Dell Backs Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud
Mar 25, 2010, 15:03 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to The
VAR Guy for this link. ]
"It's one small step for Dell, and one big strategic
win for Canonical's Ubuntu Linux cloud strategy. Specifically, Dell
on March 24 said it would support Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) as
an infrastructure solution. Apparently, Canonical and Dell have
been developing this UEC relationship for more than six months.
Here are the details and the implications for channel partners.
"According to Mark Murphy, Global Alliances Director at
"Dell will offer a series of 'blueprint' configurations that
have been optimised for different use cases and scale. These will
include PowerEdge-C hardware, UEC software and full technical
support – you will be able to buy these straight from Dell or
you can use the 'blueprints' as a base to create your own bespoke