Posts from April 2012

  • Blog: A Précis for Precise

    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS will be released to the world this Thursday and it’s going to be fantastic. We’ve known for quite a while that Ubuntu is not only beautiful, but also usable and robust for individuals and a great platform for app developers. Those traditions continue in 12.04, with the added bonus of long term […]

  • Blog: Speakers confirmed for the Ubuntu Cloud Summit

    The first Ubuntu Cloud Summit, hosted by Canonical and Redmonk, takes place in Oakland, California on May 8th and the speakers are now confirmed. It promises to be a riveting day for anyone interested in cloud strategy. If you haven’t secured your ticket yet, there’s still time – but hurry. They are disappearing fast. Presenting […]

  • Blog: Make your voice heard in the open standards debate

    If you’re a keen follower of all things open source, you might already know about the UK Government’s consultation on open software standards. In short, the Government wants to reduce its IT costs and improve interoperability across all its departments and agencies; sensible aims, indeed. It is therefore considering making the adoption of open standards […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS certified on HP ProLiant servers: computing for the hyperscale era

    Today, Canonical and HP announced that Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS is to be certified and supported by HP on its Proliant Systems: http://www.canonical.com/content/ubuntu-1204-lts-server-be-certified-supported-hp-proliant-systems This is a huge announcement for us at Canonical. It’s also testament that HP sees real business benefits in offering certified and supported Proliant systems with Ubuntu Server. Arguably, however, the most […]

  • Blog: Canonical is Headline Sponsor of the OpenStack Design Summit & Conference

    Canonical is proud to be one of the headline sponsors of the OpenStack Design Summit & Conference next week in San Francsico. Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth will be presenting at the conference on April 19th. Mark’s presentation, From Blue Skies to Big Deployments, will outline how we can deliver the robustness, scale and innovation that […]

  • Blog: HPCloud to go in public beta with OpenStack on Ubuntu

    Six month after starting a private beta for HPCloud, HP has announced this week that their cloud is ready to start scaling up to a public beta next month.  This is a major milestone for HPCloud which coincides with two major events: the release of OpenStack Essex last week and the upcoming release of Ubuntu […]

  • Blog: Don’t miss the inaugural Ubuntu Cloud Summit

    Kicking off this May, the Ubuntu Cloud Summit is a one day event for both technology and business people interested in what cloud computing can do for their organisations. Hosted by Canonical and Redmonk we’ll be looking at how open-source is playing a critical role in the move to cloud computing. Delegates will also hear […]