Cloud and server

Tele2 begins major shift to cloud with Canonical

By Chris Kenyon on 23 March 2016

Tele2, one of Europe’s most innovative telecom operators, announced today that it will move its Network and IT infrastructure to the cloud to pave the way for future investment and network build out to 5G. This move puts Tele2 at the…

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Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition launches globally

By Canonical on 17 February 2016

Highest specification Ubuntu phone launches internationally with Meizu Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition available for pre-order during Mobile World Congress 2016 Host of new features: the fifth Ubuntu device launched by Canonical and partners in…

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Skalica City Hall reduces costs by 70 per cent with Ubuntu

By admin on 16 December 2010

Landscape systems management simplifies maintenance Summary Based in Slovakia, the Skalica City Hall IT team must provide a reliable and easy-to-use desktop infrastructure to 120 users. The team found that its existing Microsoft Windows…

Cloud and server

La Gendarmerie Nationale upgrades 85,000 PCs to Ubuntu Desktop Edition

By Canonical on 10 November 2010

Summary La Gendarmerie Nationale's IT team must ensure that the police force can provide a responsive and cost-effective service nationwide. With growing IT infrastructure costs, the organisation decided to review its existing…

The UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital maximise resources with standardised infrastructure

By Canonical on 4 October 2010

Canonical partner Fry-IT implements a high-performing infrastructure based on Ubuntu Server Edition The UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital wanted to replace the disparate server infrastructure on which their…

Film site reduces upgrade times from days to minutes

By Canonical on 4 October 2010

Kinopoisk (, a Russian film website similar to IMDb, needed to implement a new server infrastructure that would simplify maintenance and scale to meet its future requirements. After testing a range of server…

PlusServer deploys Landscape Dedicated Server and achieves a rapid return on investment

By Canonical on 4 October 2010

Summary German hosting provider PlusServer AG runs 70 per cent of its internal systems and 15 per cent of customer servers on Ubuntu. To reduce time spent on routine maintenance and improve control over updates, the company rolled out…


Ubuntu provides a secure and easily accessible system for german pilots

By Canonical on 30 September 2010

Enhanced security, outstanding support and reduced maintenance times – Ubuntu was the optimal choice for Contact Air GmbH. Summary Contact Air is a regional airline operating exclusively for Lufthansa German Airlines. They run a…


Ubuntu delivers significant cost-savings for specialist sports school

By Canonical on 30 September 2010

Stability, reduced maintenance and significant cost-savings – Ubuntu proved an outstanding choice for Skegness Grammar School. Background Skegness Grammar School is a small selective school on the Lincolnshire coast. It acts as a…


Canonical and the Ubuntu UK community invite you to the “Ubuntu In Business” event on July 13th in central London

By Canonical on 13 July 2010

A new kind of tech event sees advocates combine to bring the open-source message direct to UK businesses Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, and the Ubuntu UK Community are jointly hosting an event aimed at introducing Ubuntu direct to…


Andalusia deploys 220,000 Ubuntu desktops in schools throughout the region

By Canonical on 13 March 2010

Summary The Andalusian Regional Government, Spain, wanted to improve access to IT in schools throughout the region. It asked IT services company infrastructure to connect 2,000 schools in Andalusia. Isotrol implemented 220,000 Ubuntu-based…