OpenStack vs VMware: Bringing costs down

Moving to OpenStack from VMware can significantly reduce the TCO associated with an initial roll-out and ongoing maintenance of your cloud infrastructure. OpenStack vs VMware economic analysis shows that under certain circumstances, it is possible to bring the costs down an entire order of magnitude. This requires choosing an OpenStack distribution which can be maintained […]

Lessons learned from 100+ private cloud builds

Building a private cloud based on OpenStack has typically been a complex process with uncertain build costs based on time and materials requiring specialised expertise and low-level Linux OS knowledge. To help enterprises overcome these challenges,Canonical offers Private Cloud Build to provide businesses with a fully deployed OpenStack delivered in as little as two weeks […]

Open Infrastructure Summit Shanghai 2019: the highlights

The Canonical team is getting back from the Open Infrastructure Summit Shanghai 2019 with a lot of excitement and a fresh view on the key projects from the OpenStack Foundation including OpenStack and Kata containers. Open Infrastructure Summit Shanghai: Keynotes OpenStack remains a big thing and its adoption is constantly growing. According to the 451 […]

Yahoo! Japan builds their IaaS environment with Canonical

Yahoo! Japan, originally formed as a joint venture between Yahoo! and SoftBank, is one of the most popular internet advertising, search engines and e-commerce sites in the country and employs over 6000 people. Due to having such scale and volume of users, Yahoo! Japan required outside help to build their IaaS (infrastructure as a service) […]

OpenStack Charms 19.10 – Train, Policy Overrides and more

Canonical is proud to announce the availability of OpenStack Charms 19.10. This new release introduces a range of exciting features and several improvements which enhance Charmed OpenStack across various areas. To learn more about Charmed OpenStack, visit our page. OpenStack Train This release introduces support for OpenStack Train on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (via Ubuntu Cloud […]

Ubuntu 19.10 delivers Kubernetes at the edge, multi-cloud infrastructure economics and an integrated AI/ML developer experience

17th October 2019: Canonical today announced the release of Ubuntu 19.10 with a focus on accelerating developer productivity in AI/ML, new edge capabilities for MicroK8s and delivering the fastest GNOME desktop performance.  “In the fifteen years since the first Ubuntu release, we have seen Ubuntu evolve from the desktop to become the platform of choice […]

Ubuntu 19.10 delivers Kubernetes at the edge, multi-cloud infrastructure economics and an integrated AI/ML developer experience

17th October 2019: Canonical today announced the release of Ubuntu 19.10 with a focus on accelerating developer productivity in AI/ML, new edge capabilities for MicroK8s and delivering the fastest GNOME desktop performance.  “In the fifteen years since the first Ubuntu release, we have seen Ubuntu evolve from the desktop to become the platform of choice […]