"In an e-mail interview, Ken Drachnik, Canonical's
Landscape business manager said "Landscape simplifies system
management tasks for users who run Ubuntu on physical or virtual
servers in-house or some or all of their Ubuntu servers on the
Amazon EC2 cloud. It enables users to manage all instances from the
"In short, Landscape is more proof that Canonical wants Ubuntu
to not just be your desktop Linux, but a serious contender for your
servers as well."