Topic: Ubuntu Advantage

Ubuntu Security Update on Poodle (CVE-2014-3566) and SSLv3 Downgrade Attack

Canonical News, Cloud, Desktop, open source, Server, Ubuntu Advantage

The following is an update on Ubuntu’s response to the latest Internet emergency security issue, POODLE (CVE-2014-3566), in combination with an SSLv3 downgrade vulnerability. Vulnerability Summary “SSL 3.0 is an obsolete and insecure protocol. While for most practical purposes it has been replaced by its successors TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1, and TLS 1.2, many TLS implementations remain backwards­ […]

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Ubuntu the challenger?

Cloud, open source, Server, Ubuntu Advantage

When it comes to using Linux on an enterprise server, Ubuntu is generally seen as the new challenger in a market dominated by established vendors specifically targeting enterprises. However, we are seeing signs that this is changing. The W3Techs data showing Ubuntu’s continued growth as a platform for online scale-out infrastructure is becoming well known, […]

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Canonical showcasing Cloud and Desktop solutions at Dell Solutions Summit, Beijing, China

Cloud, Desktop, Partners, Ubuntu Advantage

We’re excited to announce that Canonical is sponsoring and exhibiting at the forthcoming Dell Solutions Summit, August 27-29th, 2013 in Beijing, China. Danica Han, our Director of Cloud Alliances for APAC, will be speaking at the summit about Canonical’s commitment to the Chinese market, how we meet the specific needs of Chinese users and how […]

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Canonical and Dell expand joint PowerEdge Server engineering and support

Canonical News, Partners, Server, Ubuntu Advantage

Today we announced a collaborative support and engineering agreement with Dell.  As part of this agreement Canonical will add Dell 11G & 12G PowerEdge models to the Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS Certification List and Dell will add Ubuntu Server to its Linux OS Support Matrix. In May 2012, Dell launched the OpenStack Cloud Reference Architecture […]

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Canonical gives businesses the Ubuntu Advantage

Canonical News, Ubuntu Advantage

Canonical over the last four years or so has brought businesses a growing range of services and software tools to help them make better use of the Ubuntu platform. Many of these services, such as Landscape systems management and technical support, have proven valuable for companies that want to more easily manage and maintain Ubuntu […]

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Landscape 1.5 Released with new Enterprise Features

Ubuntu Advantage

The number of subscribers to the Landscape Systems Management application has grown dramatically over the past year with much of this growth coming from enterprises using the Landscape Dedicated Server which we released just 8 months ago. These users prefer the Dedicated Server because they can keep all of their systems management functions behind their […]

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Landscape 1.4 Adds UEC Support

Ubuntu Advantage

Cloud management dominates the theme for Landscape 1.4 with new features that allow you to manage your private Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) as easily as you manage your instances on Amazon EC2. Also released are new features that help system administrators be more efficient including time based package updates and role based access. These new […]

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Landscape System Management Tool Adds Dedicated Server

Ubuntu Advantage

Today we are announcing the Landscape Dedicated Server Edition — a stand alone version of Landscape that users can install on-site giving them complete control of their Ubuntu environment. This is one of our most requested features so we modified the Hosted version of landscape, keeping all the management, auditing and monitoring features, packaging it […]

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New individual desktop services

Desktop, Ubuntu Advantage

The last few years have seen a dramatic increase in the size and reach of the Ubuntu community while netbooks have brought many new consumer users to Ubuntu.  Other advances in user interface design, device compatibility and availability have meant that more small businesses and individuals have been able to start using Ubuntu. To meet […]

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Landscape 1.3 now Manages Ubuntu Server on Amazon EC2

Ubuntu Advantage

Announcing the release of Landscape 1.3 – the next version of Canonical’s management and monitoring software that lets you manage multiple Ubuntu systems as easily as one. In addition, Landscape enables you to monitor all your systems from a single Web interface reducing the complexity of managing multiple systems. The theme of 1.3 is Cloud […]

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