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VMware's Cloud Foundry to Play Prominent Role on Ubuntu 11.10

Aug 19, 2011, 15:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"'By most measures Ubuntu is one of the leading operating systems in the cloud, including being the core OS powering CloudFoundry.com. Now starting with the 11.10 release both the VMC Client, and VCAP server functionality will be available directly as Ubuntu packages created by Canonical. With over 20 million active desktop users and a strong IaaS server OS popularity it represents an important milestone for the open source distribution of Cloud Foundry, and is just the beginning of an ongoing collaboration with Canonical. Having the VMC client pre-installed and ready on millions of developer desktops makes a Cloud Foundry app deployment just a few commands away for anyone using Ubuntu.'"

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