From across Canonical

OpenStack Summit Hong Kong 2013: Interoperability and collaboration for a stronger OpenStack

Cloud, Server

To paraphrase from Mark Shuttleworth’s keynote at the OpenStack Developer Summit last week in Hong Kong, building clouds is no longer exciting. It’s easy. That’s somewhat of an exaggeration, of course, as clouds are still a big choice for many enterprises, but there is still a lot of truth in Mark’s sentiment. The really interesting […]

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Trademarks, community and criticism

open source

Recently some concerns were expressed by fixubuntu.com, a website focusing on Ubuntu privacy, about a routine trademark enforcement email that Canonical sent. We want to provide some context around this issue. In Ubuntu we cherish an open and diverse discourse, and we welcome differing and challenging views and perspectives; it is the cornerstone of our […]

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Ubuntu 13.10 delivers faster cloud setup and management for scale-out environments

Canonical News, Cloud, Server

Ubuntu Server 13.10 is available from 17th October; first fully supported release of the new OpenStack Havana, with VMWare vSphere integration, faster node installation and a new version of Juju that supports ultra-dense containerised application deployment. Canonical today announced that the next version of Ubuntu for server and cloud environments will be released on 17 […]

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Ubuntu pre-installed and in retail worldwide

Desktop, Partners

In the early days of Ubuntu, it was always a challenge to promote an OS that was so new and little known to the market; we were often asked ‘Ubun what…?”! Over the years, Canonical has grown rapidly, has innovated even faster and the community has spread the word all across the globe. Today, with […]

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Launching new Telco services daily – TADS Summit 2013

Cloud, Server

The telco business has long prided itself on providing dependable services all day every day. Today, dial tones generally survive earthquakes, hurricanes, wars and power cuts and that is testimony to the service quality telcos provide. This high level of service quality runs through a telco’s DNA, which gives their applications the renowned ‘telco-grade’ high […]

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Ubuntu on Windows Azure gets the Juju magic

Cloud

September 17th, 2013. Today, Canonical, in cooperation with Microsoft, is announcing that Juju fully supports deploying services on Ubuntu into Windows Azure. This means that from tomorrow, September 18th, Ubuntu users can use Juju with its intuitive GUI to design and deploy sophisticated application infrastructure instantly into Windows Azure. Fresh Ubuntu Certified images for all […]

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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 – Dell launching Ubuntu in China in 1,000+ stores

Partners

Over the next few weeks Chinese customers will be able to find more ways to purchase Dell computers pre-loaded with Ubuntu throughout even more cities!  With significant success to date, Dell China and Canonical will work closely together to significantly increase the the number of stores selling Ubuntu based PC’s in the Chinese retail market. […]

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Cloud gets a boost with VMware vCHS

Cloud, Server

On Monday August 26th, VMware announced the general availability of their vCloud Hybrid Service. This service, initially opened back in May to a restricted set of early adopters provides VMware customers with a means of being able to easily bring their workloads out of their own datacentres and into to the cloud. For many customers […]

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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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