187 posts from 2013

Landscape updates Ubuntu with hyperscale management

By Canonical, 12 September 2013

Today we’re introducing some new features into Ubuntu’s systems management and monitoring tool, Landscape. Organisations will now be able to use Landscape to...

Ubuntu the challenger?

By Mark Baker, 10 September 2013

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...

Critical workloads, private deployments and market opportunities abound in the cloud

By Canonical, 10 September 2013

In our annual Server and Cloud Survey we asked over 5,800 Ubuntu users from six continents to share their experience of using Ubuntu server and cloud, as well...

Facebook comes to Ubuntu phone

By Canonical, 10 September 2013

The Ubuntu community is developing a Facebook application for Ubuntu smartphones ready for launch later this year. It will be an Ubuntu Web App, which takes...

Wednesday App Design Clinic

By Canonical, 10 September 2013

Since Ubuntu touch was announced, its been fantastic to see the variety of apps you’ve been developing, from shopping lists to word games, to apps that aid...

Join in UbuntuVoice: be the voice of millions of Ubuntu users

By Canonical, 10 September 2013

In past years, we have had many Ubuntu users getting involved in helping with our user research. Now we feel it’s time to form a user research network, which...

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

By Maria Bonnefon, 5 September 2013

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...

Cloud gets a boost with VMware vCHS

By Mark Baker, 2 September 2013

On Monday August 26th, VMware announced the general availability of their vCloud Hybrid Service. This service, initially opened back in May to a restricted...

Ubuntu Cloud Guest

By peter-mahnke, 29 August 2013

Ubuntu is the most popular guest operating system in the world’s major public clouds. What makes Ubuntu such a natural choice for cloud providers and users?...

OpenStack primer

By Canonical, 29 August 2013

This short document introduces you to OpenStack and its components, what you can change and customise, and why Ubuntu and OpenStack work so well together.

Top 10 questions about MAAS

By Canonical, 29 August 2013

This FAQ summarises the most important things you need to know about MAAS (metal-as-a-service). It covers what MAAS is, how it works with other Ubuntu cloud...

Top 12 questions about Juju

By Canonical, 29 August 2013

Why is Juju the most amazing service modelling tool currently available on the market, and why is it the best, easiest, and fastest way to deploy services and...