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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…

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

Canonical announces expanded Ubuntu support for the Cavium workload

By Canonical on 3 June 2014

Optimisation for deployment and provisioning cloud based workloads at scale London and Computex TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 3, 2014 – Canonical today announced expanded support for the ThunderX SoC family from Cavium, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAVM), a…


Ubuntu 14.04 desktop: trusted OS for consumers and business

By Canonical on 16 April 2014

14.04 LTS is a reliable, secure and intuitive release for enterprises, government and education. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is a cost-effective replacement for Windows XP or Windows 7 end of life. For the latest cloud news, see the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS…

Cloud and server

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: the cloud platform of choice

By Canonical on 15 April 2014

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is the platform for scale; delivers any workload on any substrate Telcos and cloud service providers trust Ubuntu for OpenStack and public cloud 14.04 Long Term Support release is Ubuntu’s third LTS cloud release London…

Cloud and server

Canonical welcomes Joyent to its Certified Public Cloud Programme

By Mark Baker on 20 February 2014

Launching applications and workloads in the cloud should be a seamless experience, so today we announced a partnership with Joyent to bring optimised and fully supported Ubuntu server images to users of Joyent’s cloud platform. Ubuntu is…

Phone and tablet

Canonical announces first partners to ship Ubuntu phones

By Canonical on 19 February 2014

bq and Meizu sign agreements to deliver and ship Ubuntu phones Online campaigns with bq and Meizu will make Ubuntu phones available globally Strong support for Ubuntu devices has also been received from carriers worldwide 19th February…

Phone and tablet

Growing app ecosystem for Ubuntu phones

By Canonical on 18 February 2014

It is an exciting time for Ubuntu on phones, with the ecosystem growing positively. We are delighted to announce new partnerships across key app categories from those that bring entertainment and productivity, to developer tools as well as…

Phone and tablet

Smart joins Ubuntu Carrier Advisory Group

By Canonical on 12 February 2014

In its efforts to further democratize access to the Internet, Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), the leading wireless services provider in the Philippines, has joined the Carrier Advisory Group (CAG) of Ubuntu, a global forum set up to…

Phone and tablet

Vodafone joins Ubuntu Carrier Advisory Group

By Canonical on 6 February 2014

Ubuntu has gained momentum for its phone offering over the last year and has attracted much interest from the mobile industry at large. So, today, we’re announcing Vodafone as the latest addition to our Carrier Advisory Group. Vodafone…


Latest Ubuntu 13.10 includes first step to mobile / PC convergence

By Canonical on 17 October 2013

13.10 desktop gains Smart Scopes and performance improvements from mobile and desktop convergence effort, paving the way for full converge across all devices. 13.10 includes the first true mobile release of Ubuntu, enabling OEMs, carriers…

Cloud and server

Ubuntu 13.10 delivers faster cloud setup and management for scale-out environments

By Canonical on 10 October 2013

Ubuntu Server 13.10 is available from 17th October; first fully supported release of the new OpenStack Havana, with faster node installation and a new version of Juju that supports ultra-dense containerised application deployment.…