Will 12,000 Ubuntu Cloud Computing Deployments Lead to Profit?
Apr 24, 2010, 11:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The cloud isn't just a buzzword for Canonical. For the Ubuntu
Linux vendor, the cloud is a technology that its users are actually
deploying, and it's got the numbers to prove it.
"The Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) has been available since the
Jaunty Jackalope release in April 2009. UEC is now poised to be
included for the first time in next week's Long Term Support (LTS)
release with Lucid, which could further improve Ubuntu's cloud
""We're now tracking 12,000 active deployments of UEC and we're
adding 200 every single day," Canonical COO Matt Asay told
InternetNews.com. "These are active installations. These aren't
people who downloaded it once and kicked the tires for a few days
then dropped it."