Topic: Services

Supporting net neutrality and the Internet Slowdown

Canonical News, open source, Services

On 10th September 2014, Canonical are joining in with Internet Slowdown day to support the fight for net neutrality. Along with Reddit, Tumblr, Boing Boing, Kickstarter and many more sites, we will be sporting banners on our main sites, www.ubuntu.com and www.canonical.com. If there were Internet slow lanes, you’d still be waiting. Protect Internet freedom. […]

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A Précis for Precise

Canonical News, Cloud, Desktop, Server, Services

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 […]

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Five Golden Rules for a Successful Ubuntu Desktop Migration

Desktop, Services

So, you like the idea of deploying an Ubuntu desktop to all or some of your users. You like the way Ubuntu’s light-client model can give  your older desktop machines a new lease of life. You like the fact that Ubuntu is secure, portable, and easy to manage. Best of all, you like that it […]

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Ubuntu Certification – Program Guide Update

Services

Canonical runs the Ubuntu Certification program, providing users with a verified list of Ubuntu compatible systems. For Manufacturers and partners that would like to understand better the certification program, Canonical publishes a guide available to download from the certification website. We have recently updated the guide to include a detailed list of the components that […]

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Why Buy An Ubuntu Certified System?

Services

What do Chianti wines, Organic foods, and Spanish Ham have in common with Ubuntu Certified? The simple answer is that they all stand for quality. Chianti is an Italian standard (DOCG) for Tuscany wines that requires using defined methods, satisfying set quality standards. Organic Foods are foods free of artificial components such as synthetic pesticides […]

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Ubuntu Certification Is Changing

Services

Canonical offers a commercial certification programme where manufacturers (OEM & ODM) can apply for their systems to be validated and endorsed to work with Ubuntu.  We had two levels of endorsement for systems: “Ubuntu Certified” and “Ubuntu Ready”. Successful applications to the certification programme results in a certificate for the system being listed at Ubuntu.com/Certification […]

Dell announces support for Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud

Cloud, Partners, Server, Services

On Wednesday Dell announced a comprehensive overview of its enterprise strategy. Significant in its announcement, was the addition of Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) as an infrastructure solution, joining the proprietary offerings from VMWare and Microsoft. This is the first major offering of a true open source Cloud solution backed by a major corporate vendor. Dell […]

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