot about managing scale being one of the key challenges in a world where numbers can grow very large very fast. Whether it’s…

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Canonical and Autonomic Resources partner to bring Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud to the US federal government

By Canonical on 12 June 2013

Canonical and Autonomic Resources today announced the availability of an integrated product based on Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) and Dell Blade server hardware under the ARC-P cloud product family. ARC-P-UEC is now available for purchase…

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Cyberport offers innovative cloud-based services for Hong Kong’s technology entrepreneurs

By Canonical on 21 May 2013

OpenStack and Ubuntu provide secure, cost-effective cloud infrastructure Summary To give local start-ups and entrepreneurs access to infrastructure and services on demand, Hong Kong’s digital community Cyberport built a new, open-source…

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Enterprise cloud computing with Ubuntu on Windows Azure

By Canonical on 16 April 2013

The emergence of public cloud computing has changed the IT landscape for developers and enterprises, making it significantly easier and more cost effective to develop and deploy new applications, services and infrastructure. Enterprises…


What are the management factors in planning a migration from Windows to Ubuntu?

By Canonical on 7 January 2013

Best of our webinars – (From the Ubuntu: The Desktop of the Future webinar @ 29.25 min) ANSWER Large scale migrations from Windows to Linux desktop can be done well. But some very ambitious projects to move to an open source desktop…

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Top 10 questions about Ubuntu

By Canonical on 14 December 2012

It’s the end of the year, we met with lots of people from all around the world, at various conferences and events and wherever they were from and whatever their role in IT was, the same questions always seem to come back. So we…