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May 9, 2012
by sjvn01
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Dell readies Ubuntu Linux laptop for developers

Dell has been on good-terms with Linux vendors for ages. The Austin, Texas-based company was the first major original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to ship an Ubuntu Linux PC. Long before that, Dell was shipping Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and … Continue reading

March 15, 2012
by sjvn01
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Linux servers keep growing, Windows & Unix keep shrinking

In 2011, we saw, according to IDC’s latest Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, factory revenue in the worldwide server market grew for Linux while it shrank for Windows and Unix. What I find especially interesting about this is that IDC doesn’t … Continue reading

February 2, 2011
by sjvn01
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Canonical & Dell bring private Ubuntu Clouds to Servers

Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux has partnered with Dell to bring its Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) to business users on Dell’s PowerEdge C2100 and C6100 rack servers. UEC is made up of Ubuntu server instances running on the open-source … Continue reading