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February 27, 2015
by sjvn01
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Canonical and Juniper team up on carrier-grade OpenStack SDN

Everyone loves clouds these days. But telecomm companies are understandably cautious about entrusting their technology to the cloud. Wouldn’t you be if a failure mean dropping phone or data services to millions of customers? Still, Juniper Networks and Canonical, Ubuntu … Continue reading

February 20, 2015
by sjvn01
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Canonical partners with Amazon, Microsoft, and others on Internet of Things

Maybe Microsoft does love Linux! Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, announced this week that both Microsoft and Amazon have agreed to publish their Internet of Things (IoT) application programming interfaces (APIs) on Ubuntu Core. Canonical partners with Amazon, Microsoft, … Continue reading

January 30, 2015
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Seeing the cloud through Ubuntu-colored glasses

Seeing the cloud through Ubuntu-colored glasses

What do 3,000 or so Ubuntu server and cloud users have to say about the cloud that you might care about? A lot. Besides having its own cloud offering, Ubuntu OpenStack, Ubuntu is the most popular operating system by more … Continue reading

November 5, 2014
by sjvn01
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Ubuntu LXD: Not a Docker replacement, a Docker enhancement

PARIS — Sometimes it seems that Canonical, Ubuntu‘s parent company, can’t win for losing. Often accused of trying to force other open-source groups to follow their lead by keeping projects internal until they feel it’s ready to be shared with others, … Continue reading