Canonical announcements

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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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

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…

Cloud and server

Canonical creates first VNF Performance Interoperability Lab (V-PIL)

By Canonical on 22 February 2016

Canonical announces the creation of the first VNF Performance Interoperability Lab for scale out infrastructure Enables service providers to rigorously test their VNF performance and interoperability before deploying in live network…

Cloud and server

Sanjay Sinha from Oracle on Cloud adoption and working with Canonical

By Rebecca Cradick on 2 February 2016

Sanjay Sinha, Vice President of Platform Products at Oracle speaks to Alexander Gallagher, Business Development for Canonical’s Certified Public Cloud on the drivers behind cloud adoption. Alexander: What do you think are the biggest…

Cloud and server

AT&T selects Ubuntu for cloud and enterprise applications

By Canonical on 13 January 2016

AT&T has selected Canonical to be part of its effort to drive innovation in the network and cloud. Canonical will provide the Ubuntu OS and engineering support for AT&T’s cloud, network and enterprise applications. AT&T chose…

Cloud and server

Ubuntu 15.04: What’s new for cloud users?

By Canonical on 21 April 2015

Ubuntu 15.04: OpenStack ready to roll with Kilo and first outing of Snappy Core Adds LXD, a new hypervisor with incredible density and speed First release of Snappy Ubuntu Core for cloud container hosts and smart devices OpenStack “Kilo”…

Cloud and server

Ericsson and Canonical partner to drive cloud innovation

By Canonical on 26 March 2015

Three-year partnership to support industry with proven cloud technology and drive cloud innovation Innovation around OPNFV (NFV/VNF) and IT cloud Ericsson to deploy Ubuntu Server OS as Host OS for Cloud offering Canonical, the company…

Cloud and server

MWC 2015: a week to remember

By Canonical on 16 March 2015

As the lights go down on Mobile World Congress 2015, we’ve taken a bit of time to reflect on what has become one of our favourite events in the conference calender. And what a week it was! Congress touched every team within Canoncial…

Cloud and server

Cisco Systems Releases UCS Big Data CVD Based on Ubuntu OpenStack

By John Dolen on 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 a Service (HaaS) with Cisco UCS Common Platform Architecture (CPA v2) for Big…

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Cloud Magic – See the Juju Demo on IBM POWER8

By John Dolen on 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 mode). Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu and Canonical, provided this demo…

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Enterprise standards = prisoners of the mind?

By Mark Baker on 22 July 2014

Over the last few weeks we’ve found ourselves in several prospective customer meetings discussing the suitability of OpenStack for enterprise use in production clouds. Enterprises are skeptical of OpenStack’s ability to deliver a solid…