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Canonical to Certify Ubuntu 9.04 Server Edition on HP ProLiant G6

Jun 17, 2009, 13:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Darryl K. Taft)

"Canonical, the commercial sponsor of the Ubuntu Linux project is expected to announce a new collaboration with HP to deliver an additional high-performance server configuration for Ubuntu users. Canonical will on June 17 announce the certification of

"Ubuntu 9.04 Server Edition on HP's new ProLiant G6 servers, company officials said. And this move will extend Canonical's support of Ubuntu Server Edition on the HP ProLiant servers to 17 configurations. HP officials said the HP ProLiant G6 servers represent some of the company's offerings that deliver a combination of high-performance and energy efficiency.

"The certification of the HP ProLiant G6 servers for Ubuntu 9.04 server edition is the result of extensive testing at the Canonical labs, the company said. Canonical also has changed the designation for all tested HP servers from validated to certified, reflecting the verification of results by HP. Additionally, HP will release the ProLiant Support Pack for Ubuntu, which includes agents, drivers, and utilities that can enhance the manageability of Ubuntu server on HP ProLiant servers."

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