Alexander Gallagher

Director of Business Development

At Canonical, Alex is responsible for the Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud (CPC) program in the Americas, the focus of this is enabling the best possible Ubuntu experience - from simple virtual machines, containers, through to full service modelling. Having begun his software career in the Oil and Gas sector in Aberdeen, Scotland, Alex joined Canonical from running the UK division of a Danish software company in the Finance sector from the City of London. Outside of Canonical Alex has a passion for coaching Business Development best practice.

3 posts by Alexander Gallagher

Cloud and server

Canonical at Google Next 2017

by Alexander Gallagher on 6 March 2017

The dramatic emergence of open source software, together with the SaaS deployment model and cloud computing, has greatly reduced software costs for enterprises, but that has also created new challenges. As many organizations have come to …

Ubuntu

Certified Ubuntu Images Available in SoftLayer

by Alexander Gallagher on 1 July 2016

We are excited to announce today that SoftLayer, an IBM Company and a world-leading IaaS provider, is now an Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud partner for Ubuntu guest images. For users, this means you can now harness …

Cloud and server

Rackspace joins Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud

by Alexander Gallagher on 10 September 2015

Continuing to validate the importance of certified images in the cloud Ubuntu, the world’s most popular cloud operating system, has gained additional traction with Rackspace, a managed cloud leader. Rackspace and Canonical are excited to announce …