Posts from September 2013

  • Blog: Launching new Telco services daily – TADS Summit 2013

    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 […]

  • Blog: Ubuntu the challenger?

    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, […]

  • Blog: Cloud gets a boost with VMware vCHS

    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 […]

  • Blog: Taking the ‘fun’ out of OpenStack

    “May you live in interesting times.” This Chinese proverb probably resonates well with teams running OpenStack in production over the last 18 months. But, at the OpenStack Summit in Portland, Ubuntu and Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth demonstrated that life is going to get much less ‘interesting’ for people running OpenStack and that is a good […]

  • 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: Ubuntu Server Survey 2010 released

    We are ready to release the report on the server survey, the information for which was gathered at the tail end of 2009 by the server community in collaboration with Canonical. The survey contained a vast array of questions, many of which were general and many others user-prompted depending on previous response. We are grateful […]

  • Blog: 2009 Ubuntu Server Edition user survey

    The Ubuntu Server Team wants to know how you use Ubuntu Server Edition in day-to-day operations to help the team prioritize the support and development of the product.  This is the second edition of this initiative which was first introduced in 2008. In an effort to better understand, support and further the Ubuntu Server Edition […]

  • 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 […]

  • Blog: Redmonk and Ubuntu survey: results are in!

    Over the last two months Canonical and the Ubuntu server community ran a user survey to delve into the detail of Ubuntu server use. You can see the original launch plan here. The audience was self-selecting; we promoted it through the Ubuntu website and some other popular Linux server forums. Our friends at the analyst […]

  • Blog: Landscape 1.2 Released with More Customizable Features

    We have just released Landscape 1.2 which is the next version of our management and monitoring software that lets you manage multiple Ubuntu systems as easily as one. In addition to provisioning, package and security updates management, Landscape enables you to control and monitor all your systems from a single Web interface reducing the complexity […]