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200 posts from 2014

BootStack – taking away the pain of cloud management

By Canonical, 1 September 2014

BootStack (short for: build, operate, and optionally transfer) is the new offering from Canonical to round up its cloud portfolio. Utilising their experience...

Canonical recognised as Tech Pioneer by WEF

By Canonical, 29 August 2014

We’re really excited to announce that Canonical has been selected as one of the 2015 World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers. The award was given to Canonical in...

Saving ubuntu.com on download day: Caching location specific pages

By Robin Winslow, 28 August 2014

On release day we can get up to 8,000 requests a second to ubuntu.com from people trying to download the new release. In fact, last October (13.10) was the...

Ubuntu now available on VMware vCloud Air

By Canonical, 21 August 2014

London 21st August 2014: VMware, Inc., and Canonical today announced that certified Ubuntu LTS images are available on VMware vCloud® Air™, an...

Juju plays in the big leagues at Linux Foundation survey

By Canonical, 20 August 2014

“Juju is amazing!” is a phrase we at Canonical have grown accustomed to hearing from customers and prospects who see the powerful service orchestration tool...

Ubuntu OpenStack — the natural choice for telcos and service providers

By Canonical, 18 August 2014

As a Telco or Cloud Service Provider, you have much more stringent requirements of your infrastructure than a normal enterprise. You expect high availability,...

Telco clouds reach new heights with Ubuntu OpenStack

By Canonical, 18 August 2014

Ubuntu OpenStack is not only the world’s most popular OpenStack distribution, but also the most dominant among so-called “OpenStack super-users”. Canonical...

Cisco Systems Releases UCS Big Data CVD Based on Ubuntu OpenStack

By John Dolen, 14 August 2014

Ubuntu OpenStack continues to be the “go to” platform for enterprise scale out solutions, as Cisco releases its latest CVD (Cisco Validated Design), Hadoop as...

Cloud Magic – See the Juju Demo on IBM POWER8

By John Dolen, 13 August 2014

IBM recently posted  “Cloud Magic! Ubuntu on IBM Power Systems with POWER8”, a video clip of the very first live demo of Ubuntu on POWER8 (with Little Endian...

CPLANE NETWORKS joins OIL

By Canonical, 12 August 2014

Our OpenStack Interoperability Lab (OIL) programme is currently testing and validating over 3,000 hardware and software configurations per month. We’re adding...

Ubuntu 14.10 wallpapers – we needs ‘em!

By Canonical, 8 August 2014

Ubuntu was once described to me by a wise(ish 😉 ) man as a train that was leaving whether you’re on it or not. That’s the beauty of a 6 month release cycle....

The hybrid cloud would prefer you leave your interop inhibitions at the door

By Mark Baker, 6 August 2014

How will cloud adoption progress? If the results of this year’s Future of Cloud Computing Report from North Bridge are any indication, the answer is rapidly,...