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Ubuntu: Really a Cloud Operating System?

Mar 10, 2011, 13:34 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christopher Tozzi)

[ Thanks to The VAR Guy for this link. ]

"We knew Ubuntu was "Linux for human beings." Aiming to catch the current cloud computing wave, Canonical has now also officially deemed Ubuntu as "the cloud OS." But what exactly does the claim mean to cloud services providers (CSPs) and potential Ubuntu channel partners?

"It's no secret that Canonical's been pushing Ubuntu's cloud-centric features hard in recent months. We've written frequently here about new tools, like cloud-init, that give Ubuntu a leg up vis-à-vis other distributions in the cloud niche, as well as development trends that place the cloud at the center of the longterm vision for Ubuntu Server Edition."

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