Posts from October 2013

  • Blog: Ubuntu pre-installed and in retail worldwide

    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 […]

  • Blog: Canonical – Dell launching Ubuntu in China in 1,000+ stores

    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. […]

  • Blog: Canonical and Dell expand joint PowerEdge Server engineering and support

    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 […]

  • Blog: Dell’s Ubuntu based Developer laptop just got better

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

  • Blog: World Hosting Day Dell OpenStack-Powered Cloud Solution with Ubuntu

    At World Hosting Day in Germany today, Dell announced its partnering with Canonical to deliver and support Dell OpenStack-Powered Cloud Solution with Ubuntu in the UK, Germany and China. This is a great opportunity for enterprise customers who want to deploy their own private clouds with the same features and capabilities as public clouds. So whether […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu, the cloud OS

    We made a small flurry of announcements last week, all of which were related to cloud computing. I think it is worthwhile to put some context around Ubuntu and the cloud and explain a little more about where we are with this critical strategic strand for our beloved OS. First of all, the announcements. We […]

  • Blog: Dell announces support for Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud

    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 […]

  • Blog: Dell’s new Ubuntu powered Inspiron Mini 9

    Here at Canonical we are pretty excited about the global announcements today from Dell about its new Inspiron Mini 9, which will soon ship in many countries with Ubuntu 8.04 pre-installed. Not only does the Ubuntu version come with a custom launcher that makes the Inspiron Mini 9 fast, safe and easy to use, it […]

  • Blog: Mo’ Dell

    You might have missed it but Dell has expanded the availability of machines running Ubuntu to Canada and Latin America. New territories seem to be becoming almost commonplace, which is nice. Lest we forget, consumers can now buy a Dell machine running Ubuntu in the US, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Canada, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Colombia, […]