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Ubuntu 17.04 supports widest range of container capabilities

By Canonical on 13 April 2017

Ubuntu 17.04 released today, supporting Kubernetes, Docker, LXD and Snaps. This is the 26th release of Ubuntu, the world’s most widely deployed Linux OS and the leading platform for cloud and IoT operations. “The breadth and pace of open…

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A new vantage point

By Jane Silber on 12 April 2017

I joined Canonical as COO in 2004, excited by the vision of Ubuntu and the possibilities that could unfold from the software, the collaboration with the open source community, the energy of an international, distributed start-up and the…

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Huawei and Canonical integrate OpenStack and CloudFabric

By Canonical on 23 March 2017

Huawei Extends its Cooperation with Canonical with the Integration of CloudFabric Data Center Network Solution and Ubuntu Cloud Solutions Hannover, Germany, March 23, 2017 – Huawei and Canonical today announced they are expanding…

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Canonical and ARM collaborate on OpenStack

By Canonical on 17 October 2016

Canonical and ARM collaborate to offer commercial availability of Ubuntu OpenStack and Ceph for 64-bit ARM-based servers Availability of Ubuntu OpenStack and Ceph support included with Canonical’s Ubuntu Advantage enterprise-grade offering…

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Canonical releases Ubuntu 16.10

By Canonical on 13 October 2016

Ubuntu 16.10 released with Hybrid Cloud Operations and Unity 8 developer preview, from Canonical MAAS 2.0 delivers robust, highly-available IPAM and bare-metal provisioning Hybrid cloud operations with Juju 2.0 Developer preview of Unity 8…

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Carleton University creates Research Cloud with Ubuntu OpenStack, IBM

By Canonical on 12 October 2016

Carleton University Creates Campus Research Cloud with Ubuntu OpenStack running on IBM Power Systems Carleton Research Cloud offers rapid, self-service POWER compute resources for faster processing of scientific inquiries Canonical’s…

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Canonical expands enterprise container portfolio

By Canonical on 27 September 2016

Canonical Expands Enterprise Container Portfolio with Commercially Supported Distribution of Kubernetes Canonical’s distribution of Kubernetes is supported, enterprise Kubernetes Support is available on public clouds, private…

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Ubuntu OpenStack is available today on all IBM servers

By Canonical on 19 September 2016

IBM and Canonical expand Hybrid Cloud Alliance as Ubuntu OpenStack is available today on all IBM servers Ubuntu OpenStack support included with Canonical’s Ubuntu Advantage enterprise-grade support offering. Ubuntu OpenStack is the only…

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Big data gets super-fast with Ubuntu on Bigstep Metal Cloud

By Canonical on 14 September 2016

Bigstep gains Ubuntu Public Cloud certification Ubuntu Server images are optimized for performance, security, dependability on Bigstep Metal Cloud, with enterprise security updates Ubuntu Advantage support available through the Bigstep…

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Canonical certifies big software solutions at Facebook’s new lab

By Canonical on 30 August 2016

Written by David Duffey, Director of Technical Partnerships for Canonical’s cloud division Today at the OCP Technology Day, Facebook announced the grand opening of its new hardware lab space in Menlo Park to validate and certify…

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25 years on and Linux is still going strong

By Jane Silber on 25 August 2016

I embarked on the Linux journey in 2004 when I joined the newly founded Canonical and its not-yet-named Ubuntu team. I knew there was incredible opportunity around Linux but even then it wasn’t clear how pervasive Linux would become in all…

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QTS and Canonical unveil private, fully managed OpenStack cloud

By Canonical on 22 August 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS, and LONDON, U.K. (August 22, 2016) – Responding to increasing demand for flexible, open source and cost-predictable cloud solutions, QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) and Canonical (the company behind Ubuntu, the…