Ubuntu case studies, whitepapers and webinars

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ESM for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr

Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) will be available for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr for continued security and compliance of the most popular linux operating system.

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With the release of Ubuntu 19.04

Our most advanced release to date offers developers and innovators the first chance to experience the latest open source software available including the Linux 5.0 Kernel, OpenStack Stein, Kubernetes version 1.14 and Ceph Mimic.

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Connected cars and autonomous driving

The automotive industry is expanding its frontiers with the arrival of connected cars and autonomous driving. Find out the challenges brought by this revolution and what is being done to overcome them.

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Busting the myth of private cloud economics

Canonical took part in 451 Research Cloud Price Index (CPI) in Sept 2017, and compared its pricing and services against the industry using the CPI’s benchmark averages and market distributions.

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How to get started and progress with an AI program

Whether you are just exploring the opportunities that AI can hold for your business or are preparing to deploy in production at scale join us to learn what you need to achieve your goals.

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Artificial intelligence, machine learning and Ubuntu

An introduction to AI and ML workloads on Ubuntu workstations, servers and in the cloud on a Kubernetes stack.

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An introduction to AppArmor

An explanation of AppArmor, its key features and why the principle of least privilege is recommended.

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Azeti uses Ubuntu Core to improve deployment and security

Ubuntu is an open source software operating system that runs from the desktop, to the cloud, to all your internet connected things.

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AZLOGICA utilise Ubuntu Core for customised IoT agricultural solutions

Learn how Azlogica, a Latin American IoT company, turned to Ubuntu to help their client, Oceanos, to maximise shrimp production and revenues utilising Ubuntu Core and Dell Edge Gateways.

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BotsAndUs builds a social robot on Ubuntu

To bring its robot, Bo, to market, BotsAndUs needed an OS that could support the wide variety of hardware and software involved in the product; and the robotics company quickly discovered that Ubuntu offered the ideal combination of versatility and suitability for embedded projects.

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Cinergy makes significant digital signage saving with Screenly Pro and Ubuntu Core

Find out why Cinergy turned to Screenly Pro and Ubuntu Core to help with their content management needs in such a marketing driven business.

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City Network brings OpenStack cloud hosting to the financial services sector with Canonical

In the global cloud hosting arena, City Network stands out from the pack thanks to superb service quality and a unique focus on industry-specific regulatory compliance.

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Commercetools uses Ubuntu Server to power its next-generation ecommerce platform

Commercetools helps enterprises to digitally transform their entire sales operations across all channels.

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IMS Evolve adopts Ubuntu Core to provide IoT-enabled business intelligence in the supply chain

Find out how IMS Evolve adopted Ubuntu Core running on Dell Edge Gateways to run the cold-chain solutions of some of the recognisable food retailers.

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How Ubuntu helped InnovaPOS revolutionise the vending machine industry

The smart vending machines market is on the rise with estimates of 2.7 million to be sold by 2020 with Asia Pacific predicted to be the fastest growing region with a CAGR of 15% over the same period.

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ITstrategen keeps legacy applications secure with Extended Security Maintenance

Extended Security Maintenance extends official support for the operating system, guaranteeing the continued security of ITstrategen’s servers and saving its clients from costly application updates.

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NEXIONA collaborates with Canonical and Dell to create MIIMETIQ EDGE

IoT is delivering real value for many smart businesses and is capturing people’s imagination because of its immense openness and flexibility.

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Rocket.Chat communication platform enables simplicity through snaps

As Rocket.Chat has evolved, it has been keen to get its platform into the hands of as many users as possible without the difficulties of installation often associated with bespoke Linux deployments.

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Sensape uses Landscape to remotely support revolutionary interactive retail displays

Sensape is teaching computers to see, understand and interact with people at trade events and in retail locations. Instead of using unchanging, predefined content, the Sensape systems senses its environment and reacts accordingly.

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Busting the myth of private cloud economics

Private cloud costs: the new report from 451 Research found Canonical’s managed private cloud to be cheaper than 25 of the public cloud providers included in the Cloud Price benchmark.

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How to face the challenges of becoming a cloud operator

In a shifting market, the traditional revenues of telcos and service providers are under threat. Voice revenues are at an all-time low, and high wireless data costs are negatively impacting margins.

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Cloud init

Private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud, multi-cloud… the variety of locations, platforms and physical substrate you can start a cloud instance on is vast.

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Why Ubuntu Core is the most secure choice for IoT

Join this webinar hosted by Alex Murray, Technical Lead of the Ubuntu Security Team to find out about the latest security features of Ubuntu Core, the tiny, transactional version of Ubuntu designed specifically for IoT.

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CTO’s guide to SDN, NFV & VNF

Networking and communications standards and methodologies are undergoing the greatest transition since the migration from analogue to digital: from function-specific, proprietary devices to software-enabled commodity hardware.

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How to build and deploy your first AI/ML model on Ubuntu

An introduction to AI and ML workloads on Ubuntu workstations, servers and in the cloud on a Kubernetes stack.

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Six reasons why developers choose Ubuntu Desktop

What's the most popular Linux OS? This whitepaper examines six key reasons why the developer community turn to Ubuntu.

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Get started with DevOps best practices: CI/CD

A webinar to learn how to automate Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Continuous Deployment with Kubernetes

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The transformation of the DevOps journey in IoT

Traditional development methods do not scale into the IoT sphere

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Server Provisioning: What Network Admins & IT Pros Need to Know

Server provisioning tools help organisations to take full advantage of existing investments by maximising hardware efficiency.

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A guide to edge computing and the tools you need

Join Canonical Product Managers for a series of webinars on edge computing to learn what is driving businesses to process their data at the edge and how you can add an edge computing layer to your business infrastructure.

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The essential guide for Telecoms and Service Providers adopting big data solutions

This eBook provides telecom and service provider executives with a basic introduction to big data and analytics processing in the telecom industry.

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Keep up with evolving software

Software keeps evolving and management complexity tends to increase with successive stack updates. Learn how using Juju can solve software management complexity and how it provides a familiar approach to managing any type of stack.

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Canonical presents Financial Services Month

The fintech infrastructure is moving on. A series of webinars to have an understanding of the emerging technologies: multi-cloud, AI/ML, Blockchain and Containers, and their impact on the financial services industry.

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Fing serves 30,000 customers with a secure, future-proof IoT device

Case study: using Ubuntu Core and an IoT appstore enabled Fing to bring a secure IoT device to market very quickly, saving development time and allowing for automated upgrades.

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Multi-cloud fundamental to financial services transformation

This whitepaper highlights the need for the finserv industry to evolve its infrastructure and the means to achieve it without friction.

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Future-proofing Fingbox, the IoT home network monitoring device

In this webinar, you’ll learn how Fingbox was built with Ubuntu Core and how Fingbox’s key features are updated and improved ongoing using Snaps.

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Hiri successfully monetises their snap

Business focused email client demonstrates that proprietary apps can be monetised on the Linux desktop.

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Apellix engineers safer work environments with Ubuntu powered aerial robotics

This case study presents how Apellix, an industrial drone company, engineers safer work environments with Ubuntu.

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Precision drones on Ubuntu: flying at the edge of innovation

This webinar discusses how Apellix uses Ubuntu to solve industrial IoT challenges with precision drones.

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Establishing a software defined IoT business model

Whitepaper: How device manufacturers can go from building single function devices with little to no software strategy to building devices defined by software and software business models, powered by app stores and ecosystems of 3rd party ISVs.

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The transformation of the DevOps journey in IoT

Traditional development methods do not scale into the IoT sphere. Strong inter-dependencies and blurred boundaries among components in the edge device stack result in fragmentation, slow updates, security issues, increased cost, and reduced reliability of platforms

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Securing IoT device data against physical access

A technical overview of how Ubuntu Core with full disk encryption and secure boot can be implemented in IoT devices to provide protection in data sensitive scenarios.

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ITstrategen keeps legacy applications secure with Extended Security Maintenance

ITstrategen keeps legacy applications secure with Extended Security Maintenance (ESM), a feature of the Ubuntu Advantage support subscriptions from Canonical.

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Allan Gray unlocks unprecedented availability and productivity with Charmed Kubernetes

Canonical's Charmed Kubernetes cut financial servies company, Allan Gray's, Kubernetes cluster deployment time from two months to two weeks, with enterprise Kubernetes support provided to ensure maximum availability.

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Low latency and real-time kernels for telco and NFV

Which kernel provides the most balanced operational efficiency? A detailed analysis comparing real-time kernel assumptions against test results designed to reflect telco and NFV workloads.

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Low latency and real time kernels for telco and NFV

This special report provides data on dozens of kernel-specific benchmark scenarios, and a complete analysis of their outcomes.

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How to build a lightweight system container cluster

LXD, the system container manager, developed by Canonical and shipped by default with Ubuntu, makes it possible to create many containers of various Linux distributions and manage them in a way similar to virtual machines (VMs) but with lower overhead costs associated with them.

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How to integrate Ubuntu Desktop with Active Directory

Ubiquitous use of Microsoft tools coupled with increasing popularity of open source Linux software for enterprise presents new challenges for non-Microsoft operating systems that require seamless integration with Active Directory for authentication and identity management.

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Modernise your cloud

This webinar discusses how Trilio and Canonical help organisations transition to new, maintainable cloud architecture in just weeks.

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CIO guide to multi-cloud operations

What is the right cloud strategy for your business? A whitepaper with objective discussion of the various approaches to cloud computing and a clear definition for each of them: public cloud, private cloud, managed cloud, hybrid cloud and multi-cloud.

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NFV and SDN on OpenStack

Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) are two of the hottest infrastructure technologies around

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North America‘s first autonomous runway snowplough

Northstar Robotics, a Canadian tech start-up founded in 2016, wants to address these challenges by developing autonomous vehicles and wanted to find out if an entire network of vehicles can be powered by a single intelligent control system.

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OpenStack made easy

The change from traditional, monolithic software to multi-host microservices-based big software demands that you approach the challenge from a different perspective.

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Private cloud security

In regulated sectors, private cloud security needs to meet the highest requirements. This webinar explains how to deliver on these with an Openstack cloud.

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Private cloud security

In regulated sectors, private cloud security needs to meet the highest requirements. This Whitepaper explains how to deliver on these with an Openstack cloud.

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Telcos and Service Providers expect near 100% uptime

Discover why Ubuntu OpenStack enables Telcos to maximise margins, reduce the costs and risks of introducing new value-added services and speed up time-to-revenue.

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Building a private cloud? Take the leap!

With Ubuntu OpenStack, you can deploy a cloud infrastructure on your laptop or on a small group of test machines to get your cloud strategy underway.

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Make IT rain: public cloud on Ubuntu OpenStack

Read this eBook to understand the basics about running Ubuntu OpenStack for public clouds. We’ll also give you some tips and tricks to make the most of your new Ubuntu OpenStack deployment.

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Key considerations when choosing a robot’s operating system

Robots have been the subject of science fiction films for decades, but with technological advances, including the rise of internet connected devices, a real robotic revolution is beginning to emerge.

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Small Robot Company sows the seeds for autonomous and more profitable farming

In Europe, the cost of running a cereal farm – cultivating wheat, rice, and other grains – has risen by 85% in the last 25 years, yet crop yields and revenues have stagnated. And while farms struggle to remain profitable, it won’t be long before those static yields become insufficient to support growing populations.

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Optimising IoT bandwidth with delta updates

Learn how snap deltas' over-the-air updates are efficient and effective.

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Getting started with AI

From the smallest startups to the largest enterprises alike, organizations are using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to make the best, fastest, most informed decisions to overcome their biggest business challenges.

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How to escape StuckStack and profit from your OpenStack investment

This eBook offers a four-point plan to remobilising the StuckStack infrastructure and regaining organisational agility.

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Carrier Cloudification: What every telecom executive needs to know

This eBook is designed to help telecom executives understand industry best practices as they move towards ‘cloudification’ of their network infrastructure.

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What's New in Ubuntu 18.10

An overview of the Ubuntu 18.10 release updates from the Canonical product team. Features of the 18.10 software release focus on multi-cloud deployments, AI software development, a new community desktop theme and richer snap desktop integration.

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Securing the enterprise: how Ubuntu is at the forefront of security and compliance

This webinar discusses how Ubuntu’s trusted security and compliance solutions solve regulatory issues across a range of industries, including government, financial services and healthcare.

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Ubuntu Core and Kura: A framework for IoT gateways

A combination of Ubuntu Core, snaps and Kura can solve the limitations that come with Linux distributions for IoT edge gateway devices.

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The future of mobile connectivity

Unlike the introduction of 4G which was dominated by consumer benefits, 5G is expected to be driven by enterprise use. According to IDC, enterprises will generate 60 percent of the world’s data by 2025.

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From VMWare To Charmed OpenStack

Ready to make the migration from proprietary virtualisation to OpenStack?

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Learn What's New In Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

Released in April 2014, Ubuntu Server 14.04 is the latest LTS release of Ubuntu server. It includes OpenStack Icehouse and many new features and tools for cloud and hyperscale computing.

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For CTOs: the no-nonsense way to accelerate your business with containers

This eBook is designed to help telecom executives understand industry best practices as they move towards ‘cloudification’ of their network infrastructure.

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Taking charge of the IoT's security vulnerabilities

Canonical's report examines closely the behaviours and attitudes of UK consumers to IoT security, looks at some of the leading IoT security issues in the industry, and asks how they might be addressed.

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A shift to the Linux app store experience

Linux app stores are successfully alleviating historical challenges faced by software developers whilst improving visibility to enterprises and end users.

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Creating a cloud-like bare metal experience in the data centre

For organisations looking to turn the management of bare-metal server resources into a cloud-like environment, hardware testing is a must-do.

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Creating accurate AI models with data

Learn how Kubeflow and machine learning help you maximise your data

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A guide to developing Android apps on Ubuntu

Android is the most popular mobile operating system and is continuing to grow its market share. IDC expects that Android will have 85.5% of the market by 2022, demonstrating that app development on Android will continue to be an in-demand skill.

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How to manage snaps in an enterprise environment

How the Snap Store Proxy overcomes challenges presented by restricted networks and management policies.

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Machine Learning Operations (MLOps)

This webinar will dive into what success looks like when deploying machine learning models, including training, at scale.

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Accelerating deep tech with Ubuntu

How innovators are leveraging open source to create life-changing tech.

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Canonical presents edge month

Join us for a month of webinars on edge computing. Learn how edge computing provides enterprises with real-time data processing, cost-effective security and scalability.

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Yahoo! Japan builds their IaaS environment with Canonical

Using Ubuntu and a wide range of Canonical’s management tools, Yahoo! Japan has been able to reduce both CAPEX and OPEX costs while successfully building and operating a large scale IaaS environment.

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How Domotz streamlined provisioning of IoT devices

Domotz eases provisioning and maintenance with snap-based, enterprise remote network monitoring and management device.

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What’s new in Ubuntu 19.10

Ubuntu 19.10 includes enhanced K8s capabilities for edge and AI/ML, OpenStack Train live-migration extensions for easier infrastructure deployments and more.

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TIM ensures system security and client confidence with ESM

TIM turned to Canonical’s Extended Security Maintenance - part of Ubuntu Advantage for Infrastructure - to benefit from ongoing support against critical vulnerabilities and exploits.

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Ensuring security and isolation in Kubernetes with Kata Containers

Learn the benefits of using Kata Containers in a Charmed Kubernetes environment to provide better security and isolation.

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The Wellcome Sanger Institute turns to Canonical for high level Ceph support

The Wellcome Sanger Institute, a global centre of excellence for genomic research, leads the scientific advancement of areas such as cancer, infectious diseases and cellular genetics.

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Lessons learned from 100+ Private cloud builds

Reducing the complexities of building a private cloud on OpenStack

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Linux security with Ubuntu

Ubuntu is built with security in mind from the outset, which is one of the reasons it’s such a popular Linux distribution used by developers.

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Build smart display devices with Mir: fast to production, secure, open-source

Industrial robots, home appliances, advertising screens, office information boards… devices of every type around us are getting connected. As they do, their screens turn from single purpose displays to reconfigurable, multi-purpose smart display.

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SBI Group unlocks infrastructure automation with secure, on-premises OpenStack cloud

SBI BITS provides IT services and infrastructure to the SBI Group — Japan’s market leading financial services company group — which is made up of over 250 companies, and 6,000 employees.

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