Topic: Cloud

Enterprise Cloud Computing with Ubuntu on Windows Azure

Canonical News, Cloud

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 can choose among cloud providers to meet their needs for performance, features, price and flexibility that will support their technology strategy today […]

No comments

Dell’s Ubuntu based Developer laptop just got better

Cloud, Desktop, Partners

Dell announced today an updated XPS 13, preloaded with Ubuntu, which has a full high-definition 1080p display. It will be available for sale in the USA  and Canada, but as part of this update Dell will also be making it available in parts of Europe, the Middle East and Africa.   As we reported in […]

Steve's photo

11 comments

Ubuntu helped set the stage for today’s inauguration

Cloud, open source

Today’s inauguration of Barack Obama to his second term provides a good opportunity to look back at last year’s campaign and appreciate it in a bit more detail. We’ll skip discussion of the adverts, polls, photo ops, sound bites, political theatre and even the much appreciated informed debate on the issues, and focus instead on […]

Jane's photo

No comments

Juju GUI for visual cloud orchestration

Cloud, Server

As clouds for IT infrastructure become commonplace, admins and devops need quick, easy ways of deploying and orchestrating cloud services.  As we mentioned in October, Ubuntu now has a GUI for Juju, the service orchestration tool for server and cloud. In this post we wanted to expand a bit more on how Juju makes it […]

Mark's photo

No comments

Sputnik – Dell’s Ubuntu-based developer laptop is here

Cloud, Desktop, Partners

Ubuntu has long been a favourite with developers – especially in the worlds of web and cloud development. We’re excited that, from today, serious (and not-so-serious) developers will be able to get their hands on the super-sleek Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition, preloaded with and fully optimised for Ubuntu. The Dell XPS 13 is a […]

Mark's photo

4 comments

Cloud Model Checklist

Cloud, open source

You have critical decisions ahead as you take your first steps into cloud computing. One of them will be whether to build a private cloud infrastructure in your own data centre, make use of one of the public cloud services offered by vendors like Amazon, Rackspace and HP, or combine the two in a ‘hybrid […]

No comments

Catch the cloud with OpenStack webinars

Canonical News, Cloud, open source

OpenStack, your foundation for Cloud computing 14 November 2012 at 4pm GMT   The open cloud, based on OpenStack, is fast becoming one of the most popular cloud platforms. OpenStack delivers open standards, modularity and scalability, and avoids vendor lock-in. Join this webinar to find out why OpenStack is surging ahead, learn about the OpenStack […]

No comments

The new Juju GUI: because a picture paints a thousand words

Cloud, Server

Hardened sysadmins and operators often spurn graphical user interfaces (GUIs) as being slow, cumbersome, unscriptable and inflexible. GUIs are for wimps, right? Well, I’m not going to argue – and certainly, command line interfaces (CLIs) have their benefits, for those comfortable using them. But we are seeing a pronounced change in the industry, as developers […]

Mark's photo

No comments

Get the lowdown on enterprise computing at Ubuntu Insights

Canonical News, Cloud, Desktop, Server

If you’re considering the adoption of new technology in your business, there’s a new resource launching today that could give you everything you need to make the right decisions in what can be confusing and sometimes costly field. With sections on the desktop, server and the hot topic of the moment – cloud computing – […]

No comments

Why we’re number one for OpenStack

Canonical News, Cloud, Server

Today is the official launch of the OpenStack Foundation, which is leading the cloud industry in developing the most cutting-edge open enterprise-class cloud platform available. The OpenStack Foundation aims to promote the development, distribution and adoption of OpenStack. As a founding platinum member, Canonical is involved by contributing to the project’s governance, technical development and […]

1 comment