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: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS certified on HP ProLiant servers: computing for the hyperscale era

    Today, Canonical and HP announced that Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS is to be certified and supported by HP on its Proliant Systems: http://www.canonical.com/content/ubuntu-1204-lts-server-be-certified-supported-hp-proliant-systems This is a huge announcement for us at Canonical. It’s also testament that HP sees real business benefits in offering certified and supported Proliant systems with Ubuntu Server. Arguably, however, the most […]

  • Blog: HPCloud to go in public beta with OpenStack on Ubuntu

    Six month after starting a private beta for HPCloud, HP has announced this week that their cloud is ready to start scaling up to a public beta next month.  This is a major milestone for HPCloud which coincides with two major events: the release of OpenStack Essex last week and the upcoming release of Ubuntu […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu Powers HP Public Cloud

    Today our CEO Jane Silber announced at the OpenStack Conference in Boston that HP has chosen Ubuntu as one of the initial lead host and guest operating system powering their Public Cloud. HP and Canonical are working closely together during the current private beta to make certain that we provide the most secure, scalable, business-class […]

  • Blog: HP and Canonical work towards Ubuntu certification on servers

    Moving Ubuntu into the enterprise, especially on the server, has been a significant undertaking. While the Ubuntu Server Edition has been around since late 2005, it really came into its own in mid 2006 with Ubuntu 6.06LTS — the first Long Term Supported version. The LTS versions are released every two years and supported for […]