Canonical announcements

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…

Cloud and server

Cloud Chatter: August 2016

By Canonical on 3 August 2016

Welcome to the latest issue of Cloud Chatter. This month, don’t miss: An overview of our widely applauded universal “snap” packages launch A fantastic free trial offer for using Ubuntu on POWER8 with IBM’s Softlayer A story about a…

Cloud and server

Etisalat partners with Canonical to Deploy NFV Telco Infrastructure

By Canonical on 13 July 2016

Etisalat, the Middle East’s leading telecoms provider announced today (download PDF) that it has built and launched its first live Network Function Virtualization telco cloud in Abu Dhabi. The NFV-based telco infrastructure has been built…

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Special report: Low latency and real-time kernels for telco and NFV

By Canonical on 15 June 2016

The kernel is the fundamental core of a computer operating system. It is the first program to load, and it manages all core functions of the computer. With the expanding role of the Linux kernel in systems today, Canonical is often asked…

Cloud and server

Vendors embrace Juju model-driven operations

By Canonical on 6 June 2016

Vendors delivering SAAS experience on-premises with Juju charms Charms encapsulate deployment, integration, management, support, operations Reusable charms greatly reduce the operations cost of big software Centres of gravity around big…

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What’s possible with Ubuntu on Mainframe?

By matt-c-irvine on 5 May 2016

IBM Systems Magazine Webinar “Discover the Cloud and Scale Out World of Ubuntu”held on 27 April 2016 Recently announced support for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on IBM LinuxONE and z Systems has created a paradigm shift in a world that…

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ScaleDB joins the Charm Partner Programme

By Ellen Arnold on 13 April 2016

Canonical is excited to announce that ScaleDB has joined the Charm Partner Programme (CPP). Canonical’s CPP helps solution providers make best use of Canonical’s universal application modeling tool, Juju; enabling instant workload…

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Ubuntu OpenStack growth confirmed by latest OpenStack User Survey

By Canonical on 12 April 2016

The most recent OpenStack user survey has gone live. In it we see tremendous growth for Ubuntu OpenStack in production clouds. We’re super excited about the support the community continues to show for Ubuntu. Here at Canonical we get…

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infographic: How many people use Ubuntu?

By Alexia Emmanoulopoulou on 7 April 2016

Discover the range of industries, people and services that are using Ubuntu right now. Netflix. Snapchat. Dropbox. Uber. Tesla…and the International space station – what do they all have in common? They run on Ubuntu. To…